Professor Haitham Al-Deek with UCF President Cartwright honored for his 30 years of service at UCF Dr. Haitham Al-Deek, was honored for 30 years of service to UCF on Founders' Day. The Founders’ Day Honors Convocation celebrates those who contribute to UCF’s growing quality and impact. UCF has never followed what [...]
Mohamed Abdel-Aty, professor and trustee chair for the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, is the 2022 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious S.S. Steinberg Award. The honor recognizes an individual who has made remarkable contributions to transportation education. “I am so grateful to ARTBA, and [...]
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 [...]
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.