Arriving soon at a parking lot near you: self-driving cars. What was once a sci-fi fantasy is now quickly becoming reality. Samaneh Khazraeian Ph.D. ’17, who has a doctorate in transportation engineering from the College of Engineering & Computing, is currently testing the different aspects of autonomous vehicles.

Before attending FIU, Khazraeian attended the Iran University of Science & Technology in her native country, where she obtained her bachelor’s and master’s in civil engineering. There, she discovered her calling after learning that the traffic in Tehran is so congested due to a disorganized transportation center, minimal resources and poor infrastructure. Read more on FIU NEWS.


Samaneh Khazraeian, Transportation Engineering Ph.D.