Chandra Bhat, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Chandra R. Bhat is the Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor at The University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches courses in transportation systems analysis. Dr. Bhat’s works are widely referenced in the economics, marketing, geography, statistics, and transportation fields. Dr. Bhat received the 2004 Walter L. Huber Award and the 2005 James Laurie Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in recognition of his contributions to “innovative methods in transportation systems analysis and modeling.” He also received the 2006 Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching from the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT Austin, and the 2006-2007 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award from the UT Graduate School. More recently, a paper co-authored with two of his doctoral students received the 2007 Pyke Johnson Award from the Transportation Research Board for the best paper in the area of planning and environment. Dr. Bhat was also named as the recipient of the 2008 Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator Award. Dr. Bhat is the co-chair of the TRB committee on Transportation Education and Training.