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Transportation Fellowships Awarded to Engineering Students

Sept. 26, 2014

Five Cal State Fullerton civil engineering majors have each received a $5,500 fellowship award to support their transportation-related student research. The award from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, totals $27,500.

The Dwight David Eisenhower Hispanic-Serving Institutions and Universities Fellowship Program's goals are to attract qualified students to the field of transportation and research, and advance transportation workforce development.

Fellowship award recipients are graduate student Sneha Upadhyaya of Fullerton; seniors Matthew Farrington of Mission Viejo and John Thurlo of Chino Hills; and junior Adrian Guzman of Anaheim. Their faculty adviser is Binod Tiwari, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering. And graduate student Quang Tran of Anaheim, whose faculty adviser is Pratanu Ghosh, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering.

CSUF civil and environmental engineering students have received the awards since 2006.

Tags:  Academics & Research