group standing and smiling in the ITE office

We are the joint student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) at the University of Texas at Austin. UTexas ITE-ITS promotes the academic and professional development of its members, encourages fellowship among colleagues, and connects students with the professional community.

Whether it is riding in an autonomous vehicle, building your resume, competing in the Traffic Bowl, exploring Austin’s restaurant scene, or meeting new people – we have many opportunities to pique your interests and welcome all transportation enthusiasts to be part of ITE-ITS.


Officers & Faculty Advisors

The ITE-ITS Joint Executive Board consists of elected student officers and faculty advisors, who together develop a common vision and lead the chapter’s activities.

Faculty Advisors:

  • Dr. Chandra Bhat – ITE Faculty Advisor
  • Dr. Zhanmin Zhang – ITS Faculty Advisor

Student Officers:

  • William Alexander – President
  • Rahul Patel– Vice President of Operations
  • Yorguo El Hachem– Vice President of Publicity
  • Michael Moore – Vice President of Membership and Outreach
  • Priyadarshan Patil – Secretary
  • Amy Fong – Treasurer
  • Venktesh Pandey - Traffic Bowl Coordinator


For more information about UTexas ITE/ITS visit: