Researchers

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, School of Sustainability
Arizona State University, P.O. Box 875302, Tempe, Arizona, USA 85287-5302
Phone: 480-965-2791 | Fax: 480-965-8313 | Email: Aaron.golub@asu.edu
https://geoplan.asu.edu/people/aaron-golub
Area of Expertise:
Urban Transportation Policy; Social Equity and Environmental Impacts of Transportation; Public Transportation Planning; Transportation in Developing Countries; Informal Transportation Providers; History of Transportation in the United States
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University, 1151 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, AZ 85218
Email: alex.karner@asu.edu
https://sustainability.asu.edu/people/persbio.php?pid=15497
Area of Expertise:
Environmental Sustainability; Social Equity; Civil Engineering; Transportation
Associate Professor
Director of National Center of Excellence for SMART Innovations
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0204
Phone: 480-965-5509 | Fax: 480-965-0557 | Email: kaloush@asu.edu
http://www.public.asu.edu/~kaloush/
Area of Expertise:
Pavement Materials Design; Thermal Properties; Advanced Laboratory Testing; Field Performance Evaluation; Pavement Management Systems
Professor and Chairman
Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering Program
School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment
Arizona State University, PO Box 873005, Tempe, AZ 85287-3005
Phone: 480-965-2892 | Fax: 480-965-0557 | Email: mamlouk@asu.edu
http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/mamlouk/
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Engineering; Highway Materials; Pavement Design and Management; Structural Evaluation of Pavement Systems; Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation; Computer Applications
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0204
Phone: 480-965-9779 | Email: mchester@asu.edu
http://chester.faculty.asu.edu
Area of Expertise:
Complexity of Urban Systems; Transportation; Infrastructure & Supply Chain Analysis; Energy & Environmental Assessment;
Climate Vulnerability; Life Cycle Assessment; Impact Valuation; Policy & Institutional Assessment
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0204
Phone: (480) 727-9023 | Email: asmar@asu.edu
http://faculty.engineering.asu.edu/asmar/
Area of Expertise:
Innovative and Alternative Project Delivery Systems; Sustainable Practices and Sustainable Performance Measurement for the Built Environment; Performance Analysis for AEC Innovations; Mathematical and Statistical Modeling; Cost Engineering
Professor
School of Computing, Informatics, Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287
Email: pitu@asu.edu
http://cidse.engineering.asu.edu/directory/mirchandani-pitu/
Area of Expertise:
Optimization; Decision-Making under Uncertainty; Real-Time Control and Logistics; Application Interests in Urban Service Systems, Transportation, and Homeland Security
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainability and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287
Phone: (480) 965-1097 | Email: shane.underwood@asu.edu
http://underwood.faculty.asu.edu
Area of Expertise:
Modeling and Study of Construction Materials; Sustainable Pavement Materials; Modeling the Behavior and Performance of Pavements; Intelligent Pavements; Sustainably Built Infrastructure
Xuesong Zhou
Associate Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287
Phone: 480-965-5827 | Email: xzhou74@asu.edu
https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/2182101
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Network Modeling; Railway Engineering; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Dynamic Traffic Assignment
Assistant Professor
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-0204
Phone: 480-965-6361 | Email: yingyan.lou@asu.edu
https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/2182615
Area of Expertise:
Analysis, Modeling and Optimization of Multi-modal Transportation Networks and Systems; Innovative Approaches to Incorporate Emerging Technologies and Decision Theories under Uncertainties in Transportation Planning and Network Operations; Transportation Safety

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor
224 Audubon Hall, Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-7017 | Email: acohen@lsu.edu
http://www.lsu.edu/psychology/clinical.html
Area of Expertise:

Understanding How Emotional and Neurocognitive Abnormalities Contribute to Social Dysfunction in Schizophrenia

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-5247 | Fax: 225-578-8652 | Email: brian@rsip.lsu.edu
http://www.cee.lsu.edu/people/faculty/transportation/facstaff/brian.wolshon
Area of Expertise:
Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Associate Professor
202 Audubon Hall, Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-7214 | Email: mbeck@lsu.edu
http://www.lsu.edu/psychology/cognitive.html
Area of Expertise:

Visual Memory and Attention; Cognition; Perception

Professor, Interim Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-4846 | Fax: 225-578-4945 | Email: sishak@lsu.edu
http://www.cee.lsu.edu/people/faculty/transportation/facstaff/sherif.ishak
Area of Expertise:
Traffic Operations and Control; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Information Systems; Microsimulation Modeling, and Artificial Intelligence Applications

