Imad Al-Qadi

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

alqadi@illinois.edu

(217) 265-0427

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Biography

Bliss Professor of Engineering – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Director – Illinois Center for Transportation
Director – Advanced Transportation Research and Engineering Laboratory
Director
– Smart Transportation Infrastructure Initiative

Prior to UIUC, Professor Al-Qadi was the Charles E. Via, Jr. Professor at Virginia Tech. A registered professional engineer, Al-Qadi has authored/co-authored more than 700 publications and has delivered more than 700 presentations, including numerous keynote and distinguished lectures. Professor Al-Qadi has received numerous prestigious national and international honors and awards, including the NSF Young Investigator Award, the quadrennial IGS Award, ASCE James Laurel Prize, ARTBA Steinberg Award, ASCE Turner Award, French Limoges Medal. He is a former President of the ASCE T&DI Board of Governors and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Pavement Engineering. In 2010, he was elected as an ASCE Distinguished Member (the highest honor bestowed by ASCE). Dr. Al-Qadi holds a Ph.D. from Penn State.

Their Research

Multifront Approach for Improving Navigation of Autonomous and Connected Trucks
Principal Investigator:
Imad Al-Qadi & Yanfeng Ouyang
Research Thrusts: Control & Operations, Enabling TechnologyInfrastructure Design & ManagementModeling & Implementation
Operations of Connected and Autonomous Freight Trucks Under Congestion and Infrastructure Cost Considerations
Principal Investigator:
Imad Al-Qadi, Yanfeng Ouyang, Jeffery Roesler, Hasan Ozer, & Hadi Meidani
Research Thrusts: Control & OperationsInfrastructure Design & ManagementModeling & ImplementationPolicy & Planning