2009-2010 Seminar Series

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Date Speaker Title and Links


Samer Madanat
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
UC Berkeley

"Some Unintended Impacts of Green Logistics Policies in Urban Areas"

Flyer (PDF)


Bruno De Borger
Professor of Economics
University of Antwerp, Belgium

"A Political Economy Model of Road Pricing: Why Road Pricing is Not Implemented"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Moshe Ben-Akiva
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

"Plans and Actions in a Model of Choice"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


H. Oliver Gao
Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Cornell University

"Transportation, Environment, and Energy Systems from Transportation Emissions Control to Public Health - Are We Doing the Right Thing, and Doing it Right?"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Irina Dolinskaya
Assistant Professor, IEMS
Northwestern University

"Optimal Path Finding for Direction, Location and Time Dependent Costs, with Application to Vessel Routing"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Halit Üster
Visiting Eshbach Scholar, Northwestern University;
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

“Strategic Design of a Relay Network for Truckload Transportation”

Flyer (PDF)


Teodor Gabriel Crainic, University of Quebec at Montreal and Interuniversity Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation (CIRRELT)

"City Logistics"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Prof. Martin Beckmann
Professor Emeritus of Economics,
Brown University;
Prof. Emeritus of Applied Mathematics, Technical University of Munich

"Equilibrium and Efficiency of Traffic Flows in Networks (Beckmann-McGuire-Winsten Revisited)"

Seminar Abstract (PDF)


David Levinson
University of Minnesota

"The Fall and Rise of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Jeff Schoenberg
Illinois State Senator
9th Legislative District

"How Optimal Is Optimal? Revealing the Realities of Implementing Transportation Solutions – A Discussion with Illinois State Senator Jeff Schoenberg"

Laurence Audenaerd (interviewer)
PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University

Flyer (PDF)


Patricia Lyon Mokhtarian
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Chair, Transportation Technology and Policy Graduate Program,
University of California, Davis

"If Telecommunication is Such A Good Substitute For Travel, Why Does Congestion Continue To Get Worse?”

Location: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster St.
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Robert Dial
Professor Emeritus,
University of Texas at Austin

"The Design, Performance, and Implications of Algorithm B: A Fast and Frugal Wardrop Equilibrium Solver"

Location: Chambers Hall, 600 Foster St.
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


John McKean
Executive Director
Center for Information-Based Competition

"Managing Customers Through Economic Cycles"

Flyer (PDF)


Kevin J. Krizek
University of Colorado, Denver
(McCormick Alum '93)

"Wrestling with How to Measure Bicycling's Benefits"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Richard Harnish
Executive Director
Midwest High Speed Rail Coalition

"Chicago to St. Louis – in an Hour and 52 Minutes"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Amelia Regan
Professor of Computer Science, Bren School of Information & Computer Sciences
University of California, Irvine

“Freight Data Availability, Gaps and Inaccuracies”

Flyer (PDF)


David Bunch
Professor of Management
University of California: Davis

"Economic Incentives for New Vehicle Purchases to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (“Feebates”): An Analysis of Policy Options for California"

Presentation (PDF)