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14 03, 2019

T&DI Announces Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty is a winner of Francis C. Turner Award

The Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) is pleased to announce the selection of Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, to receive the  Francis C. Turner Award for his outstanding leadership in the field of road safety nationally and internationally. In addition, his exceptional impact on the transportation field with an extensive publication record, his service on [...]

1 03, 2019

Kamol Roy received the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis

The University of Central Florida Graduate Council has recommended Kamol Roy, to receive the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis in the Engineering, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences category. This award recognizes the quality, content and exceptional contribution in the field of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. [...]

1 03, 2019

Jared Church received the 2018-2019 University Award for the outstanding dissertation

Dr. Jared Church received the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Dissertation in the Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences category. This award recognizes the quality, content and exceptional contribution in his field of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Church’s dissertation was entitled “Electrochemical microsensors for in situ [...]

19 02, 2019

UCF Water First Seminar – Wednesday, February 27

Time: 3:00 PM Room: R1 101/101A Dr. Vasileios Kitsikoudis (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Central Florida) Title: How does oyster reef restoration affect flow and turbulence? Abstract: Oysters are ecosystem engineers that provide numerous beneficial services to coastal areas. Despite the fact that these services are widely acknowledged, oyster populations have dramatically declined worldwide. Current [...]

28 01, 2019

Dr. Haitham Al-Deek research team has won three best paper awards at the TRB conference 2019

Dr. Haitham Al-Deek research team has won three best paper awards at the TRB conference in Washington DC in January of this year. The papers were all related to Dr. Haitham Al-Deek  UCF wrong-way driving research.  The three papers were: 1) Best Freeway Operations Paper.  This was on the analysis of performance from two wrong-way driving [...]

24 01, 2019

Real-Time Data Analytics Aims to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Researchers at the University of Central Florida, in partnership with the city of Orlando, are using real-time traffic data to uncover strategies for reducing car crashes and ultimately creating fatality-free roads. MetroLab Network has partnered with Government Technology to bring its readers a segment called the MetroLab Innovation of the Month Series, which highlights impactful tech, data and [...]

13 01, 2019

Kevin R. Mackie, Ph.D., Honored as ASCE Fellow

Kevin R. Mackie, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor and associate chair in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering at the University of Central Florida, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Mackie’s research interests are in the performance-based assessment of bridges and buildings to seismic loading, applications of reliability [...]

18 12, 2018

UCF faculty and students present at AGU Fall Meeting

Together with more than 25,000 scientists UCF faculty members and students attended the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union at the Walter E. Washington convention center in Washington D.C. from December 9-15. Our faculty and students from the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering groups presented 20 abstracts during the week and organized 4 well-attended [...]

12 12, 2018

Prof. Ni-Bin Chang Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in 2018 and was recognized for his contributions to the field of nutrient monitoring, removal, and possible recovery in aquatic environment. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific [...]

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