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Faculty Profile

Amir Mehrara Molan

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Civil Engineering
Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
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206 Carrier Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7191
Joined UM: August 19, 2021

Areas of Expertise

  • ALTERNATIVE INTERSECTIONS
  • HIGHWAY SAFETY
  • INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (ITS)
  • PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE SAFETY
  • TRAFFIC OPERATION ANALYSIS
  • TRAFFIC SIMULATION MODELING
  • TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND PLANNING

Brief Bio

Amir M. Molan, Ph.D., PE, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Mississippi. Amir obtained his BS and MS degrees from Azad University in Tehran, Iran, and his doctoral degree from Wayne State University. He worked for Wayne State University, Michigan State University, University of Wyoming, and Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo before joining the University of Mississippi. To date, he has been first author and co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles in civil engineering journals and conferences. One of Amir's articles has been selected as the 2018 best paper in the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. He is an active researcher in traffic operation analysis, alternative intersections, highway safety, traffic simulation modeling, and pedestrian and bicycle safety. Particularly, Amir is interested in evaluating new designs for improving the performance of existing interchanges and intersections to provide a better service for all transportation users. Amir has invented new designs for intersections and interchanges, including the super diverging diamond interchange (Super DDI).

Degrees

BS
Civil Engineering
Azad University (2011)
MSc
Civil Engineering
Azad University (2013)
PhD
Civil Engineering
Wayne State University (2017)