Congratulations are in order for CEE doctoral student Alexandra Pan on being named student of the year by the Telemobility University Transportation Center (UTC)! UTC is a consortium focused on Communications Technology and E-Commerce Effects on Travel Demand with Northwestern University, UC Berkeley, and the University of Texas, Austin.
“I am so proud to see Alex and her research being recognized,” says her advisor, CEE professor Susan Shaheen. “The care and nature of the work she has performed on telework/work-from-home scenario analysis are exceptional.”
Pan’s doctoral dissertation research explores low-income communities shared mobility usage and the housing and transportation accessibility impacts of poverty suburbanization. She is interested in bridging the divide between public, private, non-profit, and academic sectors to create strategies that improve transportation and facilitate a better understanding of housing location options for low-income suburban residents.
Pan has been a graduate student researcher at the Transportation Sustainability Research Center since the fall of 2018. Pan received Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) fellowships for four years and was named an outstanding Graduate Student Instructor in 2022.
Check out the full article on the ITS website to learn more.