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Department of Transportation & Urban Infrastructure Studies

Department of Transportation and Urban Infrastructure Studies Faculty

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani

Professor, Department of Transportation & Urban Infrastructure Studies

Office: Center for the Built Environment and Infrastructure Studies (CBEIS), Room 240
Phone: 443-885-1873

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani is a professor in the Department of Transportation & Urban Infrastructure Studies and the director of both the National Transportation Center at Morgan State University and the Urban Mobility & Equity Center. She has a multidisciplinary background; a PhD in Civil Engineering/Transportation System (2004), a M.A. in Economics (2001), a M.S. in Socio-economic Systems Engineering (1998), and a B.S. in Computer Engineering (1995). Dr. Jeihani has over 15 years of experience in applied research in transportation planning and modeling, traveler behavior, intelligent transportation systems connected and automated vehicles, traffic safety, and artificial intelligence. She has published a book and about 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports. She has also been the PI/Co-PI for 37 research grants funded by federal or state agencies totaling over $8M. Some of her recent grants are urban mobility & equity center, the effect of COVID-19 on transit riders and operators, the effect of CV route guidance on equity and mobility, equitable complete streets, and work zone safety. Dr. Jeihani is the chair of Distracted Driving – Strategy 3 – Maryland Strategic Highway Safety Plan; a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB)- Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications committee, the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), Maryland Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council, Maryland Connected & Automated Vehicles Working Group; and National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Panel.