Evangelos I. Kaisar

Evangelos I. Kaisar, Ph.D.

Professor, Department Chair and Executive Director of FMRI & MITSL

Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatics Engineering

777 Glades Road, EW 204

Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

p: 561.297.4084



  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

Research Interests

  • Logistics and Transportation System Design
  • Transportation System Security and Efficiency
  • Traffic Modeling, Simulation and Safety
  • Traffic Engineering and Design
  • Freight Logistics

Research Sites

Current Research Funding

  1. Freight Mobility Research Institute (FMRI) - A USDOT TIER 1 University Transportation Center
    • U.S. Department of Transportation
    • PI and Director: Evangelos Kaisar
    • 2016-2022
    • $10,516.500
  2. Guidance for Identifying Corridor Conditions that Warrant Deploying Transit Signal Priority and Queue Jump
    • Florida Department of Transportation
    • PI: Evangelos Kaisar
    • 2016-2017
    • $135,723
  3. A Smart Port Resiliency Assessment and Planning Tool
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Co-PI: Evangelos Kaisar
    • 2014-2017
    • $525,000

previous funded projects

Recent Publications

  • Kaisar E., Teegavarapu, R., and Gundersen E., “Data Envelopment Analysis Model for Assessment of Safety and Security of Intermodal Transportation Facilities” Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (accepted to be appear).
  • Soltani-Sobh A., Heaslip k., Scarlatos P., and Kaisar E., “Reliability Based Pre-Positioning of Recovery Centers for Resilient Transportation Infrastructure”, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Sept, 2016.
  • Kaisar E., Coolahan J., Koomullil R., and Averkiou P., “Infectious Disease and Hospital Surge Capacity Impacts on Urban Transportation”, International Journal of Transportation, Vol 4, No. 2, pp-15-30, Aug. 2016.

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