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
 

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