InTrans / Nov 14, 2016

InTrans student earns MOVITE transportation scholarship

Raha Hamzeie, a PhD student at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation (InTrans), received the 2016 Jan Kibbe Student Scholarship from MOVITE, the Missouri Valley section of the Institute for Transportation Engineers. The scholarship goes to a student pursuing course work in traffic or transportation engineering.

She also finished in third place in MOVITE’s Thomas J. Seburn Student Paper Award. Her paper was titled “Assessing the Safety Performance of High-Speed Two-Lane Highways with Differential Speed Limits for Trucks and Buses.”

Hamzeie conducts research with Peter Savolainen, a safety engineer at InTrans and an associate professor in ISU’s Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering.

MOVITE is made up of traffic and transportation professionals representing public agencies, academic institutions, private industry, and consulting in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.