Lehman Center for Transportation Research at Florida International University
Points of Pride

Points of Pride

Our transportation students have been the nation's most decorated since the beginning of the 21st Century!


Daniel B. Fambro ITE Student Paper Awards

The purpose of the Student Paper Award competition is to encourage student members of ITE to conduct and report on independent and original research and investigation of traffic or transportation engineering subjects and to provide a means for recognizing outstanding accomplishment in this area.
  • 2000- Qiong "Joan" Shen, Florida International University
  • 2001 - Lei Xu, University of South Florida
  • 2002 - Brent M. Turley, Brigham Young University
  • 2003 - Vikki Ngan, University of British Columbia
  • 2004 - Ayman Elbermawy, Florida International University
  • 2005 - Chengjun Zhan, Florida International University
  • 2006 - Ivana Vladisavljevic, Univeristy of Utah
  • 2007 - Stephen Boyles, University of Texas, Austin
  • 2009 - Zhixia Li, University of Nevada, Reno
  • 2010 – Chenxi Lu, Florida International University
  • 2017 – Md Asif Raihan, Florida International University


Best ITE Student Chapter Awards

The purpose of the Student Chapter Award is to encourage student chapters to achieve the objectives set forth in the student chapter charter and to provide a means for ITE to recognize outstanding accomplishments in such activities.
  • 2000 - Montana State University
  • 2001 - Florida International University
  • 2002 - Purdue University
  • 2003 - Montana State University
  • 2004 - Florida International University
  • 2005 - Florida International University
  • 2006 - Clemson University
  • 2007 - Florida International University
  • 2008 - Florida International University
  • 2009 - University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 2010 - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2011 - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2012 - California State Polytechnic University—Pomona
  • 2013 - University of Manitoba
  • 2014 - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2015 - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 2016 - Florida International University


Best District 10 ITE Student Chapter Awards

The purpose of the Student Chapter Award is to encourage student chapters to achieve the objectives set forth in the student chapter charter and to provide a means for ITE to recognize outstanding accomplishments in such activities.
  • 2000 - Florida International University
  • 2001 - Florida International University
  • 2002 - Florida International University
  • 2003 - Florida International University
  • 2004 - Florida International University
  • 2005 - Florida International University
  • 2006 - University of South Florida
  • 2007 - Florida International University
  • 2008 - Florida International University
  • 2009 - University of South Florida
  • 2010 - Florida International University
  • 2011 - Florida International University
  • 2012 - Florida International University
  • 2013 - Florida International University
  • 2014 - Florida International University
  • 2015 - Florida International University
  • 2016 - Florida International University


Bill McGrath Transportation Scholarship Awards

Florida Section Institute of Transportation Engineers (FSITE) annually awards the Bill McGrath Transportation Scholarship to further the educational pursuits of an outstanding student in Florida.
  • 2000 - Joan Shen, Florida International University
  • 2001- Soon Chung, Florida International University
  • 2002- Jiun-Jia Hsu, Florida International University
  • 2003 - Ram Nehra, University of South Florida
  • 2004 - Oliver Page, University of South Florida
  • 2005 - Suzanne McCord, University of Florida
  • 2006 - Chengjun Zhan, Florida International University
  • 2007 - Wanyang Wu, Florida International University
  • 2009 - Yan Xiao, Florida International University
  • 2010 - Patricio Alvarez, Florida International University
  • 2011 - Kyle Taniguichi, University of South Florida
  • 2012 - Jinyan Lu, Florida International University
  • 2013 - Miguel Lugo, University of Florida
  • 2014 - Xuanwu Chen, Florida International University
  • 2015 - Trang Luong, University of South Florida
  • 2016 - Homa Fartash, Florida International University