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Annual Reports

2016 Highlights

Student Impacts — Holly Lloyd, a December 2016 graduate of Utah State University's master's program in civil engineering, was named the 2017 Student of the Year for USDOT's Region 8. Lloyd's master's project involved the analysis of the safety effectiveness of the diverging diamond interchanges in Utah. Her advisor was MPC researcher Ziqi Song and her work is part of MPC Project 480. [view the full article]

Education Impacts — The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Utah hosted 23 ninth grade students interested in exploring transportation engineering for the annual National Transportation Summer Institute Camp July 11-15. Four groups of students created digital presentations covering various transportation topics. They defined transportation engineering, explained how infrastructure is built and paid for, outlined the cost of transportation infrastructure, and described new innovations and designs of traffic systems. [view the full article]

Faculty Impacts — MPC Director Dr. Denver Tolliver recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute Advisory Council for his long-term achievements as an educator and researcher. He has been director of the UGPTI since 2012. Under Tolliver's leadership, the MPC has won competitive grant funding from the USDOT's University Transportation Centers Program since 1988. [view the full article]

The above articles and more can be found in the 2016 Highlights (PDF, 4705K).

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