New Faculty Hire for Winter 2020

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Mehdi Nourinejad, Assistant Professor

Dr. Mehdi Nourinejad is an assistant professor at the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Civil Engineering Department at York University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and worked for two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the Rotman School of Management. Mehdi’s research focuses on optimal planning and control of transportation systems in smart cities with autonomous vehicles.

He has published his research in several peer-reviewed journals and he is on the editorial board of “Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.” His research on autonomous vehicles has received media coverage and is published in outlets including Forbes, University of Toronto Engineering news, Popular Science, Design Quarterly, Global News, Gizmag, Science Daily and Tech Xplore.

At Lassonde, Mehdi will be responsible for contributing to the Department’s goal of establishing a strong research program in Transportation Engineering.

Join us in welcoming Mehdi!

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