Starr Research and Fieldhouse Research Fellowships

DEADLINE: Thursday, November 18, 2010

IIT graduate students are invited to apply for the Starr Research Fellowship and the Fieldhouse Research Fellowship. Each fellowship provides up to $15,000 for one year and can be used for tuition support and stipend.  The fellowships are NOT renewable, but may be supplemented by funding from other sources.

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Complete Streets

John LaPlante, PE, PTOE will present “Complete Streets:  Who Benefits and Who Pays?” on Friday, October 29, 2010 at 12:30pm in the Life Science Building Rm 111. Come early for refreshments!

“Complete streets are designed and operated to enable safe access for all users. Pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and public transportation users of all ages and abilities are able to safely move along and across a complete street.” – National Complete Streets Coalition Continue reading

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Free Computational Structural Mechanics Training Course

The computational structural mechanics staff at TRACC ( is offering a free training course on October 21-22, 2010. I have attached the poster for the course entitled  Developing Compute-efficient, Quality Models with LS-PrePOST 3 on the TRACC Cluster.


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Learn more about IIT Institute of Transportation Engineers and join us for pizza and refreshments in the park in front of Alumni Memorial Hall on Thursday, September, 23, 2010 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm!


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The purpose of the student chapter of ITE is to provide a resource to IIT students interested in transportation studies and students with a general interest in transportation related issues. Some benefits of joining the organization include employment and scholarship notifications, transportation related seminars, social outings and opportunities to attend regional and national conferences.This site also provides a source for students interested in learning more about the Transportation Engineering program offered at IIT.

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Welcome to the Illinois Institute of Technology Chapter of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), a group of IIT students interested in transportation-related studies. Information about the transportation program, faculty and students can be found on this site.

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Program History

IIT to Start Transportation Engineering Program in Spring, Citing Need to Rebuild Nation’s Transportation Network Chicago, October 23, 1990 -

Jotin Khisty, PhD, PE Professor Emeritus

The pressing national need to find more trained engineers and planners to rebuild and rehabilitate the nation’s transportation system has spurred Illinois Institute of Technology to revive its program in transportation engineering beginning in spring 1991.

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