CUTR has a team of experienced and dedicated personnel who work on a range of transportation-related projects and programs. The center’s staff includes educators, researchers, and technical experts who are committed to improving transportation safety for all road users.

In addition to its core staff, CUTR also works with a network of partners and collaborators in the transportation field. These partners include other research institutions, government agencies, and industry associations. By leveraging the expertise and resources of these partners, CUTR is able to make a greater impact on transportation safety and driver education issues.

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Zhila Nouri Student Research Assistant Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)
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Seçkin Özkul, Ph.D., P.E. Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management Director, USF Supply Chain Innovation LabSchool of Marketing and Innovation | Muma College of Business
Phone: 813-974-2530
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Scott Paine Affiliated Faculty Planning & Corridor ManagementLocation: Office-site
Home Phone: (813)300-1912
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Rohith Panchineni Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)Graduate Research Assistant
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Victoria Perk , Ph.D. Program Director, Transit Research Program Location: CUT 229
Phone: 813-974-7327
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Emerald Phan Student Assistant Motorcycle Injury Prevention
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Katerina Portellos Student Researcher, USF Bicycle Club President ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety
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Joseph Post Senior Research Advisor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Home Phone: 727-666-4993
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Sai Chandan Prabhakara Reddy Graduate Research Assistant Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)
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Maysam Rabbani PhD candidate/researcher Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)
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Pradeep Raju Madiraju Student Researcher Transit Management & Innovation
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Rakesh Rangaswamy Research Assistant ITS, Traffic Operations & SafetyLocation: CUT 128
Phone: 813-397-9089
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Reena Raturi Federal Grants Coordinator NICR Fiscal ManagerLocation: CUT 116
Phone: 813-974-9761
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Maheshwari Reddy Chowdarigari Graduate Research Assistant Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)
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Jonathan Roberson , AICP Research Associate Transit Management & Innovation
Phone: 813-974-4860
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Tina Roberts Procurement Director Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Garrett Rolle Student Researcher Transit Management & Innovation
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Niloufar Roozegar Data Researcher Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME)
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Brian Ruppert Maintenance Specialist Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Gennaro “Rino” Saliceto Safety and Health Consultant Transit Safety and Workforce DevelopmentLocation: CUT 246
Phone: 813-974-7748
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Arman Sargolzaei, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Director of Resilient, Autonomous, Networked Control Systems (RANCS) Lab University of South Florida
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Deborah Schultz Program Planner Analyst ITS, Traffic Operations & SafetyLocation: CUT 134
Phone: 813-974-9759
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Ankit Shah, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering University of South Florida
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Bob Southall Vehicle Field Inspector Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Lisa Staes CUTR Associate DirectorLocation: CUT 109
Phone: 813-974-9787
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Kiryanna Stanley Assistant Training Coordinator ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety
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Lazara Stinnette Administrative Specialist Transit Safety and Workforce DevelopmentLocation: CUT 236A
Phone: 813-974-0695
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Steve Stopiak Maintenance Specialist Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Amy L. Stuart , Ph.D. College of Public Health
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Aditi Sugeerappa Hoti Student Assistant ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety