The Transportation Research Board’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) recently selected winners for its University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs. The prestigious competition encourages students to design innovative and practical solutions to challenges at our nation’s airports. Teams of students from the Florida Institute of Technology, University of Rhode Island, and Purdue University took home first place prizes in different technical challenge areas.
Photograph above: A team of students at Purdue University, advised by Dr. Mary Johnson, center, won first place in the Airport Operation and Maintenance challenge area.
Read the press release here.
Visit the ACRP Design Competition website to learn more about the program.