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29 09, 2020

Dr. Aty is 2020 Roy W. Crum Award recipient

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 [...]

10 09, 2020

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the news with his 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, [...]

19 07, 2020

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

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 [...]

29 01, 2020

Dr. Catbas and his team received Kikuchi-Karlaftis Award

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 [...]

21 11, 2019

University of Central Florida is the winner of the Solving for Safety Visualization Challenge

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 [...]

20 11, 2019

UCF Transportation Researchers at TRB 99th Annual Meeting

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 [...]

18 11, 2019

UCF is leading an NSF project to design a smart air quality monitoring network for Orlando

The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a new $1.2 million grant to UCF to design a smart air quality monitoring network for Orlando. The study team consists of three UCF professors: Dr. Haofei Yu from Environmental Engineering, Dr. Kelly Stevens and Dr. Thomas Bryer from Public Administration, and two researchers from the University [...]

21 08, 2019

Assistant Professor, Smart City (Smart Materials and Smart Wastewater Management)

The University of Central Florida is dedicated to increasing the prominence of it's Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering (CECE) Department. Applications are invited for one tenure-track faculty position under the FUTURe CITy – Fostering Smart Urban Transformation and Ubiquitous Resilience with Connected Infrastructure and Technology – initiative housed in the CECE Department. The FUTURE [...]

8 08, 2019

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

Ch9 coverage of the research on left turn signals. 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 [...]

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Chair   Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, P.E.
Engr II 211-F
Email:M.Aty@ucf.edu
Associate Chair   Kevin Mackie, Ph.D., P.E.,
Engr II 211-H
Email:Kevin.Mackie@ucf.edu
Graduate Director   Dr. Andrew A. Randall, P.E.
Engr II 211-L
Email:Andrew.Randall@ucf.edu
Graduate Student Services Coordinator   Ana Lucia Salas
Engr II 211-K
Phone E: 407-823-1299
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Academic Advisor II (Undergraduate Advisor)   Mary Smith, MSEd
Engr II 211-G
Phone E: 407-823-2128
Email:Mary.Smith2@ucf.edu