NUTC 60th Anniversary Technical Symposium

The NUTC 60th Anniversary Technical Symposium was held on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Hilton Orrington/Evanston Hotel. The symposium identified the future of transportation, particularly from a researcher's point of view, focusing on sectors in which the Center has had, and will continue to have, a notable impact: Travel Demand and BehaviorLogistics and Supply Chain ManagementEconomics, Regional Science, and Policy; and Networks and Operations. Each session featured leading authorities and researchers in their fields.

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NUTC 60th Anniversary Technical Symposium Brochure

Presentations

Session I: Travel Demand and Behavior

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Session Lead:
Frank Koppelman, Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Speakers:
Chandra R. Bhat, Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
Pat Mokhtarian, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Tech
Kimon E. Proussaloglou, Executive Vice President, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.


Session II: Logistics and Supply Chain Management—Resiliency and Robustness

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Session Lead:
Mark Daskin, Clyde W. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations, Engineering, University of Michigan College of Engineering
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Speakers:
Mark Ahasic
, Senior Airport Planner, ARUP
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Michael Lim, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois
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Craig Phillip, Former CEO, Ingram Barge
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Keynote Address

Susan Hanson, Distinguished University Professor Emerita, Clark University Graduate School of Geography
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Session III: Economics, Regional Science and Policy

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Session Lead:
Kenneth A. Small, Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of California, Irvine
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Speakers:
Jing Dong, Assistant Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University
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John Panzar, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
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Joseph P. Schwieterman, Director, Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development, DePaul University
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Session IV: Networks and Operations

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Session Lead:
Hani Mahmassani, William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair of Transportation, Northwestern University McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
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Speakers:
Hediye Tuydes, Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Middle East Technical University
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Kuilin Zhang, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Michigan Technical University
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Athanasios  Ziliaskopoulos, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, TrainOSE S.A.
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Closing Remarks

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