Officers

Dr. Marwa Hassan

President

Dr. Marwa Hassan

  • Director

Transportation Consortium of South Central States
Louisiana State University
3316A PFT Hall
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

Vice President

Dr. Yinhai Wang

  • Director

Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans)
University of Washington More Hall 121F, Box #352700, Seattle, WA 98195

Secretary

Dr. Michael Knodler

  • Director

University of Massachusetts Transportation Center
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
214B Marston Hall, 130 Natural Resources Road, Amherst, MA 01003

Dr. Hilary Nixon

Treasurer

 

Dr. Hilary Nixon

  • Deputy Executive Director

Mineta Transportation Institute
San Jose State University
210 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112, USA

Immediate Past President

Dr. P.S. Sriraj

  • Director

Urban Transportation Center
University of Illinois at Chicago
412 South Peoria Street, Suite 340
Chicago, IL 60607

Traci Ulberg, CAE, CMP

CUTC Executive Director

Traci Ulberg, CAE, CMP

  • CEO

Meetings Northwest, Inc.
PO Box 2083,
Missoula, MT 59806

Members at Large

Dr. Susan Handy

  • Associate Director

Institute of Transportation Studies

University of California-Davis
1605 Tilia Street, Davis, CA 95616

Term Expires: 2025

Dr. Constantine Tarawneh

  • Director

University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS) University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1201 West University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

Term Expires: 2025

Dr. Mansoureh Jeihani

  • Director

National Transportation Center
University: Morgan State University
1700 E. Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251

Term Expires: 2026

Committees & Task Forces

Members:

  • P.S. Sriraj, Urban Transportation Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Yinhai Wang, Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), University of Washington
  • Joe Zietsman, Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), Texas A&M University

Members:

  • Marwa Hassan, Transportation Consortium of South Central States, Louisiana State University
  • Mike Knodler, University of Massachusetts Transportation Center, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • P.S. Sriraj, Urban Transportation Center, University of Illinois at Chicago

Mission: Organize and plan all facets of Winter Meeting and oversee selection of Summer Meeting hosts and agenda development for Summer Meeting.

Members:

  • Constantine Tarawneh, University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Camille Kamga, University Transportation Research Center, The City College of New York
  • Hilary Nixon, Mineta Transportation Institute, San Jose State University

Mission: This committee develops and organizes workshops and webinars that benefit the CUTC membership.

Members:

  • P.S. Sriraj, Urban Transportation Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Susan Handy, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California-Davis
  • Pat Szary, Center for Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation (CAIT), Rutgers University

Mission: Members of the committee are tasked with reviewing and approving/disapproving membership applications to CUTC.

  • Chair: Sue McNeil, Delaware Center for Transportation/University Transportation Center and Hillary Nixon, Minata Transportation Institute

Mission:  Annual recognition of outstanding PhD and MS theses in Science/Technology and Policy/Planning, and outstanding non-thesis ME reports in Science/Technology and Policy/Planning.

Members:

  • Hilary Nixon, Mineta Transportation Institute, San Jose State University
  • Constantine Tarawneh, University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS), University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Marwa Hassan, Transportation Consortium of South Central States, Louisiana State University
  • Mansoureh Jeihani, National Transportation Center, Morgan State University

Mission: This committee oversees the solicitation of nominations for all of the CUTC awards but not the CUTC awards given to students. This group administers the judging and/or selection process for these awards.

Chair: CUTC Immediate Past-President
Committee Members: To be determined by the current President to ensure there is no conflict of interest.

  • Mission: Shall prepare a slate of nominees for all offices and Executive Committee Membership to be filled by election as set forth in Article IV of the bylaws.

Dr. Josias (Joe) Zietsman

  • Director, Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health

Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)
University: Texas A&M University System
3135 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-3135

Term Expires: 2026

Dr. Marlon Boarnet

  • Director, METRANS Transportation Consortium

University of Southern California
RGL216
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0626

Term Expires: 2027

Dr. Heather Nachtmann

 

  • Director, Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC)

Mack Blackwell Transportation Center
University of Arkansas
4190 Bell Engineering Center
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Term Expires: 2027

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