Prof. Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian is a Professor of Transportation Systems at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He has over 20 years experience in transportation planning and travel behavior research and has authored over 230 scholarly publications in scientific journals, conference proceedings, book chapters, and project reports. His research has covered various areas of transportation planning including travel behavior analysis, modeling of activity and travel patterns, freight transportation, travel survey, land-use, urban energy, and development of state-of-the-art travel demand models for implementation in practice. He is well-known for his computational analysis of transportation system as well as his advanced freight and person micro-simulation models. He is chairing two subcommittees of the Behavioral Processes, and New Technologies of the National Academies’ Transportation Research Board (TRB). He has also served on several other committees of the TRB including Transportation Demand Forecasting, Traveler Behavior and Values, Telecommunications and Travel Behavior, Travel Survey Methods, and Statistical Methodology in Transportation Research. He has received the 2007 Charley Wootan award, 2008 Fred Burggraf award, and 2011 Ryuichi Kitamura award from TRB recognizing his contributions to transportation research.