Yeganeh Hayeri (yhayeri)

Yeganeh Hayeri

Assistant Professor

School of Systems and Enterprises

Babbio Center 534
(201) 216-5541


  • PhD (2013) Carnegie Mellon University (Civil & Environmental Engineering)
  • PhD (2013) Carnegie Mellon University (Engineering and Public Policy)
  • MS (2002) University of California-Berkeley (Civil and Environmental Engineering - Transportation)
  • Other (2001) University of California - Berkeley (Management of Technology Certificate - Haas School of Business)
  • BS (2000) University of Nebraska - Lincoln (Civil and Environmental Engineering)


Quantitative Policy Analysis
Decision-Making Analytics
Blockchain Technologies
Systems Engineering for Disruptive Technologies/Events


Postdoctoral Researcher - General Robotics, Automation, Sensing, and Perception (GRASP), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2014-2015)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Green Design Institute, and University Transportation Center (UTC), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2013-2014)

Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2009-2013)

Senior Transportation Engineer, Iteris, Inc. (2004-2009)

Berryman and Henigar, Civil Engineer II, (2003-2004)

Kimley-Horn & Associates, Transportation Analyst (2002-2003)

Researcher, Insitute of Transportation Studies, PATH, University of California-Berkeley (2000-2002)

Researcher, Mid-America Transportation Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln (1998-2000)

Institutional Service

  • Admitted Student Events Member
  • Committee on Committees Member
  • SSE - Paper reviews for awards Member
  • Ph.D. handbook Committee Chair
  • EM/ISE Member

Professional Service

  • Paper Reviewing Committee - TRB ACP30 Co-Chair
  • NYSERDA Expert
  • TRB AHB30 Committee Reviewing paper committee
  • NCHRP Panel Member


Assistant Professor, School of Systems and Enterprises (Sep. 2015 - Present), Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Honors and Awards

- Excellence Award by the Stevens' Graduate Students Council - Spring 2022
- ASCE Central NJ "Educator of the Year" Award - 2020-2021
- Advisor on the best SSE graduate student paper award - May 2020
- National Academy of Engineers Frontier - September 2019
- Recipient of the teaching excellence letter (Evaluation 3.9 out of 4) Fall 2019
- Advisor to the SSE best Master Project Award - May 2019
- Recipient of the teaching excellence letter (Evaluation 3.8 out of 4) Fall 2018
- Selected as a member of the NJ AV Taskforce by the office of the Governor
- Advisor to an I&E Fellowship recipient - September 2018
- Advisor on the best SSE graduate student paper award – May 2018
- ASCE Best Paper Award - October 2013
- National University Transportation Center Student of the Year Award - January 2013
- University Transportation Center (UTC) Graduate Fellow – 2012 to 2013
- Steinbrenner Institute Robert Dunlop Graduate Fellowship Award – 2010
- Carnegie Mellon University Dean’s Fellowship Award – 2009 to 2010
- Iteris Best Employee Award - May 2008
- ITE Best Member Paper & Presentation Award - August 2007

Professional Societies

  • Editorial Board Member – International Journal of Industrial and Operations Research Member
  • TRB Highway Vehicle Automation Committee Fellow
  • American Society of Civil Engineers Member
  • WTS International Member

Selected Publications

Book Chapter

  1. Vasebi, S.; Hayeri, Y. M. (2021). A Unique Case of Bikesharing Success in A Small City: Data Visualization and Analysis of JerseyBike in Hoboken. ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development Proceeding Book. ASCE.

Conference Proceeding

  1. Behrooz, H.; Hayeri, Y.; Grogan, P. (2022). A Discrete-Time Simulation Model for New York City Bike-Share System. International Conference on Transportation and Development 2022 (pp. 1-12). ASCE.
  2. Hayeri, Y. M.; Gade, A.; Behrooz, H. (2021). The Takeover Conundrum: Level 3 Vehicle Automation Behavioral Study. Transportation Research Board.
  3. Hayeri, Y. M.; Vasebi, S. (2021). Transportation Health and Safety Policies - Beyond Automobile Crashes and Climate Change. Transportation Research Board.

Journal Article

  1. Hayeri, Y. M. (2022). Quantitative flood risk evaluation to improve drivers' route choice decisions during disruptive precipitation. Reliability Engineering & System Safety.
  2. Behrooz, H.; Hayeri, Y. M. (2022). Machine Learning Applications in Surface Transportation Systems: A Literature Review. Applied Sciences (Switzerland) (18 ed., vol. 12).
  3. Hayeri, Y. M. (2021). Collective Driving to Mitigate Climate Change: Collective-Adaptive Cruise Control. Sustainability 13.16 (2021): 8943. (vol. 13.16 (2021): 8943.). Sustainability 13.16 (2021): 8943..
  4. Vasebi, S.; Hayeri, Y. M.; Jin, J. (2021). Surrounding Vehicles’ Contribution to Car-Following Models: Deep-Learning-Based Analysis.. Transportation Research Record. Transportation Research Record.
  5. Vasebi, S.; Hayeri, Y. M. (2021). Collective driving to mitigate climate change: Collective-adaptive cruise control. Sustainability (Switzerland) (16 ed., vol. 13).


SYS 660 - Decision Making and Risk Analysis for Complex Systems
PIN 183/PIN 184: Blockchain Fundamentals and Applications
ISE 350 - Supply Chain Management and Logistics
EM 655 - Sustainable Transportation Systems: Technology, Management, and Policy
EM 612 - Project Management for Complex Systems