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Wang Receives CUTC-ARTBA New Faculty Award

Dr. Bruce Wang

Dr. Bruce Wang

Dr. Bruce Wang, key SWUTC researcher and Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering at Texas A&M University, was the recipient of CUTC-ARTBA New Faculty Award presented during the January 21st Annual CUTC Awards Banquet in Washington D.C.  This award, presented annually, recognizes outstanding teaching and research contributions to the transportation field by a new tenure-track faculty member in transportation.

Dr. Wang has a commendable record in all the fields of teaching, research and service.  In teaching, Dr. Wang was nominated as the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow in 2007 by the University of Wisconsin system.  And his graduate students have won multiple competitive national awards, which includes the most recent 2010 Pikarsky Memorial Awardto his MS graduate Kai Yin.  In research, Dr. Wang has a very high expectation.  He has had 10 publications in the leading journals Transportation Research (B, C, and E) alone, an exceptional achievement.  His research projects have been funded by various agencies such as the federal DOT, DOE, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the university transportation center programs (SWUTC, UTCM and CFIRE).  Additionally he has been active for collaborative efforts between UTCM, CFIRE and TransNow.  Dr. Wang’s professional service is outstanding.  He currently chairs the TRB Freight Planning and Logistics Committee (AT015) and its Freight Modeling and Best Paper Awards Subcommittees.  Under his tenure, the AT015 has attracted papers for the annual meeting from less than thirty each year to over sixty each year now.  Last but not the least, Dr. Wang serves on multiple editorial boards of transportation research journals including the most prestigious Transportation Research Part B:  Methodological.  His other international service includes being an Associate Editor for the IEEE World Conference on ITS in 2010 and 2011 respectively.  Dr. Wang’s achievements are outstanding.  We believe Dr. Wang commands a significant potential to make continued contribution to the field of transportation.

Photo of Bruce Wang receiving New Faculty Award

Dr. Genevieve Giuliano, CUTC President, presents New Faculty Award to Dr. Bruce Wang