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UT Engineering Professor George Pharr Named to National Academy of Engineering

Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education and to the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing and implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.

Amber Bassett: Student Report from 2013 Alternative Winter Break in Costa Rica

As far as the project goes, I amazed myself at how much manual labor I could do and my drive to get as much done and done well as possible. We worked through rain, mud, and heat and joked around as we went. Nothing brings people together quite like shared suffering, but I was honestly grateful for the exercise and the life skills. The town citizens were all so grateful for our contribution.

Trip Report: Alternative Winter Break in Costa Rica

The College of Engineering had its first Alternative Winter Break December 13–20, 2013. Six students made the trip: Jonathan Skinner, Kangmin (Carl) Cheng, Christopher Daffron, Payton Smith, Amber Bassett, and Courtney Humphreys. Students stayed with non-English speaking host families in the rural town of San Miguel de Sarapiqui, located in the Heredia Province close to the center of the country.

UT-led University Transportation Center Establishes Major Research Initiatives

“The consortium’s theme is comprehensive transportation safety,” said Richards. “This grant allows us to work proactively to improve the safety of all transportation modes in the Southeast through a program of research, education, and technology transfer. We have assembled an excellent team of experts that can cover a wide spectrum of safety issues and deliver implementable safety research.

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