After 27 years of distinguished career at UCF as Chair, CATSS director and distinguished professor, Dr. Radwan is retiring. We hope he has a wonderful retirement! He will be missed, but not forgotten. He has done so much for the department and his students.
A team of researchers from UCF has been selected as an honorable mention in the Data for Climate Action Challenge organized by UN Global Pulse. Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. UN Global Pulse organized Data for Climate Action Challenge (#D4CA) inviting data scientists, researchers, [...]
The four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs announce the Transportation Data Challenge, a series of community problem-solving sessions, hackathons, and demonstrations to be held in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Data Science Inc., and a growing community of partners. As a part of this, the Midwest Transportation Data Challenge [...]
Dr. Essam Radwan was an invited speaker at the 4th International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS 2017) held in Banff, Alberta, Canada during the period August 8-10, 2017. This event was hosted by Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), China Communications and Transportation Association (CCTA), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Canadian Society [...]
Robert Murphy, P.E. (ITE Ped/Bike Standing Committee Chair), Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna, P.E. and Kirsten Tynch P.E., PTOE (Chair of the Ped/bike awards committee). Florida Section ITE newsletter: http://www.floridasectionite.org/ Dr. Essam Radwan and Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna won the 2017 ITE Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee Best Project Award. Dr. Abou-Senna received the award at the [...]
UCF Knightly News Interview about the research “Assessment of Sidewalk/Bicycle-Lane Gaps with Safety and Developing Statewide Pedestrian Crash Rates”
Congratulations to our Chair Mohamed Abdel-Aty, on being Honored As UCF Trustee Chair! Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty is a Pegasus Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, Deputy Director of the Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation, and Chair of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering. He has co-authored more than 400 papers. According to [...]
New wrong way warning signs, equipped with special sensors, are going up all along highways in Central Florida. UCF professor-designed Wrong Way signs Meant to warn drivers, FHP Going up at several exit ramps on major roads In 2012, University of Central Florida Professor Haitham Al-Deek teamed up with the Expressway Authority to [...]