Trevor Hanson

Associate Professor

Civil Engineering

Gillin Hall D129

1 506 452 6374

Other titles

Coordinator, UNB Transportation Group


  • 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

  • CE2973 Civil Engineering Design 1
  • 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


  • 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)

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

You may find a partial list of publications on Google Scholar.

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

Recent distinctions, honours and awards

  • 2018 - Winner of the Bison Transport Debate, Canadian Transportation Research Forum
  • 2017 - Visiting Professor (1 month), University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute
  • 2017 - Adjunct Professor, University of Saskatchewan Public Health
  • 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)