The Institute of Transportation Engineers – Georgia Tech Student Chapter

February 25, 2015
by Zoe Zhang

Young Professional Panel

ITE at GT hosted a Young Professionals Panel on February 19, 2015 with local transportation professionals Nila Abubakar, Lance Ballard, Kate D’Ambrosio, and Chris Rome.  The panelists shared what its like to transition from school to the work force, how to find the job that’s right for you, and gave tips on how to meet the right people and hone your skills to get hired in the position you want.  

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skyTran artist's impression

September 12, 2013
by Greg Macfarlane
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In the beginning, transportation was crap. In prehistory, walking from one place to another was hard and carried with it the very real risk that you might be eaten. Most of the major advances in human history are major because they made transportation less crappy: domesticated animals, the city, the wheel, the sail, the steam engine, the airplane, etc. But even as we fly through the clouds at 400 miles per hour, our thoughts often lie on how crappy air travel still is. I imagine that matter transporters will probably come with some blistering headache side effect that makes us hate instantly appearing at our destination just as much as we hate getting there now. Continue Reading →