National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

2018 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 18th to June 29th, 2018 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
High School Students June 18, 2018- June 29, 2018 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

With Parents: June 18, 2018 | 9:00-12:00 Noon 
Student Only Workshop 1:00-4:00pm 

Graduation Ceremony
Monday, July 2, 2018 time TBA 

Flying Aircraft
Saturday, June 30th, 2018 time TBA 

2018 High School Student Application

2018 Middle School Student Application

Middle School APPLICATIONS DUE:by Friday, June 15th, 2018

High School APPLICATIONS DUE: by Friday, June 1st, 2018

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