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CEE Ph.D. Student Alyssa Ryan Named a 2020 Traffic Safety Scholar

Alyssa Ryan (left) at 2019 HSIS Conference

Alyssa Ryan (left)

Civil engineering doctoral student Alyssa Ryan has been named a 2020 Traffic Safety Scholar and awarded a scholarship to attend the 38th annual Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities to be held on March 15 through 17 in Tampa, Florida. She is one of an elite group of 50 U.S. and international students selected through a competitive application process to attend the nation’s largest and oldest gathering of highway safety professionals. Ryan also placed in a very important 2019 student competition dealing with safety on the roads: Doctoral Student’s Paper Places Second in Excellence in Highway Safety Information Systems (HSIS) Data Competition.

See News Office story: Civil Engineering Ph.D. Student Named 2020 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar