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Civil Engineering Professor Kevin Chang Receives Outstanding Educator Award

November 16, 2016

UI civil engineering assistant professor Kevin Chang is the recipient of the 2016 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Outstanding Educator Award for the Western District. The ITE is divided into ten geographic districts worldwide; the Western District represents the 13 western states from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Coast and includes Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Marianas.

This award recognizes Chang as an educator who has shown "extraordinary creativity in teaching, taken exceptional measures to spark student interest in the transportation profession, provided unwavering encouragement for student endeavors, and shown unequaled service to ITE". In addition to serving as the current faculty adviser of UI's ITE Student Chapter, Chang will complete a three-year term as the chair of the Transportation Education Council of ITE International at the end of this year.

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