Department of Civil Engineering
Boise State University, Idaho
Dr. Mandar Khanal, P.E., is a faculty member in the Civil Engineering Department at Boise State University (BSU) and manages the department’s Transportation Engineering Program. Dr. Khanal earned his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, and his MS degree, also in Civil Engineering, from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He is a registered civil engineer in California and Idaho. Prior to joining BSU, Dr. Khanal was employed as a Research Associate at Louisiana Transportation Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Dr. Khanal has many years of professional engineering experience. One such assignment was at the California Department of Transportation in Orange County, California, where he was involved in the application of new technology to transportation. Dr. Khanal has served as a reviewer of books and journal papers and has also served on multiple NSF panels. He is also involved in Transportation Research Board (TRB) committees. Dr. Khanal has served as a PI or Co-PI on multiple research projects in the USA and abroad including one awarded by the Institute of Urban Transport, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, while on Sabbatical Leave as a Visiting Professor at the School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, India. Dr. Khanal is a member of ASCE and ITE
I work in all aspects of surface transportation from a civil/transportation engineering perspective.