Hadi Meidani

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering – The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dr. Hadi Meidani is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering and his M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2012. Prior to joining UIUC, he was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at USC in 2012- 2013 and in the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute at the University of Utah in 2013-2014. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award to study fast computational models for energy-transportation systems. He is also the recipient of the student paper award in probabilistic methods at the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference in 2012. His research interests are uncertainty quantification, scientific machine learning, and decision-making under uncertainty.

Their Research

Impact of Autonomous Freight Delivery on Trucking Operations
Principal Investigator:
Imad Al-Qadi, Jeffery Roesler, Yanfeng Ouyang, Hadi Meidani, & Hasan Ozer
Research Thrusts: Control & OperationsEnabling Technology, Infrastructure 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