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USC's Sue Dexter Recognized as PSR UTC Outstanding Student of the Year

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

We conclude our series of articles dedicated to our Students of the Year with our PSR University Transportation Center (UTC) Outstanding Student of the Year, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy, Sue Dexter. Dexter also holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research with an emphasis on network optimization from the London School of Economics.    Dexter is completing her third year as a doctoral student in Urban Planning ...

Meet CSULB Student Nicholas Roy - Winner of PSR Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Meet Nicholas Roy from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), PSR Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year.   Roy is completing his studies at CSULB, where he is double majoring in Applied Mathematics and Economics with a minor in Philosophy. Concurrently with his studies, he serves as a Research Assistant at the Center for International Trade and Transportation (CITT), where he is able to apply his skills in economic modeling and data science.   Roy was nominated ...

Danielle Dirksen: Winner of PSR Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year Award

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

We are delighted to present another PSR Outstanding Student of the Year award winner. In this article, we feature one of our two PSR Outstanding Undergraduate Students of the Year, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Student and METRANS Student Newsletter Publisher, Danielle Dirksen. This year, PSR selected two undergraduate students for this award.   Dirksen is a senior majoring in Urban Studies and Planning with a double minor in Environmental Studies and Occupational Science. She ...

NAU's Emmanuel James Wins PSR Outstanding Masters Student of the Year

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Meet PSR Outstanding Masters Student of the year, Emmanuel James, Graduate Research Assistant at the NAU Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering.   James is pursuing a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on transportation safety and operations. James was both an undergraduate and graduate research intern funded by the PSR and has been involved in several research projects, including investigating the crash frequency and severity ...

He put the La in LA Metro; Meet Transportation Planner, Kevin La

Monday, March 2, 2020

Cal Poly Pomona alum Kevin La is a young professional working for LA Metro (Metro) as a Transportation Associate in Congestion Reduction ExpressLanes, a congestion pricing program providing enhanced travel options on Los Angeles County freeways.   La earned his Bachelor's degree in Urban and Regional Planning with an emphasis in Resiliency, Sustainability, and the Environment from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in 2019. He remembers that when he started his study he wanted ...