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Cirillo, Cinzia

Cirillo, Cinzia

Associate Chair for Graduate Programs
Interim Director, Maryland Transportation Institute
Civil and Environmental Engineering
3250 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building


  • Ph.D., University of Torino, 1998
  • M.S., University of Naples,1994



  • Discrete choice analysis
  • Advanced demand modeling
  • Large-scale model systems
  • Value of time studies

TRB Roundup: EVs and Equity

Researchers explore community cost-sharing, road use charges.

UMD Tapped to Lead Tier 1 University Transportation Center

Researchers awarded $10M to study use of autonomous vehicles, access and equity, and climate impacts.

Microtransit Is Convenient, But Does It Benefit the Environment?

MTI's Cinzia Cirillo and other experts share their views in a recent POLITICO feature.

Cirillo Named MTI Interim Director

UMD-based research hub harnesses interdisciplinary expertise.

New Research Showcased at TRB

Transportation safety, impact of telecommuting among topics covered by UMD experts.

Transportation and Equity: Connecting the Dots

An interview with Professor Cinzia Cirillo.

Aliari, Burra Win Graduate Research Awards

Two UMD CEE graduate students receive recognition for their transportation-related research.

MTI Announces Seed Grant Awardees

Five new proposals have been selected for seed grants under a program designed to support interdisciplinary research.

Better, More Reliable Transportation Statistics

UMD's Cinzia Cirillo and Partha Lahiri team up to apply Bayesian statistics to transportation research.

CEE Shows Strong Presence at TRB 98th Annual Meeting

Department faculty, staff, and students were highly active at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.

UMD, Morgan State Partner to Improve County Evacuation Plans

Researchers are developing a tool to help officials better meet the needs of vulnerable populations.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.

CEE Transportation Experts Receive ITS World Congress Award

The team received Best Paper in the scientific papers category for the North American region.

Featured Faculty: Cinzia Cirillo

In a 2016 paper, Cirillo demonstrates that gasoline taxes reduce greenhouse emissions more effectively than ownership taxes.

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."

CEE Alumnus Awarded Eric Pas Dissertation Prize

Michael Manness was chosen for his contribution to transportation modeling and travel behavior.

CEE Transportation Researchers Tackle Critical Topics at 95th TRB Annual Meeting

Areas include visualization, resilience, high-speed rail, and green vehicles.

UMD Team Awarded Grant to Support International Collaboration

New grant supports research between UMD and Politecnico di Torino, Italy in sustainable, safe, and smart infrastructures.

New Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management

Establishment of the new Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management (CITSM)