The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students. The Founders’ Day Awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students. As we recognize these achievements, we remember the efforts of those women and men who made this university a reality, and we prepare for the [...]
UCF ITE Student Chapter was selected for the ITE Florida Puerto Rico District 2020-2021 Student Chapter Momentum Award
The UCF student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) has recently received the Student Chapter Momentum Award for the Florida Puerto Rico district of ITE. This award is designed to recognize a student chapter that has experienced the greatest momentum/improvement in the past year. This year, the UCF student chapter focused on [...]
Dr. Thomas Wahl, University of Central Florida, USA, is the recipient of the 2021 IAPSO Early Career Scientist medal in physical ocean science. This is awarded in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the research on changes in mean sea level, tides, storm surges, waves, and their interactions. Dr. Wahl's research has had [...]
UCF environmental engineering students recently participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2020 Annual Conference that was originally scheduled to be held at Champions Gate, Florida between November 30 and December 2 but then changed to a virtual format due to COVID-19. Doctoral candidate Jessica [...]
Interview with Spectrum News 13 about mystery traffic jams; how and why do they occur especially when there is no accident, construction rain, or any reason. Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna - UCF.
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) today announced the TRB 100th Annual Meeting (TRBAM), originally scheduled to take place in Washington, D.C., will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. TRBAM in its traditional face-to-face format attracts more than 14,000 transportation professionals from all over the world. “If other [...]
2021 TRB Annual Meeting: Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, 2020 Roy W. Crum Award recipient Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty is the recipient of the 2020 Roy W. Crum Award, to be received at the 2021 Annual Meeting. Dr. Aty is recognized for his distinguished achievements in the development of immediate practical applications of his fundamental and developmental research [...]
UCF Study Could Predict Future Hurricane Storm Surge ORLANDO, Fla. — As we enter peak Hurricane season, University of Central Florida’s National Center for Integrated Coastal Research team is developing models to better predict storm surges in the future. Storm surge is often the most dangerous threat to life and property along the coast during a hurricane, [...]
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ShanghaiRankings placed the engineering programs at UCF above Georgia Tech, Purdue, Arizona State, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Florida. UCF was recently ranked No. 5 in the United States and No. 29 in the world for transportation science and technology, according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020. UCF also ranked among [...]