MATS UTC Announces Undergraduate Researchers Participating in the 2015 Summer Program

sustainability with arrows and earthThe Mid-Atlantic Transportation Sustainability University Transportation Center (MATS UTC) is pleased to introduce the undergraduate researchers participating in our 2015 summer program.  This diverse group of students comes from five different universities and will work directly with faculty, staff, and graduate students from MATS UTC universities.

MATS UTC Summer Undergraduate Researchers in Alphabetical Order:

  • Aaron Capelouto, Georgia Tech – to work with Teresa Culver and Jon Goodall at the University of Virginia
  • Angelo Glover, University of Delaware – to work with Ardeshir Faghri at the University of Delaware
  • Bethany Gordon, University of Virginia – to work with Osman Ozbulut at the University of Virginia
  • Daniela Gonzales, Old Dominion University – to work with Brian Smith and Simona Babiceanu at the University of Virginia
  • Alona Green, Morgan State University – to work with Brian Smith at the University of Virginia
  • Shally Hernandez, University of Delaware – to work with Ardeshir Faghri at the University of Delaware
  • Radhika Pavgi, University of Virginia – to work with Osman Ozbulut at the University of Virginia
  • Willine Richardson, Morgan State University – to work with Brian Smith at the University of Virginia
  • Mariah Safritt, University of Virginia – to work with Devin Harris at the University of Virginia

Research projects will include Smart Materials, Infrastructure Impacts and Resilience related to Hurricanes, and Bioretention Cells at the University of Virginia, as well as other Sustainability research involving the Center for Energy & Environmental Policy and the Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware.

All projects will fall within one of the five MATS UTC focus areas: Sustainable Freight Movement, Coastal Infrastructure Resiliency, Energy Efficient Urban Transportation, Enhanced Water Quality Management and Sustainable Land-use Practices.