Student Spotlight

Asean Davis

Asean Davis is a charismatic second-year Ph.D. student. Academically, he likes to focus his energies looking at the issues surrounding autonomous freight transportation; specifically how driving on a road with autonomous freight effects the behavior of non-autonomous vehicle drivers and how perceptions about autonomous freight play a role in driver behavior.

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Faculty News

Dr. Nithin Agarwal

Dr. Nithin Agarwal has been appointed Director of the UFTI Technology Transfer (T2) Center, effective February 21, 2020. Dr. Agarwal has served as the Assistant Director of the T2 Center for over a year. Dr. Agarwal also manages the UFTI’s Transportation Safety Center where he also leads efforts to evaluate emerging technologies utilizing the UFTI’s I-STREET testbed.

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Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Eleftheria (Ria) Kontou

UFTI Alumna Dr. Kontou is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At the start of her academic career, Dr. Kontou was driven by her fascination with the potential for engineers to improve the efficiency of transportation systems.

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Student Spotlight

Asean Davis

Asean Davis is a charismatic second-year Ph.D. student. Academically, he likes to focus his energies looking at the issues surrounding autonomous freight transportation; specifically how driving on a road with autonomous freight effects the behavior of non-autonomous vehicle drivers and how perceptions about autonomous freight play a role in driver behavior.

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3

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