Massoum Moussavi

Associate Professor, Transportation System Engineering

Massoum Moussavi


PKI 203G
Omaha, NE 68182-0178


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


  • Dr. Moussavi is an associate professor of civil engineering at UNL. He has sixteen years of experience in teaching, research, and consulting in transportation engineering. Dr. Moussavi's research interests include transportation planning, economics, systems analysis; mass transit systems planning and design; airport planning and design; systems engineering, and traffic engineering. Dr. Moussavi is a member of several professional organizations such as ASCE, ITE, TRB, etc., and he is registered professional engineer in Nebraska and Tennessee.


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