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Engineering Students Receive Transportation Awards

June 18, 2013

Six civil engineering students have each received 2013 Dwight David Eisenhower Hispanic-Serving Institutions Fellowship Program grant awards, totaling $33,500. The funding will support their transportation-related research projects, which they will begin this fall.

The U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration-sponsored program advances workforce development by attracting qualified students in the field of transportation and research. Cal State Fullerton civil and environmental engineering students have been receiving fellowship awards since 2006. Four of this year's awardees received grant awards last year; and last spring, several also won national awards for their work.

Fellowship award recipients are:

  • Graduate student Santiago Caballero of Brea, $10,000;

The following four students graduated in May and will begin the master's program in civil engineering in the fall:

  • Suzanne Moubayed of Mission Viejo, $7,500
  • Kelby Styler of Irvine, $5,000
  • Ujjwal Pandey of Buena Park, $5,000
  • Alexander Lemmon of Irvine, $3,000;

 Also, senior Michael Ayad of Covina, received $3,000.

In addition to the fellowships, the students will attend the Transportation Research Board annual meeting Jan. 12-16, 2014 in Washington, D.C.


Tags:  Academics & Research