Nebiyou Yonas Tilahun

Nebiyou Tilahun directs the Travel Behavior & Urban Systems Research Group. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2010 and has been at UIC since January 2012.  Previously he held post-doctoral appointments  at the Urban Transportation Center (UIC) and at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (University of Minnesota). He also worked as a Transportation Engineer at the Washington State Department of Transportation prior to joining  graduate school. His undergraduate study started at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and was completed at the University of Minnesota.

Email: ntilahun at

Phone: 312-355-4622

Current students

Jaeyong Shin, Ph.D. student (Urban Planning and Policy)

Alumni (Research Assistants)

Yaye Keita, Ph.D.(Urban Planning and Policy)

Moyin Li, Ph.D. (Urban Planning and Policy)

Shi Yin, Ph.D. student (Computer Science)

Xitao Lv, M.Sc. (Computer Science)


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