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UTC Student of the Year

Each Year a student is selected as Student of the Year, highlighting his or her achievements and promise for future contributions to the transportation field.

UMass UTC 2008 Outstanding Student of the Year

David Hurwitz, Ph.D. 2009

Mr. Hurwitz’ research interests include highway safety, traffic operations, intelligent transportation system, human factors, and traffic data collection. He received his M.S. in Civil Engineering from UMass in 2006; his thesis is entitled “Static and Dynamic Evaluation of the Driver Speed Perception and Selection Process”. Mr. Hurwitz received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from UMass in 2009; his dissertation is entitled, “Application of Driver Behavior and Comprehension to Dilemma Zone Definition and Evaluation.”

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