Stephanie Amoaning-Yankson

 

Class & year:

Ph.D. Student/4th Year

Degrees:

MSc. Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

BSc. Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2011

Hometown:

Accra, Ghana

Project Involvement:

Managing Transportation System Health: Setting Performance Targets and Policies in Non-Uniform Regions and Jurisdictions to Achieve Uniform Statewide and National Objectives

Reducing Service Interruptions in Linear Infrastructure Systems by Synchronizing Schedules for Selected Maintenance Activities

Presentations:

1.  Amoaning-Yankson, S., Amekudzi Kennedy, A., Watkins, K. (January 2014). A Resiliency Framework for Planning in State Transportation Agencies. Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation and Development Reception - Transportation Research Board,  Washington D.C. (Poster Session)

2. Amoaning-Yankson, S. (December 2013). Disasters and Linear Infrastructure Management. Transportation Systems Engineering Showcase, Chamblee Middle School, Atlanta, GA. 

3.  Amoaning-Yankson, S., Amekudzi Kennedy, A., Watkins, K. (September 2013). A Resiliency Framework for Planning in State Transportation Agencies. Georgia Department of Transportation Research Showcase, Atlanta, GA. (Poster Session)

4.  Amoaning-Yankson, S. (April 2013). Disasters and Linear Infrastructure Management. University Transportation Center (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Fl.  

 

Awards and Honours:

2016 Fran O'Sullivan Women in Lenovo Leadership Scholarship, Society of Women Engineers 

2015 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Graduate Scholarship (GA)

2015 American Association of University Women (AAUW) Doctoral Fellowship

2015 Executive Fellowship, International Road Federation (IRF)

2014 Babs Abubakari Memorial Scholarship, American Society of Highway Engineers (GA)

 

Biography:  

Originally from Ghana, Stephanie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. She then worked for a year as a teaching assistant in the Transportation Section of the Civil Engineering Department at KNUST. In the fall of 2012, Stephanie came to Atlanta to pursue a master’s degree in Transportation Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. Currently, Stephanie's research work focuses on incorporating resiliency considerations in transportation system management.

Stephanie is also the President of Georgia Tech's student chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) and the treasurer of the Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS@GT). She is also an active member of the Georgia Tech ITE. When not working, she enjoys running, travelling, reading and music.

Contact Information:

Email:sayankson@gatech.edu