University of Florida


Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., Professor

Director, STRIDE/CMS/TRC

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Transportation)

elefter@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1452

Area of specialization: Highway capacity, traffic flow, theory, traffic simulation

Ilir Bejleri, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

ilir@ufl.edu

352.392.0997, Ext. 432

Area of specialization: Geospatial information systems and analysis, urban design


Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Director I-MAP

Occupational Therapy

sclassen@phhp.ufl.edu

352.273.6062

Area of specialization: Prevention-oriented rehabilitation scientist research includes the screening, evaluation and intervention processes for at-risk older drivers, drivers with neurological conditions (Parkinson’s disease, mild traumatic brain injury, epilepsy) and adolescent drivers; studies use of self-screenings, clinical tests, behind the wheel performance (simulated and on-road driving evaluations) and alternative transportation options to driving


Ralph Ellis, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Construction)

relli@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1485

Area of specialization: Transportation construction


Joseph Geunes, Ph.D., Professor

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

geunes@ise.ufl.edu

352.392.1464, Ext. 2012

Area of specialization: Operations research and production, inventory planning and control


Kurtis Gurley, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Structures)

kgurl@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1508

Area of specialization: Wind engineering, random vibration, structural reliability, probabilistic natural hazard modeling and simulation, vulnerability of residential structures in hurricane winds, measurement of ground level hurricane wind fields and wind loads


Joseph Hartman, Ph.D., Professor

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

hartman@ise.ufl.edu

352.392.1464, Ext. 2002

Area of specialization: Optimization (dynamic programming), applications in engineering economic decision analysis, transportation logistics and manufacturing logistics

Toi Lawphongpanich, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

lawphong@ise.ufl.edu

352.392.1464, Ext. 2015

Area of specialization:  Large-scale optimization, transportation science, nonlinear network flows, manpower and personnel models, logistics and military operations research


William Mann, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor

College of Public Health and Health Professions

Occupational Therapy

wmann@phhp.ufl.edu

352.273.6817

Area of specialization: Rehabilitation and community-based programs, veterans with disabilities, home monitoring and communications technologies (tele-health, tele-rehabilitation), and tools for driver assessment and rehabilitation


Panos Pardalos, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor

Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

pardalos@ufl.edu

352-392-1464

Area of specialization: Global and combinatorial optimization, network design problems, optimization in telecommunications, e-commerce, data mining, biomedical applications, and massive computing

Lori Pennington-Gray, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism

penngray@hhp.ufl.edu

352.392.4042, Ext. 1318

Area of specialization:  Uses the “systems approach” to understand both demand-side and supply-side issues related to tourism, consumer travel behavior on the demand side, the decision-making process of destination marketing organizations (DMOs) on the supply-side


Reynaldo Roque, Ph.D., P.E., Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Pavements)

rroqu@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1458

Area of specialization: Asphalt, bitumious mixtures, pavements


Peter Sheng, Ph.D., Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Coastal Engineering

pete@coastal.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1521

Area of specialization: Storm surge and inundation, coastal hazard, coastal and estuarine ecosystem dynamics, integrated and interdisciplinary modeling and forecasting, cyber-infrastructure

 
Siva Srinivasan, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Transportation)

siva@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1456

Area of specialization: Transportation planning and policy evaluation, activity-based approaches for travel-demand forecasting, econometric modeling of time use and travel behavior


Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Department of Urban & Regional Planning

rsteiner@ufl.edu

352.392.0997, Ext. 431 

Area of specialization: Transportation policy, urban and regional planning, growth management, land use, safety, health and environment, sustainability


Mang Tia, Ph.D., Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Pavements)

tia@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1463

Area of specialization: Concrete and asphalt pavements, concrete and asphalt materials, instrumentation

Scott Washburn, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor

Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

Department of Civil Engineering (Transportation)

swash@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1453

Area of specialization: Traffic operations, traffic flow theory, quality and level of service, development and testing of simulation models, development and application of advanced technologies to traffic operations and safety issues, statistical and econometric methods


Yafeng Yin, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment

 Department of Civil Engineering (Transportation)

 yafeng@ce.ufl.edu

352.392.9537, Ext. 1455

Area of specialization:  Transportation network modeling, highway traffic operations, transit planning and operations, infrastructure asset management, assessments and evaluations of intelligent transportation systems technologies


Paul Zwick, Ph.D., Professor

College of Design, Construction and Planning

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

 352.392.0997, Ext. 427

Area of specialization: Geospatial information systems and analysis, information technology for planning, land use, safety, health and environment, sustainability, urban ecologies