National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

2017 National Summer Transportation Institute California State University, Los Angeles High School Program Summer is here, and there is no better time to think about your future by participating in a FREE two-week summer program! From June 19 to June 30, 2017 the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at Cal State L.A. offers a no cost program, called the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) that can help you with your educational and career decisions.

WEEK ONE: Transportation Projects & Enhancement Program

1. Get exposed to new ideas and concepts
2. Explore:

  • Careers in Transportation
  • Computer Training including Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Fun math, physics problems

3. Develop presentation and study skills
4. Work on:

  • Solar Powered vehicle
  • Pop Bottle Rockets
  • Towers & Bridges

5. Field trip to transportation agency.

WEEK TWO: The Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Program

  1. Fun, interactive aviation at Flabob Airport in Riverside
  2. Get exposed to aerospace/aviation world
  3. Air traffic control
  4. Use flight stimulators
  5. Field trips to aviation sites
  6. Even fly an airplane


Class Sessions
Middle School Students June 19, 2017- June 30, 2017
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Mandatory

With Parents: June 19, 2017 | 9:00-12:00 Noon
Student Only Workshop 1:00-4:00pm

Graduation Ceremony

Flying Aircraft

2017 High School Student Application

2017 Middle School Student Application

Middle School APPLICATIONS DUEby Friday, May 19th, 2017

High School APPLICATIONS DUE: by Friday, July 7th, 2017

For more information or to submit an application email 

Donna Melendez, Program Coordinator or
Dept Office: 323-343-4450

Dr. Hassan Hashemian
Professor of Civil Engineering Director of the National Summer Transportation Institute
Phone: 323-343-4499 Dept Office: 323-343-4450 Fax: 323-343-6316