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Transportation Engineering

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The transportation engineering program prepares students for careers as engineers and researchers in many areas from transportation facility design to systems operations and planning. Our objective is to prepare our students to identify, analyze, and solve complex transportation problems, and to communicate those solutions toward their successful implementation. There are many opportunities available for both research and study in problems of transportation systems and infrastructure. Focused areas include:

• Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
• Transportation systems modeling and simulation
• Advanced transportation management
• Connected/Automated Vehicles
• Cyber-physical transportation systems
• Transportation infrastructure monitoring and management
• Sustainable and Resilient transportation systems
• Transportation Planning
• Traffic flow theory
• Highway safety

The transportation engineering program at Clarkson encourages interdisciplinary collaborations with other Civil Engineering areas (e.g., structural engineering, geotechnical engineering) and other engineering and science disciplines (e.g., electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, systems engineering). Examples of these interdisciplinary topics include infrastructure health monitoring, assessment and management, electrical vehicle systems, connected automated vehicles and vehicle sharing economy.