GTI News

GDOT/GTI poster session 9/24/13

The Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Transportation Institute are jointly hosting a transportation research poster session. All researchers in the Georgia Transportation Institute are invited to bring posters displaying active and recently completed GDOT-sponsored research projects. Posters should be limited to 3.5'x'4. Easels will be provided. Researchers may bring 1-2 students per poster.


Date: Tuesday, September 24

Six CEE students receive a total of $131,500 from the Eisenhower Fellowship program

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) has announced its 2013 recipients, and six Yellow Jackets were honored.

The DDETFP awards fellowships to students pursuing degrees in transportation-related disciplines. This program advances the transportation workforce by attracting the brightest minds to the field through education, research, and workforce development.

Georgia Tech Students Win “Thinking Outside the Box” Competition

A group of students at Georgia Tech have won the 1st and 2nd places for this year's "Thinking Outside the Box" competition sponsored by GMU.

The competition is held annually asks the committed and striving students and young professionals in transportation field to come up with a creative, outside-the-box solution to today's complex transportation policy challenges.


News Making Work Zones User-Friendly

Work zones can be dangerous, confusing environments for drivers.  A daily-driven road can suddenly have an unfamiliar traffic pattern delineated by a sparse and sometimes inconsistent configuration of temporary traffic control devices.  

At Georgia Tech, Dr. Michael Hunter and his PhD student Aaron Greenwood, are working with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to study driving environments in order to improve work zone safety. 


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