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PhD Supervisions Completed

Name

Year

Thesis Title

Current Position

Chang, Gang-Len

1985

Departure Time Decision Dynamics in the Urban Transportation Network

Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

University of Maryland,

College Park, Maryland

 

Williams, James C.

1986

Urban Traffic Network Performance: Flow Theory and Simulation Experiments

 

Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas Arlington

Arlington, Texas

 

Baaj, M. Hadi

1990

The Transit Network Design Problem: An AI-Based Solution Approach

 

(former) Associate Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

American University of Beirut,

Beirut, Lebanon

 

Al-Gadhi, Saad

1990

Characterization of Crowd Behaviour and Movement

 

Professor,                                           Department of Civil Engineering, King Saud University,

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 

Tong, Chee-Chung

1990

A Study of Dynamic Departure Time and Route Choice Behaviour of Urban Commuters

 

Professor,

Transportation Engineering

Tamkang University,

Taipei Hsien, Taiwan

 

Lam, Soi-Hoi

1991

Multinomial Probit Model Estimation: Computational Procedures and Applications

Technical Consultant,

Transportation Infrastructure Office

Macao Government Administration

 

(former) Associate Professor,

Division of Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering, Nanyang Technological University,

Singapore

 

Mouskos, Kyriacos

1991

A Tabu-Based Heuristic Search Strategy to Solve a Discrete Transportation Equilibrium Network Design Problem

 

Adjunct Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

City University of New York,

New York City, New York

 

Jayakrishnan, R.,

1992

In-Vehicle Information Systems for Network Traffic Control: A Simulation Framework to Study Alternative Guidance Strategies

 

Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

University of California, Irvine, California

Jou, Rong- Chang

1994

A Model of Dynamic Commuter Behaviour Incorporating Trip-Chaining

 

Professor,

Dept. of Transportation Engineering

National Chi-Nan University,

Taiwan

 

Peeta, Srinivas

1994

System Optimal Dynamic Traffic Assignment in Congested Networks with Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS)

 

Professor and Director,

Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University,

West Lafayette, Indiana

Shih, Mao-Chang

1994

A Design Methodology for Bus Transit Route Networks with Coordinated Operations

Adjunct Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering,

I-Shou University,

Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

 

Yen, Jin-Ru

1994

The Telecommuting Adoption Process: Conceptual Framework and Model Development

Professor,

Department of Shipping and Transportation Management,

National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan

 

Ziliaskopoulos, Athanasios

1994

Optimum Path Algorithms on Multi-Dimensional Networks: Analysis, Design, Implementation and Computational Experience

Chief Executive Officer,

National Railways, Greece

 

(formerly) Associate Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University,

Evanston, Illinois

 

Hu, Ta-Yin

1995

Dynamic Analysis of Network Flows under Advanced Information and Control Systems

Professor and Chairman,

Dept. of Transportation and Communication Mgmt. Science

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan, Taiwan

 

Hawas, Yaser, El-Sayed

1996

A Decentralized Architecture and Local Search Procedures for Real-Time Route Guidance in Congested Vehicular Traffic Networks

Professor and Director,

Department of Civil Engineering,

United Arab Emirates University,

Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates

 

Joseph, Thomas

1996

Freeway Corridor Control in a Day-to-Day Dynamic Framework

 

Consultant,

i2 Technologies,

Irving, Texas

 

Regan, Amelia C.

1997

Real-Time Information for Improved Efficiency of Commercial Vehicle Operations

Professor and Associate Dean,

Computer Science and Inf. Systems,

University of California-Irvine, Irvine, California

 

Rodrigo, Garrido

1997

Analysis of Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of Freight Demand

 

Dean of Engineering,

Universidad Diego Portales

Santiago, Chile

 

Miller-Hooks, Elise

1997

Optimal Routing in Time-Varying, Stochastic Networks: Algorithms and Implementation

Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

University of Maryland,

College Park, Maryland

 

Liu, Yu-Hsin

1997

Dynamics of Commuter Behaviour under Real-Time Traffic Information

Professor,

Dept. of Transportation Engineering,

National Chi-Nan University,

Taiwan

 

Taylor, Dean B.

