Month: September 2020

Occupational Therapy Doctoral Student Works on Study to Understand Older Driver Perceptions on AV Technology

James Wersal, a doctoral student in the Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) team, worked in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the City of Gainesville on a STRIDE-funded project to better… Read More

Transportation & Planning Students Study the Effects of COVID-19 on Transit in a University Town

UFTI Transportation doctoral student Sagar Patni and UF urban planning master’s student Juan Suarez conducted a study under the direction of their adviser, Dr. Siva Srinivasan, to track the impact of COVID-19 on ridership in the City of Gainesville, Florida,… Read More

Graduate Student at UFTI Develops CAV Functionality in Microsimulation Software

Researchers at UFTI leading a STRIDE Center project in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech) have developed a robust microsimulation extension. This will allow for the development and refinement of advanced transportation management strategies and evaluation procedures for… Read More

Remembering Xiaoyu Zhu

(This page is being updated regularly. If you’d like to contribute your thoughts and memories about Dr. Xiaoyu Zhu, please send them to The UFTI is mourning the loss of a talented transportation engineering alumna. Dr. Xiaoyu Zhu passed… Read More