Our program is focused on the sociological, economical, and environmental impact that transportation is having on society.

Transportation engineers plan and design street and highway systems, transit systems, airports, and railroads needed for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. Here, you might be involved in the modeling and prediction of transportation demands; in the analysis of the traffic impact of a new development, industrial complex, or shopping centre; or in the design of traffic control and other operational measures.

Career possibilities:

  • Transportation engineer
  • Transit planner
  • Traffic engineer
  • Transportation modeler
  • Travel demand estimator
  • Traffic impact assessor
  • Transportation authority

Areas of specialization

  • Transportation environmental impact
  • Urban Traffic Safety
  • Intelligent transportation system
  • Traffic operation and control
  • Transportation planning
  • Pavement mechanics and materials 


Dr. Alireza Bayat

Dr. Karim El-Basyouny

Dr. Amy Kim

Dr. Tae J. Kwon

Dr. Zhi-Jun (Tony) Qiu