A healthy obsession with traffic ―and a focus on leadership and professional development ―is what’s behind the success of FIU’s student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (FIU ITE).

“With about 10 active student chapters in the district from universities such as the University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida and Florida Atlantic University, it is very competitive. I’m so proud of our students,” said Priyanka Alluri, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) and the club’s faculty advisor.

Particularly noteworthy at this year’s conference, she said, was the recognition that FIU’s program produces students prepared for high-level positions in the field.

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