NUTC Director Hani Mahmassani Named the Recipient of the 2016 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship Award

Hani Mahmassani gave the 2016 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture at the Transportation Research Board’s 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday, January 11.   He was introduced by Dan Sperling, Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, the 2015 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship Recipient. 

Dr. Mahmassani's lecture was titled, “Micro Models and Mega Data: Taming Complexity for Deep Insight and Robust Decisions.” 

Hani Mahmassani
NUTC Director Hani Mahmassani

TRB created a TRB Distinguished Lectureship in 1992 to recognize the career contributions and achievements of an individual in the areas covered by TRB's Technical Activities Division. In 2002, the TRB Executive Committee renamed this award the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship, in honor of the Board's eighth Executive Director, who served with distinction from 1980 to 1994.

Links to a list of the past Deen Lecturers is available at:

http://www.trb.org/AboutTRB/DeenDistinguishedLectureship.aspx.