2008-2009 Seminar Series

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Date

Speaker

Title and Links

06/04/2009

Michael Florian
President
INRO Consultants, Inc.;
Professor Emeritus of Computer Science & Operations Research
The Center for Research on Transportation
University of Montreal

"Some Successful Applications of DTA (Dynamic Traffic Assignment)"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)

05/21/2009

Joseph Swanson
President, Jos. Swanson & Co.;
Clinical Professor of Finance
Kellogg School of Management

John Hudson
Professor & Director
Geography Program
Associate Director
Environmental Sciences programs
Northwestern University

Special Joint Sandhouse Rail Group Meeting and TC Seminar:
"Competition in the U.S. Freight Railroad Industry: Prices, Costs, Productivity & Capacity Constraints"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Available: Executive Summary of Final Report prepared for the STB (PDF)
Final Report (PDF)

05/21/2009

Dr. Nancy Kete
Director of the World Resources Institute's Center for Sustainable Transport (EMBARQ)

Seminar III: "The National Transportation Policy Project and Other Efforts to Reform Surface Transportation Program Structure and Financing during 2009/2010"

Seminar Flyer (PDF)

05/20/2009

Dr. Nancy Kete
Director of the World Resources Institute's Center for Sustainable Transport (EMBARQ)

Seminar II: "Do We Have the Future We Wanted Back in the Early 20th Century and Can We Invent the Future We Need by the Mid 21st?"

 Seminar Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/19/2009

Dr. Nancy Kete
Director of the World Resources Institute's Center for Sustainable Transport (EMBARQ)

Seminar I: "Revitalizing Mass Transit in the Motorized Metropolis- Case Studies of Mexico City and Istanbul"

Seminar Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/21/2009

M. Grazia Speranza
University of Brescia

"Inventory Routing Problems"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

 

04/09/2009

Hubert Ley
Traffic Simulation Project Leader
Argonne National Laboratory
Transportation Research and Analysis Computing Center (TRACC)

"The Simulation of Emergency Evacuations in the Chicago Business District Using TRANSIMS"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/02/2009

Kenneth Small
Professor at UC Irvine

"Induced Demand and Rebound Effects in Road Transport"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)
Paper (PDF)

03/05/2009

Imad L. Al-Qadi
Founder Professor of Engineering;
Director of the Advanced Transportation
Research and Engineering Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Towards Long Lasting Pavements"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

 

02/26/2009

Michael Lim
NU Ph.D. Candidate

"Containment vs Coverage: Flexible Network Design in the Presence of Random Disruptions"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

02/19/2009

David Burns
Railroad Industrial Engineering Consultant

A Special Joint Sandhouse Rail Group Meeting and TC Seminar: "The Future of Chinese Railways"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

02/05/2009

Dr. Hillel Bar-Gera
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Ben-Gurion University;
Department of Civil Engineering
Purdue University (visiting scholar)

"Traffic Assignment by Paired Alternative Segments (TAPAS)

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

01/22/2009

Vince Bernardin, Jr.
Ph.D. Candidate, Transportation Engineering
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University

"A New Trip-Based Framework for Travel Demand Forecasting Consistent with Tours with Stop Interaction"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

12/04/2008

Alexandre Bayen
Asst. Prof. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

"Mobile Millennium: Using Smartphones to Monitor Traffic In Privacy Preserving Environments"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)

11/20/2008

Samer Hamdar
Ph.D. Candidate, Transportation Engineering
Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University

"Modeling Driver Behavior as a Stochastic Hazard-Based Risk-Taking Process"

Seminar Flyer (Incl. Abstract and Bio) (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/23/2008

Clarke Caywood
Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications; Director of the Graduate Program in Public Relations The Medill Graduate School Northwestern University

"New Databases for Technical and Business Experts: How to Datamine News and Blogs for Your Company and Client"

10/02/2008

Michel Gendreau
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research & Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT), Université de Montréal; Département de mathématiques et génie industriel
École Polytechnique de Montréal

"Metaheuristic Approaches for Solving the Fixed-Charge Capacitated Multi-commodity Network Design Problem"

Seminar Flyer (PDF)