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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.

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Safety21 Executive Director Assists with Systems Project

Safety21 Executive Director Karen Lightman has been asked to join the advisory board for Heinz College students Systems project, “The Future 100 Years of Cities.”  Students Beleyou Kebede, Donny Genetin, Jacob Migdall and Marco Huerta have partnered with the National League of Cities to support their 100th year for the

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Lily Hanig successfully defends her Ph.D.

Former UTC Student of the Year Earns Ph.D.

Former US Department of Transportation UTC Student of the Year, Lily Hanig, became the first Ph.D. graduate from the Future Mobility Systems Lab, which is led by Safety21 UTC researcher Dr. Corey Harper.  Ms. Hanig successfully defended her Ph.D., which focuses on developing frameworks to promote equitable outcomes during periods

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CMU Transportation Club Hosts Careers in Transportation Panel

Students of the Carnegie Mellon University Transportation Club hosted a “Careers in Transportation” panel to discuss the diverse career paths in transportation with individuals from engineering, consulting, and government sectors. Panelists included: Colin Huwyler, CEO, Optimus Technologies Naveen Lamba, Director, ES&I Guidehouse Paul Manyisha, Tunnel Manager, PennDOT Ginny O’Connor, Transportation

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UTC researcher Yiwei Lyu

UTC-Funded Projects Receive Awards

Safety21 UTC-funded project, “Risk-Aware Warning and Control for Interactive Traffic Safety” has received three awards during the project period.  Researcher Yiwei Lyu received the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (North America), The HRI Pioneer Award, and Honorable Mention for the Jane Street Graduate Research Fellowship.

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