2010-2011 Seminar Series

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Date

Speaker

Title and Links

06/02/2011

Elaine Croft McKenzie
PhD Candidate
TC Dissertation Year Fellow
Northwestern University

"A Framework for Sustainable and Strategic Decision Making Using Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA), Including Applications to the Transit Bus Fleeting Problem"

Flyer (PDF)

05/19/2011

Patrice Marcotte
Professor and Acting Director
Computer Science and Operations Research Department
University of Montreal

“A Strategic Model of Assignment on a Transportation Network With Rigid Capacities”

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/12/2011

Zitao (Arthur) Zhang

PhD Candidate, Transportation System Analysis and Planning Program, McCormick School of Engineering; Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
Northwestern University

"Capacity Investment & Pricing Decisions in Highway Public-Private Partnerships"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/05/2011

Max Donath
Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota

"Driver Assist Technology: Deploying Bus Rapid Transit along a Narrow Lane or Road Shoulder”

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (32 MB) (PDF)

04/21/2011

Carolina Osorio
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
MIT

"A Simulation-based Optimization Framework for Urban Traffic Control”

Flyer (PDF)

04/14/2011

Xing Wu
PhD Candidate
Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
Northwestern University

"Modeling Heterogeneous Risk - Taking Behavior in Route Choice: A Stochastic Dominance Approach"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/07/2011

Juan Carlos Muñoz Abogabir
Visiting Professor at MIT
Associate Professor, Department of Transport Engineering & Logistics
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile (PUC)

"What Services Should You Operate in a Bus Corridor? and What can We Achieve in Time Savings, Reliability and Comfort if Properly Controlled?"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

03/10/2011

Jeroen Struben
Assistant Professor, Strategy & Organization
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University

"Transition Strategies for Alternative Transportation Fuels and Vehicles"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

03/03/2011

Hamed Babai
PhD Candidate, Transportation Engineering
Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
Northwestern University

"Sensitivity of Path Travel Time to Path Flow"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

02/03/2011

Eric J. Miller
Director, Cities Centre
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering
University of Toronto

"Agent-Based Modeling for Integrated Transportation - Land Use Policy Analysis"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

01/20/2011

Alberto Salvo
Assistant Professor
Management and Strategy
Kellogg School of Management

"Consumer Choice Between Gasoline and Sugarcane Ethanol"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

01/06/2011

Richard Sobel
Visiting Scholar
Buffett Center for International
and Comparative Studies

Ramón L. Torres
PhD Candidate, Transportation Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
McCormick School of Engineering
& Applied Science

"The Right to Travel: Intersection with the Right to Privacy and a Personal Liberty

Flyer (PDF)

12/17/2010

Sergio Jara-Diaz
Department of Civil Engineering
Universidad de Chile

"Optimal Design and Pricing of Public Transport (still crazy after all these years)"

Flyer (PDF)

11/30/2010

Professor Terry Friesz
Harold and Inge Marcus Chaired Professor of Industrial Engineering
Penn State University

"Differential Games on Networks: Dynamic Traffic Assignment and Other Applications"

Flyer (PDF)

11/11/2010

Ivan Damnjanovic
Assistant Professor
Construction Engineering and Management Group
Zachry Department of Civil Engineering
Texas A&M University

"Pricing Risks in Delivery and Management of Transportation Assets"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/28/2010

Ram M. Pendyala
Professor, Transportation Systems School of Sustainable Engineering
Arizona State University

"A Joint Tour-Based Discrete-Continuous Model of Vehicle Type Choice and Tour Length"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/21/2010

Marshall Lindsey
Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
PhD Candidate, Chemical & Biological Engineering

"Location, Vehicle Miles of Travel, and the Environment: A Chicago Case Study"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/14/2010

Professor Bin Ran
Professor, University of Wisconsin at Madison

"Application of Cellular Probe Data in Transportation Planning, Operations and Management"

Flyer (PDF)

09/30/2010

Kenneth A. Small
University of California, Irvine and Resources for the Future

"Energy Policies for Passenger Motor Vehicles"

Presentation (PDF)

09/23/2010

Elise Miller-Hooks
Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland

"Resilience in Freight Transportation Networks"

Flyer (PDF)