Pranamesh Chakraborty, an InTrans graduate student, drives the vehicle.
Pranamesh Chakraborty, an InTrans graduate student, drives the electric vehicle on the parade route.
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InTrans graduate student wins best student paper award

October 08, 2018

Pranamesh Chakraborty is researching traffic incident detection at the Institute for Transportation (InTrans), so he is well aware of the many advantages and some shortcomings of the different data sources that provide useful information in determining ...

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Authors Bijan Vafaei, center left, and Pranamesh Chakraborty, center right, pose with John Brady, left, representing award sponsor Cintra, and Nick Wood, right, chair of student awards and scholarships for the conference (Photo courtesy of Case Emoto)

ISU team wins ITE Traffic Bowl Midwestern District

September 04, 2018

In the end, it was their knowledge about traffic safety that drove the Iowa State University (ISU) team to victory in the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Traffic Bowl Midwestern championship.

The team’s come-from-behind ...

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ISU's winning team, from left, Justin Cyr, Ashirwad Barnwal, and Jacob Warner

TSA wins best student chapter award for 6th year

May 22, 2018

Iowa State University’s Transportation Student Association (TSA) has done it again.

For the sixth year in a row, the TSA earned the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) outstanding student chapter award of the ITE’s ...

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TSA members at one of many regional conferences they attended this past year

Alipour awarded prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award

April 13, 2018

Iowa State and Institute for Transportation researcher Alice Alipour has earned a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.

Funding from the award will support her research team's ...

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Alice Alipour

InTrans student named 2018 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

February 28, 2018

Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) graduate student Georges Bou-Saab knows first-hand how improvements in transportation can make the world a ...

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Georges Bou-Saab, left, pictured with Jason Haynes, past president of MOVITE. Bou-Saab was accepting the award for outstanding Transportation Student Association chapter.

InTrans student named 2018 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

February 09, 2018

Ashirwad Barnwal has worked on several studies to reduce roadway fatalities while working to earn his doctorate under the direction of Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans) research scientist Dr. Anuj Sharma.

His ...

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Ashirwad Barnwal, left, poses with the CCEE department’s director of graduate education Say Kee Ong after winning a top prize in the CCEE poster competition this past semester. PHOTO CREDIT: Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department

InTrans, CCEE grad student Jacob Warner earns prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship

January 12, 2018

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has chosen Jacob Warner, a graduate student studying transportation engineering at Iowa State University’s Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department (ISU CCEE), as a recipient ...

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Jacob Warner

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