Dr. Chimba, P.E. PTOE
Assistant Professor, Civil and Architectural Engineering
Dr. Deo Chimba is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Tennessee State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in three states Tennessee, Florida and Ohio. He is also a registered Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).
He received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from University of Dar es Salaam in 2002, Master's of Science in Civil Engineering from
Florida State University
and Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from University of
Prior to joining Tennessee State University, Dr. Chimba worked for four years as a Transportation Engineer with Stanley Consultants, Inc. located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
traffic forecasting and demand modeling,
public /transit transportation,
bicycle and pedestrian studies
and application of statistics in transportation and civil engineering.
has published quality papers in peer-review Journals or conference proceeding using advanced statistical modeling techniques for
highway safety, traffic analysis, transportation planning
and traffic flow studies
. He has secured funding from TDOT, DHS, and others for research and educational innovations.