2012 Educator/Student Program Participants

Winner

Tedi Zgrablic

Tedi Zgrablic (University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia)
Presentation: Improving Traffic Infrastructure with Alternative Type of Roundabout

Tedi Zgrablic is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in engineering at the University of Rijeka in Croatia, where he is studying planning, design, construction and supervision of the construction of buildings, as well as programming software related to civil engineering.

Second Place

Lauren Everett

Lauren Everett (Louisiana State University)
Presentation: Flexible Pavement Design

Ms. Everett is a senior undergrad student in Civil Engineering at Louisiana State University. She is a student worker at the Louisiana Transportation Research Center under Dr. Louay Mohammad. Her main focus of research is on flexible pavement design, and she has been reviewing the impact of asphalt's dynamic modulus values and rutting calibration factors when used in mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide software, specifically Darwin-ME. She is also a member of the LSU student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers as well as Pi Beta Phi National Panhellenic Fraternity. It is important to her to stay involved in her school community, and these groups provide plenty of opportunities to accomplish that.

Third Place

Noah Morgan

Noah Morgan (Auburn University)
Presentation: Predicting Interstate Highway Crash Severity

Noah Morgan is currently pursuing his Master's degree in transportation engineering at Auburn University, where he is conducting research in both transportation safety and highway demand modeling/forecasting. Mr. Morgan received his undergraduate degree in Physics from Southern Connecticut State University in 2011. Mr. Morgan plans to graduate from Auburn University in May 2013.