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Fresno State Transportation Institute


Aly TawfikDirector

Dr. Aly Tawfik, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering in the Lyles College of Engineering, is the Institute’s founding Director. Dr. Tawfik has nearly 20 years in the field of transportation systems engineering with specific experience in modeling, simulation, and optimization of transportation systems as well as numerous projects involving transportation planning, transit design, traffic simulation, and design, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and autonomous vehicles.


AdminRebecca Kaaz

Rebecca Tanaka Kaaz, whose professional background includes several years in retail information technology, provides administrative support for the Institute.