Dr. Asad J. Khattak is Beaman Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Transportation Program Coordinator in the Department. He is affiliated with the UT Center for Transportation Research, where he works on research and educational projects related to the Southeastern Transportation Center and NURail University Transportation Center. He has recently established the Initiative for Sustainable Mobility, a campus-wide organized research unit. Dr. Khattak’s research focuses on various types of innovations related to 1) intelligent transportation systems, 2) transportation safety, and 3) sustainable transportation. Dr. Khattak received his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University in 1988 and 1991, respectively. Dr. Khattak is: 1) Editor of Science Citation Indexed Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, with a 5-year impact factor of 1.841 in 2013. 2) Associate Editor of SCI-indexed International Journal of Sustainable Transportation.