Awards

2018 SPTC Student of the Year Award

Nur Hossian

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Graduate Research Assistant 

Nur Hossain, a graduate research assistant from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, was named the 2018 SPTC Student of the Year – one of the most prestigious awards given by the SPTC under the University Transportation Center program. He was recognized at the Council of University Transportation Center’s awards banquet, held January 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Hossain is pursuing a doctoral degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in design and performance of pavement under his adviser, Professor Musharraf Zaman. His research is titled “Mechanistic Input Parameters and Model Calibration for Design and Performance Evaluation of Flexible Pavements in Oklahoma”. For more information about Nur Hossain and his research, contact SPTC at sptc@ou.edu.

 

2017 SPTC Dissertation and Thesis Award Winners

Dissertation Award Winner

Adnan Khan

Dr. Adnan Khan received the SPTC Dissertation Award for 2016 for dissertation titled “Influence of Moisture Distribution in Soil on Pavement and Geothermal Energy." Khan completed his Ph.D. in Materials and Infrastructure Systems from Louisiana Tech University December of 2016. 

 

Khan Thesis Presentation (PPT)

 

 

 

1st Place Thesis Award Winner

Victor Garcia

Mr. Victor Garcia earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in Fall 2014. Victor Garcia is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Civil Engineering with focus in the area of Geotechnical/Pavement Engineering. 
 


Garcia Thesis Presentation (PDF)

 

2nd Place Thesis Award Winner

Darion Mayhorn

Mr. Darion Mayhorn is currently pursuing a Master Degree in Civil Engineering with focus in the Structures at the University of Oklahoma.



Mayhorn Thesis Presentation (PPT) 

2017 SPTC Student of the Year Award

Cameron Murray

Graduate Research Assistant

Cameron Murray, a graduate research assistant from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, was named the 2017 SPTC Student of the Year – one of the most prestigious awards given by the SPTC under the University Transportation Center program. He was recognized at the Council of University Transportation Center’s awards banquet, held January 7, 2017 in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. A native of Little Rock, AR, Murray is pursuing a doctoral degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in concrete testing and large-scale structural testing under his adviser, Professor Royce Floyd. His research is titled “Shear and Load Distribution Behavior of Type-II AASHTO Bridge Girders.” For more information about Cameron Murray and his research, contact SPTC at sptc@ou.edu.

 

2016 SPTC Student of the Year Award

Nathan Ferraro

Nathan Ferraro
Graduate Research Assistant
Program Director, Warrior-Scholar Project

Nathan Ferraro, a graduate research assistant from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, was named the 2016 SPTC Student of the Year – one of the most prestigious awards given by the SPTC under the University Transportation Center program. He was recognized at the Council of University Transportation Center’s awards banquet, held January 10, 2016 in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. A native of Pittsburgh, Ferraro is pursuing a master’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in geotechnical engineering under his adviser, Professor Amy Cerato. His research is titled “Validating Field Employed X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) on Stabilized Subgrade Projects.” For more information about Nathan Ferraro and his research, contact SPTC at sptc@ou.edu.

Archived Awards

2015 SPTC Student Dissertation and Thesis Award-
-Call for Nomination (PDF)
-Nomination Form (Microsoft Word)

2017 SPTC Student of the Year Award-
-Call for Nomination (PDF)

2016 SPTC Student Paper and Poster Awards-
-Call for Nomination (Word)
-Call for Paper/Poster (Word)

2015 SPTC Student of the Year Award-
-Call for Nomination (PDF)
-SOY Award Nominee (Word)

2015 SPTC Student Dissertation and Thesis Award-
-Call for Nomination (PDF)
-Nomination Form (Microsoft Word)
-Dissertation/Thesis Award Nominees (Word)