The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Transportation Engineering and Science Program

SSMC Core People

Dr. Asad J. Khattak
SSMC Coordinator
Beaman Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Connected Vehicle, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transportation Safety, Transportation Planning and Sustainable Transportation

Editor-in-chief Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems
Associate Editor International Journal of Sustainable Transportation


Dr. Christopher Cherry
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Sustainable Transportation, Non-Motorized Transportation Safety, Travel Behavior and Demand, Transportation Economics, Commercial Vehicle Safety, Transportation and the Environment, Multimodal Transport. Planning & Operations, Transit Security and Shared Vehicles

Dr. David B. Clarke
Director
Center for Transportation Research
Railway Track, Structures, and Operations, Transportation Demand Forecasting, Transportation Safety, Transportation Planning, Freight Transportation Systems, Network Modeling

Dr. David L. Greene
Research Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Technological and economic potential for fuel economy improvement, Impacts of fuel economy policies, Potential to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, Modeling energy transitions for transportation, Estimating the costs of oil dependence

Dr. Lee D. Han
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Traffic Engineering, Application of Advanced Technologies to Transportation, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), System Modeling and Simulations, Traffic Flow Theory, Traffic Operations, Transportation Data and Information Systems, Emergency Evacuation and Management, Crash Records and Analysis, Transportation Logistics, Operations Research, and 3D Visualizations

Dr. Shashi Nambisan
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Management Related to Policy, Planning, Operations, Safety, and Risk Analysis

Dr. Stephen Richards
Director
Southeastern Transportation Center
Accident Data Analysis, Congestion Management, Construction Zone Safety, Level of Service, Pedestrian/Bicycle Facilities and Issues, Railroad-Highway Grade Crossings, Roadside Design, Traffic Models, Traffic Software, Truck Safety

Dr. Joshua S. Fu
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Climatic changes, air pollution modeling, air quality impact assessments, the impacts of extreme events on health, the impacts of transportation planning and energy usages on air quality, land use (satellite applications) and emissions, diesel track emission effects, and energy optimization planning

Dr. Airton Kohls
Researcher
Center for Transportation Research
Traffic signals and operation

Dr. Qing (Charles) Cao
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Networked Embedded systems, Wireless sensor networks, Operating systems, Wireless networking, Embedded Software

Dr. Leon Tolbert
Min H. Kao Professor and Department Head
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Power Electronics, Power Systems

Dr. Michael Berry
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Scientific computing, Parallel numerical algorithms, Information retrieval, Data mining, Bioinformatics, Computational science and performance evaluation, Visual Analytics

Dr. Mark Dean
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Advanced Computer Architectures, Big Data Systems, Computational Science

Dr. Itamar Arel
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Custom Computing

Mr. William Kahl
Researcher
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Commercial vehicle efficiency and emissions, Alternative fuels and conventional IC engines, Composite materials, Vehicle systems

Mr. Kevin Comstock
Secretary/Treasurer
Tennessee Section of the Institute of Transportation Engineers

Mr. John Van Winkle
City Traffic Engineer
City of Chattanooga

Mrs. Pamela Heimsness
Safety and Traffic Operations Team Leader
U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Tennessee Division Office

Mr. Nick Renna
Operations Program Manager
U. S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Tennessee Division Office

Mr. Brad Freeze
Director
Tennessee Department of Transportation

Mr. Said El Said
ITS Program Manager
Tennessee Department of Transportation

Dr. David Irick
Research Assistant Professor and Research Director
Department of Mechanical, Aerospace & Biomedical Engineering
Automotive testing for emissions and performance, Hybrid electric vehicle design and system integration, Alternative fuels utilization in vehicles, Computer integrated engineering and manufacturing

Dr. William Dunne
Professor and Associate Dean for Research Technology
College of Engineering

Dr. Subhadeep Chakraborty
Assistant Professor
Departmant of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering
Characterization and mitigation of failures in complex systems using data-driven system identification and supervisory control, Electrochemical Sensor Development for Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Environmental Contaminants through Stochastic Signal Processing, Modeling and analysis of behavioral dynamics in networked societies

Dr. Mingzhou Jin
Associate Professor and Associate Head
Departmant of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Operations Research, Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain Management

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