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.
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 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 [...]
ASCE’s Transportation and Development Institute (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 [...]
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 [...]
Dr. Boo Hyun Nam provided keynote lectures at 1st International Conference Green Sustainable Industry Roads (ICGSIR) to be held on May 3-5, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. The topics include sustainable road materials and highway geohazard and mitigation. Nam received an Appreciation plague from Dr. Essam Sharaf (former prime minister of Egypt). [...]
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 [...]