College of Business and Economics

Transportation Conferences

Five Students Present Research at 2021 Transportation Research Board Meeting

N.C. A&T students, Amanda Gray, Aliyah McCray, Felicia Park, Patrick Stanley, Miles Staton and Erica Thompson participated in sessions and exhibits at the 2021 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting which took place online from January 5-8 and 25-29. 

Patrick Stanley, a N.C. A&T Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate student with a supply chain management concentration, was accepted as a TRB Minority Student Fellow for 2021. Stanley gave a presentation at the meeting, titled “Hours of Service, Safety, and Supply Chain Management”, outlining the results of his research analyzing the trucking industry and changes in hours of service and standards during the COVID-19 pandemic. You may view his presentation video here

The other four students are Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) award recipients and were invited to submit posters detailing their respective research topics and be available during a “Poster Showcase” event to answer questions about their research and chat with others online. The research topics were as follows:

 Amanda Gray - Innovative Quality Improvement Methods for Motor Carriers Towards Safety (View poster and video here.

Aliyah McCray - Drone Technology in the Transportation World (View poster and video here.)

Felicia Park - The Impact of Natural Disasters on Transportation Companies (View poster and video here.)

Miles Stanton - Intelligent Transportation Systems: Decrease Food Deserts in North Carolina (View poster and video here.)

Erica Thompson - The Environmental Impacts of Transportation (View poster and video here.)

 

Students Present Research at 2020 Southeast Regional University Transportation Center Conference


Patrick StanleyTwo N.C. A&T students, Patrick Stanley (left) and Kiana Williams presented the findings from their transportation-related research over the previous semester at the Southeast Regional Univesity Transportation Center (UTC) Conference. The meeting was hosted remotely by Florida Atlantic University on November 4, 2020. You can read more here.

 

 

 

 

 

2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Conference

Jan. 12-15, 2020 six N.C. A&T students and CATM scholars traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 99th Annual Transportation Research Board conference.

Jan. 12-15 six N.C. A&T students and CATM scholars traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 99th Annual Transportation Research Board conference.

From left: Marvin Edge, Tyler Huggins, Kiana Williams, Tyreak Carr, Joseph Smith and Amanda Gray.

 

 

 

Third Annual CATM Symposium

On Nov. 4, seven N.C. A&T students attended the third annual CATM Symposium held at EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. From left: Joseph Smith, Kiana Williams, Jacob Smith, Gregory Stewart, Tyreak Carr, Aliya Mcray and Amanda Gray.On Nov. 4, 2019 seven N.C.A&T students attended the third annual CATM Symposium held at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach,  Florida.

From left: Joseph Smith, Kiana Williams, Jacob Smith, Gregory Stewart, Tyreak Carr, Aliya Mcray and Amanda Gray.

  



 

2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Conference

( from left ): Jacob Smith, Gregory Stewart, Kayla Jefferson, Joseph Smith, Brandon Rogers (former student), Patrick Stanley and Cynthia Glass.On Jan.13, N.C. A&T students, staff and faculty traveled to Washington, D.C. for three days to attend the 98th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) with other global transportation professionals including policy makers, researchers, practitioners, administrators, and government representatives, industry and academia.

From left: Jacob Smith, Gregory Stewart, Kayla Jefferson, Joseph Smith, Brandon Rogers (former student), Patrick Stanley and Cynthia Glass.

 

 

The University Transportation Center Conference for the Southeastern Region

Kamera Scott checks out the self-driving car at the UTC conference.

The University Transportation Center (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region was held on Oct. 24-25, 2018 at Clemson University. The UTC  Conference was hosted by the Center for Connected Multimodal Mobility, a Tier 1 UTC located in South Carolina and led by Clemson University. 

Kamera Scott checks out the self-driving car.

  

 

 

The Second Annual CATM Symposium

From left: Joseph Smith, Juwan Byrd, Kayla Curry, Malik Norwood, Marvin Edge and Jacob Smith.N.C. A&T was represented at the Second Annual CATM Symposium in Blacksburg, Virginia, on Nov. 5, 2018, and hosted by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University by: Marvin Edge, Juwan Byrd, Malik Norwood, Kayla Curry, Jacob Smith, Joseph Smith, Devi Chilukuri, Cynthia Glass, Theanna Drennon, Miriam Alabi, Justice Darko, Karreem Hogan, David Richmond, Sai Charan Dekkata and Larkin Folsom.

From left: Joseph Smith, Juwan Byrd, Kayla Curry, Malik Norwood, Marvin Edge and Jacob Smith.