Adonai Garcia receives the 2023 Graduate Student Research Excellence Award in Civil Engineering
Congratulations to Adonai Garcia who was named the recipient of the 2023 Graduate Student Research Excellence Award in Civil Engineering.
The award acknowledges innovative and novel research accomplishments that have had or have the potential for significant impact in the field of Civil Engineering.
The adjudication committee recognized Adonai’s exceptional dedication to advancing research in transportation, sustainability and entrepreneurship, as well as his outstanding research accomplishments and leadership skills. Adonai’s research focuses on route choice modelling, electric cargo bikes, GIS, urban planning and ridesharing, with the goal of shedding light on important issues related to sustainability, efficiency and safety in transportation.
Adonai’s work in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship among students at York University has inspired others to get involved in research and create innovative solutions to real-world problems. Adonai Garcia has been very active in disseminating his research findings through presentations and papers and has received awards for his use of GIS tools and communication skills. Adonai is also an active graduate student in the community, serving as the President of the ITE YorkU Student Chapter and winning awards for Club under his leadership.