Lovett awarded Eisenhower Fellowship

Alexander Lovett

May 7, 2013: Alexander Lovett, a Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student with a focus on railway engineering, was selected to receive a 2013 Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to students pursuing degrees in transportation related disciplines in an effort to attract qualified students to the field of transportation and research, and advance transportation workforce development. Lovett’s primary research interest and subject of his dissertation research is ensuring that the track is maintained efficiently at levels commensurate with the traffic and tonnage it transports. He is developing a model to optimize investments in maintenance activities given a number of critical input factors.