Transportation Engineering

by Sophie Hayek | June 8, 2011 2:41 pm

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Our faculty and graduate students work with transportation engineering centers and programs at Iowa State’s research park that encourage multi-disciplinary and high-impact research. Transportation engineering is an emphasis of the civil engineering program.

Graduate Degrees Offered (Find the program you would like apply for)

Research Faculty

Christopher Day[2]
Assistant Professor
  • Transportation Operations
  • Performance Measures
  • Traffic Signal Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Data Collection and Instrumentation
Jing Dong[3]
Assistant Professor
  • Network modeling and optimization
  • Transportation energy analysis
  • Travel demand modeling
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Traffic flow theory
Shauna Hallmark[4]
Professor and Director of Institute for Transportation[5]
  • Evaluation of speed activated displays on curves
  • Hybrid electric school bus deployment and evaluation
  • Development of analytical tools to evaluate road departure crashes using naturalistic driving study data
  • Integration of analysis methods and development of analysis plan
  • Evaluation of rumble strips on low-volume rural roads in Iowa
  • Evaluation of electronic speed limit signs for unified consolidated school
  • Effectiveness of paved shoulders in Iowa
Peter Savolainen[6]
Associate Professor
  • Transportation safety and human factors
  • Statistical and econometric data analysis methods
  • Naturalistic driving behavior
  • Traffic operations and control
  • Geometric design
Anuj Sharma[7]
Associate Professor
  • Efficiency and safety of transportation
  • Big data analytics in transportation
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Traffic signal systems
  • Safety and efficiency of traffic operations
  • Smart rural transportation
Omar Smadi[8]
Associate Professor
  • Transportation asset management
  • Transportation safety

Some Current Graduate Student Research Topics

Civil Engineering Courses

Financial Aid/Graduate Assistantships

Laboratories, Centers, and Programs

Graduate Degrees Offered (Find the program you would like apply for)

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/files/2011/06/Transportation-Engineering-Research-Slider.jpg
  2. Christopher Day: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=cmday
  3. Jing Dong: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=jingdong
  4. Shauna Hallmark: http://www.engineering.iastate.edu/directory/?user_page=shallmar
  5. Institute for Transportation: http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/
  6. Peter Savolainen: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=pts
  7. Anuj Sharma: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=anujs
  8. Omar Smadi: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=smadi
  9. Professor Shauna Hallmark: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=shallmar
  10. Associate Professor Omar Smadi: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=smadi
  11. Associate Professor Peter Savolainen: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=pts
  12. Assistant Professor Jing Dong: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=jingdong
  13. Research Associate Professor Brent Phares: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=bphares
  14. Associate Professor Anuj Sharma: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/facultystaff/?user_page=anujs
  15. Graduate: http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofengineering/civilengineering/#courseinventory
  16. Undergraduate: http://catalog.iastate.edu/collegeofengineering/civilengineering/#courseinventory
  17. Graduate Assistantships: http://www.grad-college.iastate.edu/common/finance/assistantships.php
  18. Other forms of financial aid: http://www.grad-college.iastate.edu/common/finance/
  19. Iowa State transportation engineering labs and design classroom: http://www.ccee.iastate.edu/research/facilities/
  20. Iowa State University Wind Energy Initiative (WEI): https://www.engineering.iastate.edu/research/eri/initiatives/strategies/wei/
  21. Iowa State University Institute for Transportation (InTrans): http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/

Source URL: https://www.ccee.iastate.edu/research/transportation/