Graduate Student, Saki Rezwana, receives WTS Scholarship

Saki Rezwana pictured above

We are very proud to congratulate one of our graduate students, Saki Rezwana, for receiving a WTS scholarship this year. Since the founding of WTS (Women's Transportation Seminar) International in 1977, the organization has focused on supporting women in the transportation industry. Their competitive scholarship selection process is based off of an applicant's transportation goals, academic record, and transportation-related experience through activities or industry.

Saki Rezwana is a third-year Ph.D. student in the field of transportation and urban engineering. She graduated from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. After graduation she worked on the international Nuffic-NICHE project as a project officer on the Bangladesh side for one and half years.

She joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering program at Wayne State University as a graduate student from Fall 2015 to December 2016.  A few years later, she joined UCONN's Civil Engineering department in Spring 2019.  Saki’s research interests are in Intelligent Transportation Systems and Traffic Engineering. She is currently working on an automated vehicle and pedestrian safety related project funded by the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions (CAMSSE) In her free time, she loves cooking, photography and reading books.