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Civil Engineering


Massoum Moussavi, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Phone: 402-554-3414
Office: PKI 203G, Omaha, NE 68182-0178

Research Areas: Transportation planning, economics, systems analysis, Mass transit systems planning and design, Airport planning and design, Systems engineering, Traffic engineering.

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1984
M.S. Civil Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982
B.S., Civil Engineering, West Virginia Institute of Technology, 1980

Honors and Awards
  • College of Engineering UNO Alumni Association’s Holling Family Master Teacher Award, 2009
  • UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, 2009
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award, 2008
  • Achievement Award” as a member of NASA’s Small Aircraft Transportation System Project (SATS) Team, 2007
  • The University of Nebraska at Omaha Certificate of Recognition, 2006

Teaching Interests

CIVE 461/861 – Urban Transportation Planning
CIVE 462 – Highway Design

Selected Publications

Moussavi, M., Vargas, J, "Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in the Analysis and Assessment of Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) in Nebraska", Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 115th Annual Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, pp 22-23, April 22, 2005.

Moussavi, M., "Small Aircraft Transportation System (Nebraska Research)," SATS 2005 Technology Demonstration: The Future of Air Transportation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Danville, Virginia, June 5-7, 2005.