2012-2013 Seminar Series

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Titles and Links


Paul P. Jovanis
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Road Safety Analyses using Data from Naturalistic Driving Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

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Tim Sweda
PhD Candidate, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Science, Northwestern University

Electric Vehicle Recharging: Decision Support Tools for Drivers and Infrastructure Providers

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Gilbert Laporte
Professor - Department of Management Sciences, HEC Montreal

Minimizing Greenhouse Emissions in Vehicle Routing

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Vera Hemmelmayr
Assistant Professor - Institute of Transport and Logistics Management, Vienna University of Economics and Business 

Integrated Planning of Bin allocation and Vehicle Routing
in Solid Waste Collection

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Bo Zou
Assistant Professor in Department of Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) 

Flight Delays, Capacity Investment and Welfare under Air Transport Supply-Demand Equilibrium

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Robin Lindsey
CN Chair in Transportation and International Logistics; Professor, Operations and Logistics Division - Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

"Cost Recovery from Congestion Tolls with Long-run Uncertainty" 

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Bill Driegert
Chief Innovation Officer - Coyote Logistics, Inc.

"Understanding the Evolving Transportation Market and the Changing Role of 3PL's"

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Nikolaos Geroliminis
Assistant Professor, Urban Transport Systems Laboratory - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

“Coordination and Optimization of UrbanMobility in Smart Cities”

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Dr. Jonathan D. Hall
Don Searle Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Economics - Transportation Center, Northwestern University

Pareto Improvements from Lexus Lanes: The Case for Pricing a Portion of the Lanes on Heavily Congested Highways

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Christopher J. Ceraso
Director & Senior Equity Research Analyst, Credit Suisse, New York

Transportation Trends and Investment Implications

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Joel Christell
ITE-IL Section President

Joshua Harris
ITE-IL Student Affairs Director 

Transportation Information Session: Institute of Transportation Engineers - Illinois Chapter


Professor Daniel B. Work
Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Assistant Professor, Coordinated Science Lab
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Traffic Monitoring with Smartphones

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Seungjae Lee
Department of Transportation Engineering - Seoul

Shinhae Lee
Research Fellow - Seoul Institute

Disaster Management Based on Multi Agent Transportation Simulation

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Professor Susan Handy

Chair, Department of Environmental Science & Policy; Director, Sustainable Transportation Center - University of California, Davis  

The Role of the Built Environment in Reducing Drivingand Promoting Active Travel

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Justin D. Siegel
Vice President, Fleet Projects - LATAM Airlines Group, S.A.

Presented jointly by the NU Transportation Center Icarus Society, Kellogg Transportation Club and LAHIMA

Bringing the Boeing 787 into Operational & Commercial Service in LATAM Airlines

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Alexander Clifford
Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, METRA - Metropolitan Rail Corporation

Don Orseno
Metra Chief Operations Officer

Joe Lorenzini
Metra Chief Engineering Officer

State of Good Repair and Beyond: Analyzing Metra's 2013 Strategic Plan

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

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

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Christian Wolmar
Noted British Transport journalist

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

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