UFTI News – January 2016

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The 2014-2015 UFTI Annual Report is Now Available!

A report showcasing the various research, education and technology transfer activities that took place at the UFTI during July 2014 to June 2015 is now available! [Read more]

University of Florida at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)

UFTI Reception & STRIDE Student Poster Competition
The STRIDE Student Poster Competition was held in conjunction with the UFTI Reception during the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The STRIDE Center is the UFTI’s U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) grant-funded regional (Southeastern) University Transportation Center… [Read more]

STRIDE Research Coordinator Wins CUTC Administrative Leadership Award
Within the inner workings of the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI), you’ll find that research is always paired with Ines Aviles-Spadoni… [Read more]

UFTI/STRIDE Doctoral Student Awarded CUTC Student of the Year
Each year at the Transportation Research Board’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) honors the most outstanding student from each participating University Transportation Center (UTC) for his or her achievements and potential in the transportation field…. [Read more]

UFTI’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellow Receives Award for Best Oral Presentation
The University of Florida Transportation Institute’s (UFTI) very own Deja Jackson took home Best Oral Presentation at the 2016 Transportation Research Showcase for her work titled “”Today’s Perception of Vehicle Safety and Its Impact on Preparing for Tomorrow’s Autonomous Vehicles”… [Read more]

UF Research Group Wins the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award 
Congratulations to University of Florida students Zhibin Chen and Zhengtian Xu, UF Alumni Mahmood Zangui and UFTI faculty member Dr. Yafeng Yin for winning the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award at the Transportation Research Board’s 95th Annual Meeting! [Read more]

UF Faculty & Student Participation
University of Florida was well represented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Nearly forty faculty and students were represented in almost thirty papers and presentations[Read more]


REMINDER! Juniors & Seniors: Apply for the STRIDE Transportation Research Internship Program (TRIP)
Applications for the STRIDE Transportation Research Internship Program for summer 2016 are still being accepted. Juniors and seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a 3.0 GPA or above are eligible to apply. The internship program is designed for students to learn about transportation engineering and participate in cutting-edge research. This is a paid internship that runs from mid-May to the end of July… [Read more]

Technology Transfer

REMINDER! 15th International Conference on Managed Lanes
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is sponsoring the 15th International Conference on Managed Lanes May 4-6, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The workshop explores planning, design, and operations of managed lanes as well as emerging research needs related to integrating managed lanes into the transportation system. Applications for posters or presentation proposals are due December 4, 2015.

PDH and CEU Credits Available through UFTI’s T2 Center
According to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, all PEs must now earn a total of 18 continuing education hours in order to renew their licenses. The Florida T2 Center is your partner in satisfying your technical and managerial training needs… [Read more]