Ria Kontou

Student Spotlight: Ria Kontou

In 2014, Eleftheria Kontou, also known as Ria, couldn’t pass up the comprehensive transportation curriculum offered at UFTI. Kontou is a second year Ph.D. student working in the field of […]


UFTI Evaluates Corridors with Advanced Signal Control Technologies in Florida

A team of transportation faculty and graduate students are currently undertaking a study funded by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to look at the effectiveness of Adaptive Signal Control […]

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Can Smartphone Parking Apps Help Reduce Traffic Congestion?

In densely populated urban settings, finding a place to park can be a real problem. Drivers often find themselves driving around and around for an extended period of time trying […]


Dr. Scott Washburn Honored with College of Engineering Award

Dr. Scott Washburn has been awarded a College of Engineering Doctoral Dissertation Adviser/Mentoring Award for 2014-2015. The honor recognizes Dr. Washburn’s excellence, innovation and effectiveness in advising and mentoring doctoral […]


UFTI’s Visiting Scholar from Spain

Alvaro Garcia Castro is a doctoral candidate from the Transport Research Centre (TRANSyT) located at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain. His doctoral fellowship provides him with the […]


UFTI Recruitment Video Highlights the Transportation Engineering Program

The Transportation Engineering Program in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering at UF is leading the way in cutting edge transportation research and teaching with exceptional faculty and graduate […]