Alexandria Rossi-Alvarez named University Transportation Center Student of the Year | VTx

Alexandria “Alli” Rossi-Alvarez, a doctoral student in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech conducting research at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), has been a driving force behind pedestrian-related research at the institute through her analysis of external lighting patterns for vehicle-to-pedestrian communication.

She has been named a University Transportation Center (UTC) Student of the Year.

Each year, the U.S. Department of Transportation honors outstanding students from participating transportation centers for their achievements and promise for future contributions to the transportation field at the annual awards banquet of the Council of University Transportation Centers. Students