K-12 Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute (MSTI), JSU (YR3)

The Jackson State University (JSU) organizes the Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute (MSTI) program to introduce high school students to transportation engineering as a career. During the program, students participate in academic and enhancement activities to improve their skills in mathematics, science, engineering, and leadership. Co-funded through the STRIDE Center, the Marine Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC), and JSU, the MSTI collaborates with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) and Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to provide guest lectures, laboratory tours and/or investigations.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $18426
  • Contract Numbers:

    69A3551747104

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE)

    University of Florida
    365 Weil Hall
    Gainesville, FL  United States  32611
  • Project Managers:

    Tucker-Thomas, Dawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Jackson State University, Jackson

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Jackson, MS  United States  39217-0168
  • Principal Investigators:

    Whalin, Robert

  • Start Date: 20200101
  • Expected Completion Date: 20201231
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01742739
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE)
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3551747104
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 19 2020 11:20AM