Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies
Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering
Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
Alexandre Bayen is the Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering at UC Berkeley and Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS). He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has published two books and over 200 publications. He holds a PhD and MS from Stanford University, and a BS from Ecole Polytechnique, France. Prior to working at UC Berkeley, he was a visiting researcher at NASA Ames Research Center and he worked at the Department of Defense in France, where he holds the rank of Major. He has received numerous awards, including the Ballhaus Award from Stanford University, of the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and he is a NASA Top 10 Innovators on Water Sustainability. His projects Mobile Century and Mobile Millennium received the Best of ITS Award for ‘Best Innovative Practice’, at the ITS World Congress and a TRANNY Award from the California Transportation Foundation. Bayen is the recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) award from the White House. He is also the recipient of the Okawa Research Grant Award, the Ruberti Prize from the IEEE, and the Huber Prize from the ASCE.