ITS-Faculty

Cong Chen, Ph.D – Post Doctoral Scholar

Cong Chen, Ph.D Post Doctoral Scholar Email: congchen1@cutr.usf.edu Tel: 813-974-2482          Dr. Cong Chen has worked with the ITS, Traffic Operation and Safety Program at CUTR since January 2017. He received his Ph.D. degree in transportation engineering from the University of New Mexico in 2015, and his research focuses on traffic crash modeling and safety analysis, advanced traffic

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Jason Jackman, MPA – Research Associate

  Jason Jackman, MPA Traffics Operations & Safety Research Associate Email: Jackman@cutr.usf.edu Phone: 813-974-6065       Education: Masters of Public Administration, University of South Florida, 2012 B.A., Technical and Professional Writing, University of South Florida, 2005   Specialties: University Safety Outreach and Education Transportation Demand Management Safe Routes to School Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Grant Writing Project Management Technical Writing

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Achilleas Kourtellis, Ph.D. – Reseach Associate

Research Associate. Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2009; M. Civil Engineering (Transportation), University of South Florida, 2006; B.S. Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, 2004. Specialties: statistical analysis, ITS implementations and in-vehicle safety devices, driver experiments for technology testing

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Pei-Sung Lin, Ph.D., P.E., PTOE, FITE – Program Director

Ph.D., PE, PTOE, FITE, Director, ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety Program. PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Florida, 1995; MS, Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1991; BS, Civil Engineering, National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan, 1986. Specialties: ITS, traffic engineering and operations, traffic signal systems, traffic safety, pedestrian safety, transit safety, incident management, performance measures, and traffic impact studies.

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Seckin Ozkul, Ph.D., P.E. – Research Associate Faculty

Seckin Ozkul, Ph.D., P.E. Traffic Operations & Safety Research Associate Faculty Email: sozkul@cutr.usf.edu Phone: 813-974-0445       Education: Ph. D., Civil Engineering (Transportation), University of Florida, 2014 M.S., Civil Engineering, University of South Florida, 2009 B.S., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 2006   Specialties: Commercial vehicle operations Survey design and conduction Freight management Freight logistics Economic impacts of freight transportation

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Zhenyu Wang, Ph.D. – Research Associate

Zhenyu Wang’s research and teaching interests focuses on transportation safety, traffic engineering and operations, intelligent transportation systems, traffic simulation, and application development in transportation engineering. Zhenyu Wang has conducted 17 funded research projects, published 11 academic papers on peer-review journals, and developed four transportation software packages for Florida DOT. He also served as instructors of graduate/undergraduate courses, reviewers for academic journals, and members of thesis/dissertation committees.

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