Megan Cott, Administrative Specialist

Megan Cott mcott@cutr.usf.edu       Megan Cott joins CUTR as an Administrative Specialist for the Motorcycle Injury Prevention Institute (MIPI) Program.  Most recently she was a part of the Student Support Services team and the David C. Anchin Center at USF.  Her experience is in grant management and implementation.  Megan received her Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from USF.

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National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) Seeks Graduate Students to Become USF-NCTR Graduate Research Assistants

In conjunction with the University of South Florida (USF) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the National Center for Transit Research (NCTR) is seeking candidates for several graduate assistant positions. Selected applicants will pursue a master’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. This 16-month program of coursework and experiential learning assignments will produce a master’s degree focused on transportation with

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USF in 35 sessions at the Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting

The Center for Urban Transportation Research and others from University of South Florida’s College of Engineering will be presenting or moderating 35 paper/poster sessions/committee meetings at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC beginning on Sunday, January 11, 2015.  Below is the list of workshops, lectern/poster sessions, and committee meetings where we will be presenting. We hope

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Mr. Makarand Gawade has been awarded the 2013 Georgia Brosch Memorial Transportation Scholarship

Mr. Gawade will receive a Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Fall 2014.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the SP College of Engineering, University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.   His dissertation involves understanding the influence of urban form and street design on multimodal public transportation efficiency.  He worked on several projects at CUTR which encompassed

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Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D. – ACME Program Director

Senior Research Associate. Ph.D, Economics, University of South Florida, 2010; M.A., Economics, University of South Florida, 2000; Doctor, Political Science, Universitá degli Studi di Sassari, Italy, 1997. Specialties: urban and regional economics, economic impact analysis, travel demand modeling, econometric modeling.

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Chanyoung Lee, Ph.D., AICP, PTP, Program Director

PhD, Senior Research Associate, ITS, Traffic Operations & Safety Program. PhD,Transportation Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison; certificate in Transportation Management and Policy, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UWM; MS Transportation Planning, BS Urban Planning, Hongik University . Specialties: traffic analysis support, winter weather mobility impacts, microsimulation calibration and validation, ramp metering retiming.

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Stephen Reich, TPEEA Research Assistant

Director, Transportation Program Evaluation and Economic Analysis. BA, Geography & Environmental Planning, Towson State University, 1979. Specialties: transportation agency management, innovative financing, capital programming, federal aid, toll facility management and operations.

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Ken Short, Assistant Director

Leader of the Business Services group within CUTR, which includes accounting, network/computer services, payroll, travel, purchasing and building management. The staff within the Business Services group assists the CUTR faculty researchers in completing their important work.

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Siwon Jang, Ph.D., Research Associate

Dr. Siwon Jang has a strong commitment to empirical research and practice in injury prevention including traffic injury prevention. In particular, she is interested in preventing injuries among children and adolescents, considering that unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for these populations. Dr. Jang also has a wide variety of experience in developing and implementing injury prevention programs in academic, community, national, and international settings. For example, she has been involved in designing safety education materials for children, parents, and school teachers, such as textbook, instructional guidebook, animation CD, and fact-sheets. In Korea, Dr. Jang was involved in localizing the global safety program, “Walk This Way,” which was developed and implemented by Safe Kids Worldwide, a multinational non-governmental organization that is committed to child safety. She also taught various public health courses for over seven years at USF and has been serving as a journal reviewer for several academic journal.

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