ITE’s Second Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Vikas Sharma

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ITE’s second meeting is this Thursday, Oct 17th during U-hour (12-1PM), in the Transpo Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Vikas Sharma as our guest speaker. He will be discussing what it means to have a career in traffic engineering, and will be reviewing the Crown Valley Parkway TSS Project. Free lunch will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Vikas is an experienced engineer/project manager with over 6 years of progressive experience in traffic signal synchronization, traffic microsimulation, transportation planning, bicycle and pedestrian planning, parking studies, safety assessment of transportation facilities, ITS design and planning, statistical and accident modeling and general traffic engineering. He has worked on several traffic signal synchronization projects (over 1000 signals) throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County, Caltrans and San Bernardino County in Southern California and also assisted with previous PASS (Santa Clara) projects. His responsibilities on these projects included signal timing optimization, field finetuning and deployment of optimized signal timing at agencies’ Traffic Management Centers as well as field deployment of timing into various signal controllers. He is proficient in variety of software packages including Synchro 8, VISSIM 5.4, SIDRA, Tru-Traffic TS/PP 10.0, Traffix, Cube and AutoCAD. He is a faculty at California State University at Fullerton and has instructed several courses and ran workshops on traffic engineering, signal synchronization and Synchro/Simtraffic and Microsimulation Modeling at local universities and even at California Polytechnic Institute, Pomona in the past.

ITE’s 11th Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Monica Suter

Monica SuterPlease join us for our Second General Meeting of the spring quarter this Thursday, April 18 during U-hour 12-1 PM, in the Transportation Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Monica M. Suter as our guest speaker. She is pleased to return to Cal Poly Pomona to present on Transportation Careers.  She is an International Director for ITE and a Past Western District President.  She will also provide information about sample projects as well and some tips for interviewing and what employers look for.  As usual, lunch will be provided.  We look forward to having you there!

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ITE’s 5th Meeting w/ Guest Speaker Gianfranco Laurie

Gianfranco LaurieITE’s first meeting of the Winter term is this Thursday, January 10th during U-hour (12-1 PM), in the Transpo Lab (17-2646). We will be hosting Gianfranco Laurie as our guest speaker. He is a Cal Poly Pomona Alumni and has a wide breadth of experience working on Civil and Traffic Engineering projects and will be discussing Overcoming Civil and Traffic Design Challenges. Lunch from In-N-Out will be provided and is kindly sponsored by KOA Corporation. We look forward to seeing you there!

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