The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. Founded in 1930, ITE is a community of transportation professionals acting as a source for expertise, knowledge and ideas.
ITE is a gateway to knowledge and advancement through meetings, seminars and publications and its network of nearly 17,000 members working in more than 92 countries. The international ITE consists of 10 different districts assigned to different regions that includes districts of Canada and outside United States and Canada. Each individual district or section consists of several student chapters.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Institute of Transportation Engineers(UNCC ITE) is one such student chapters in the North Carolina Section ITE (District 5). Since its inception 20 years ago, the UNC Charlotte ITE Student Chapter has progressed and developed into what is today a distinguished union of students, commonly interested in the field of transportation.
UNC Charlotte ITE is an organization committed to enhancing the professional development of students interested in transportation engineering at UNC Charlotte. The UNC Charlotte ITE Student Chapter gives every interested student in transportation engineering a valuable opportunity to network, gain knowledge and experience on real world transportation problems and issues.
The organization has consistently contributed to the flourishing university by hosting open seminars and presentations, field trips, and fund raising activities. By participating regularly in local and national professional conferences and meetings, the Student Chapter continues to positively represent UNC Charlotte and the Lee College of Engineering.