External Advisory Board News

FDOT Secretary Thibault

The UFTI is pleased to welcome Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin Thibault to the External Advisory Board. The UFTI and FDOT have collaborated extensively for decades, most recently on I-STREET - a real-world testbed in Gainesville, FL that is testing and deploying advanced technologies including connected and autonomous vehicles, smart devices, and sensors. Secretary Thibault's participation will help continue to align the UFTI's research and education with the priorities and needs of the FDOT.

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Center Spotlight

UFTI-T2 Center News: Virtual Car Seat Checks

As we all adjust to our new reality, we are going to have to discover new ways of completing familiar tasks. Recently Jasper Masciocchi, UFTI-T2 Education and Training Specialist, reached out to a few instructors to hear about how they are handling the new Child Passenger Safety landscape. The resulting conversation yielded some really great resources that anyone can use to keep kids safe in car seats regardless of physical distance.

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Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Miguel Lugo

Since graduating from UF, Dr. Lugo has been working with RS&H, an architecture, engineering, and consulting design firm at their headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.

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External Advisory Board News

FDOT Secretary Thibault

The UFTI is pleased to welcome Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin Thibault to the External Advisory Board. The UFTI and FDOT have collaborated extensively for decades, most recently on I-STREET - a real-world testbed in Gainesville, FL that is testing and deploying advanced technologies including connected and autonomous vehicles, smart devices, and sensors. Secretary Thibault's participation will help continue to align the UFTI's research and education with the priorities and needs of the FDOT.

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USDOT-Funded University Transportation Centers Won (2007, 2012, 2016)

134

Affiliated Faculty and Staff at UF

$8.45M

in Research Dollars Awarded to the UFTI (FY2019)

1789

Annual Professional Course Participants