Mohan M. Venigalla, PEMMV 3-14

Associate Professor, Transportation Engineering
Telephone: (703) 993-1630
Fax: (703) 993-9790
2232 Nguyen Engineering Building

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  • PhD, Transportation Engineering, The University of Tennessee
  • MS (Dual), Transportation Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras & The University of Tennessee
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Sri Venkateswara University, India


Introduction to transportation systems (engineering and planning), Transportation air quality, Air quality, Engineering and economics models, Fundamentals and principle of practice of engineering, Information management for civil engineering, Geographic information systems


Transportation and the Environment, GIS, Transportation Systems Modeling, Freight Transportation Planning

Professional service:

  • Member ASCE
  • Member ITE

Faculty profile:

Dr. Venigalla is an expert in quantitative methods for transportation planning, air quality, traffic operations, and traffic simulation. His skills include transportation systems analysis encompassing travel demand modeling, traffic simulation, network analysis, and ITS related modeling. He has developed and applied numerous computer models for transportation planning and traffic engineering problems. His research work in transportation air quality has received national acclaim. He is registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Mohan Venigalla brings over 30 years of industry, research and teaching experience to Masons programs. Prior to joining Mason, Dr. Venigalla most recently served as a Senior Transportation Systems Engineer in Wilbur Smith Associates Transportation Modeling Group, located in Columbia, SC. Dr. Venigalla earned his doctorate from the University of Tennessee in 1994. His research has been exceptional. Mohan was the 1992 Student of the Year, as awarded by the US Department of Transportation. In 1996, he received the Pyke Johnson Award from the National Research Council for the best research paper in transportation planning. After receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Venigalla served as a Transportation Systems Engineer at the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, MA, working in both the ITS and Air Quality groups.