National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

2019 National Summer Transportation Institute California State University, Los Angeles High School Program is here, and there is no better time to think about your future by participating in a FREE two-week summer program! From June 27th to July 15th, 2019 the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at Cal State LA 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
High School Students: June 27, 2019 - July 15, 2019 
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm 

With Parents: June 27, 2019 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Student Only Workshop: 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Graduation Ceremony
Monday, July 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

Flying Aircraft
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 7:30am

2019 High School Student Application

High School APPLICATIONS DUE by Saturday, June 1st, 2019

For more information or to submit an application, email: 

Donna Melendez, Program Coordinator
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