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Hani Mahmassani

Professor of Civil and Environmental and (by courtesy) Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Engineering

William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation

Contact

2145 Sheridan Road
Tech A335
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; autonomous vehicles and connected systems; transit network planning and design; user behavior and telematics; telecommunication-transportation interactions; large-scale human infrastructure systems; smart cities; real-time operation of logistics and distribution systems


Selected Publications

  • Dandl, Florian; Engelhardt, Roman; Hyland, Michael; Tilg, Gabriel; Bogenberger, Klaus; Mahmassani, Hani S., Regulating mobility-on-demand services, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 125 (2021).
  • Al Hajj Hassan, Lama; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Chen, Ying, Reinforcement learning framework for freight demand forecasting to support operational planning decisions, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 137 (2020).
  • Hyland, Michael; Mahmassani, Hani S., Operational benefits and challenges of shared-ride automated mobility-on-demand services, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 134:251-270 (2020).
  • Saedi, Ramin; Saeedmanesh, Mohammadreza; Zockaie, Ali; Saberi, Meead; Geroliminis, Nikolas; Mahmassani, Hani S., Estimating network travel time reliability with network partitioning, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 112:46-61 (2020).
  • Borowski, E.; Chen, Ying; Mahmassani, H., Social media effects on sustainable mobility opinion diffusion, Travel Behaviour and Society 19:170-183 (2020).
  • Xu, Xiang; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Chen, Ying, Privately Owned Autonomous Vehicle Optimization Model Development and Integration with Activity-Based Modeling and Dynamic Traffic Assignment Framework, Transportation Research Record (2019).
  • Pinto, Helen K.R.F.; Hyland, Michael F.; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Verbas, I. Ömer, Joint design of multimodal transit networks and shared autonomous mobility fleets, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 113:2-20 (2019).
  • Hyland, Michael; Frei, Charlotte; Frei, Andreas; Mahmassani, Hani S., Riders on the storm, Travel Behaviour and Society 13:44-60 (2018).
  • Pinto, Helen K.R.F.; Hyland, Michael F.; Mahmassani, Hani S.; Verbas, I. Ömer, Joint design of multimodal transit networks and shared autonomous mobility fleets, Transportation Research Procedia 38:98-118 (2018).
  • Hyland, Michael; Mahmassani, Hani S, Dynamic autonomous vehicle fleet operations, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 92:278-297 (2018).
  • Halat, Hooram; Mahmassani, Hani S; Zockaie, Ali; Vovsha , Peter, Activity Cancellation and Rescheduling by Stressed Households Improving Convergence in Integrated Activity-Based and Dynamic Traffic Assignment Models, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2664:100-109 (2017).
  • Talebpour, Alireza; Mahmassani, Hani S; Hamdar, Samer H., Effect of Information Availability on Stability of Traffic Flow, Transportation Research Procedia 23:81-100 (2017).
  • Mahmassani, Hani S, 50th Anniversary invited article autonomous vehicles and connected vehicle systems, Transportation Science 50(4):1140-1162 (2016).
  • Verbas, Ömer; Mahmassani, Hani S; F. Hyland, Michael, Gap-based transit assignment algorithm with vehicle capacity constraints, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 93:1-16 (2016).
  • Talebpour, Alireza; Mahmassani, Hani S, Influence of connected and autonomous vehicles on traffic flow stability and throughput, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 71:143-163 (2016).
  • Lindsey, Christopher; Mahmassani, Hani S, Sourcing truckload capacity in the transportation spot market, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 102:261-273 (2016).
  • Saberi, Meead; Mahmassani, Hani S; Brockmann, Dirk; Hosseini, Amir, A complex network perspective for characterizing urban travel demand patterns, Transportation 44(6):1383-1402 (2016).
  • Kim, Jiwon; Mahmassani, Hani S., Compound Gamma representation for modeling travel time variability in a traffic network, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological 80:40-63 (2015).