students walk on University of Idaho campus

Visit UI

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Parents on campus during orientation

Homecoming Oct. 1-7

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

campus full of students

UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More

Michael Lowry, Ph.D., P.E.

Michael (Mike) Lowry, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor


Engineering Physics 115H



Mailing Address

Civil Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 1022
Moscow, ID 83844-1022

  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 2008
  • M.S., Brigham Young University, 2004
  • B.S., Brigham Young University, 2002

  • Transportation public investment decision-making
  • Planning for pedestrians and bicyclists
  • Assessing the influence of the built environment on travel demand models
  • Enhancing education in STEM fields

Michael Lowry is an associate professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Idaho and an affiliate researcher for the National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology, a Tier 1 transportation research center. His research focuses on capital investment decision-making and transportation planning for bicyclists and pedestrians. Lowry teaches courses related to geographic information systems, transportation safety, statistics, and economic analysis. He received his doctorate in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Washington and bachelor's and master's from Brigham Young University.

  • Member of the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Bicycle Transportation
  • Member of the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on Programming and Investment Decision-Making
  • Member of the Board of Directors for SMART Transit

Contact Us

Buchanan Engineering Building Rm. 102

Mailing Address:

Civil Engineering
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1022
Moscow, ID 83844-1022

Phone: 208-885-6782

Fax: 208-885-6608