The Program provides unique graduate study and research opportunities. The program includes all aspects of planning, design, construction, operation, management, and rehabilitation of transportation infrastructure and systems. As its name suggests, TISE Program consists of 2 main sections, namely, Infrastructure and Systems.
The Virginia Smart Road is a unique, state-of-the-art, full-scale research facility for pavement research and evaluation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) concepts, technologies, and products. It is the first facility of its kind to be built from the ground up with its infrastructure incorporated into the roadway.
The Alliance of Transportation Engineering Students (ATES) is the umbrella under which two student chapters (ITE & ARTBA) perform. The major goal of the alliance is to promote the dissemination of knowledge and information related to transportation infrastructure and systems issues, problems and solutions. To achieve this goal, ATES will schedule a program of annual activities including technical meetings, field trips, and social functions.