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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  • Quinn Packer wins the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
    Belatedly, I am pleased to announce that my PhD advisee Quinn Packer was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award by the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering for the fall 2022 semester. He was the teaching assistant for Mechanics of Materials and Soil Mechanics. The students overwhelmingly mentioned how they appreciate how he showed […]
    Posted on June 2, 2023
  • Part of research team studying equity in road safety
    I am excited to be part of a team including Professors Davis Chacon-Hurtado, Alexandra Paxton, and Kerry Marsh that was awarded funding from the Office of the Vice President for Research to study racial and economic equity in road safety. You can read more about the program and our award here.
    Posted on March 30, 2023
  • Quinn Packer honored as CAMMSE SOTY at CUTC banquet
    I am proud to announce that my PhD student Quinn Packer was honored as the Student of the Year for the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education at the CUTC banquet on January 7, 2023. Congratulations, Quinn!
    Posted on January 10, 2023