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Haghani, Ali

Ali Haghani
1124C Glenn. L. Martin Hall, College Park, MD 20742

Research Interests 

  • Transportation network modeling
  • freight transportation and logistics
  • emergency response
  • dynamic fleet management
  • container transportation
  • mass transit operations


Ph.D.,Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1986

M.S., Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1982

B.S., Civil Engineering, Shiraz University, Iran, 1976

Selected Publications 

UMD Experts Tackle Critical Topics at Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
Faculty, staff, and student involvment exemplified the theme "Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change." February 6, 2017

UMD Research Empowers Leaner Bus Systems for Schools
Created for the Howard County Public School System in Maryland, UMD's bus system optimization tool is potentially applicable to most school systems January 19, 2017

CEE Transportation Researchers Tackle Critical Topics at 95th TRB Annual Meeting
Areas include visualization, resilience, high-speed rail, and green vehicles. February 10, 2016

Park Receives Student Paper Award at 2015 TRF Annual Meeting
CEE Ph.D. student recognized during 2015 Transportation Research Forum Annual Meeting. April 1, 2015

Schwartz Appointed Chair of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland professor will begin new role in early January. December 19, 2013

UMD Hosts Symposium on Disaster Resilience Co-Sponsored by NAE, NSF
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering holds symposium on tri-state region disaster response. April 16, 2013

Clark School to Work with Afghan Ministry of Public Works
Collaborations center on highways, driving condition information and other transportation projects.   August 30, 2012

CITSM Organized the University Research Technology Transfer Day at USDOT
This event was held on April 6, 2011, in the DOT Headquarters building in Washington, D.C.  The purpose of this event was to highlight the accomplishments and show the impact of DOT’s college- and university-based research and education programs. April 8, 2011

Dr. Ali Haghani Invited To Present Keynote Speeches in China
CEE's professor and chair, Dr. Ali Haghani, was recently invited as the keynote speaker at international conferences. August 29, 2010

Upcoming Maryland Day Highlights
Visit the Clark School Saturday for demonstrations, hands-on activities and more. April 20, 2010

Ali Haghani Named Director of CITSM
Dr. Ali Haghani named Director of the Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management March 30, 2010

Welcome New Grad Students!
Forty-six new students joined to learn about the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and accept the role of grad student September 3, 2009

Whiting-Turner Supports CEE Centennial
Gift of $25,000 boosts milestone celebration, Great Expectations campaign. April 4, 2008

Energy Education and Research Collaboration Conducts First Workshop
Maryland faculty and Petroleum Institute review cooperation success of past year. February 1, 2008

CEE Alum and Benefactor A. James Clark's $25,000 Gift for Centennial
In a strong show of support for his alma mater, CEE alum Jim Clark has presented the department with a generous gift of $25,000. December 3, 2007

Reed Gift Supports CivE Undergrads
Gift of $100,000 aids scholarships, Great Expectations campaign. November 29, 2007

Alumnus Pedro Wasmer Establishes Professorship
$500K gift to benefit civil engineering, aid Great Expectations campaign. October 24, 2007

CEE Awarded $4 Million In Research Contract By Maryland SHA
The scope of this project includes a series of specific tasks to be developed by the SHA and agreed upon by the UMD June 29, 2007

Cooperation Agreement with Concrete Industry for Research and Education
Fruits of Cooperation Agreement with the Concrete Industry for Research and Education October 26, 2006

New Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management
Establishment of the new Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management (CITSM) October 5, 2006