Dr. Camelia Ravanbakht
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Principal Transportation Engineer
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
Dr. Camelia Ravanbakht is an adjunct faculty member in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department. She has a Ph.D. from North Carolina State University and more than 20 years of experience in research, development, and applications of transportation engineering and planning activities. She is the lead staff person for directing, managing and coordinating the Management, Operations, and Intelligent Transportation Systems Program in the Hampton Roads region. She has been instrumental in the planning and deployment of the region's ITS program through a cooperative process with representatives from local, state, federal governments and the private sector. She currently serves as the Co-Chairperson for the Hampton Roads Management, Operations and ITS Planning Committee. Throughout her tenure at the Planning District Commission, Dr. Ravanbakht has performed and provided outstanding technical assistance to local, state and federal agency officials in a variety of transportation engineering and planning programs. She has actively participated in and presented to public and private forums as well as community organizations. She has published numerous technical papers/documents and presented to national conferences and workshops.