Ph.D. Civil Engineering - Major in Transportation and Minors in Stochastic Processes and Statistics. Department of Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis, September 1991. Dissertation: Long Term Forecasting with Dynamic Microsimulation. Advisor: Ryuichi Kitamura.
M.S.C.E. Civil Engineering - Major in Transportation Engineering. Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1987. Advisor: Donald Cleveland.
Laurea Civil Engineering (B.S. & M.S.C.E.), Universita degli Studi della Calabria, Dipartimento di Pianificazione Territoriale (Territorial Planning Department), College of Civil Engineering, Cosenza, Italy, March 1986. Thesis: Econometric Models for the Forecast of Travel Demand: A Hierarchical Approach of Mode Choice (In Italian). Advisor: Demetrio C. Festa.
Employment in Universities
Professor: University of California, Department of Geography, Santa Barbara, California (March 2004-present)
Duties and responsibilities: Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Transportation Systems Planning and Analysis: Geog 111A/211A - Transportation Planning and Modeling; Geog 111B/211B - Transportation Modeling and Simulation; Geog 211C - Activity and Travel Behavior Analysis; GEOG 288KG - Seminar in the 4 T's in Life: Time-Use, Transportation, Technology, and Telecommunications; GEOG 210B - Analytical Methods in Geography II, Regression Methods; GEOG 210C - Analytical Methods in Geography III, Spatial Statistics; GEOG 5 – People, Place, and Environment: Introductory Human Geography.
Co-Founder and Co-Director GeoTrans Laboratory: University of California, Department of Geography, Santa Barbara, California (July 2007-present)
Research initiatives include: Transportation Planning and Modeling, Travel Demand Analysis, Economic and Behavioral Geography, Geographic Information Science, Applied Statistics and Econometrics, Microsimulation in Activity-based Analysis and Forecasting, Travel Behavior, Activity and Travel Survey Design, Transportation and Air Quality, Travel Demand Management, Congestion Management Systems, Traffic Analysis and Site Impacts, Telecommunications and Travel Behavior/Demand, Optimal Resource Allocation, and Road Transport Informatics/Intelligent Transportation Systems. Goulias has been the Principal Investigator of approximately $4.4 million of projects sponsored by regional, state, and federal sponsors.