ITE @ GT

The Institute of Transportation Engineers – Georgia Tech Student Chapter

ITE@GT April Newsletter

Hey ITE@GT, Here's our March newsletter, so read on if you don't want to miss out!

GAITE-ITE@GT Picnic Day (Friday April 12th, 11:30-1pm, Ford ES&T Building)

  • ITE@GT will be holding its annual picnic day with Georgia ITE this Friday from 11:30am-1pm at Ford ES&T building (310 Ferst Dr). Join us for lunch and networking with Atlanta area transportation professionals followed by a talk from our very own Dr. Tsai on "Intelligent and Sustainable Infrastructure Health and Safety Assessment and Management Using Sensing Technology and AI".

  • It will be a great opportunity to network with the large ITE community in Georgia and catch up with friends over free lunch, so don't forget to put this event on your calendars! RSVP here.

ITE@GT Executive Board Election 

  • Last reminder for our executive board election which will happen this week. if you are interested to run for any of the positions below, feel free to contact me (etezady@gatech.edu) by the end of today with a short bio and why you are interested to run:

  • President: The President will be the executive officer of the Executive Board and will have general supervision of the affairs of the ITE@GT and will preside at meetings. The President will represent the organization at conferences, conventions, and faculty or alumni meetings.

  • Vice-president: The Vice-President will be the junior executive officer and will act on the behalf of the President in the event of his/her absence. He/she will also coordinate communications between ITE@GT and other organizations, and stays informed of institute and non-institute events that the Student Chapter may participate in.

  • Treasurer: The Treasurer will maintain records of all revenue and expenditures and ensure that generally accepted accounting practices and monetary controls are in place. The Treasurer will also collect dues.

ITS America Student essay competition

  • You might have seen this one already, but in case you missed ITS@GT newsletter, read on to learn about the student essay competition:

  • Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) is inviting college students to share their visions for the future of transportation in an essay competition.

  • The winner will earn a $1,000 cash prize and a paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 4-7, to attend the ITS America 2019 Annual Meeting. The essay topic is: “How do you envision disruptive technologies impacting transportation systems to make them safer, greener or smarter over the next 10 years?”

  • The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students at accredited colleges and universities.

  • ESSAY DEADLINE: April 14, 2019
 

ITE@GT March Newsletter

Hey ITE@GT, Hope everyone is doing well, and you all are getting ready for your Spring Break soon. Here's our March newsletter, so read on if you don't want to miss out!

Transpo Spring Career fair (Thursday 10am-2pm, March 7th, Mason lobby)

  • Looking for an internship in the summer, or a full-time job in transportation? You are in luck! Come to our Transpo Spring Career fair on Thursday at 10am-2pm. Here is the list of companies attending: AECOM, STV, WSP, Intelight, Kimley-Horn, Pond, Moreland Altobelli, Clark Patterson Lee, and Wolverton Inc.

GAITE Student Chapter Traffic bowl (Friday 11:30-1pm, March 8th, Maggiano's Cumberland)

  • This year's Georgia section's traffic bowl competition will be held this Friday, March 8th, in Maggiano's Cumberland. Our wonderful team this year includes Madison Dorminey, Rahul Pasawala, and Andrew Lewis.

  • Come join us for networking and also supporting ITE@GT in the competition. Student registration is free (if registration is closed, email me at etezady@gatech.edu).
 

2019 Spring ITE Event and Meeting

Hey ITE@GT! Hope everyone had a great TRB. This is our second newsletter in January, so read on if you want to keep up with what ITE@GT has been cooking up for the new semester!

Transpo Welcome back social (Wednesday, Jan. 30, Tech Rec)

  • Come join your friends and professors Wednesday, January 30th, in Tech Rec. We will have food, games, and lots of fun! This event is cosponsored by ASHE, WTS, and ITS @GT.

ITE Student Leadership Summit (Clemson university, Feb. 22-24)

  • Clemson will be hosting the Southern District’s first ever ITE Student Leadership Summit from February 22-24, 2019. The cost is just $50 plus hotel fees which could be reimbursed depending on corporate sponsorships. The last day to register is January 31, 2019 and registration information can be found here.

GAITE Feb. 2019 Monthly Meeting (Mary Mac's Tea Room, Feb. 14)

  • GAITE Feb. meeting will take place in Mary Mac's Tea room in midtown. Registration is free for students, and it's a great place to network! More info can be found here.

Here's a list of other events planned for this semester, which we will advertise more when the time is

  • February: ITE@GT Panel Talk: Life after (graduate) school: Come here our wonderful panelists talk about how to prepare for life after school, how to better cope with challenges of the new workplace, and be successful! Stay tuned for the exact time and location!

  • March 7th: Transpo Spring career fair: Cosponsored by ASHE, WTS, and ITS @GT, we will be having our spring career fair on March 7th. Suit up and spruce up your resumes if you are on the hunt for a job or internship!

  • April 12th: GAITE/ITE@GT picnic: We will be hosting GAITE members and our own students for lunch, networking, and talks by our brilliant professors and students. Be sure to join us! More info will follow closer to the event.

Transpo Secret Santa

Hope you all had a great weekend! Just a quick reminder and update on our secret Santa party for tomorrow. The location will be SEB 122, and we will be starting at 12:15pm (instead of 12pm, to give us enough time to prepare). If you are participating, and have not gotten the gifts yet, then be a good Santa and get on it! Also, we will be serving lunch to our hungry Santas as well!