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 [...]
Dr. Catbas and his team from CITRS made three presentations during the Annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) Meeting about some of their on-going work: 1) “Fast Track Ultrasonic Imaging of Concrete Bridge Decks, 2) Load Testing and Rating Bridges Using Computer Vision, 3) Mixed reality with AI for bridge inspections and decision making. CITRS prior [...]
U.S. Transportation Secretary Announces Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge Winner Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced University of Central Florida (UCF) as the winner of the Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge. The challenge is a $350,000 national, multistage competition seeking innovative analytical visualization tools to improve [...]
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 [...]