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Wicked problems? Bring them on.

As the home to UVA's recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs in civil and systems engineering, we are a leader in the study of human and socio-technical systems. Our faculty and students create innovations that will help address society’s most wicked problems, which are often emergent, large scale, and complex in areas ranging from public health to smart cities to environmental resilience. In a rapidly changing world, we believe that a better future is possible for all by training the leaders of tomorrow in a collaborative academic environment that encourages excellence in the classroom and laboratory.

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Phone: 434-924-1014

Arsalan Heydarian

Assistant Professor

Research Areas
  • Intelligent built environments (smart buildings)
  • Infrastructure design to enhance mobility, safety, and comfort (mobility)
  • user-centered autonomous vehicles and smart transportation systems (smart transportation)
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Engineering Systems and Environment Vision

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