Dean's research focuses on sustainable transportation systems, planning and operations of electric and fully-automated vehicle fleets, integrated transportation and energy system modeling and the link between physical activity and transportation-land use planning. He has expertise in large-scale agent-based travel demand modeling, optimization, econometrics and content analysis. His research identifies the suite of technologies and policies that can address complex urban problems like climate change, rising energy and mobility demands with constrained infrastructure and physical inactivity, to create sustainable and healthy communities. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and his B.S. in civil engineering with a minor in urban and environmental planning from the University of Virginia.
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2023
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2020
B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Virginia, 2019
Sustainable transportation and energy systems, transportation-energy modeling and decision-making, shared automated vehicles