School of Aeronautics and Astronautics Graduate Student Lauren Bowers Awarded Stipend from Transportation Research Board

Event Date: August 7, 2014
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics graduate student Lauren Bowers has been selected as a recipient of a research stipend as part of the Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)/National Academies, which is sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

School of Aeronautics and Astronautics graduate student Lauren Bowers has been selected as a recipient of a research stipend as part of the Graduate Research Award Program on Public-Sector Aviation Issues from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)/National Academies, which is sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Lauren’s research topic for the upcoming academic year is "System-of-Systems Cost-Benefit Analysis of Autonomy and Automation in the Air Transportation System." A paper resulting from the research conducted by Lauren will be considered for presentation at the January 2016 TRB Annual Meeting, and for publication in a subsequent volume of the Transportation Research Record, the peer-reviewed Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies.

Lauren is a Ph.D. student studying with Dr. Daniel DeLaurentis. Her research interest includes systems-of-systems methodology in air transportation applications.