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Ata M. Khan

Professor Emeritus in Transportation Engineering

Degrees:B.Eng., M.Eng. (A.U.Beirut), Ph.D. (Waterloo), P.Eng., F.CSCE., F.ITE.
Phone:613-520-2600 x 5786
Office:7064 (Minto)

Prof. Khan’s mailbox is located in room 3432 C.J. Mackenzie Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

Teaching Assignment 2021-2022

  • CIVE 5305 Traffic Engineering

Previous Assignments

  • ECOR 3800 Engineering Economics
  • ECOR 4995 Professional Practice
  • CIVE 3304 Transportation Engineering and Planning
  • CIVE 3999 / ENVE 3999 Co-op
  • CIVE 4303 / GEOG 4303 Urban Planning
  • CIVE 4907 Research Project
  • CIVE 4400 Construction/Project Management
  • CIVE 4918 Design Project
  • CIVE 5304 Intercity Transportation
  • CIVE 5305 Traffic Engineering
  • CIVE 5307 Urban Transportation

Research Interests

Intelligent systems; modeling and simulation; policy and planning; engineering economics; safety, efficiency, sustainable development/transportation; energy and environmental factors in transportation.

Application: urban and intercity transportation. Multimodal transportation. Traffic management and control. Road safety. Sustainable development. Urban planning.

Current/recent sponsors: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), AUTO21 Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE).

Video and recent press article

Prof. Khan speaks at the PEO Infrastructure Forum

Honours and Awards

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers CITE
  • Fellow, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).
  • Fellow, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering.
  • Life Member, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Carleton University Academic/Research Award.
  • Ron Rice Award for Best Conference Paper, Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) (with graduate student Sarah Taylor).