2009-2010 Seminar Series

2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10
2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07 | 2005-06 | 2004-05 | 2003-04


Date Speaker Title and Links

05/06/2010

Samer Madanat
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
UC Berkeley

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

Flyer (PDF)

04/22/2010

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)

04/08/2010

Moshe Ben-Akiva
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
MIT

"Plans and Actions in a Model of Choice"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/01/2010

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)

03/04/2010

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)

02/18/2010

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

“Strategic Design of a Relay Network for Truckload Transportation”

Flyer (PDF)

02/04/2010

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)

01/28/2010

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)

01/21/2010

David Levinson
University of Minnesota

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

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

12/03/2009

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)

11/19/2009

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)

11/12/2009

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)

11/04/2009

John McKean
Executive Director
Center for Information-Based Competition

"Managing Customers Through Economic Cycles"

Flyer (PDF)

10/08/2009

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

"Wrestling with How to Measure Bicycling's Benefits"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/01/2009

Richard Harnish
Executive Director
Midwest High Speed Rail Coalition

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

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

09/17/2009

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

“Freight Data Availability, Gaps and Inaccuracies”

Flyer (PDF)

08/12/2009

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)