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Ph.D. Student Gustavo de Andrade

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Gustavo de Andrade is a third year Ph.D. student under the UFTI. Andrade is currently working with Dr. Elefteriadou on the topic of Relationships between Road Safety and Operations

University Term Professor Mang Tia Uses Development of Mix Designs for RAP Concrete for Florida Concrete Test Bed

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

The objective of this project was to use specially designed software to optimize the mix of recycled asphalt pavement, RAP, as a replacement for up to 40% of the aggregate […]

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

In this project, University of Florida researchers evaluated the effects of adding recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) to virgin asphalt binder, in an effort to accurately […]

University of Florida Researchers Compare Persistence and Fecundity of Florida Ecotype and Non-Florida-Ecotype Wildflowers

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Roadside plantings beautify Florida’s highways and make traveling more pleasant, but they also perform a vital engineering function by helping to preserve the integrity of the roadway and to prevent […]

Meet Ph.D. Student Wei Sun

Published: Mar 8th, 2018

Wei Sun, Ph.D. transportation student, works with Dr. Scott Washburn on his dissertation on freeway network travel time reliability.

UFTI Collaborates with FDOT to Support Advanced Technologies Installation Along I-75 Through FRAME Project

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

I-75 FRAME (Florida’s Regional Advanced Mobility Elements) is a project that will use advanced communications and traffic management technologies to optimize the use of transportation infrastructure for improved safety and […]

Replaceable Unbonded Tendons for Post-tensioned Bridges

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Dr. Trey Hamilton, of the Structural Engineering Group in the UF Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, along with his research team, investigated the use of flexible fillers with post-tensioned […]

Use of Infrared Thermography for the Inspection of Welds in the Shop and Field

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Dr. Michelle Manuel, chair of the Department of Materials Science Engineering, and her team of researchers explored the use of infrared ultra-time-domain (IR-UTD) testing as an improved method of inspecting […]

I-MAP Partners with AAA to Update Smart Features for Older Drivers

I-MAP Partners with AAA to Update Smart Features for Older Drivers

Published: Feb 28th, 2018

The Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP), within the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, is collaborating with the American Automobile Association (AAA) to revise and compile […]

UFTI Students, Faculty, and Staff Attend the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C.

Published: Feb 2nd, 2018

Each January, students, faculty, and staff from the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). […]