PhD student, Gengen He, has been selected by the U.S. National Science Foundation to receive an EAPSI (East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes) award. This is a very competitive award open to U.S. graduate students in science, engineering, and education. The total award is approximately $15,000. Gengen will spend three months (June – August 2013) conducting research with Dr. Toru Ishikawa at the University of Tokyo in Japan. His project entitled “Investigating Collaborative Navigation in a Culturally Unfamiliar Setting” combines research in transportation, technology, human cognition, and behavior.