Academics

UF Civil Engineering Graduate Student Models Car-Following Behavior of an Autonomous Transit Shuttle in Lake Nona, FL

For his master’s thesis, civil engineering graduate student Shinya Maehara is developing car-following models in the presence of an Autonomous Transit Shuttle (ATS). He is looking at how the autonomous shuttle in Lake Nona, Florida behaves when sharing the road… Read More

Occupational Therapy Graduate Student Leads Focus Groups to Assess Transportation Mobility, Smart City Planning

Mary Jeghers, a doctoral student in the Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP), assisted with organizing, recruiting, leading, and transcribing two focus group to gauge the transportation needs, barriers, and/or facilitators to residents in the… Read More

Computer Science Graduate Student Creates Sensing Framework for Optimizing Intelligent Traffic Intersection Controllers

Patrick Emami, a doctoral student in the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), is part of a research team that worked on a project aimed at using sensors and machine learning to optimize the decisions made… Read More