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor
Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251
Phone: 443-885-5061 | Email: celeste.chavis@morgan.edu
www.celestechavis.com
Area of Expertise:

Traffic Operations; Public Transportation Systems; Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation; Policy and Regulatory Decisions; Equity of Transportation Systems

Dr. Hyeon-Shic Shin
Assistant Professor
Department of Graduate Built Environment Studies
Master of City & Regional Planning
School of Architecture & Planning
Acting Director, National Transportation Center
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251
Phone: 443-885-1041 | Email: hyeonshic.shin@morgan.edu
http://www.morgan.edu/school_of_architecture_and_planning/hyeon-shic_shin
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Economics; Transportation Safety; Freight Transportation Demand Management; Land Use and Transportation; Social/Environmental Justice 
Associate Professor
Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251
Phone: 443-885-1873 | Fax: 443-885-8218 | Email: mansoureh.jeihani@morgan.edu
http://www.soe.morgan.edu/faculty_staff/trans/jeihani_dr_mansoureh.html
Area of Expertise:

Transportation Planning and Management; Traffic Safety; Travelers' Behavior; ITS; Transportation Economics

Associate Professor
Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251
Phone: 443-885-1872 | Email: YoungJae.Lee@morgan.edu
http://www.soe.morgan.edu/faculty_staff/trans/lee_dr_young_jae.html
Area of Expertise:

Public Transportation; Sustainable Transportation; ITS; Connected Vehicle Technology; Safety; Freight Transportation and Logistics

NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Assistant Director, Highway Systems Institute for Transportation Research and Education
Highway Systems Institute for Transportation Research and Education
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-8601
Phone: 919-515-8565 | Fax: 919-515-8898 | Email: Bastian_Schroeder@ncsu.edu
http://www.itre.ncsu.edu/ITRE/about/documents/resumes/SchroederB.pdf
Area of Expertise:

Transportation Engineering

Research Associate
Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE)
North Carolina State University, Centennial Campus Box 8601, Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-8580 | Fax: 919-515-8898 | Email: saghdas@ncsu.edu
https://sites.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/behzad-aghdashi/home
Area of Expertise:

Stochastic Modeling and Optimization; Freeway Operations and Management

Associate Professor
Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-7813 | Email: billy_williams@ncsu.edu
http://www.ce.ncsu.edu/faculty/billy-williams
Area of Expertise:
Intelligent Transportation Systems; Travel Time Reliability; Real-time Control System Optimization; Transportation Network Simulation; Applied Statistics and Time Series Analysis in Transportation; Traffic Flow Theory
Professor
Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-8038 | Email: gflist@ncsu.edu
http://www.ce.ncsu.edu/faculty/george-list
Area of Expertise:
Transportation System Observability, Control, and Network Planning; Sensor Design and System Instrumentation; Wireless Technologies; Traffic Management Systems; Highway Capacity and Safety Modeling; Quality of Service Assessment; Network Capacity Investment Planning; Modeling, Simulation, and Optimization of Transport Systems and Networks; Freight Logistics; Railroad System Planning Design and Operation; Multi-objective Optimization
Distinguished University Professor
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering 
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7908
Phone: 919-515-1155 | Email: frey@ncsu.edu
http://www4.ncsu.edu/~frey/
Area of Expertise:
Measurement and Modeling of Activity, Fuel Use, and Emissions of Onroad and Nonroad Vehicles; Air Pollution Characterization, Prevention, and Control for Power Generation and Other Sources; Exposure and Risk Assessment; Quantitative Analysis of Uncertainty and Variability
Professor
Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Director of Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE)
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-1154 | Email: rouphail@ncsu.edu
http://www.ce.ncsu.edu/faculty/nagui-rouphail
Area of Expertise:
Traffic Flow Theory and Control
Associate Director, Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE)
Director, Highway Systems Group
Director, N.C. Local Technical Assistance Program
Associate Director, Center for Transportation and the Environment
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695
Phone: 919-515-8620 | Email: jbm@ncsu.edu

OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor
Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center (VMASC)
Old Dominion University, 1030 UNIVERSITY BLVD, SUFFOLK, VA 23435
Phone: 757-638-4437 | Email: ajcollin@odu.edu
http://www.vmasc.odu.edu/collins.html
Area of Expertise:

Agent-based Modeling and Simulation; Game Theory; Reinforcement Learning; Visual Rhetoric in Modeling and Simulation (M&S)

