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Judith Mwakalonge
Judith Mwakalonge

EngineeringAssociate Professor of EngineeringEngineering and Computer Science Complex 134 803-536-8321

Judith Mwakalonge

Dr. Judith Mwakalonge is academic program coordinator for the Master of Science in Transportation (MST). Dr. Mwakalonge teaches and conducts research in Transportation Engineering.


  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, Tennessee, 2010
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Florida State University, Florida, 2007
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 2005


Dr. Mwakalonge is an associate professor of civil engineering at South Carolina State University with a specialty in transportation engineering. She has experience in planning and modeling transportation networks, analyzing traffic operational efficiency and safety, and evaluating self-driving in the connected vehicle environment.  Dr. Mwakalonge is an Associate Director of Center for Connected and Multimodal Mobility (C2M2). Dr. Mwakalonge has led several projects of national significance supported by federal agencies. She has published more than 72 peer-reviewed papers and conference presentations at national and international arenas.

Research Interests

Transportation safety, Transportation planning, Travel demand modeling, Non-motorized travel, micro-mobility, and connected mobility.


  • TRP 530: Transportation Planning
  • TRP 540: Transportation Economics and Finance
  • TRP 550: Systems Analysis in Transportation
  • TRP 520: Urban Transportation Planning Policy
  • TRP 525: Transportation Statistics and Research
  • TRP 601: Transportation Thesis
  • TRP 603: Transportation Seminar
  • TRP 630: Transportation Engineering 
  • TRP 632: Intelligent Transportation Systems


"1.Hong, J., Mwakalonge, J., and Jeong, K., (2022), “Design of Disaster Relief Logistics Network System by Combining Three Data Envelopment Analysis-Based Methods”, International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management, Forthcoming. 2. Hong, J., and Mwakalonge, J., “An Efficiency-Based Approach to Biofuel Supply Chain Location-Routing Network Design,” International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 42(2), 273-295, 2022.  3. Ngeni, F., Mwakalonge, J., Siuhi, S. (2021), "The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in the United States: Traffic Management and Lessons Learned,"  "Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives," Accepted. 4. Akter, S., Mamun, M., Mwakalonge, J., Comert, G., Siuhi, S. (2021), "A policy review of electric personal assistive mobility devices," Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Vol. 11, pp. 1-13.  5.Siuhi, S., Mwakalonge, J.L., and Wright, R. (2021), "An Investigation of Drivers’ Comprehension of Distracted Driving Slogans," Journal of transportation technologies. Vol. 11(2), pp. 128-138.