Dr. Steven Jones


Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Virginia, 2001
M.S., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 1994
B.S., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 1992


Dr. Steven Jones has more than 20 years experience in transportation engineering and planning. His experience spans both academic and consulting appointments working with government agencies and private sector clients. He has participated in transportation projects throughout the United States and Europe as well as several in Africa and Asia.

Jones has served as principal investigator on close to $9 million in externally-sponsored projects from a range of funding sources and participated in and/or managed more than $1 million in projects as a consultant. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 journal articles, conferences papers, design manuals, and project reports on a range of transportation topics.

He currently serves as an associate director for the University Transportation Center for Alabama. Jones is a charter member of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) and chair of its Public Transportation committee. He is currently the Technology Transfer director for the nine-university Southeastern Transportation Center consortium and serves on the editorial board of its Journal of Transportation Safety and Security. He is also an associate editor for the ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. In addition to continuing to serve the transportation research needs of Alabama, he currently focuses on transportation issues in developing countries and cultivating international relationships to facilitate collaborative research, education and technology transfer.