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13 12, 2021

National-level industrial donation from the Terracon

2021-12-13T14:03:48-05:00December 13th, 2021|

Terracon Foundation has awarded Dr. Jiannan (Nick) Chen, $8,000 to support the research and students at our department. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach out and become a real part of the lives of company employees and the communities where we live [...]

1 10, 2021

UCF Researcher is Part of New $20 Million NSF Megalopolitan Coastal Project

2021-10-01T10:30:52-04:00October 1st, 2021|

The project aims to create climate-resilient decision-making frameworks to equitably support coastal communities. The UCF research group will work on analyzing co-evolving hazards, including sea-level rise, storm surges, compound flooding, and coastal erosion, and how these will be affected by climate change in time and space. This information will be absorbed by other [...]

13 06, 2021

Our Alumni is the new Dean of Engineering at the Northern Border University in Saudi Arabia

2021-06-14T07:33:29-04:00June 13th, 2021|

Dr. Yahya Alassaf (Construction Engineering, UCF) has been appointed as the new Dean of Engineering at the Northern Border University in Saudi Arabia.  NBU was established in 2008 and has 16 Colleges.  The University is the home of over 15,000 students with over two-thirds of them female. The College of Engineering at NBU has [...]

13 01, 2021

UCF students participation in Florida’s 1st Virtual Water Conference pays dividends

2021-01-13T19:39:23-05:00January 13th, 2021|

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 [...]

16 11, 2020

UCF Transportation Researchers at TRB 100th Annual Meeting

2020-11-16T20:08:41-05:00November 16th, 2020|

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 [...]

10 09, 2020

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the news with his research

2020-09-10T19:19:00-04:00September 10th, 2020|

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, [...]

19 07, 2020

UCF is Ranked Among Top 5 in Nation for Transportation Science and Technology

2020-07-19T21:46:26-04:00July 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

20 11, 2019

UCF Transportation Researchers at TRB 99th Annual Meeting

2019-11-21T16:12:26-05:00November 20th, 2019|

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 99th Annual Meeting will be held January 12–16, 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world. The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations [...]

8 08, 2019

Pretty Soon, Floridians May No Longer Need to Wait to Turn Left on Red

2020-12-30T19:07:38-05:00August 8th, 2019|

UCF researcher and alum Hatem Abou-Senna ’03MS ’12PhD worked on a project with the Florida Department of Transportation to make left turns safer and more efficient. Waiting for a left-turn signal to change at an intersection can seem like an eternity, especially when there is no oncoming traffic. However, a University of Central Florida [...]

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