ITE Student Awards

Transportation engineering students from the College have been recognized for their award winning papers at both the regional and national level by the Institute of Transportation Engineers. ITE District 6, which includes the University of Nevada, Reno, includes about 30 universities across the western United States.

2014

  • 2014 Student Paper Competition (First place - Ali Gohlami; Second place - Rasool Andalibian), ITE Intermountain Section.

2013

  • 2013 Ellis Mathes Scholarship, Intermountain Section ITE (Yue Zhao)
  • 2013 Student Paper Competition (First place - Yue Zhao; Second place - Saeedeh Farivar), ITE Intermountain Section.
  • 2013 Best Student Paper (First Place), ITE District 6 (Yue Zhao): "Safety Performance of Marked versus Unmarked Pedestrian Crosswalks at Unsignalized Intersections"

2012

  • 2012 Ellis Mathes Scholarship, Intermountain Section ITE (Samuel Ahiamadi)
  • 2012 Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, Women's Transportation Seminar (Saeedeh Farivar)
  • 2012 Student Paper Competition (Second place), ITE Intermountain Section: "Guidelines for Marked and Unmarked Pedestrian Crosswalks at Unsignalized Intersections" (Yue Zhao).
  • 2012 Best Paper by a Young Professional Award, ITE Western District: "Exploration of Pedestrian Gap Acceptance at TWSC Intersection using Simulation", (Yue Zhao).
  • 2012 James H. Kell RFP Competition (UNITE Student Chapter Winning proposal). ITE Western District Annual Meeting

2011

  • 2011 Best Student Paper Award, Intermountain ITE (Samuel Ahiamadi)
  • 2011 Best Student Paper Award, Nevada Fall Transportation Conference (Samuel Ahiamadi)

2010

  • 2010 Student Essay Competition (First Place), ITE America, Title: "Traffic Counting Errors Due to Occlusion in Video Image Vehicle Detection Systems", (Peifeng Hu).
  • 2010 Best Student Paper (First Place), ITE District 6 (Peifeng, Hu).
  • 2010 Best Student Paper Award, Nevada Fall Transportation Conference (Samuel Ahiamadi)

2009

  • 2009 Best Student Paper (First Place), Intermountain Section of ITE, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2009 Best Student Paper (Second Place), Intermountain Section of ITE, (Peifeng, Hu).
  • 2009 University of Nevada, Reno, GSA Student Paper Competition 1st Place, (Xuan Wang).

2008

  • 2008 ITE District 6 Van Wagoner Award, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2008 Best Student Paper Winner, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), (Xuan Wang).
  • 2008 Best Student Paper, District 6 of ITE, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2008 Best Student Paper (Second Place), Intermountain Section of ITE, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2008 Best Student Paper (First Place), Intermountain Section of ITE, (Ozlem Ozmen).
  • 2008 Ellis Mathes Scholarship, Intermountain Section of ITE, (Xuan Wang).

2007

  • 2007 Best Student Paper, District 6 of ITE, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2007 Best Student Paper (First Place), Intermountain Section of ITE, (Xuan Wang).
  • 2007 Best Student Paper (First Place), Nevada Section ITE, (Ozlem Ozmen).