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Contact Information

Mailing Address: Portland State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, P.O. Box 751 CEE, Portland, OR 97207-0751

Physical Location: office 301H Engineering Building 1930 SW 4th Ave, Suite 200, Portland, OR 97201

Phone: 503-725-2836

Email, see also TTP-lab News and STEP Student Blog

Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi

Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ph.D., University of Maryland College Park, 2004
M.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 1998
B.S., Civil Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, 1993

Dr. Miguel Andres Figliozzi main research areas are related to logistics and freight transportation modeling and optimization. Additonal research areas include transit and traffic operations, non-motorized transportation (pedestrian and bicycle modes), and transportation emissions, energy, sustainability, livability, and socioeconomic impacts. See TTP lab research page for current projects.

Research Areas



Emissions and Air Quality

Electric Vehicles & New Vehicle Technologies

Non-motorized Transportation

Traffic and Transit Operations

Climate Change

Transportation Resources at PSU

Research Assistant Positions

Current Projects

Transportation Resources at PSU


Research Assistant (RA) Positions Available

For graduate students (full time) or for undergraduate students (hourly)

Current or prospective PSU graduate students interested in transportation research with strong quantitative and communication skills (both oral and written) are invited to apply for research assistant positions. The positions are available with tuition remission and up to 20 paid hours per week during the academic year and full summer support. Casual positions (hourly basis) may also be available.

To be considered for a Research Assistanship please apply to the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) deparment. If you are not a current PSU student you will need to apply for a graduate degree to qualify for a RA. For information related to the application process for graduate degrees in CEE click HERE. Deadline for Fall applicants: first Monday of January (for strongest consideration for funding as a Graduate Research Assistant)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities are also available for current PSU students with strong credentials and research potential.