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January 2016
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The 2014-2015 UFTI Annual Report is Now Available!

 

A report showcasing the various research, education and technology transfer activities that took place at the UFTI during July 2014 to June 2015 is now available! [Read more] 

University of Florida at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 

UFTI Reception & STRIDE Student Poster Competition


The STRIDE Student Poster Competition was held in conjunction with the UFTI Reception during the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The STRIDE Center is the UFTI's U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) grant-funded regional (Southeastern) University Transportation Center... [Read more] 

STRIDE Research Coordinator Wins CUTC Administrative Leadership Award


Born in Puerto Rico and raised by the world, Ines Aviles-Spadoni has a warmth about her that you feel in every interaction she has with students, faculty, and staff. So naturally does she go about aiding the institute that you wouldn't know that... [Read more]  

UFTI Doctoral Student Wins STRIDE Student of the Year Award

 

Each year at the Transportation Research

Board's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) honors the most outstanding student from each participating University Transportation Center (UTC) for his or her achievements and potential in the transportation field.... [Read more] 

UFTI's Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellow Receives Award for Best Oral Presentation


The University of Florida Transportation Institute's (UFTI) very own Deja Jackson took home Best Oral Presentation at the 2016 Transportation Research Showcase for her work titled "Today's Perception of Vehicle Safety and Its Impact on Preparing for Tomorrow's Autonomous Vehicles"... [Read more] 

UF Research Group Wins the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award 

Congratulations to University of Florida students Zhibin Chen and Zhengtian Xu, UF Alumni Dr. Mahmood Zangui and UFTI faculty member Dr. Yafeng Yin for winning the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award at the Transportation Research Board's 95th Annual Meeting. [Read more]
UF Faculty & Student Research Participation

University of Florida was well represented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Nearly forty faculty and students were represented in almost thirty papers and presentations... [Read more]
Education

REMINDER! Juniors & Seniors:
Apply for the STRIDE Transportation Research Internship Program (TRIP)


Applications for the STRIDE Transportation Research Internship Program for summer 2016 are still being accepted.  Juniors and seniors who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a 3.0 GPA or above are eligible to apply. The internship program is designed for students to learn about transportation engineering and participate in cutting-edge research. This is a paid internship that runs from mid-May to the end of July ... [Read more]

Technology Transfer

REMINDER! 15th International Conference on Managed Lanes


The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is sponsoring the 15th International Conference on Managed Lanes May 4-6, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The workshop explores planning, design, and operations of managed lanes... [Read more] 

PDH and CEU Credits Available through UFTI's T2 Center


According to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, all PEs must now earn a total of 18 continuing education hours in order to renew their licenses. The T2 Center can help provide a wealth of technical and managerial training.. .  [Read more] 
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