Michael J. Demetsky, Ph.D., P.E

Faculty Research Scientist

  • Transportation planning
  • Traffic operations
  • Freight transportation
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology


  • Registered Professional Engineer, Virginia


  • TS America
  • ITS Virginia
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • Council of University of Transportation Centers
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association, Research and Education Division
  • NGSIM (Next Generation Simulation) Stakeholders Group, Federal Highway Administration


  • ASCE, Harland Bartholomew Award, 2005 
  • Transportation Research Board, Member Emeritus, Committee on Artificial Intelligence, 2003
  • Outstanding Research Paper Award - Transportation Research Board, 2001
  • Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Best Paper Award, 1999 
  • ASCE, Frank M. Masters Transportation Engineering Award, 1995

Current Projects


Michael J. Demetsky, Ph.D., P.E


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Last updated: October 12, 2023

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