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Contact Information

Name: Ghazan Khan

Title: Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Office Location: 4044 Riverside Hall, Dept. of Civil Engineering

Email: khan@csus.edu

Office Phone: (916) 278-3886

Mailing Address: Department of Civil Engineering, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6029

Area of Interest/Expertise : Transportation Engineering, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Statistics

LinkedIn : www.linkedin.com/in/ghazankhan

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Education


  • Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
    • Minor: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Statistics
  • Graduate Certificate, Transportation Management and Policy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, N.W.F.P. University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan, 2002

Research and Professional Experience


  • Graduate Coordinator, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, 2018 - present.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, 2018 - present.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, California State University, Sacramento, 2013 - 2018.
  • Honorary Fellow/Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engr., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013 - present.
  • Independent Transportation/Traffic Engineering and GIS Consultant, 2012 - present.
  • Assistant Researcher, Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Lab., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012 - 2013.
  • Research Assistant, Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Lab., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004 - 2012.
  • Co-Instructor/Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engr., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007 – 2013 (Intermittent).
  • Pre–College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLES) Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007 – 2009.
  • Project Engineer and Coordinator, Shahzaman Pvt. Ltd. Civil Engineers and Contractors, Peshawar Pakistan, 2002 - 2003.

Awards and Honors


  • 2019-2020 Faculty Innovation and Leadership Award, California State University (CSU) System. (Link)
  • 2017 Jonathan Burdette Brown Education Award, ASCE Sacramento Section.
  • 2015-2016 Outstanding Teacher Award, College of ECS, CSU Sacramento. (Link)
  • 2016 – 2017 Research and Creative Activity Award, CSU Sacramento.
  • 2015 ASCE, Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd) Fellowship Award.
  • 2015 Pedagogy Enhancement Award, Center for Teaching and Learning, CSU Sacramento.
  • ITE Wisconsin Section 2014 Martin Bruening Award for Safety Evaluation of Wisconsin Roundabouts: Phase 2 professional paper. (Link)
  • Faculty Learning Community Award (2015, 2016), CTL, CSU Sacramento.
  • Provost Research Incentive Fund Award (2014), CSU Sacramento.
  • Probationary Faculty Development Grant Award (2013), CSU Sacramento.
  • Academic Achievement Award from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Eno Transportation Foundation Fellowship 2009, Eno Leadership Development Conference
  • 2007 National Roadway Safety Awards Honorable Mention, Jointly Sponsored by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Roadway Safety Foundation for the project, “Road Weather Safety Audits” with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. (Link)
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) Project Evaluation work was published in F.H.W.A. HSIP Noteworthy Practice Series 2011 publication. (Link)
  • ITE Student Chapter of the Year Award (Vice President), Midwestern ITE section 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2009.
  • Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA.

Professional Affiliations


  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)