Intelligent, independent, efficient, interactive, and simply amazing. These are just a few of the many qualities that can be used to describe our ITS team. Our staff ranges from University professors, graduate and undergraduate students, to full time staff and engineers. We are very proud of our team.
Professor Havlicek is a faculty member of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Oklahoma (OU). Better known as Joebob, Professor Havlicek received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1986 and M.S. degree in EE in 1988 from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1996 from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Barnes left his faculty position at George Mason University in August of 2007 to join the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma, his alma mater. Ron graduated from OU with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1998. He then received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 2005 while working in the area of complexity-effective microarchitecture.
Dr. Atiquzzaman is a Professor at the School of Computer Science at the University of Oklahoma. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, England, and currently teaches courses in Data Networks and Computer Architecture.
Ekasit Vorakitolan began working in the Center in 2002 and is currently the laboratory manager. He supervises and guides student project work, maintains all laboratory inventories, and is the lead network engineer for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation's statewide ITS fiber optic network. As a major contributor to the development and integration of the statewide network, he continues to develop additional network features as well as provide support for the expansion and maintenance of systems.
Alicia received a B.A. in Letters and an M.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Oklahoma. She has worked at OU as a developer and/or IT manager since 1997 when she started her first student job. After 16 years in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, she joined the Center for ITS in 2018 to lead the SAFE-T project.
Brian has a B.S. in Aviation Management from the University of Oklahoma. He joined CITS while he was a student at the University in 2005. Since then he has worked in a variety of unique positions over the years. He has a background in architecting and supporting infrastructure and highly available virtualized environments as well as various public and private cloud environments with an emphasis on security and compliance. Brian has earned certifications as a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) and as an AWS Solutions Architect.
Sonya received a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in May 2000. After graduation, she joined Hewlett-Packard in San Diego, CA, where she worked as a Firmware Engineer for five years. Sonya then returned to the University of Oklahoma where she is currently working toward an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Daniel graduated with a bachelors in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 2014 and joined the Center as a software developer for the RWIS section of the Advanced Traveler Information System project (ATIS). Daniel is now the lead developer and designer of the new Oklahoma Incident and Road Conditions Console (OK-Roads).
Adrian Campbell is a graduate student working towards an M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. His interests lie in the fields of digital image processing and analysis. He has worked as a developer at the ITS lab since January 2005.
Elham Tajik received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran. She started her Ph.D. at University of Oklahoma in Fall 2013. She has worked as a developer in CITS since May 2015.
Hesham obtained his B.S. in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from Ain Shams University, Egypt in 2008 and joined Halliburton to work with the Wireline department as a technical professional. In 2014, he moved to Oklahoma with Halliburton and started his Master's degree at OU in 2015. He joined CITS in 2016 to work on his Master's thesis on intelligent transportation systems. Hesham works on the mobile app version of PARIS designed to support police agencies in Oklahoma.
Rodrigo Collao is a Bolivian entrepreneur with two startups that develop software, hardware, and marketing services. Rodrigo received his B.S. in Electronic Engineering and is currently working on an M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at OU. He joined CITS in 2016 after an exchange program during his undergraduate studies and is currently working on PARIS and ODOT projects.
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