Graduate Research Assistant

Mashrur Rahman is a first-year PhD student in the Community and Regional Planning program. His research focuses on strategies and policies that help to achieve sustainable transportation goals with an emphasis on public transportation planning. Currently he is working as a graduate research assistant in the USDOT Tier 1 UTC: Cooperative Mobility for Competitive Megaregions (CM2) in the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin.
 
Mashrur was awarded Fulbright Scholarship by the US Department of State in 2017. Prior to attending UT Austin, he achieved Master's degree in Transportation Science from the University of California Irvine. He also holds both Bachelor and Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Mashrur has more than two years of teaching experience in the field of planning in his home country. In his Master's thesis Mashrur identified key policy issues addressing the first and mile (FMLM) problem of the public transit commuters in Dhaka.
 

Education

  • Doctoral Student in Community and Regional Planning program (current), School of Architecture, the University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  • Master's in Transportation Science, University of California Irvine (2018)
  • Master's in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2017)
  • Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2014)
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