Brian Smith is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He specializes in transportation systems engineering. His research focuses on intelligent transportation systems (ITS), particularly in advanced transportation management & information technology application. Dr. Smith is an ASCE Fellow, and recipient of the ASCE Huber Research Prize, the CUTC-ARTBA New Faculty Member Award, the NSF CAREER award, an Eno Transportation Leadership Fellow, and a 2001-2002 University of Virginia Teaching Fellow. He is the author of a chapter on Transportation Management in the text “Intelligent Transportation Primer.”
Dr. Smith serves on numerous national committees and task forces. He is Chair of ASCE’s Transportation & Development Institute’s Committee on Advanced Technologies, and is a member of the Information Systems and Technology and Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations committees of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). Dr. Smith is an associate editor of the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, , and sits on the editorial board of Transportation Research, Part C.