2006-2007 Seminar Series

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Mark Hemphill
Senior Rail Project Manager, HDR Engineers

"Experiences as Advisor to the Iraqi Republic Railways"


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)


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)


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

"Modeling Vehicular Traffic Flow as 'Conservation' Laws"


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)


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"

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

"The Politics of Chicago Transit Finance"

Presentation (PDF)


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)


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"

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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"

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Presentation (PDF)


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"

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

"Operational Flexibility in Drayage Vehicle Routing"

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Presentation (PDF)


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"

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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"

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

"Dynamic Performance Models for Transportation Infrastructure Management"

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Presentation (PDF)


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"

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Presentation (PDF)


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

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


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

"Information-Rich Vehicular Safety System"

Presentation (PDF)


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)


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

"Reregulation: The Struggle for Prosperity"

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Presentation (PDF)