Snell Chair for Sustainable Transportation

The CSD administers the Hampton K. and Margaret Frye Snell Endowed Chair in Transportation on behalf of the School of Architecture to funds cutting-edge transportation research. Snell grants to faculty provide seed funding or matching funds for multidisciplinary and collaborative research endeavors. Research projects that receive preferential consideration for Snell funds support student researchers, leverage matching funds from other studies, and culimate with scholarly publications.

Current Snell recipients are listed here.
All former projects are listed here

2018-2019 Call for Proposals

Deadline: Monday, March 19, 2018 at Noon CST
This year, up to four projects will be funded at a maximum of $25,000 each.
A committee of five School of Architecture faculty and staff members will review proposals.

Project requirements

  • Projects must address a topic related to transportation.

  • Projects must be completed by end of the 2018-2019 fiscal year (8/31/19).

  • Proposals must indicate a plan that sustains research and funding beyond the proposed project period.

  • Projects that include support for student(s) as research assistants will receive primary consideration. For guidelines on budgeting costs for funding students, please contact CSD.

  • Grant applicants who have received a Snell Grant within the previous two years must also explain the impact of that previous grant on their scholarly work (articles published and/or conferences attended), and describe any additional funding that has been awarded to build on the Snell grant.

  • Grant recipients will be required to create content for a page on the CSD website, featuring their project, if awarded.

Please see proposal call here.

​Please find budget template here.

Projects Funded by the Snell Endowment

Current Snell Recipients

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Sarah Lopez

Assistant Professor

Sandra Rosenbloom  @UTSOA

Sandra Rosenbloom

Fellow, Hampton K. and Margaret Frye Snell Endowed Chair in Transportation

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Gian Claudia Sciara

Assistant Professor

Hampton K. and Margaret Frye Snell Endowed Chair in Transportation

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Ming Zhang

Professor

Hampton K. and Margaret Frye Snell Endowed Chair in Transportation

 
​2017–18  Snell Recipients:

  • Journal of the American Planning Association, Sandi Rosenbloom
  • ​A Statewide Strategy for Transit-Oriented Development, Ming Zhang
  • Bisecting the Boundary: The Cultural Landscapes of 19th and 20th Century U.S. - Mexico Transportation Route, Sarah Lopez
  • How Does Innovative Bicycle Infrastructure Effect Cycling Levels and Safety? Building Evidence with Austin's Natural Experiment, Gian Claudia Sciara

2016–17  Snell Recipients:

  • Journal of the American Planning Association, Sandi Rosenbloom
  • Explore commodality strategies in Triangle Megaregion, Ming Zhang
  • El Camino Real de Los Tejas, Nichole Wiedemann
  • Peace Cities, Robert Young

2015–16 Snell Recipients:

  • Journal of the American Planning Association, Sandi Rosenbloom
  • Ecologically Augmenting Car Parks, Danelle Briscoe
  • Walking in Place, Sarah Gamble
  • Understanding Checkouts in Bike Sharing Systems – Case Studies in Austin, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Junfeng Jiao
  • Trends of Mega-Commuting in Megaregions, Ming Zhang

2014–2015 Snell Recipients

2013–2014 Snell Recipients

2012–2013 Snell Recipients

2011–2012 Snell Recipients

2010–2011 Snell Recipients