1998

Contributions to Bicycle-Automobile Mixed-Traffic Science: Behavioural Models and Engineering Applications

 

Private Consultant,

Transportation and the environment, and bicycle transportation issues, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

Acha-Daza, Jorge Artemio

1998

The User's Response to Pricing in a Traffic Network

 

Senior Researcher,

Instituto Mexicano del Transporte, QuerZtaro, Mexico

 

Chen, Peter Shen-Te

1998

Dynamics of Urban Commuter Behaviour under Real-Time Traffic Information

 

President and CEO

Volk Flow Conrols

Houston, TX

 

(formerly) Assistant Professor,

Civil and Environmental Engineering,

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

 

Kang, Ying

1999

Estimation and Prediction of Dynamic Origin-Destination Flows and System Consistency Control for Real Time Dynamic Traffic Assignment Operation in Congested Vehicular Networks

 

Consultant,

PROS Consulting,

Houston, Texas

Abdelfatah, Akmal Saad

1999

Time-Dependent Signal Control and System Optimal Traffic Assignment in Congested Vehicular Traffic Networks

 

Associate Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering,

American University of Sharjah,

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

 

Valdes, Didier

1999

Integrated Information and Traffic Control Strategies using ITS on Congested Urban Transportation Networks

 

Associate Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering,

University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

 

Srinivasan, Karthik K.

 

 

 

 

2000

 

 

 

 

Modeling Dynamic Decision and Adjustment Processes in Commuter Behavior under Real-Time Traffic Information

 

Professor,

Department of Civil Engineering,

Indian Institute of Technology,

Madras, India

 

Abdelghany, Khaled F.

 

2001

 

 

 

Stochastic Dynamic Traffic Assignment for Intermodal Transportation Networks with Consistent Information Supply Strategies

 

Associate Professor and Chair,

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas

 

Abdelghany, Ahmed F.

 

 

2001

 

 

Dynamic Micro-Assignment of Travel Demand with Activity/Trip Chains

Associate Professor,

Management, Marketing & Operations,College of Business

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, Florida

 

Tavana, Hossein

 

 

2001

 

 

Internally-Consistent Estimation of Dynamic Network Origin-Destination Flows from Intelligent Transportation Systems Data Using Bi-Level Optimization

 

Operations Research Specialist

Carnival Cruise Lines

Miami, Florida

Chiu, Yi-Chang

 

2002

 

 

Hybrid Online Strategies for Robust Dynamic Traffic Assignment and Network Traffic Control

 

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

Kim, Yongjin

 

2003

 

 

Hybrid Approaches to Solve Dynamic Fleet Management Problems

Professor

Asian Pacific School of Logistics

Inha University

Incheon, Korea

 

Murray-Tuite, Pamela

 

2003

 

 

Identification of Vulnerable Transportation Infrastructure and Household Decision Making Under Emergency Evacuation

Conditions.

 

Associate Professor

Clemson

Clemson, SC

 

Figliozzi, Miguel Andras

 

2004

 

 

Performance and Analysis of Spot Truck-Load Procurement Markets Using Sequential Auctions

Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering Portland State University

Portland, Australia

 

Zhou, Xuesong

 

2004

 

 

Dynamic Origin-Destination Demand Estimation and Prediction for Online Dynamic Traffic Assignment Operation

Associate Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona

 

Qin, Xiao

 

2006

 

 

Traffic Flow Modeling With Real-Time Data For On-Line Network Traffic Estimation And Prediction

Consultant

BAI, Inc.

Columbia, Maryland

 

Giesen, Ricardo

 

2006

 

 

Online Inventory Replenishment and Fleet Routing Decisions under Real-Time Information

Associate Professor

Dept. of Transportation and Logistics Engineering,

Pontificia Universidad Catholica de Chile,

Santiago, Chile

 

Min, Yeonjoo

 

2007

 

 

Dynamic Strategy Choice Behavior under Competitive Environment: Application to Electronic Freight Auction Marketplaces

Research Associate

Logistics

Korea Transport Institute

Seoul, Korea

 

Lu, Jason Chung-Cheng

 

2007

 

 

Multi-Criterion Dynamic Traffic Assignment Models and Algorithms for Road Pricing Applications with Heterogeneous Users

Professor

Graduate Institute of Information and Logistics Management,

National Taipei University of Technology

Taipei, Taiwan

 

Chen, Roger B.

 

2007

 

 

Learning and Risk Perception Mechanisms in Route Choice and Activity Scheduling Dynamics

Assistant Professor

Golisano Institute of Sustainability

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, NY

 

Fei, Xiang (Shawn)

 

2007

 

 

Robust Analysis of Sensor Coverage and Location for Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction In Large-Scale Networks

 

Chief Scientist

IBM China Research Lab

Beijing, China

Sbayti, Hayssam                  

2008

 

 

Optimal Scheduling of Evacuation Operations with Contraflow

Senior Consultant

AECOM, Inc.

