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Ramin Shabanpour, PhD

Visiting Research Assistant Professor

Civil and Materials Engineering


Building & Room:

2069 ERF


842 West Taylor Street, MC 246, Chicago, IL 60607

Office Phone:

(312) 355-4722


Research Interests


  • Adoption & Policy Implications of Smart Mobility Technologies: Vehicle Automation, Electrification, and Ridesharing services
  • Urban Transportation Planning: Microsimulation Activity-Based Models, Travel Behavior & Time Use Analysis
  • Sustainable Transportation Systems: Integrated Land-use, Transportation, Environment & Energy Models
  • Disaster Management: Emergency Evacuation Planning
  • Econometric and Statistical Analysis, Discrete Choice Modeling
  • Application of Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics in Transportation

Selected Publications

A complete list of my publications is available here: Google Scholar or ResearchGate


Book Chapters:

Shabanpour R, Golshani N, Stephens TS, Auld J, Mohammadian A (2019) Developing a Spatial Transferability Platform to Analyze National-level Impacts of Connected Automated Vehicles. In: Briassoulis H., Kavroudakis D., Soulakellis N. (eds) The Practice of Spatial Analysis. Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89806-3_12.

Stephens TS, Auld J, Chen Y, Gonder J, Kontou E, Lin Z, Xie F, Mohammadian A, Shabanpour R, Gohlke D (2019) Assessing Energy Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles at the U.S. National Level – Preliminary Bounds and Proposed Methods. In: Meyer G., Beiker S. (eds) Road Vehicle Automation 5. Lecture Notes in Mobility. Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-94896-6_10.

Shamshiripour A, Shabanpour R, Golshani N, Auld J, Mohammadian A (2019) A Flexible Activity Scheduling Conflict Resolution Framework. In: Goulias K.G., Davis A.W (eds) Mapping the Travel Behavior Genome: The Role of Disruptive Technologies, Automation, and Experimentation. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-817340-4.00016-4.


Journal Papers:

Shabanpour R, Golshani N, Shamshiripour A, Mohammadian A (2018) Eliciting Preferences for Adoption of Fully Automated Vehicles using Best-Worst Analysis. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. doi: 10.1016/j.trc.2018.06.014

Shabanpour R, Golshani N, Tayarani M, Auld J, Mohammadian A (2018) Analysis of Telecommuting and Impacts on Travel Demand and the Environment. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2018.04.003

Shabanpour R, Shamshiripour A, Mohammadian A (2018) Modeling Adoption Timing of Autonomous Vehicles: Innovation Diffusion Approach. Transportation. doi: 10.1007/s11116-018-9947-7

Golshani N, Shabanpour R, Mohammadian A, Auld J, Ley H (2019) Evacuation decision behavior for no-notice emergency events. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2019.01.025

Rahimi E, Shamshiripour A, Shabanpour R, Mohammadian A, Auld J (2019). Analysis of transit users’ waiting tolerance in response to unplanned service disruptions. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2019.10.011


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, 2018
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA

M.S. Civil Engineering, 2013
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

B.S. Civil Engineering, 2010
Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran