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Research Activities: 2005
Graduate Research Training in Transportation Areas
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University of Missouri-Rolla and other agencies
Eight graduate students pursuing research in transportation areas will be involved in this project each year
The objective of this project is to increase the number of students who will pursue teaching and research careers in transportation areas.
This project is aimed at graduate research training of students interested in pursuing careers in transportation areas. Financial support will be provided to recruit eight new graduate students interested in pursuing their doctoral degrees in transportation areas each year. These students can pursue their doctoral studies in any department at UMR. In departments where a master's degree is the highest degree awarded, students pursuing their master's degree with thesis option will be considered. Areas as stated in the goals, interests and objectives of State Departments of Transportation and Missouri Department of Transportation in particular will be considered for support in this project.
This project will help in the education of 32 future professionals who will potentially join the workforce in transportation areas.
Graduate students supported in this project will pursue research in transportation areas.
Relationship to other Research/Projects
The relationship to other research/projects will depend on the graduate students selected to be supported in this project and the research they will pursue.
Technology Transfer Activities
The type and format of the technology transfer activities will be determined by faculty advisors supervising graduate students supported in this project.
Transportation Research Board Keywords
Design; Economic Development; Education; Finance; Future Transportation Professionals; Management; Materials; Operations; Safety; Security; Policy