President’s Message

It is truly my great pleasure serving the 14th President of this great organization, KOTAA (Korean Transportation Association in America). Our organization is the only membership-based non-profit professional association of Korean and Korean-American transportation professionals and students. We are also affiliated with the KSEA (Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association).
The KOTAA is the best venue to develop-promote relationship and friendship among Korean Transportation Professionals in Korea and North America. Our various activities improve the development of all members and contribute to transportation science-research. Our membership is open to all transportation industry-government professionals, university-college professors and graduate students who are in the area of transportation engineering and other transportation-related disciplines. Please join us as any role you like/serve: mentor, mentee, collaborator, friend, technical expert, etc.!
I look forward to continuing to closely work with you and to enjoy fellowship in the coming years. On behalf of all KOTAA staffs, I wish the very best year 2018 to you and your family!

Yong-Rak Kim

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The membership is open to all transportation industry professionals, university professors and graduate students teaching or studying transportation engineering and other transportation-related subjects.

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KOTAA holds an annual meeting at TRB conference on each January. It usually consists of Techonical and Annual meeting session. The time and location will be posted online before TRB conference.

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KOTAA newsletter is published each year to inform members of any news about KOTAA and members.

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