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Sharijad Hasan, Ph.D.
Associate Research Fellow
Phone: (701)231-8085
Email: md.s.hasan@ndsu.edu

Sharijad is an Associate Research Fellow at the Advanced Traffic Analysis Center with a primary concentration in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) program area. He works closely with NDDOT maintenance department in developing work plans through System Engineering along with project evaluations. He also supports other transportation partner agencies in planning and preparing the ITS framework and regional integration deployment. He received his Ph.D. in Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering department from North Dakota State University (NDSU) and completed his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

Sharijad led the NDSU team to the final stage of national Transportation Technology Tournament (TTT) hosted by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) and the ITS Professional Capacity Building (PCB) program of USDOT with his advanced knowledge on ConOps development and SE evaluation. During his time at Urbana, Bangladesh; he was also one of the construction managers for the 'Friendship Training Center' project that won the prestigious 'Aga Khan Award for Architecture' in 2014-2016 cycle.

Sharijad and his wife, Wasifa, have a daughter and planning to welcome another this year. He is a cricket enthusiast and has been leading the Fargo Cricket Club since 2016.

Research Interests

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Architecture
  • Systems Engineering
  • GIS and Spatial Analysis
  • Microsimulation Modeling in Traffic Operations

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • Updating the Regional ITS Architecture for Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration: Autonomous Attenuator Project, NDDOT
  • Technical assistance on the SE process and ITS deployments around the state of North Dakota


  • 2021-Present, Associate Research Fellow, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2019-2021, Graduate Research Assistant, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2014-2020, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, NDSU
  • 2012-2014, Graduate Research Assistant, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, NDSU
  • 2011-2012, Project Coordinator, Urbana, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • 2009-2011, Junior Engineer, Engineers Architects Collaboration, Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • Ph.D., Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, North Dakota State University, 2022
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2009

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), Member, 2018-Present
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Member, 2015-Present
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Member, 2012-2019


  • Graduate Degree Certificate in Statistics, North Dakota State University, 2018
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