TTI Assistant Research EngineerConnected Infrastructure
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
1111 RELLIS Parkway
Bryan, TX 77807
(979) 317-2827 x42827
- M.S., Transportation (Civil Engineering), Texas A & M University, 2017
- B.S.C.E., Transportation (Civil Engineering), Texas A&M University, 2015
Mr. Florence is a recent graduate of the Texas A&M Civil Engineering department who specialized in Traffic Engineering. In his studies, he focused on connected and autonomous vehicles. Mr. Florence served as the Vice President of the Texas A&M Institute of Transportation Engineers student chapter where he was responsible for managing traffic study projects and organizing field trips. During his time with the student chapter he developed a macro to automatically pair license plates for a study done in downtown Bryan.
Mr. Florence has over three years of experience working at TTI. His expertise includes traffic signal systems and control, microsimulation, macrosimulation, Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS), freeway operations, weather responsive traffic management, and traveler information systems. Mr. Florence has experience using connected vehicles for traffic controller detection and analyzing wrong-way driver detection and warning systems. Mr. Florence participates in developing concepts of operations for connected vehicle deployments for wrong-way driving and optimized signal approach and departure. He is skilled at using VISSIM to model connected and automated vehicles, and his VISSIM expertise has enabled him to work on projects that continue to broaden his depth of experience in traffic operations. Mr. Florence is developing his career around real time traffic management and connected vehicle operations.