Join NCTSPM for the second Transportation Speaker Series event of the year. Dr. Samer M. Madanat, the Xenel Professor of Engineering, and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, will be speaking on "Incorporating Environmental Sustainability Objectives in the Planning, Operations and Maintenance of Transportation Systems."
Samer Madanat is received a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Jordan in 1986, and a M.S and Ph.D. in Transportation Systems from MIT in 1988 and 1991 respectively. His research and teaching interests are in the area of Transportation and Infrastructure Management, with an emphasis on modeling facility performance, the development of optimal management policies under uncertainty, and the integration of sustainability considerations in the transportation management process. He has published extensively in refereed archival journals and conference proceedings.
In 2000, he received the Science and Technology grant from the University of California Office of the President, an award given annually to one faculty member in the UC system. From 2001 to 2010, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems. He is a member of the editorial board of several technical journals. Many of his former students are faculty members at universities in the US and abroad.