John N. Ivan

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Connecticut

B.S. Civil Engineering and Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

M.S. Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

Associate editor of Accident Analysis and Prevention

Elected member, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

Research Focus

  • Highway crash prediction
  • Pedestrian safety
  • Representing exposure to highway crashes
  • Statistical modeling of transportation systems


University of Connecticut
Civil and Environmental Engineering
261 Glenbrook Road UNIT 3037
Storrs, CT 06269

Phone: 1 (860) 486-0352



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  • UConn Today features my pedestrian signal research
    The research I am conducting for Connecticut Department of Transportation on pedestrian signal alternatives along with my graduate student Olin Green and my Connecticut Transportation Institute colleagues Marisa Auguste, Andrew Tucker and Kai Wang is being featured in UConn Today.
    Posted on October 13, 2021
  • Manmohan Joshi joins research group
    I am pleased to announce that Manmohan Joshi is joining my research group as a PhD student. Manmohan comes from Nepal and will be working on two crash prediction projects funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
    Posted on August 30, 2021
  • Pankaj Joshi joins Fresno Council of Governments
    I am pleased to announce that my MS student Pankaj Joshi has graduated and is now Associate Regional Planner with Fresno Council of Governments in California. Congratulations Pankaj!
    Posted on July 13, 2021