Faculty of Transportation Engineering (FTE) is the youngest faculty of Isfahan University of Technology (IUT). Since 2013, FTE has started admission of master students in the field of Transportation Planning. Employment of qualified faculty members and admission of interested and hard-working students are of the priorities of FTE. The main purpose of FTE is to do scientific activities for providing efficient, safe, environment-friendly, reliable, and resilient transportation systems.
Faculty mission includes educational, research, and social-environmental aspects. For the educational aspect, the aim is to train informed, skillful, innovative, and honest human forces. For the research aspect, FTE fosters to contribute to the body of the existing knowledge and to apply scientific methods to solve transportation-oriented problems. For the social-environmental aspect, constructive collaboration with public and private sectors from city to national levels are considered. The purpose of such co-operation is to make profit for society (i.e. helping to consolidate the knowledge-based approach in practice and executive affairs) and university (i.e. integrating scientific approach and macro-scale view with academic insights).
The main pillars of FTE are: sustainable development, transit, health (safety and ergonomy), system resiliency, future technologies, and environment-friendly energy resources. FTE also plans to deepen and strengthen its scientific activates through expanding its majors in Urban Planning and Railway Engineering.
FTE members are strictly focusing on conducting applied and strategic research projects. They have carried out studies on various issues such as: passenger and commodity transportation at urban, provincial, and national levels. Some of the employers of such projects have been: Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Iranian Railways Company, The National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company, municipality of metropolises, and private transportation companies.