Natalia Zuniga-Garcia, M.S.
(Click name for full bio) Natalia is a second-year Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. She serves as a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Transportation Research. Natalia received her B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Costa Rica, where she served as an interim professor and researcher before joining UT Austin for graduate school in 2015. She completed her M.Sc. Eng. in 2017 and her M.Sc. in Statistics and Data Sciences in 2018 at UT Austin. She is interested in the applications of data analytics in transportation engineering and bridging the gap between these areas to provide planning and operations solutions. In addition to her academic work, Natalia is involved in mentoring activities that promote transportation engineering to new generations. She occupies leading positions in student and community organizations.