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Hani Mahmassani

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A312
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-7445Email Hani Mahmassani

Website

Northwestern University Transportation Center


Departments

Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Education

Ph.D. Transportation Systems, MIT, Cambridge, MA

M.S. Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

B.S.C.E Civil Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX


Research Interests

Multimodal transportation systems analysis; planning and operations; dynamic network modeling and optimization; transit network planning and design; user behavior and telematics; telecommunication-transportation interactions; large-scale human infrastructure systems; real-time operation of logistics and distribution systems


Selected Publications

  • Kim, Jiwon; Mahmassani, Hani S., “Compound Gamma representation for modeling travel time variability in a traffic network”, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, (2015)
  • Mahmassani, Hani S.; Hamdar, Samer H.; Talebpour, Alireza, “Modeling lane-changing behavior in a connected environment: A game theory approach”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, (2015)
  • Mahmassani, Hani; Jiang, Lan, “City logistics”, Transportation Research Record, (2014)
  • Lindsey, Christopher; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Mullarkey, Matt; Nash, Terry; Rothberg, Steven, “Industrial space demand and freight transportation activity: Exploring the connection”, Journal of Transport Geography, (2014)
  • Mahmassani, Hani S.; Kim, Jiwon, “A finite mixture model of vehicle-to-vehicle and day-to-day variability of traffic network travel times”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, (2014)
  • Mahmassani, Hani; Dong, Jing, “Improving network traffic flow reliability through dynamic anticipatory tolls”, Transportmetrica B, (2014)
  • Lindsey, Christopher; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Mullarkey, Matt; Nash, Terry; Rothberg, Steven, “Regional logistics hubs, freight activity and industrial space demand: Econometric analysis”, Research in Transportation Business and Management, (2013)
  • Mahmassani, Hani; Saberi, Meead, “Hysteresis and capacity drop phenomena in freeway networks: Empirical characterization and interpretation”, Transportation Research Record, (2013)
  • Mahmassani, Hani; Verbas, I., “Optimal allocation of service frequencies over transit network routes and time periods”, Transportation Research Record, (2013)
  • Mahmassani, Hani; Dong, Jing; Kim, Jiwon; Vovsha, Peter; Stogios, Yannis, “Scenario-based approach to analysis of travel time reliability with traffic simulation models”, Transportation Research Record, (2013)
  • Mahmassani, Hani S.; Saberi, Meead, “Modeling the airline hub location and optimal market problems with continuous approximation techniques”, Journal of Transport Geography, (2013)
  • Zhang, Kuilin; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Lu, Chung-Cheng, “Dynamic pricing, Heterogeneous users and perception error: Probit-based bi-criterion dynamic stochastic user equilibrium assignment”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, (2013)
  • Mahmassani, Hani S.; Dong, Jing, “Stochastic modeling of traffic flow breakdown phenomenon: Application to predicting travel time reliability”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, (2012)
  • J. Kim and H. S. Mahmassani, “Correlated Parameters in Driving Behavior Models Car-Following Example and Implications for Traffic Microsimulation”, Transportation Research Record, (2011)
  • Kim, J.; Mahmassani, H. S., “Correlated Parameters in Driving Behavior Models”, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2011)
  • Nair, R.; Mahmassani, H.S.; Miller-Hooks, E., “A porous flow approach to modeling heterogeneous traffic in disordered systems”, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, (2011)
  • J Dong;HS Mahmassani;S Erdogan;CC Lu, “State-dependent pricing for real-time freeway management: Anticipatory versus reactive strategies”, Transportation Research Part C-Emerging Technologies, (2011)
  • R Giesen;HS Mahmassani;P Jaillet, “Coping with Disruptions Performance Comparison of Strategies for Online Inventory Routing Systems Under Demand Surges”, Transportation Research Record, (2010)
  • J Kim;HS Mahmassani;J Dong, “Likelihood and Duration of Flow Breakdown Modeling the Effect of Weather”, Transportation Research Record, (2010)
  • HS Mahmassani;RB Chen;Y Huang;D Williams;N Contractor, “Time to Play? Activity Engagement in Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games”, Transportation Research Record, (2010)
  • X Fei, HS Mahmassani, “Structural analysis of near-optimal sensor locations for a stochastic large-scale network”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging ..., (2010)
  • A Kuo, E Miller-Hooks, HS Mahmassani, “Freight train scheduling with elastic demand”, Transportation Research Part E: ..., (2010)
  • J DONG;HS MAHMASSANI, “Flow Breakdown and Travel Time Reliability”, Transportation Research Record, (2009)
  • SH HAMDAR;HS MAHMASSANI, “Life in the Fast Lane Duration-Based Investigation of Driver Behavior Differences Across Freeway Lanes”, Transportation Research Record, (2009)
  • AK ZILIASKOPOULOS, FD MANDANAS, HS MAHMASSANI, “An extension of labeling techniques for finding shortest path trees”, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, (2009)
  • R Giesen, HS Mahmassani, P Jaillet, “Logistics in Real-Time: Inventory Routing Operations Under Stochastic Demand”, Innovations in Distribution Logistics, (2009)
  • CC LU, HS MAHMASSANI, XS ZHOU, “Equivalent gap function-based reformulation and solution algorithm for the dynamic user equilibrium problem”, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART B-METHODOLOGICAL, (2009)
  • XS ZHOU, HS MAHMASSANI, KL ZHANG, “Dynamic micro-assignment modeling approach for integrated multimodal urban corridor management”, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART C-EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES, (2008)
  • KL ZHANG, R NAIR, HS MAHMASSANI, et al., “Application and Validation of Dynamic Freight Simulation-Assignment Model to Large-Scale Intermodal Rail Network Pan-European Case”, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, (2008)
  • R NAIR, ED MILLER-HOOKS, HS MAHMASSANI, et al., “Market Potential for International Rail-Based Intermodal Services in Europe From Sea to Shining Sea”, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, (2008)
  • A KUO, E MILLER-HOOKS, K ZHANG, et al., “Train slot cooperation in multicarrier, international rail-based intermodal freight transport”, TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, (2008)