Dr. Joseph Sussman is the JR East Professor in the department of civil and environmental engineering and the engineering division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his B.C.E. from the City College of New York, his M.S.C.E. from the University of New Hampshire, and his Ph.D. in civil engineering systems from M.I.T.. Dr. Sussman is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Transportation Research Forum, Transportation Research Board, and a member of the board of directors of ITS America. He was the recipient of the 2003 CUTC Award for Distinguished Contribution to University Transportation Education and Research.