M.S. Transportation

Focuses on three specializations: transportation engineering (traffic engineering, physical design and operational aspects of transportation systems), transportation planning (analysis and planning, and the integration of transportation systems with urban and regional considerations), and advanced transportation systems and technologies (the use of emerging technologies such as intelligent transportation systems in planning, designing and operating multi- and inter-modal transportation systems).

Summary

Prepares students to be transportation planners, engineers, and managers who can plan, design, operate and manage transportation systems capable of satisfying society's transportation needs.

Students in the MS Transportation Master's Degree Program will learn a wide range of leadership and management skills in addition to the following skills: 

  • Urban transportation planning.
  • Transportation economics.
  • Urban systems engineering.
  • Management science.
  • Traffic studies and capacity.
  • Traffic control.
  • Public transportation operations and technology.

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Saigal, Sunil

Distinguished Professor

Saigal, Sunil
Distinguished Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Official
Colton 213
Jonathan Smitherson

Bagheri, Sima

Bagheri, Sima
Official
207 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Boufadel, Michel

Boufadel, Michel
Official
435 colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Chien, I Jy Steven

Professor

Chien, I Jy Steven
Professor, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
280 Tiernan Hall
Jonathan Smitherson

Dresnack, Robert

Dresnack, Robert
Official
264 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Hsieh, Hsin-Neng

Professor

Hsieh, Hsin-Neng
Professor, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
268 COL
Jonathan Smitherson

Konon, Walter

Konon, Walter
Official
223 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Liu, Rongfang

Dr.

Liu, Rongfang
Dr., Civil and Environmental Engineering
Official
217 Colton Hall
Jonathan Smitherson

Marhaba, Taha F.

Professor & Chairman

Marhaba, Taha F.
Professor & Chairman, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
245 Colton Hall
Jonathan Smitherson

Meegoda, Jay N.

Professor and Director of Geotechnical Program

Meegoda, Jay N.
Professor and Director of Geotechnical Program, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
221 Colton Hall
Jonathan Smitherson

Saadeghvaziri, Mohamad A.

Professor

Saadeghvaziri, Mohamad A.
Professor, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
260 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Schuring, John R.

Schuring, John R.
Official
225 Colton
Jonathan Smitherson

Spasovic, Lazar

Professor/ Director NCTIP

Spasovic, Lazar
Professor/ Director NCTIP, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Official
266 TIERNAN

Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Hsieh, Hsin-Neng

Professor

Hsieh, Hsin-Neng
Professor, Civil Environ. Eng.
Official
268 COL