Research Highlights

UF & University of Kansas Researchers Advance to Semifinals of USDOT Inclusive Design Challenge

University of Florida faculty Dr. Sanaz Motamedi, Dr. Eakta Jain, Dr. Xilei Zhao, Dr. Wayne Gian and Dr. Boyi Ju were selected as semifinalists as part of the Inclusive Design challenge team led by the University of Kansas. The research… Read More

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

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