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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Aditi Sugeerappa Hoti Student Assistant ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety
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James Takacs Traffic Safety Outreach Specialist Motorcycle Injury PreventionLocation: CUT 209
Phone: 813-974-7354
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Wendy Teague Graphic Designer Office Site
Phone: 813-974-3120
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Evangeline Van Linkous Associate Professor, Urban and Regional Planning CUTR Affiliated Faculty
Phone: 813-310-0341
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Sai Lokesh Reddy Vazrala Data Collection Support Motorcycle Injury Prevention
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Stephen Wachtler Program Director, Transit Safety and Workforce Development Location: CUT 232
Phone: 813-974-8755
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Ryan Wakefield Multimedia Designer Location: EDU
Phone: 813-974-4896
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Chenying Wang Student Researcher ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety
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Zhenyu Wang Senior Research Associate ITS, Traffic Operations & SafetyLocation: CUT 120
Phone: 813-974-8998
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Joey Watynski Student Researcher Transit Management & Innovation
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Monis Wazir OPS Assistant ITS, Traffic Operations and Safety
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Vanessa Wheeler Pedestrian and Bicycle Specialist Transportation Demand ManagementLocation: Office-site
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Philip L. Winters Program Director, Transportation Demand Management USF NICR Tech Transfer Assistant DirectorLocation: CUT 212
Phone: 813-974-9811
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Savana Wright Senior Research Support Specialist Location: CUT 134A
Phone: 813-974-6506
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Roberta Yegidis Affiliated Faculty Transit Safety and Workforce DevelopmentLocation: Office-site
Phone: 813-974-3120
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Ralph Yoder CUTR Advisory Board Member, Ex Officio Florida Transportation CommissionExecutive Director
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Tansel Yucelen Associate Professor, USF Department of Mechanical Engineering
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Abla Zayed, Ph.D. Professor, Materials Science and Engineering University of South Florida
Phone: 813-974-5823
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Laurie Zeruto Program Planner Transit Safety and Workforce Development
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Yu Zhang, Ph.D. Program Director, Advanced Air Mobility NICR DirectorCivil and Environmental Engineering-ENC
Phone: 813-974-5846