Research Interests
  • Transportation and land use planning
  • Freight modeling
  • Transportation Economics
  • Connected automated vehicles
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Transportation safety

Dr. Motuba's main focus has been developing algorithms that incorporate new and existing technologies into transportation planning models to better reflect the "how", "when" and "why" households, individuals and businesses make their travel decisions. How do new technologies for example, IOT, social media, connected automated vehicles impact how we build and maintain our transportation infrastructure? In addition to his research interests, Dr. Motuba teaches several graduate level courses.

Diomo Motuba

Associate Professor of Transportation and Supply Chain
Quentin Burdick Building, 448D6
(701) 231-1088


  • Ph.D., North Dakota State University (Transportation and Logistics)
  • M.S., North Dakota State University (Agribusiness and Applied Economics)


  • Transportation systems analysis
  • Transportation and land use integration
  • Logistics modeling
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