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Our mission statement

The mission of the USC Institute of Transportation Engineers chapter is to promote the development of innovative and sustainable transportation solutions that meet the needs of the community. We aim to foster discussion and collaboration among students, faculty, and professionals in the transportation industry to advance the field of transportation engineering and planning. Our chapter is committed to exploring and addressing the most pressing transportation issues of our time, including smart systems, micromobility, and equity in transportation access. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that encourages diversity of thought and promotes the exchange of ideas.

Meet our 2023-2024 leadership team

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Tim Labounko


BS Urban Planning

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Ryan Zapata

Vice President for Internal Affairs

BS Urban Planning

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Alex Wang

Vice President for External Affairs

BS Industrial and Systems Engineering, BA Intelligence and Cyber Operations

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Dhruv Chakraverti

Graduate Recruitment Chair / Project Manager

MS Urban Planning

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Kai Vincent

Social Media Manager

BS Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation, BS Business Administration

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Andrew Keefer

Project Manager

BS Civil Engineering

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Haoyue Wang


MS Transportation Systems Management

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David Martinez


BS Public Policy

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Aishu Sivamurugan

Undergraduate Recruitment Chair

BS Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Brandon Sanchez

Project Manager / ASCE Liaison

BS Civil Engineering

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Professor Eric Shen

Faculty Advisor

BS Civil Engineering, MS Civil Engineering