2013-2014 Seminar Series

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Titles and Links


Fred Mannering
Charles Pankow Professor of Civil Engineering
Purdue University

Analysis of Highway-Safety Data: Current and Future Methodological Challenges
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)


Michael Wang
Systems Assessment Group, Energy Systems Division
Argonne National Laboratory

Life-Cycle Analysis of Transportation Fuels and Vehicle Technologies
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)


Grisselle Centeno, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
University of South Florida

Vehicle Routing Problems: Applications in Service and Entertainment Environments
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF) 


Christina Drouet
Manager, Chicago Area Modernization Program Office
Federal Aviation Administration

The O'Hare Modernization and Chicago Airspace Project
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Noam Alon
Director, Network Operations Center
United Airlines

Dr. Kathryn Reid 
Research Associate, Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine; Associate Director, Circadian Rhythms & Sleep Research Program
Northwestern University

The Science of Sleep: Aviation Rest and Fatigue Regulations for Pilots - a Panel Discussion
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF) 
Audio Recording (MP3)


Lili Du
Assistant Professor, Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, Armour College of Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology

Distributed Coordinated in-Vehicle Online Routing Using Mixed-Strategy Congestion Game
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF) 
Presentation (PDF)


Megan S. Ryerson
Assistant Professor, City & Regional Planning, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Envisioning Autonomous Vehicle Pathways through the Lens of Air Transportation Planning

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF) 

Presentation (PDF)


Symposium on the Work of Leon Moses

2:30-3:00 - Leon Moses and Walter Isard: Collaborators, Rivals and/or Antagonists? - David Boyce (University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University)

3:00-3:30 - Employment Decentralization and Commuting in U.S. Metropolitan Areas - Alex Anas (University at Buffalo)

4:00-4:30 - The Elasticity of Substitution between Land and Capital: Evidence from Chicago - Daniel McMillen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

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Sybil Derrible
Assistant Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering; Director, Complex and Sustainable Urban Networks Lab
University of Illinois at Chicago

Harvesting Complexity to Build Smarter Cities
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Jianhui Wang
Energy Systems Engineer
Argonne National Laboratory

Overview of Power Grid Research at Argonne National Laboratory
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Peter Furth, Ph.D.
Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Northeastern University

Transit Service Reliability, Hidden Waiting Time, and Optimal Holding Control
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PPT)


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

High-speed Railroad Pasenger Services: Ridership Projections for the USA's Northeast Corridor
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)


Dr. Song Gao
Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Adaptive Routing in Stochastic Time-Dependent Networks with Real-Time Information
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)


Naveen Eluru
McGill University

Enhanced Econometric Model Structures: Application to Travel Behavior and Transportation Modeling
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)


Ann L. Schneider
Illinois Department of Transportation

Transforming Transportation for Tomorrow
Flyer with Speaker Bio (HTML)


Elisabetta Cherchi
Technique University of Denmark

Modeling Individual Choices for Sustainable Mobility: Understanding the Role of the Environment
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)


Amanda Stathopoulos
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Modeling Heterogeneous Decision Processes and Joing Decision-Making in Travel Demand Models
Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)