The second annual Student Poster Competition was held during the CUTR Transportation Achievement Awards event during the reception from 5:30 p.m.—7:00 p.m on November 2, 2015.  Students were able to present research that he or she performed with their advisor; however, advisors could not give feedback to the student in regards to the preparation of the poster.  The competition judges, Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, Dr. Seckin Ozkul, Dr. Yu Zhang, Dr. Xiopeng Li, Peter Yauch, and Dr. Qing Lu evaluated the student posters.  There were monetary awards for the first, second, and third place poster winners in the amounts of $300, $200, and $100 respectively:  First place—Crystal Pollock, “A Multinomial LogitModel Estimation of Pedestrian Crash Injury Severity for St. Petersburg, FL”; second place — Michael Bato, “Safety Effects of Street Illuminance at Urban Signalized Intersections in Florida”, and two third place winners — Abhijit Vasili “Understanding Interactions between Drivers and Pedestrian Features at Signalized Intersections” and Raviteja Yerrapati– “Development of Automatic Tool on Pedestrian and Traffic Signal Detection”. The other students taking part in the poster competition were: Cagri Cetin, Emmeth Duran, Mohammadreza Kamali, Matthew Kessler, Jorge Guerra Rodriguez, Nikhil Menon, Abhishikth Martin Pasupuleti, Arunbalaji Prithiviraj, and Uday Siramdasu. The poster competition was engaging, informational, and a very successful addition to the transportation event. Thank you to everyone who participated and made this year another successful event.

2015 Poster Comp

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