2006-2007 Seminar Series

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2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07 | 2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04


Date

Speaker

Title and Links

06/06/2007

Mark Hemphill
Senior Rail Project Manager, HDR Engineers

"Experiences as Advisor to the Iraqi Republic Railways"

05/31/2007

Viswanath Pingali
PhD Candidate, Department of Economics, Northwestern University; Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow

"Zonal Pricing in the Italian Electricity Market"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/04/2007

Don Wuebbles
Department Head and Professor, Department of Atmosphere Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Evaluating the Impacts of Aviation on Climate Change"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/03/2007

H. Michael Zhang
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis

"Modeling Vehicular Traffic Flow as 'Conservation' Laws"

04/26/2007

Srinivas Peeta
Professor of Civil Engineering; Director, NEXTRANS Center, Purdue University

"Behavior-Consistent Information-Based Route Guidance: Integrating Network Interactions and Traveler Response"

Flyer (PDF)

04/19/2007

Linda Morgan
Partner & Chair, Transportation Practice Group, Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, DC.; Former Chair of the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Surface Transportation Board.

"Transportation Policy and Politics"

Presentation (PDF)

04/05/2007

Julie Hamos
Illinois State Representative, 18th District Chair, House Mass Transit Committee

"The Politics of Chicago Transit Finance"

Presentation (PDF)

03/29/2007

Kristin Sahyouni
PhD Candidate, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
McCormick School of Engineering & Applied Science, Northwestern University

"Logistic Network Design For Closed-Loop Supply Chains"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

03/08/2007

Hani S. Mahmassani
Charles Irish Sr. Chair in Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director, Maryland Transportation Initiative, U. of Maryland

"Real-Time Transportation Network Decision-Making: Pricing, Auctions, and Learning Dynamics"

Flyer (PDF)

03/01/2007

Mark Daskin
Bette and Neison Harris Professor of Teaching Excellence, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

"Supply Chain Design to Mitigate Disruption Impacts"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

02/22/2007

Martin Savelsbergh
Professor, School of Industrial and Engineering Systems & Research Director, The Logistics Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Analysis of Dispatch Policies for a Dynamic Multi-Period Routing Problem"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)
Relevant Publications [-1-] [-2-]

02/08/2007

Guangming Zhang
PhD Candidate, Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Science, Northwestern University & Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow

"Operational Flexibility in Drayage Vehicle Routing"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

02/01/2007

Piyapong (Joey) Jiwattanakulpaisarn
PhD student, Centre for Transport Studies, Imperial College London

"Transport Infrastructure Investment and Its Effects on Employment: Theoretical Linkages, Estimation Issues, and Recent Evidence"

Flyer (PDF)

01/30/2007

Chandra Bhat
(NU CEPhD ’91), Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor of Transportation Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

"Modeling Consumers’ Choice of Multiple Items Simultaneously: A Methodological Approach with Application to Household Vehicle Holdings and Use"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)
Relevant Publications [-1-] [-2-] [-3-]

01/11/2007

James Chu
PhD Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University & Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow

"Dynamic Performance Models for Transportation Infrastructure Management"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

11/16/2006

Aaron J. Gellman
Professor of Transportation, The Transportation Center; Professor of Management & Strategy, Kellogg School of Management and of Industrial Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

"Expanding the Panama Canal"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

11/30/2006

Joseph A. Gustin
Deputy Commissioner, Public-Private Partnerships Indiana Department of Transportation

“'The Arrow....seen before': Indiana's Public-Private Transportation Initiative"

11/02/2006

Kenneth P. Laberteaux
Principal Research Engineer for the Toyota Technical Center

"Information-Rich Vehicular Safety System"

Presentation (PDF)

10/19/2006

Chris Hendrickson
Duquesne Light Company Professor of Engineering;
Co-Director of the Green Design Institute and
Director, Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education & Research
Carnegie Mellon University

"Construction and Management Practices on the Boston Central Artery (Big Dig) Project"

Presentation (PDF)

09/28/2006

Mike Blaszak
Chicago Attorney:
Senior Counsel, Earth Tech Inc.

"Reregulation: The Struggle for Prosperity"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)