2011-2012 Seminar Series

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Date

Speaker

Titles and Links

10/11/2012

Dr. Henry Liu
Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Minnesota

"A Data-Driven Paradigm for Arterial Traffic Flow Monitoring, Modeling, and Control"

Flyer (PDF)

09/27/2012

Christian Wolmar
Noted British Transport journalist

"The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America"

Flyer (PDF)

 

07/27/2012

Kay W. Axhausen
Professor
Institute for Transport Planning & Systems (IVT)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Zurich, Switzererland

 

"Between GPS-based self-tracking and the diary: What is next for travel behavior studies?"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/24/2012

Aaron J. Gellman
Professor of Transportation
The Transportation Center
Adjunct Professor, Management & Strategy
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University

"The Panama Canal as Precursor"

Dial-In Number: 877-806-9883 (toll-free) or 719-387-4105
Participant Passcode: 9317334026 

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF - 19MB)

05/10/2012

Guy Arie
PhD in Management & Strategy, Kellogg School of Management;
2011-12 Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow
Northwestern University

"The Competitive Effect of Multi-Market Contact"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

05/03/2012

Multiple Speakers

Transportation Deregulation and Safety:
A Retrospective and Reflection after 25 Years

Jointly Sponsored by the Sandhouse Rail Group and the Icarus Society

04/26/2012

Joan Walker
Assistant Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering and
Center for Global Metropolitan Studies
University of California, Berkeley

"Leveraging the Mobile Cloud for Travel Demand"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/12/2012

David Boyce, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northwestern University

"Urban Travel Forecasting: a 50 Year Retrospective"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

04/05/2012

Larry Head
Associate Professor & Department Head
Systems & Industrial Engineering
University of Arizona

A Priority System for Multi-Modal Traffic Signal Control

Presentation (PDF - 24 MB)

03/29/2012

David L. Strickland
Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

"Safety Without Borders: Raising the Bar on Traffic Safety Across the Globe Through Data, Research, and Collaboration?"

03/08/2012

Laurence Audenaerd
Senior Engineer
Center for Advanced Aviation System Development
The MITRE Corporation
Northwestern CEE PhD

Joint Icarus Society Meeting and Transportation Center Seminar:

"Designing NextGen Advanced Runway Operations to Exploit the Uncertainty of Meteorological Conditions"

Abstract and Speaker Bio

03/01/2012

Carlos F. Daganzo
Robert Horonjeff Professor of Civil Engineering
University of California at Berkeley

"Traffic congestion in networks, and alleviating it with public transportation and pricing"

Abstract and Speaker Bio
Presentation (PDF)

02/23/2012

Mike Mullen
Vice Chairman
CenterPoint Properties 

Joint Sandhouse Rail Group Meeting, TC Seminar, and Icarus Society Meeting

"Changing the Face of Logistics"

Presentation (PDF)
Audio:
1. Opening and Main Presentation
2. Questions & Answers Session and Closing
(Click File>Download)

02/02/2012

Dr. Claus Doll
Freunhofer-Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

"Vulnerability and Adaptation Options of European Transport Systems Towards Weather Extremes"

Abstract and Speaker Bio
Presentation (PDF)

Reports on the Weather Project can be found at: www.weather-project.eu

01/12/2012

Laurence Audenaerd
Senior Engineer
Center for Advanced Aviation System Development
The MITRE Corporation
Northwestern University CEE PhD 2011 and Transportation Center Dissertation Year Fellow

"A Trade-Space Analysis of Surface Alternatives for Short-Haul Passenger Air Travel"

Abstract and Speaker Bio
Presentation (PDF)

01/05/2012

Enzo E. Sauma
Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Santiago, Chile 

"Proactive Transmission Planning in Electricity Networks"

Flyer incl. Abstract and Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

12/01/2011

Zhang Lei
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Maryland

"Effectiveness and Equity of Future Transportation Financing Options"

11/11/2011

Howard Permut
President of Metro-North Railroad (MTA) in New York

"NY Commuter Railroad's Response to Hurricane Irene"

11/10/2011

Ouri Wolfson
Professor of Computer Science
University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

"Ranking of Information in Intelligent Transportation Systems"

Flyer incl. Abstract and Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

11/01/2011

John C. Panzar
Louis W. Menk Professor, Emeritus
Department of Economics
Northwestern University

"Towards a 21st Century Postal Service"

Flyer incl. Abstract and Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

10/26/2011

David L. Strickland
Administrator
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) U.S. DOT

"Safety Technology, Fuel Economy, and Individual Mobility"

10/20/2011

Mark Turnquist
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Cornell University

"Anticipating Disaster: Planning for Emergency Logistics Needs"

Flyer (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

09/20/2011

Ian Savage, Professor of Economics, on pedestrian safety research

David Kosnik, Research Engineer, ITI, on bridge stress testing

Sandhouse Rail Group Meeting & Transportation Center Seminar

"Recent Railroad Research at Northwestern"

Flyer (PDF)
Pedestrian Safety Presentation (PDF)
Bridge Stress Testing Presentation (PDF)