Academics

Doctoral Student’s Contributions Lead to Database used in Creating Updated Weaving Analysis Model for the Highway Capacity Manual 6

Ehsan Amini, a doctoral student in the UF Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, was part of a collaborative project led by North Carolina State University (NCSU) that focused on identifying, documenting, and addressing some major deficiencies in the weaving… Read More

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Perceptions by Younger and Middle-Aged Drivers: An Occupational Therapy Study

Seung Woo Hwangbo, a doctoral student in the UF Department of Occupational Therapy affiliated with the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP), is working in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the City of Gainesville, on… Read More

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