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Haghani, Ali

Haghani, Ali

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering
3136 Jeong H. Kim Building


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1986
  • M.S., Northwestern University, 1982
  • B.S., Shiraz University, 1976



  • Transportation network modeling
  • Freight transportation and logistics
  • Emergency response
  • Dynamic fleet management
  • Container transportation
  • Mass transit operations


New Research Showcased at TRB

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

Aliari, Burra Win Graduate Research Awards

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

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

UMD Presents New Research at TRB Annual Meeting

Papers and poster sessions addressed topics ranging from crash data analysis to tracking the outcomes of major highway projects.

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.

Four CEE Students Named Future Faculty Fellows

The program offers unique professional development experiences designed to make participants more competitive on the faculty job market

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

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

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."

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

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

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

Park Receives Student Paper Award at 2015 TRF Annual Meeting

CEE Ph.D. student recognized during 2015 Transportation Research Forum Annual Meeting.

Schwartz Appointed Chair of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Maryland professor will begin new role in early January.

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.

Clark School to Work with Afghan Ministry of Public Works

Collaborations center on highways, driving condition information and other transportation projects.  

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.

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.

Upcoming Maryland Day Highlights

Visit the Clark School Saturday for demonstrations, hands-on activities and more.

Ali Haghani Named Director of CITSM

Dr. Ali Haghani named Director of the Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management

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

Whiting-Turner Supports CEE Centennial

Gift of $25,000 boosts milestone celebration, Great Expectations campaign.

Energy Education and Research Collaboration Conducts First Workshop

Maryland faculty and Petroleum Institute review cooperation success of past year.

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.

Reed Gift Supports CivE Undergrads

Gift of $100,000 aids scholarships, Great Expectations campaign.

Alumnus Pedro Wasmer Establishes Professorship

$500K gift to benefit civil engineering, aid Great Expectations campaign.

New Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management

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