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Andreas Molisch Wins IEEE ComSoc Award

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Dr. Andreas Molisch, Professor of Electrical Engineering at USC Viterbi School of Engineering won the 2018 IEEE Communications Society’s Edwin H. Armstrong Achievement Award. The Technical Achievement Award was presented to Dr. Molisch for his “pioneering contributions to wireless channel measurement and modeling and spectrally efficient wireless transmission techniques.” This includes research that was funded by METRANS Transportation Center. IEEE Communications Society, ...

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UCI PhD Candidate Daisik Nam Examines Smart Urban Mobility

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Fifth year transportation PhD student at University of California, Irvine (UCI) is Daisik Nam is actively contributing the field of optimization and maximization of efficiency of transportation systems. Born in the densely populated city Seoul, Korea, Nam remembers public transportation as an integral part of his life from a young age. After high school, he decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Transportation Engineering and a master’s degree in City Planning, both at Seoul National ...

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Subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter for Students: METRANS on the Move

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

This newsletter is a team effort to foster knowledge and opportunities related to transportation. If you have suggestions for content – events, scholarships, jobs, and more – that you’d like to see included, just reach out to our Editor-in-Chief Lauren Mullarkey-Williams at [email protected]  or any of our student staff listed at the end of the newsletter. Enjoy this week’s issue, and click the button below to subscribe!     

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Ronald Milam Shares Travel Behavior Implications of Disruptive Trends and Autonomous Vehicles

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19 th , 2019, METRANS, PSR, and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering invited Ronald Milam to bring critical perspectives and recent research on the travel behavior implications of disruptive trends and autonomous vehicles (AVs) to the USC campus. Milam is the director of evolving the status quo at Fehr & Peers and leads the company’s research and development. His work revolves around travel market priorities, disruptive trends such as internet shopping and automated vehicles, ...

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Mt. Saint Mary's Emerald Archer Examines the Advancement of Women in the Workplace

Sunday, April 14, 2019

PSR and the USC Bedrosian Center teamed up on August 11, 2019 to bring Dr. Emerald Archer to USC to address the challenges facing the women in the workplace. Archer, the director for the Center for the Advancement of Women in Mount Saint Mary’s University, shared that she “has dedicated her career to studying questions related to gender equity and women’s representation in non-traditional domains such as the United States military,” and offered her findings and insights to ...

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Pima Community College Center for Transportation Training Program Manager Recognized by Women in Trucking

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Missy Blair, Program Manager for Pima Community College’s Center for Transportation Training, has been named as one of the Top Women to Watch in Transportation by Women in Trucking (WIT), a national organization .  The organization identified 53 women who stand out as top performers in the transportation industry.  Missy was nominated and selected because of her multi-disciplinary efforts within the College and collaboration with business and industry to upscale drivers with the advent ...