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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

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Christina Drouet

Manager, Chicago Area Modernization Program Office

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The O'Hare Modernization and Chicago Airspace Project

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Noam Alon

Director of the United Airlines Network Operations Center

Dr. Kathryn Reid 

Research Associate in the Department of Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine & Associate Director of the Circadian Rhythms & Sleep Research Program

The Science of Sleep: Aviation Rest and Fatigue Regulations for Pilots - a Panel Discussion

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Lili Du

Assistant Professor, Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering

IIT Armour College of Engineering

Distributed Coordinated in-Vehicle Online Routing Using Mixed-Strategy Congestion Game

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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

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Symposium on the Work of Leon Moses, Part 2

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, CSUN Lab

University of Illinois at Chicago

Harvesting Complexity to Build Smarter Cities

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Jianhui Wang
Energy Systems Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory

Overview of Power Grid Research at Argonne National Laboratory

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Presentation (PDF)


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

Transit Service Reliability, Hidden Waiting Time, and Optimal Holding Control

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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

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

Adaptive Routing in Stochastic Time-Dependent Networks with Real-Time Information

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Naveen Eluru
McGill University

Enhanced Econometric Model Structures: Application to Travel Behavior and Transportation Modeling

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Ann L. Schneider
Secretary, Illinois Department of Transportation

Transforming Transportation for Tomorrow

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Elisabetta Cherchi
Technique University of Denmark

Modeling Individual Choices for Sustainable Mobility: Understanding the Role of the Environment

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Amanda Stathopoulos
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Modeling Heterogeneous Decision Processes and Joing Decision-Making in Travel Demand Models

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