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Established in 1954 by industry representatives, the Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) was the first U.S. university transportation center & has been recognized as a leading interdisciplinary education & research institution since.
In Memoriam – Aaron GellmanAviation expert, transportation scholar, and former Transportation Center Director Aaron Gellman passed away on Monday, January 11th, 2016 at the age of 85.
Gellman will be remembered by friends, colleagues and greater wider transportation community, for his valued expertise and enthusiasm.
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Memorial Tribute for Aaron Gellman - Thur. April 21, 2016A Memorial Tribute for Aaron Gellman was held on Thur. April 21, 2016 at the Vail Chapel of Northwestern’s Alice Millar Chapel and attended by over eighty friends, colleagues and family. An Audio Recording of the service will be made available on YouTube soon.
2016 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship AwardCongratulations to Transportation Center Director, Hani Mahmassani, recipient of the 2016 Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship Award.
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"Transit Accessibility, Last Mile Issues & Equity: Assessment using Chicago as a Case Study" - Dr. Nebiyou Y. Tilahun, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
May 5, 2016
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
“Simulating the Dynamic Effects of Horizontal Mergers: U.S. Airlines” - Dr. John Lazarev, Assistant Professor Department of Economics, New York University; Visiting Scholar to Northwestern University Economics Department
May 19, 2016
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
“The Role of the Media in Covering Aviation” - Brian Sumers, Transport Editor, Americas, Aviation Week; Micah Maidenberg, Reporter, Crain’s Chicago Business; Steve Nolan, Vice President, Communications and Public Relations, GoGo Air
May 24, 2016
5:15 PM-6:30 PM