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UCF Study Could Predict Future Hurricane Storm Surge

September 9, 2020
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, according to the National Hurricane Center. It occurs when water levels…

Real-Time Data Analytics Aims to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

December 18, 2018
In our first 2019 installment of the Innovation of the Month series, we explore how the University of Central Florida, in Orlando, is using big data and analytics to predict and mitigate traffic fatalities and accidents. MetroLab’s Executive Director Ben Levine spoke with Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Pegasus Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental…