Prospective Graduate Students: Transportation Engineering Graduate Program

The Ph.D. and Masters programs in Transportation Engineering at UFTI offer students exciting opportunities to work on cutting-edge technologies such as connected/automated vehicles, big data and data analytics, the theory of traffic flow, simulation and optimization of transportation systems, traveler behavior, infrastructure design and monitoring, dynamic traveler information systems, and safety and sustainability of multi-modal transportation systems.

The Transportation Engineering Program is home to the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center (STRIDE).  STRIDE is a U.S. DOT Regional University Transportation Center (UTC). STRIDE represents the member institutions of Region IV of the USDOT’s University Transportation Centers UTC) program.

We are looking for students with strong analytical capabilities (one or more of statistics, big data analytics, optimization, simulation modeling, programming, GIS) and excellent written and oral communication skills interested in addressing various current and future transportation problems. Students from a variety of undergraduate/masters disciplines including Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial and Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Urban Planning, and Economics will be considered based on interests and expertise.

Graduate Deadlines and Application

Contact Information

For further questions email:

Dr. Siva Srinivasan (
Associate Professor/Transportation Graduate Program Coordinator
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL  32611 USA