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Three UF Students Receive WTS Scholarships

Three UF Students Receive WTS Scholarships

Published: Oct 3rd, 2017

This past month, three students from the WTS Florida Gator Student Chapter, also known as WTS Advancing Women in Transportation, were awarded scholarships. These awards were presented at the WTS […]

UFTI Student Tyler Valila wins ITE Scholarship Award for 2017-2018 School Year

UFTI Student Tyler Valila wins ITE Scholarship Award for 2017-2018 School Year

Published: Sep 1st, 2017

Tyler Valila, a second-year transportation engineering student, was this year’s recipient for the Institute of Transportation Engineers Scholarship Award. Valila was born and raised in Gardner, Massachusetts. He completed his […]

UFTI Students Present Posters at FDOT’s Transplex

Published: Aug 30th, 2017

UFTI students, Deja Jackson and Fabio Sasahara, attended the Florida Department of Transportation’s TRANSPLEX conference in Ponte Verda, FL, from August 8-10, 2017. Jackson and Sasahara were two out of […]

UFTI’s T2 Center Receives Three ASAP Awards from the FHWA

UFTI’s T2 Center Receives Three ASAP Awards from the FHWA

Published: Aug 30th, 2017

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently awarded UFTI’s Transportation Technology Transfer (T2) Center three Accelerating Safety Activities Program (ASAP) awards. The three awards represent more than half of all available […]

UFTI Director Elected President of the Council of University Transportation Centers

Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

During the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC)  Summer Meeting in Buffalo, NY, Dr. Lily Elefteriadou was elected  president of the organization.   Dr. Elefteriadou will serve as President for one […]

UFTI Student Deja Jackson Awarded UF Dr. J. Michael Rollo Diversity Impact Award

Published: Jun 5th, 2017

University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) student Deja Jackson was named the graduate student awardee for the UF Dr. J. Michael Rollo Diversity Impact Award. The award was presented to […]

STRIDE Research Coordinator Completes UF Leadership Academy

STRIDE Research Coordinator Completes UF Leadership Academy

Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Ines Aviles-Spadoni, who serves as the research coordinator for the UFTI’s U.S. DOT grant-funded University Transportation Center (STRIDE), completed a 9-month program for emerging leaders at the University of Florida. […]

Deja Jackson Named a 2017 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

Deja Jackson Named a 2017 Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) student Deja Jackson was named a 2017 Traffic Safety Scholar (TSS) and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 35th Annual National Lifesavers Conference […]

Ines Aviles-Spadoni Selected as Co-Chair of Joint TRB Sub-Committee

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

  Ines Aviles-Spadoni has been selected to co-chair Ahead of the Curve: Mastering the Management of Transportation Research, ABG10(1), which is a joint subcommittee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conduct […]

NaviGators AMS Win First Place at the 2016 Maritime RobotX Challenge

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

The UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s NaviGator AMS was awarded first place in the 2016 Maritime RobotX Challenge, an international event held December 11-18, 2016, in Oahu, Hawaii. Thirteen […]