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Dr. Guzin Akan Dr. Guzin Akan, Ph.D
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Civil Transportation Engineer
City of Norfolk , Norfolk, Virginia
E-mail: guzin.akan@norfolk.gov

Dr. Guzin Akan is an adjunct faculty member in the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department. She holds Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Civil Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey. She completed her Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from University of Paris VI, Paris, France. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of Traffic and Transportation Engineering. She has worked as a college professor in Turkey and in University New Orleans and taught traffic and transportation courses. She has been employed by the City of Norfolk since 1987 and worked as the City Transportation Engineer for the last 10 years. Currently she is the Acting Assistant Director of Public Works for the City. She is a member of several organizations such as Transportation Research Board (TRB), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Virginia Section, the American Public Works Association, and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Virginia (ITSVA).