Lily Elefteriadou
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
Transportation Program
Office Phone: (352) 392-9537 x1452
Office Fax: (352) 392-3394
Office Location:
512-B Weil Hall
Email Address:
Web Site:
Ph.D., Transportation Planning and Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York, June 1994, Dissertation: A Probabilistic Model of Breakdown at Freeway-Merge Junctions
M.S., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, June 1990, Thesis: Development and Application of a Methodology for Evaluating Traffic Congestion at School Locations
Graduate Diploma, Surveying and Environmental Engineering, (five year program) Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, June 1987, Thesis: Development of Speed-Flow Relationships for Suburban Highways

Employment History
Professor, Civil and Coastal Engineering, and Director, Transportation Research Center (TRC), University of Florida, (since June 2008)
Associate Professor, Civil and Coastal Engineering, and Director, TRC, University of Florida, (July 2004-May 2008)
Interim Director, Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (PTI), Penn State University (August 2003-June 2004)
Associate Director, PTI, Penn State University (July 2002 August 2003)
Associate Professor (July 2000-June 2004), and Assistant Professor (Aug. 1994-June 2000), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, PSU; Research Associate, PTI (Aug. 1994-June 2001)
Transportation Engineer, Garmen Associates, Montville, New Jersey (Sept. 1993 - Aug. 1994)

Professional Society Involvement
Editorial Advisory Board Member, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological (since November 2004)
Editorial Advisory Board Member, Transportation Letters (since January 2008)
Secretary, Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee, Transportation Research Board (since 2004)
Member, Traffic Flow Theory Committee, Transportation Research Board (since 2005)
Chair, Academic Task Force, ITS Florida (since 2005)
Member, Advanced Technologies in Transportation Committee, ASCE (since January 1997)

Regular Course Offerings
TTE 6259 - Urban Streets Simulation and Control
6267 - Traffic Flow Theory

Courses Previously Taught
TTE 6815 Transportation Corridor Operations (UF)
CE 522 - Traffic Simulation and Control (PSU)
CE 525 - Traffic Flow Theory (PSU)
CE 598E - Data Analysis in Transportation - Co-taught with K. Goulias (PSU)
CE 423 - Traffic Operations (PSU)

Research Interests and Projects
Traffic flow theory, highway capacity analysis, traffic simulation, signal control, travel time reliability

See the Transportation Research Center web site for current and completed projects

Transportation Graduate Program
Transportation Research Center
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering

College of Engineering