Trevor Hanson

Associate Professor

Civil Engineering

Gillin Hall D129

Fredericton

thanson@unb.ca
1 506 452 6374



Background

  • BScE (2002), MScE (2004), PhD (2010), University of New Brunswick
  • Diploma in University Teaching (UNB CETL, 2012)
  • Policy Analyst/Engineer, NB Department of Transportation (2004-2007)
  • Eno Transportation Fellow (2004)
  • Professional memberships:
    • Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of NB
    • Institute of Transportation Engineers
    • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

Courses taught

  • CE2913 Numerical Problem Solving
  • CE5203 Transportation Planning
  • CE5232 Transport Facility Design (Rail Engineering Component)

Dr. Hanson has also taught courses in Team Design, Numerical Methods, Pavement Management, as well as supervising several special study courses and Research Theses.

Research interests

  • Older person transportation mobility and safety
  • Community and shared transportation
  • Low-cost mobile transportation data collection
  • Understanding disruptions to critical transportation infrastructure

Service

  • Member and Research Subcommittee Co-Chair ABE 60: Transportation Research Board Committee on Accessible Transportation and Mobility (starting 2016)
  • Canadian Transportation Research Forum, Board of Directors (Councillor) (starting 2016)
  • Faculty advisor, UNB student chapter of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering New Brunswick User Producer Group

Dr. Hanson has also served on a number of local boards and committees relating to transportation, rural planning, and local governance.

Publications and conference proceedings

Hanson, T.R., 2016. Exploring a worst reasonable case supply chain disruption for niche ports: quantifying the impacts of a scenario involving Canada’s largest oil refinery. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2549. DOI: 10.3141/2549-04.

Hanson, T.R., B. McPhee, 2016. Community data needs on hazardous goods movement by rail: Perspectives of select New Brunswick emergency planning officials. Canadian Transportation Research Forum 51st Annual Conference, May 1 – 4, 2016, Toronto, ON

Hanson, T.R., D. Caissie, 2016. Enabling and measuring success among New Brunswick volunteer driver programs in an era of demographic change: towards a common data collection standard. Canadian Transportation Research Forum 51st Annual Conference, May 1 – 4, 2016, Toronto, ON

Beauregard-Long, R., T.R. Hanson, 2015. Evaluating the Potential for Centreline Rumble Strips on Arterial Two-Lane Highways in Rural New Brunswick. Transportation Association of Canada annual meeting, Charlottetown, PEI, Sept 27-30

Hanson, T.R. 2015. Simulating Impacts of Critical Transportation Infrastructure Disruptions Using Open-Source Data: Recreating and Understanding a High-profile Highway Disruption in NB. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum: Another 50 Years: Where to From Here?, Montreal, QC, May 25-27.

Hanson, T.R., F. Allaire, C. MacEacheron, 2015. Issues and Opportunities for Enhancing Active Transportation among Rural and Urban Areas: Lessons from a New Brunswick Study. Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum: Another 50 Years: Where to From Here?, Montreal, QC, May 25-27.

Hanson, T.R., 2014. Using open-source data to better understand impacts of critical transportation infrastructure disruptions: lessons from simulating a high-profile highway disruption. Infrastructure Resilience Risk Reporter, Vol 3, No. 2

Hanson, T.R., C. Cameron, E.D. Hildebrand. 2014. Evaluation of low-cost consumer level mobile phone technology for measuring International Roughness Index (IRI) values. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.

Hanson, T.R. 2014. Planning for future successes among rural volunteer driver programs: Understanding local preferences of prospective users and drivers. Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 10-14.

Hanson, T.R., C. Cameron, 2012. The potential of smartphone technology to collect road roughness information (Poster presented to the Transportation Association of Canada annual meeting, Fredericton, October 2012

Dr. Hanson has also undertaken 10 independent research projects since 2012, primarily focused on rural and community transportation development.

Recent honours and awards

  • 2013 - APEGNB Young Professional Achievement Award
  • 2012 - Best Technical Poster Award from the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Pavements Standing Committee at TAC Annual Conference, Fredericton
  • 2012 - Dobbin Scholar, Ireland-Canada University Foundation
  • 2012 - Eric Garland Award for Excellence in Teaching (UNB Civil Engineering)