NYU Assistant Professor Receives Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award

On Saturday, January 6th, Joseph Chow, PhD, PE, of New York University’s (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering received the Cambridge Systematics New Faculty Award at the Council of University Transportation Center’s annual award banquet in Washington, DC. 

The Cambridge Systematics (CS) New Faculty Award is given annually to a tenure-track faculty member in transportation education. The $2000 award recognizes outstanding teaching and research contributions to the transportation field.

A panel from CUTC selects the winner in a competitive process. The nomination of Dr. Chow cited his willingness to innovate in his teaching, ability to mentor graduate and doctoral students, and impressive repertoire of work to help move transportation forward.

“In reading Dr. Chow’s nomination it is clear that he has a passion for teaching that elevates his students’ work,” said Kimon Proussaloglou, Executive Vice President of Cambridge Systematics. “Dr. Chow’s commitment to his students, to research and to the transportation field is impressive. It matches CS’ foundational goal to advance transportation by developing its thought leaders.”

Dr. Chow has been a tenure-track assistant professor at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering since 2015 with courtesy appointments at The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service and at NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress. Dr. Chow has authored more than 80 publications, with many featured in leading industry outlets, and he holds elected and appointed positions on the Transportation Research Board.

Click here for Dr. Chow’s full profile on the NYU website.