Transportation Engineering Professor Dr. Deo Chimba led 7 TSU engineering students to 2023 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual meeting to present research Papers. Four of the civil engineering students (Aaron Lamson, Mahad Abdii, Ipek Ismael and Bahati Chimba) were sponsored by FHWA under Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP). Civil Engineering student Diana Cortez was sponsored under TRB Minority Student Fellows Program. Graduate students  Bryson Mgani and Sylvia Kirwa also attended the meeting to gain experience and methodologies related to their research  at TSU.  The photo shows Dr. Chimba and the students meeting Dr. Shala Blue and Dr. Starr Kidda from Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) at TRB who are sponsoring one $500,000 Railroad research study at TSU led by Dr. Chimba as the Principal Investigator. The FRA Officials talked with TSU students on multiple subjects including career in transportation and opportunities at FRA.





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