NCTSPM is pleased to announce the selection of a Georgia Tech graduate student to receive the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority Ph.D. Program Scholarship.
Denise Smith is a native of Landover, Maryland, and she received her Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Vanderbilt University in May 2011. In August 2011, she began her career as a graduate student at Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. As a student in the Transportation Systems Engineering Program, Denise has a research focus centered on freight transportation modelling and environmental analysis.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Minority Ph.D. Program offers substantial scholarship support to underrepresented minority students who are beginning their doctoral work in engineering, natural science, and mathematics. Since its establishment in 1995, the program has provided support to more than 900 minority students.