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Building Engineering Achievement Through Transportation (Beat): A Traffic Engineering Program For High School Students

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Conference

2010 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

Start Date

June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Best Zone Paper Competition

Tagged Division

Council of Sections

Page Count

13

Page Numbers

15.249.1 - 15.249.13

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https://peer.asee.org/16977

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19

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Michael Hunter Georgia Institute of Technology

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Dr. Michael Hunter is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on transportation design, operations, and signal control. Dr. Hunter conducts research in the areas of transportation simulation, operations, and performance evaluations. Dr. Hunter as has several years experience as a traffic engineer with an engineering consulting firm.

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Dwayne Henclewood Georgia Institute of Technology

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Mr. Dwayne Henclewood is a Ph.D. student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His current research interest is in arterial performance evaluation and microscopic traffic simulation. Prior obtaining his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2007), he was a Mathematics and Science teacher at St. George’s College H.S., Kingston, Jamaica.

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Marion Usselman Georgia Institute of Technology

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Dr. Marion C. Usselman is Associate Director for Academic Outreach at the Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing (CEISMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Marion received her B.A. in biophysics from the University of California, San Diego, and her Ph.D. in biophysics from Johns Hopkins University. She focuses on K-12 educational reform, university-K-12 partnerships, and equity issues in education.

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Mshadoni Smith Georgia Institute of Technology

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Ms. Mshadoni Smith is a Ph.D. student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She has ten years of experience in Civil Engineering, seven in planning, design, management and operations of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) with Federal Highway Administration.

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Laurie Garrow Georgia Institute of Technology

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Dr. Laurie Garrow is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to joining the faculty, she worked for four years as a research analyst with United Air Lines and one year with a management consulting firm.

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Angshuman Guin Georgia Institute of Technology

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Dr. Angshuman Guin is a Research Engineer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Transportation Engineer with 10 years of experience in the fields of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Transportation Safety, Incident Management and Freeway Operations.

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Hunter, M., & Henclewood, D., & Usselman, M., & Smith, M., & Garrow, L., & Guin, A. (2010, June), Building Engineering Achievement Through Transportation (Beat): A Traffic Engineering Program For High School Students Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. https://peer.asee.org/16977

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