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About our program

Transportation engineering combines a number of areas, including urban planning, traffic control systems and transportation infrastructure. Researchers in our program have experience with traffic control systems, simulation and modeling, and intelligent transportation systems.

Labs and centers

Traffic Engineering Laboratory

  • Primary Contact: Zong Tian
  • Major focus: Traffic signal control systems, traffic simulation, traffic safety analysis, travel demand forecasting and traveler information systems


Zong Tian

Zong Tian

Professor, Director -- Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research (CATER) and SOLARIS University Transportation Center

(775) 784-1232

Hao Xu

Hao Xu

Assistant Professor

(775) 784-6909

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