Eren Erman Ozguven, is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Dr. Ozguven has established an integrated research and education program that strives to address ever-growing mobility, safety, accessibility, and resiliency problems in the context of smart infrastructure and cities. He is focused on investigating the relationships among different infrastructure networks in Florida, utilizing his academic research in transportation engineering, and background in industrial engineering and optimization. His work examines the simultaneous and interdependent movements of populations—including the aging and other vulnerable groups, and the commodities and services that meet their needs. The research program he created draws from various engineering and science methods including optimization, statistical analysis, human factors, machine learning, traffic and transportation engineering and geography.