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Educator and Student Participation (ESP) Program
Past Participants

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ESP 2022



Richard Antwi, Florida State University

Detecting School Zones on Florida's Public Roadways Using Aerial Imagers and Artificial Intelligence

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Second Place

Luka Vidan, University of Zagreb

Redesigning Urban Mobility in the City of Zagreb by improving Car Sharing System 

Third Place

Syed Morshed, Florida International University

A Novel Multi Agent Based Simulation Study on the Extension of Metrorail in Miami Beach Region

Fourth Place

Zia Zihan, Iowa State University

Instance Segmentation of Pavement Distresses from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) based Vision Data

ESP 2019



Mateusz Kruk, Cracow University of Technology

Design of an Infrastructure Project using LiDAR and BIM Technology 

Second Place

Thomas Cadenazzi, University of Miami

Durability and Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Corrosion-Resistant Solutions for a Reinforced-Concrete Bridge Exposed to Chlorides 

Third Place

Khashayar Asadi, North Carolina State University

Building an Integrated UGV-UAV System for Automated Data Collection in Construction 

Fourth Place

Navanit Sri Shammugam, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Use of Terrestrial LiDAR System for Bridge Condition Assesment 

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ESP 2018
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M. Ebrahim Mohammadi, University of Nebraska

Automatic Bridge Damage Detection through Point Cloud Data

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Second Place

Jakub Vujtech, Czech Technical University

LIft Bridge in Tyn and Vlatvou

Third Place

Ernest Tufuor, University of Nebraska

Land Suitability Analysis

Fourth Place

Marco Rossini, University of Miami

Innovation Bridge - FRP for Resilient Transportation Infrastructures

ESP 2017




Samantha Crowder, University of Louisville

Fuzzy Logic Modeling of Dilemma Zone Based on the High Resolution Radar Sensor Data


Second Place

Marija Ferko, University of Zagreb

Implementation of RFD Technology in Traffic Signs Database Inventory 

Third Place

Song Wang, University of Louisville

Connected Vehicle-Based Smart Road Departure Avoidance System at Horizontal Curves via In-Vehicle Heads-Up Display

Fourth Place

Yijun Liao, University of Nebraska 

Distributed Infrastructure Assessment of Gravel Roads via Point Clouds

ESP 2016



Maia Grudzien, Montana State University

Safer Roads Tomorrow Through Analyzing Today's Accidents

Second Place

Samuel Micka, Montana State University

Efficient Monitor Placement for Multipath Traffic Flows

Third Place

Majeed Algomaiah, University of Louisville

Developing Next-Generation Work Zone Merge System Enabled by Connected/Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

ESP 2014


Winner (tie)

Tadas Andriejauskas, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Perspective View of Road Surface Characteristics Related Research

Winner (tie)

Tyler Schmidt, University of Nebrasks-Lincoln

Development of an Energy-Absorbing Low-Maintenance Median Barrier

Second Place

Kimberly Koehl, Louisiana State University

Impact of Recycling Agents on the Design of Asphalt Mixtures Containing Roofing Shingles  



Ahmed Al-Rahmani, Kansas State University

An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Objective Health Monitoring and Damage Detection in Concrete Bridge Girders 

Second Place

Fabiola Campoblanco, Louisiana State University

Infrastructure Sustainability: The Use of Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Flexible Pavement 

Third Place

Michal Latala, Warsaw University of Technology

Computer Animation in Civil Engineering Road Designs with Bentley MicroStation Select Series 3

Fourth Place

Alireza Shams, Kansas State University

Development of an ANN Model to Predict Crash Frequency at Highway Intersections

ESP 2013
ESP 2012



Tedi Zgrablic, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

Improving Traffic Infrasturcture with Alternative Type of Roundabout 

Second Place

Lauren Everett, Louisiana State University

Flexible Pavement Design

Third Place

Noah Morgan, Auburn University

Predicting Interstate Highway Crash Severity

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