Seminars

Spring 2014

Thursday, February 2014, 2 pm to 3 pm, Matthews Suite, the Reitz Union
Connected and Automated Vehicles Meet Big Data: Current Research & Future Directions [abstract]
Presenter: Adel W. Sadek, Ph.D., Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Institute for Sustainable Transportation & Logistics, Director, Transportation Informatics Tier I University Transportation Center, University at Buffalo, the State University of New York [bio]


Fall 2012

Thursday, Nov 29, 2012, 11 am to 12 pm, WEBINAR
Webinar: Improved Timeliness and Accessibility to Crash Data and Tools for Safety
Presenter: Ilir Bejleri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning
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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012, 11 am to 12 pm, 513 Weil
Presenters: 
Richard Tillery, AICP and David Stroud, PE, AICP, of RS&H
Topic 1:
Demand Travel Forecasting: The process, the current state of the practice in Florida, and its future [abstract]
Topic 2: The managed lane planning process and analysis tools used to plan individual managed lane segments on I-95, I-595, I-75 and the Palmetto freeways in Florida [abstract]


Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012, 6 pm to 9 pm, Mathews Suite, Reitz Union, University of Florida
WTS UF Transportation Symposium on Leadership
Speakers:  Kathy Caldwell, Laura Kelley and Marcia Ferranto
Avialble as a live webcast via Adobe Connect. 
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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenter:
Barron Henderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UF Environmental Engineering Sciences
Topic:
How the Upper Troposphere Can Inform Transportation Related Air Pollution


Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenter:
Krishna C. Jha, Innovative Scheduling
Topic: Optimization Problems in Rail Transportation [abstract]


Tuesday, Sept 25, 2012, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenter:
Seckin Ozkul, Doctoral Student
Topic: A Revised Version of the HCM 2010 Urban Streets Automobile LOS Methodology [abstract]


Tuesday, Sept 18, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenter: Jing Li, Ph.D., University of Florida, Civil Engineering
Topic:  Two-Lane Highway Simulation and Analysis [abstract]


Thursday, Sept 6, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Abhinav Alakshendra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University of Florida
Topic:
The Economics of Potential Reduction of Rural Road Systems in Kansas [abstract]


Summer 2012

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513
Weil
Presenters: Robin Osborne, M.S.
Topic: Integration of Toll Plazas Modeling into CORSIM, Implementation of Toll Plaza Analysis into FREEPLAN



Thursday, June 21, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters: Kwangkyu Lim, doctoral student
Topic: Modeling Household Social-Recreational Activity Participation Patterns



Thursday, June 28, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Fang He, doctoral student
Topic: Integrated Pricing of Roads and Electricity Enabled by Wireless Power Transfer



Thursday, July 5, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Mahmood Zangui, doctoral student
Topic: Differentiated Pricing of Transportation Network



Thursday, July 12, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Corey Hill, master's student
Topic: Lane Changing on Freeways



Thursday, July 19, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Don Watson, master's student
Topic: Two-Lane Highway Operations under a Lane Closure



Thursday, July 26, 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Evangelos Mintsis, master's student
Topic: An Evaluation of the Joint Operation of Ramp Metering and Variable Speed Limits using CORSIM



Thursday, August 9 , 2012, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Jing Li, doctoral student
Topic: Two-lane Highway Simulation and Analysis



Spring 2012

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 11:45 am to 12:45 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
John M. Mason, Jr., Ph.D., PE, vice president for research, Auburn University
Topic: Geometric Design, Speed, and Safety - TRB Paper 12-4151
Live webcast via AdobeConnect!


Thursday, March 22, 2012, 11:20 am to 12:20 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Suzanne Andrews, MEng. [bio]
Topic: Auction Use in the Supply Chain among Buyers, Suppliers and Transportation Service Providers: Can Sustainability be Incorporated in a Multiple Criteria Approach? [abstract]



Thursday, March 12, 2012, 11:20 am to 12 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Ahmed Helmy, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida [bio]
Topic: Data-driven Analysis, Modeling and Design for Future Mobile Networking [abstract]



Thursday, March 1, 2012, 11 am to 12 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenter:
Carl D. Crane, Ph.D., professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering/Director of the Center for Intelligent Machines and Robotics (CIMAR), University of Florida [bio]
Topic: Development of Autonomously Navigating Ground Vehicles [abstract]



Thursday, February 23, 2012, 12 pm to 1 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Chrysafis Vogiatzis (doctoral student, ISE) and Ines Aviles-Spadoni, M.S. (CMS)
Topic: Evacuation Planning for Livestock in a Case of a Nuclear Power Plant Accident [abstract]



Thursday, February 2, 2012, 11 am to 12 pm, Room 513 Weil
Presenters:
Jennifer Oxley, Ph.D. and Judith Charlton, Ph.D.
Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC), Australia
Topic: Urban Planning for a Safe System for Older Road Users