Hani Mahmassani Named to 2016 Class of National Associates by National Research Council

Professor recognized for service to Transportation Research Board

Hani Mahmassani, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the William A. Patterson Chair in Transportation, has been named a National Associate by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s National Research Council.

Hani MahmassaniOne of nine individuals selected to the 2016 class, Mahmassani was recognized for his noteworthy service as a member of the organization’s Transportation Research Board, which encourages scholarly research and correspondence that advances innovation in transportation. 

Since joining the Transportation Research Board in 1977, Mahmassani has led dozens of policy studies, committees, and task forces that have addressed industry challenges and informed public policy decisions.

Mahmassani’s research specializes in multimodal transportation systems analysis, planning and operations, and dynamic network modeling and optimization. As the director of Northwestern’s Transportation Center, he leads an interdisciplinary approach to transportation and logistics education and research that serves industry, government, and the public.

View the full list of the 2016 Class of National Associates.