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About Robert Lawrence Bertini

Robert L. Bertini, Ph.D., P.E. is Director of the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Florida, in Tampa, Florida, USA. Dr. Bertini’s primary research interests are in sustainable transportation solutions, traffic flow theory informed by empirical and experimental measurements, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), multimodal transportation “big data” for improving performance measurement, planning and operations, and proactive traffic management and operations. Dr. Bertini served as chair of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics (AHB45) and the chair of the TRB Operations Section (AHB00). Dr. Bertini received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, an M.S. in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Bertini is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Florida, California and Oregon. He has been recognized as a Fellow by the American Society of Civil Engineers and by the Institute of Transportation Engineers, and as a Senior Member by IEEE.


Present Director and Professor, University of South Florida Center for Urban Transportation Research

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Phone: 813-974-9797
Fax: 813-974-5168

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