High School Students Introduced to Transportation Careers

July 26, 2018

Sixteen high school students from New Mexico participated in the Summer Transportation Institute (STI) hosted by the UNM School of Engineering July 16-27, 2018. The STI program is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration to encourage students to consider careers in the field of transportation.  Faculty from the Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering and staff from the New Mexico Department of Transportation worked with students on transportation-related activities including building and testing balsa wood bridges, planning a future city, competing in a construction equipment productivity challenge, evaluating the use of UAVs in transportation, and visiting NMDOT headquarters.

 summer transp institute