NSF-Funded Study Creates Strategy to Improve System Performance of Traffic Apps

This study was recently published in IEEE – Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9312471) Doctoral candidate Stephen Spana and his adviser, Dr. Lili Du of the UF Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, worked on a National Science Foundation study… Read More

Coordinated CAV Platooning Driving Using Real-Time Learning & Distributed Optimization

Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies present great opportunities for reducing traffic congestion through advanced sensors, communication, and portable computing devices – those which assist with conducting cooperative or coordinated driving. However, much of the CAV-related work focuses on assisting… Read More

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