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Professional News: September 26, 2012

Awards and Honors

Nathan Belz, civil and environmental engineering doctoral candidate, and Brian H. Y. Lee, assistant professor, both in the School of Engineering, have won the Fred Burggraf Award from the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies for their research titled, "Composition of Vehicle Occupancy for Journey-to-Work Trips: Evidence of Ridesharing from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey Vermont Add-on Sample." This national award recognizes excellence in transportation research by researchers 35 years of age or younger.

Gary Johnson, Jr., doctoral student in computer science received an award for “Best Student Paper Prize” at the 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs) held in Leipzig, Germany July 1-5, 2012 for his paper entitled, “Modelling Ecosystem Service Flows under Uncertainty with Stochastic SPAN”.