Associate Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Director, Transportation Research Institute (TRI)
Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, 23529
Phone: 757-683-6700 | Email: mcetin@odu.edu
http://www.eng.odu.edu/transportation/mecit-cetin.shtml
Area of Expertise:
Modeling and Simulation of Traffic Operations; Congestion Pricing; Freight Transportation; Advanced Traveler Information Systems; Traffic Signal Control; Probe Vehicle Technologies; System State Estimation in Transportation Networks 
Dr. Mike Robinson
Research Assistant Professor
Director, Center for Innovative Transportation Solutions
Transportation Research Lead, Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center (VMASC)
Old Dominion University, Norfolk VA, 23529
Phone: 757-638-7010 | Email: rmrobins@odu.edu
http://www.vmasc.odu.edu/robinson.html
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Modeling; Evacuation Modeling; Decision Making

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-314-2692 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: aydilek@umd.edu
http://www.aydilek.umd.edu
Area of Expertise:
Geotechnical Engineering; Geoenvironmental Engineering; Geosynthetics
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-1963 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: haghnai@umd.edu
http://www.civil.umd.edu/faculty/haghani
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Network Modeling; Freight Transportation and Logistics; Emergency Response; Dynamic Fleet Management; Container Transportation; Mass Transit Operations
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301) 405-6864 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: ccirillo@umd.edu
http://www.civil.umd.edu/faculty/cirillo
Area of Expertise:
Discrete Choice Analysis; Advanced Demand Modeling; Activity based Models; Revealed and Stated Preference Surveys; Large Scale Model Systems; Value of Time Studies
Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-2046 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: elisemh@umd.edu
http://www.millerhooks.umd.edu
Area of Expertise:
Stochastic and Dynamic Network Algorithms; Optimization and Mathematical Modeling with Applications in Transportation; Regional and Building Evacuation; Infrastructure Resilience and Protection; Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery; Incident Management; Routing and Scheduling; Incident Modeling; Crowd Modeling and Management; Intermodal Goods Transport; Concurrent Flow Lanes; Collaborative and Multi-objective Decision-making; GHG Emissions Reduction
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-1953 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: gang@umd.edu
http://www.civil.umd.edu/faculty/chang-gang
Area of Expertise:
Network Traffic Control; Freeway Traffic Management and Operations; Real-time Traffic Simulation; Dynamic Urban Systems
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-2881 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: lei@umd.edu
http://lei.umd.edu/
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Systems Analysis; Transportation and Land Use Planning; Transportation Economics and Policy; Mathematical, Statistical, and Agent-based Modeling; Integration of Transportation Operations and Planning
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-1954 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: pschon@umd.edu
http://www.civil.umd.edu/faculty/schonfeld
Area of Expertise:
Transportation Engineering
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-405-8104 | Fax: 301-405-2585 | Email: cui@umd.edu
http://www.civil.umd.edu/faculty/cui
Area of Expertise:
Infrastructure Finance and Sustainability; Project Delivery, Contract Engineering; Project Complexity; Global Project Administration

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS

Associate Professor
Department of Transportation Studies
Associate Director for Research,University of New Orleans Transportation Institute
University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 70148
Phone: 504-280-6520 | Email: bstich@uno.edu
http://transportation.uno.edu/index.php/team/faculty-directory/bethany-stich
Area of Expertise:
Globalization and International Trade; Freight based Economic Development; Intermodal Development and Planning; the Importance of Retaining and Revitalizing Rail; Inland Waterway Infrastructure Development; Airports as Economic Drivers; Community Development; Industry Recruitment and Retention; Sprawl; and Citizen Involvement
Associate Director, University of New Orleans Transportation Institute (UNOTI)
368 Milneburg Hall, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148
Phone: 504-280-7101 | Email: cshort2@uno.edu
http://transportation.uno.edu/team/staff-directory/carol-short
Area of Expertise:

Education; Workforce Development; Community Outreach

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

Professor
Beaman Professor & Transportation Program Coordinator
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-2313 
Phone: 865-974-7792 | Fax: 865-974-2669 | Email: akhattak@utk.edu
http://cee.utk.edu/people/people.php?id=akhattak
Area of Expertise:

Intelligent Transportation Systems; Transportation Safety; Sustainable Transportation

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin, PO Box 784, Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: 414-229-5422 | Fax: 414-229-6958 | Email: liu28@uwm.edu
https://www4.uwm.edu/ceas/faculty_profiles/YLiu.html
Area of Expertise:
Traffic Control and Operations; Emergency Evacuation Planning, and Real-time Operation; Network Analysis and Optimization; Traffic Flow Models and Simulation; Intermodal Facility Location Theory; Driver Behavior Analysis and Intersection Safety Studies; ITS; Computer-aided Transportation System Design and Integration