March 10, 2014
University of Idaho Professor Karen Den Braven Retiring
We would like to offer our best wishes to University of Idaho mechanical engineering professor and PacTrans board of directors member Karen Den Braven, who has retired. During her time at Idaho, Dr. Den Braven was the director of the National Institute of Advanced Transportation Technology and faculty advisor to the UI Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge team, which has won over 70 awards since it was founded in 2000. She has additionally contributed significantly to transportation research, including over fifty publications on engine efficiency. She has accepted a job as the Director of Engineering Programs for the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics, in which she will be working with accelerated high school students, universities, industry leaders, and the South Carolina government. We would like to thank her for all of her contributions, and wish her the best of luck at her new job!
For more information about Dr. Den Braven’s research, click here.