Funding / Research Assistantships Research Assistantships on faculty-led TRC research projects Students have been employed on multiple transportation research initiatives across the university. New project may have opportunities for future graduate research assistantships. Faculty researchers and Associates can be contacted directly for information on current and future opportunities. For more information, … Continue reading
Congratulations to Nathan Reigner, the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center 2014 Student of the Year. Nathan is a PhD. candidate with the Park Studies Laboratory in the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. His research focuses on informed transportation management in the context of parks and public lands, … Continue reading
“Drive Like a Local!” proclaims the research poster by Kristine Harootunian, a master’s student in civil and environmental engineering, at the TRC Research Expo. This year’s poster competition featured 19 student posters, showcasing research from across the disciplines. Harootunian’s research included the examination of 5 years of the Vermont State … Continue reading
The TRC welcomes a new team of student researchers this year with specialties from land use planning to qualitative research.
Transportation and Ecology How do roads affect the surrounding landscape? How do those effects vary by road type and distance from the road? Those are some of the questions Kristin Williams, a M.S. student in Plant and Soil Science has been addressing in her thesis: “Spatial effects of roads on … Continue reading
TRC Graduate Scholar Elysia Nelson,Department of Community Development and Applied Economics, and TRC Faculty Advisor Thomas Macias, Department of Sociology recently published: “A Social Capital Basis for Environmental Concern: Evidence from Northern New England” in Rural Sociology. The study, funded by the US DOT through the University of Vermont … Continue reading
Jonathan Maddison has been named the University Transportation Center 2011 Student of the Year. As a UTC Scholar, Maddison’s research focuses broadly on the social construction of knowledge around transportation policy issues. Working closely with his research advisor Dr. Richard Watts, Maddison conducted novel research that applies political science and … Continue reading
Each year at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Annual meeting in January, one student from each UTC throughout the United States is recognized as the most outstanding student of the year. This year, at the 90th TRB annual meeting held in Washington, DC, Nathan Belz, a Doctor of Philosophy candidate … Continue reading