Award time

Congratulations to Nexus group almnus Lei Zhang for winning TRBs Fred Burggraf Paper Award for paper 11-4223 – Behavioral Foundation of Route Choice and Traffic Assignment. This work extends his dissertation.

Belated congratulations to another Nexus group alum and co-winner of the TRB 2011 Best doctoral dissertation presentation: Shanjiang Zhu: The Roads Taken – Theory and Evidence on Route Choice in the Wake of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge Collapse and Reconstruction (Advisor: David M. Levinson), University of Minnesota.

Shanjiang is now a post-doc at the University of Maryland working with Lei Zhang and prof Gang-Len Chang.