NYU ITE Student Chapter Wins Organization of the Year Award
NYU’s Institute of Transportation Engineers student chapter has been awarded both the Organization of the Year award and the Outstanding Organization Growth award in the annual NYU Tandon Student Leader Awards. The Organization of the Year award recognizes the club for its strong organizational structure, outstanding programming and success in created an impact on campus life, while the Outstanding Organization Growth award is presented to the organization for its significant improvements over last year.
Jingqin Gao, a Ph.D. candidate in C2SMART Director Kaan Ozbay’s lab, served as the ITE chapter president this year, leading the organization to a successful year with increased membership and a wide range of well-attended events. Some of the ITE chapter’s standout events this year included a Women in Transportation Panel Discussion, a series of Smart Cities Tech and Career Talks, and several field visits, such as to the NYCDOT Traffic Management Center. The club also hosted this year’s ITE Northeastern District Collegiate Traffic Bowl and Student Symposium, featuring a mentoring lunch and student poster session, and the NYU ITE team placed second in the Traffic Bowl competition. To learn more about the chapter’s activities this year, see their Annual Report.