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Karla Rodrigues-Silva

Postdoctoral Associate Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering


Dr. Karla Rodrigues-Silva is Postdoctoral Associate in University of Florida, integrating McTrans and T2 team. She earned her Master’s and Doctorate’s degrees in Transportation Engineering from University of São Paulo and bachelor’s in Civil Engineer from Federal University of Minas Gerais with an exchange program from ENPC in France. Karla has over 15 years of working in the transportation industry in many areas such as road safety, traffic engineering and urban planning.

Author of Book: FERRAZ, A. C., et al. Segurança viária (Road Safety). São Carlos, Brazil: 2012 Panel Member of Transportation Research Board Member of Institute of Transportation Engineers.


Trainings and Tech Transfer, Research in Road Safety, Development of Crash prediction models, Innovation in Road Safety


Bachelor’s Civil Engineering, 2009, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Master’s Transportation Engineering, 2012, University of Sao Paulo
Ph.D. Transportation Engineering, 2017, University of Sao Paulo


Honorable Mention Vision Zero Design Sandbox Competition, 2021, ITE Tenured Professor, 2018, CEFET-MG Best Doctoral Thesis of 2017, 2018, 3rd International Abertis Award. Academic Excellence in Grammar 5, Fall B 2016. University of Florida, English Language Institute Honorable Mention in the first edition of Brazilian Cartography Olympiad, 2015, Brazil. Scholarship, 2010, CNPQ Honorable Mention, 2019, SME Award, 2007, SME Scholarship, 2007, CAPES BRAFITEC Get to work, 2005, Minascon Brazil