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Building university-wide partnerships

At ATI, we believe that collaboration is the key to success. Our Affiliates program seeks to include faculty and staff whose research interests are related to transportation issues and innovation. Potential affiliates can apply through a straightforward membership registration process. Current ATI affiliates are listed below.


If you are interested in collaborating with us on transportation-related research efforts, please reach out to us.


Name Title Institution/Department/College
Abby G. HortonAssistant ProfessorCapstone College of Nursing
Adam HauserAssistant Professor Physics and Astronomy
Ahmad IjazExecutive DirectorEconomic Forecasting
Ajay AgrawalProfessorMechanical Engineering
Alecia CassidyAssistant ProfessorEconomics Finance & Legal Studies
Alex HainenAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Armen AmirkhanianAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Ashleigh PricePhD StudentGeography
Bharat BalasubramanianExecutive Director, ProfessorCenter for Advanced Vehicle Technologies, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Brandon DixonAssociate ProfessorComputer Science, Center for Advanced Public safety
Brian JordonAssociate ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Burcu KeskinAssociate ProfessorInformation Systems, Statistics, & Management Sciences
Cary DeckProfessorEconomics, Finance, and Legal Studies
Changzhen WangDean's Postdoctoral Research AssociateGeography
Daan LiangProfessor, DirectorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, Center for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dan TurnerProfessor Emeritus, former UTCA DirectorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
David L. AlbrightDistinguished Research Professor & Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health ResearchSchool of Social Work
Dawen LiProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering
Diana S DolliverAssociate Professor, Academic DirectorJoint Electronic Crimes Task Force
Erik JohnsonAssistant ProfessorEconomics Finance & Legal Studies
Fei HuProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering
Feng YanAssistant ProfessorMetallurgical and Materials Engineering, Center for Materials for Information Technology
Greg ThompsonProfessorMetallurgical and Materials Engineering
Hamed MoftakhariAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Hee Yun LeeProfessorSchool of Social Work
Heewon JangAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Educational Leadership, Policy and Technology Studies
Hwan-Sik YoonAssociate ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Hyun Jin KimAssistant ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Hyunjin NohAssociate ProfessorSchool of Social Work
Iman DayarianAssistant Professor Information Systems, Statistics, & Management Sciences
James HarrisAssistant ProfessorChemical and Biological Engineering
James CochranAssociate Dean for ResearchCulverhouse College of Business
Jason PartonAssistant Professor, DirectorStatistics, Institute of Business Analytics
Javilla BarugaharePostdoctoral ResearcherEngineering
Jeffery CarverProfessorComputer Science
Jeffrey G ParkerAssociate ProfessorPsychology
Jialai WangProfessorCenter for Sustainable Infrastructure; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Jiyoung LeeAssistant ProfessorJournalism and Creative Media
Joe WeberProfessorGeography
Jonghun KamAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Joshua BittleAssistant ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Jun LiuAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Kalyan SrinivasanAssociate Professor Mechanical Engineering
Karen JohnsonAssistant ProfessorSchool of Social Work
Kasra MomeniAssociate ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Keith JamesDistributor Sales Engineer - SiemensAll
Keivan DavamiAssistant ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Kevin CurtinProfessor, DirectorGeography, Laboratory for Location Science
Krishna ShahAssistant ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Laura HopsonAssociate Professor and DirectorBachelors of Social Work Program
Laura MyersResearch ScientistCollege of Engineering
Lawrence PowellSr. Research PersonnelAlabama Center for Insurance Information & Research
Lina PuAssistant ProfessorComputer Science
Luke BrewerAssociate ProfessorMetallurgical and Materials Engineering
M. Can (John) KisacikogluAssistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mark ChengProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering
Mary Sebrena JacksonAssistant Professor and DirectorMasters in Social Work Program
Matthew HudnallAssociate Director, Assistant ProfessorInstitute of Business Analytics, Information Systems, Statistics, & Management Sciences
Mesut YavuzAssociate ProfessorInformation Systems, Statistics & Management Sciences
Michael Lee CallihanAssistant ProfessorCapstone College of Nursing
Micheal KregerDrummond Chair Civil Engineering
Miclain KeffelerFormer Student - IT Security Consultant and High Speed Rail AdvocateComputer Science
Mike GremillionDirectorAlabama Water Institute
Mizanur RahmanAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Mukesh KumarAssociate Professor Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Nader JaliliProfessor and Department HeadMechanical Engineering
Nathan JeongAssistant ProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering
Nicholas MaglioccaAssistant ProfessorGeography
Olga BredikhinaAssistant Research EconomistTransportation Policy Research Center
Patricia CarterProfessor, Assistant Dean Graduate ProgramsCapstone College of Nursing
Paul PuzinauskasAssociate ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Peter HarmsAssistant ProfessorManagement
Prabhakar ClementDirector Center for Water Quality Research, Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Qifan NiePostdoctoral ResearcherAlabama Transportation Institute
Rajesh KanaProfessorPsychology
Randy SmithDirector, Associate ProfessorCenter for Transportation Operations, Planning and Safety, Computer Science
Ruigang WangAssociate Professor Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Saahastaranshu BhardwajAssistant ProfessorCenter for Sustainable Infrastructure; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Samit RoyProfessorAerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Samuel AddyDirectorCenter for Business & Economic Research
Seth Appiah-OpokuProfessorGeography
Shahriar AminiAssociate ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Shanlin PanProfessorDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Shunqiao SunAssistant ProfessorElectrical and Computer Engineering
Siyuan SongAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
Sree Kalyan PatiballaAssistant ProfessorMechanical Engineering
Sriram AaletiAssociate ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Steven JonesProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Travis AtkisonAssistant ProfessorComputer Science
Travis CassidyAssistant ProfessorEconomics Finance & Legal Studies
Vishal GuptaAssociate ProfessorCulverhouse College of Business
Wei SongAssociate ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Xiaobing LiPostdoctoral ResearcherCivil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Xiaoyan HongAssociate ProfessorComputer Science
Xinwu QianAssistant ProfessorCivil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering
Yang-Ki HongProfessor, DirectorElectrical & Computer Engineering, Center for Efficient Vehicle & Transportation Systems
Zhe JiangAssistant Professor Computer Science
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