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Jina Mahmoudi wins WTS Graduate Scholarship

Jina Mahmoudi wins WTS Graduate Scholarship

Jina Mahmoudi
Jina Mahmoudi

Ms. Jina Mahmoudi has been awarded the 2015 Women Transportation Seminar (WTS) Ph.D. scholarship. Jina Mahmoudi is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Transportation Engineering Program at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland. Her academic advisor is Dr. Lei Zhang, and her dissertation research is focused on investigating the link between non-motorized travel behavior, built environment characteristics and community health.

Jina is a licensed Professional Engineer (Maryland) and has gained practical experience in transportation engineering and planning through years of employment at private and non-profit sectors. Prior to becoming a full-time doctorate student in 2014, she served as the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ (ITE) Planning and Engineering Projects Director for several years. In her time with ITE, she conducted research on topics related to trip generation, parking demand, transportation impact analysis for site development and sustainable transportation. She also led the development process of several ITE transportation engineering publications including the Trip Generation Manual (8th and 9th editions) and the Parking Generation Report (4th edition).

Congratulations Jina!

December 1, 2015

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