National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

2020 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 29th to July 10th, 2020 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 29, 2020 - July 10, 2020
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm 

With Parents: June 29, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Student Only Workshop: 1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Graduation Ceremony
Monday, July 13, 2020, Time: TBD

Flying Aircraft
Date: July 11th, 2020

2020 High School  & Middle School Student Application

High School APPLICATIONS DUE by Saturday, June 1st, 2020

For more information or to submit an application, email: 

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