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Transportation & Energy Infrastructure

Institute applied research in Transportation and Energy involves developing next generation transportation, energy and logistics capabilities. This includes transit and transportation demand management as well as associated operations and safety research. Active areas of research include connected and autonomous vehicle technology; renewable energy along with transmission and storage technologies; and other smart city and smart grid technologies.


Center for Urban Transportation Research

The Center for Urban Transportation Research, CUTR, is an internationally recognized transportation research, education and technology transfer/training/outreach center, with a focus on producing products and people. Its work supports transportation agencies, the transportation profession and community, policymakers, and the public.
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Programs
Programs the CUTR offer include Transit Research, Motorcycle Injury Prevention, and Autonomous-Connected Mobility Evaluation (ACME).
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Contact
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Clean Energy Research Center

Clean Energy Research Center (CERC) meets the needs of both the electric power and transportation sectors, and the University of South Florida's goal of global competitiveness and technology leadership. Collaboration with energy producers and the transportation sector supports the economic development of manufacturing and high technology businesses.

Research
The CERC Offers research in various areas such as Rectennae, Photocatalytic Detoxification, and Phase Change Materials. For more information, click here.

Faculty
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Metabolic Engineering and Biomanufacturing Lab

The Metabolic Engineering and Biomanufacturing Laboratory focuses on overcoming limitations in controlling the full potential of biological systems by designing and implementing transformational metabolic engineering and synthetic biology approaches to engineer biological systems.

Research Projects
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Contact
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Smart Grid Power Systems Lab

The Smart Grid Power Systems (SPS) Lab has focus areas of modeling and control of wind and solar energy systems, high power electronics applications in smart grids, microgrids and wide area measurement applications. In renewable energy grid integration area, its research provides analytical tools and power electronic control based solutions to achieve fast and flexible power routing.

Research Programs
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Faculty
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