For Students

Welcome to the Student Section of our website

Explore how you can get involved, projects students have already been working on, coursework that relates to our work, internship & job opportunities, and meet our student leaders/alumni.  Want to learn more, contact us today.

Also, if you are interested in transportation as a career, learn more about the opportunities by watching the Transportation Research Board‘s Future Transportation Workforce video.

Isaiah Adu

Meet the RISS 2024 Summer Scholar Isaiah Adu

Robotics Institute Summer Scholars program introduces Summer Scholar, Isaiah Adu.  Isaiah is a mechanical engineering student at Penn State Schreyer Honors College who is excited for opportunities that allow him to fuse his passion for robotics with his engineering acumen. Partnerships with PA Rural Robotics and the PA Department of

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UTRGV Workshop

UTRGV Hosts Community of Practice

Safety21 academic partners at University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Hossein Noruzoliaee and Noosheen Nazari hosted Community of Practice summer camp, which connects UTRGV faculty and student researchers with STEM teachers to help teachers develop K-12 curriculum relevant to STEM research areas.  They used transportation safety-related real world examples to

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olivia sobek

RISS Announces 2024 PA Robotics Scholar Olivia Sobek

Robotics Institute Summer Scholars program introduces their first Summer Scholar, Olivia Sobek.  Olivia is an electrical engineering student at the University of Pittsburgh who is passionate about robotics and automation. Partnerships with PA Rural Robotics and the PA Department of Education inspired Safety21 researcher Rachel Burcin to design an initial

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