Faculty Profile

Michael P. Hunter

Associate Professor

Affinity Group: Transportation Systems Engineering
Office: SEB 225
Phone: 404/385-1243
Email: michael.hunter@ce.gatech.edu
Web: http://transportation.ce.gatech.edu
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Dr. Hunter is an Assistant Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary teaching and research interests are in transportation operations and design, specializing in adaptive signal control, traffic simulation, freeway geometric design, and arterial corridor operations. Dr. Hunter obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University (1992), his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (1994), and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (2003). After obtaining his M.S. he worked as a transportation engineer for several years at the Sear-Brown Group in Rochester, NY. He has conducted numerous traffic impact studies, signal timing projects, freeway operation evaluations, toll plaza analyzes, etc.

Research Interests

  • Traffic Science and Engineering
  • Specializing in Adaptive Signal Control
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Freeway Geometric Design
  • Arterial Corridor Operations


  • Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, 2003.
  • M.S., Transportation Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1994
  • B.A., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1992
  • Associate of Science, Hudson Valley Comm. College, Eng. Science, May 1990