Recognizes the author of a paper judged to be the best technical paper presented at the ITE Western District Annual Meeting by a Young Professional. The paper would be judged based on its value to transportation engineering. Papers are screened by the local arrangements technical committee and judged by a panel of section technical chairs. Key criteria include: Originality; Significance and Applicability to Transportation; Research and Technical Content; and Ability to clearly communicate information (presentation and format).
Papers should be submitted to the Western District Career Guidance Chair.
The author must be a Western District member and be 35 years old or younger.
The award was established in 2005 and the winning author receives a plaque at the Western District Annual Meeting.
|2012||Yue Zhao||“Guidelines for Marked and Unmarked Crosswalks and Unsignalized Intersections”|
|2011||Wei Feng||“Techniques to Visualize and Monitor Transit Fleet Operations Performance in Urban Areas”|
|2010||Shruti Malik||“Innovative Techniques to Model HOV to HOT Lane Conversion Using VISSIM – A Case study of SR 237/I-880 Express Connectors in Santa Clara County”|
|2009||Smith Siromaskul||“Diverging Diamond Interchange Design 101: Things to Know Before You Start”|
|2008||Smith Siromaskul||“A Comparative Analysis of Diverging Diamond Interchange Operations”|
|2007||Ramin Massoum||“Bad All Red Times = Recipe for Disaster”|
|2006||Benjamin Waldman and Bart Przybyl||“The Effects of Pedestrian Signals at Multi-Lane Roundabouts”|
|2005||Christopher Strong||“Development of Criteria to Identify Locations for ITE Deployment.”|