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Behzad Aghdashi

Director of the McTrans Center Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering
Office 3225 East Campus, Suite 3221 Work Phone: 352-294-3095 Work Phone: 352-294-6629 Website: LinkedIn Profile


Dr. Aghdashi’s areas of expertise include traffic operations on surface streets, simulation analysis, software development, and mathematical optimization. He has over ten years of professional experience focusing on research in transportation engineering. He was involved in several funded NCHRP, SHRP 2, FHWA, NCDOT, STRIDE, and University of Maryland projects. Dr. Aghdashi serves as a member for TRB Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service (AHB40).

Primary Research Area

Transportation Engineering




Ph.D., Operations Research, 2012, NC State University