Transportation & Vehicle Safety Policy

Sikka Wins Eisenhower Fellowship

Traffic jam on road

Transportation graduate researcher Nikhil Sikka has been awarded the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship for his dissertation on travelers' attitudes towards uncertainty in travel time.

The Fellowship was established in 1991 to help students in transportation-related disciplines to conduct high-quality research. It is intended to attract the brightest students to the transportation field and to advance the transportation workforce, as well as to expand the knowledge-base of the of the entire transportation community in the U.S. This highly competitive fellowship is given on the basis of class standing, GPA, transportation-related work experience, letters of recommendation, and proposed plan of study. The recipients are also invited to attend the annual Transportation Research Board conference in Washington, D.C.