Amanda Inez Wall

 

Degrees:

BS, Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012

MSc, Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

Hometown:

Hiram, Georgia

Thesis/Dissertation Topic:   

Transportation Finance and Policy

Awards/Scholarships/Honors:

National APTF Louis T. Klauder Scholarship (2012)

Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Transportation Research Fellowship (2012)

Georgia Tech School Chair’s Outstanding Senior in Civil and Environmental Engineering (2012)

National WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship (2012)

Joe S. Mundy Global Learning Experience Travel Scholarship (2011)

Georgia Section ITE Transportation Engineering Scholarship (2011)

Henry Ford II Scholar Award (2011)

Georgia Wingfield Semmes Memorial Scholarship (2010)

Biography:  

Amanda Inez Wall grew up in a family of nine in rural Georgia.  Amanda recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.  She was the first to graduate from college in her family.  In 2011, Amanda was awarded the Georgia Tech Joe S. Mundy Global Learning Experience Travel Award to travel to the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium to study the cultural and economic sustainability of the respective transportation systems.  While abroad, Amanda discovered a strong passion for public transportation, policy, and planning. 

Amanda was recently awarded a Dwight David Eisenhower Graduate Research Fellowship to support her graduate studies and research surrounding the Georgia Transportation Investment Act of 2010.  She hopes to make an impact on communities across the nation with the results of her research on Georgia’s most recent approach to transportation finance. 

Amanda is currently serving as the Vice President for Student’s for Progressive Transit at Georgia Tech.  She is also active in Institute for Transportation Engineers and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS).  In addition, Amanda enjoys cooking, running, singing, watching Georgia Tech football, and spending time with family and friends. 

 

Emailawall3@gatech.edu