Arlington, Virginia

 

Hamdar, Samer H. (Northwestern)

2008

 

 

Modeling Driver Behavior as a Stochastic Hazard-Based Risk-Taking Process

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.

 

Dong, Jing

(Northwestern)

2008

 

 

Anticipatory Traveler Information and Pricing for Real-Time Traffic Management

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Iowa State University

Ames, Iowa

 

Zhang, Kuilin

(Northwestern)

2009

 

 

Dynamic Stochastic User Equilibrium: Models and Algorithms for Multidimensional Network Choices

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, Michigan

 

Alibabai, Hamed

( Northwestern)

2011

 

 

Properties of Simulated Travel Times

Chief Executive Officer

Power Kiosk LLC

Chicago, Illinois

 

Saberi, Meead

(Northwestern)

2013

 

 

Network Traffic Science: Theory, Characteristics, and Dynamics

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Monash University

Melbourne, Australia

 

Kim, Jiwon

(Northwestern)

2013

 

 

Travel Time Reliability of Traffic Networks: Characterization, Modeling, and Scenario-based Simulation

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Queensland

Brisbane, Australia

 

Jiang, Lan

(Northwestern)

2013

 

 

City Logistics: Predictive Analytics for Real-Time Freight Management

Consultant

Citilabs

Miami, FL

 

Lindsey, Christopher

(Northwestern)

2014

 

 

Third Party Logistics in the Transportation Spot Market: Using Analytics to Improve Operations

Consultant

Cambridge Systematics

Atlanta, GA

 

Hou, Tian

(Northwestern)

2014

 

 

Network Traffic Modeling with Vehicle Trajectory Data

Analytics Specialist

Accenture  

Singapore

 

Verbas, Omer I.

(Northwestern)

2014

 

 

Transit Network Assignment, Simulation and Frequency Setting: Integrated Approaches and Large Scale Application

Research Scientist

Argonne National Laboratories

Lemont, IL

 

Zockaie, Ali

(Northwestern)

2015

 

 

Path Finding and Traffic Equilibrium in Stochastic Networks Considering Link Travel Time Correlations

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Michigan State University

Lansing, MI

 

Talebpour, Alireza, Ali

(Northwestern)

2015

 

 

Modeling driver behavior in a connected environment: Integration of microscopic traffic simulation and telecommunication systems

Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

 

Frei, Charlotte Anne

(Northwestern)

2015

 

 

User-Driven Demand Adaptive Transit: Enhancing the User Experience through Flexible Transit for Low-Density Communities

Transportation Planner

Wight & Company

Chicago, IL

 

 

Chen, Ying

(Northwestern)

2015

 

 

Social Influence and Big Social Media Data Mining: Exploration, Modelling and Application in Transportation

Research Assistant Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

 

Halat, Hooram

(Northwestern)

2016

 

 

Integrating Activity Scheduling and Travel Choices in a Dynamic Network Equilibrium Framework: Concepts, Algorithms and Application

Consultant

RSG Inc.

Portland, OR

 

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MS Supervisions Completed

Name

Year

Thesis Title

Dept and Program

Rabe'a, Allos

1983

Programming Reconstruction Investments: The Lebanon Context

Civil Engineering

Construction Engineering and Project Management

 

Carey, David, E.

1985

Air Transportation Implications of High Technology Development

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Kim, Young-Geol

1986

Performance Functions for Highway Links with Asymmetric Interactions Between Cars and Trucks

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

McIntyre, Robert

1986

Demand for Rural Public Transportation in Texas: Characteristics and Estimation Methodology

 

Graduate School

of Business

MBA

Mouskos, Kyriacos

1986

Network Assignment Methods for the Analysis of Truck-Related Highway Improvements

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Tong, Chee-Chung

1987

Information Availability and Departure Time Decision Dynamics

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Jayakrishnan, R.

1987

Application of a Dynamic Modelling Framework to the Analysis of Perturbations in a Congested Traffic System

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Stephan, Douglas, G.

1987

Route Choice and Departure Time Decision Dynamics of Urban Commuters

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Albee, Kathryn E. C.

1989

Methodologies for the Evaluation of Fare Structures and Service Improvement Strategies for Transit Systems

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Massimi, John

1989

An Integer Programming Model for Solving a Bi-Modal Discrete Network Design Problem

 

Mechanical Engineering Operations Research

Meesomboon, Jaroon

1990

Simulation of Passenger Circulation in Airport Terminals

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Caplice, Christopher G.

1990

Analysis of urban commuting behavior: switching propensity, use of information, and preferred arrival time

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Hatcher, Samuel G.

1991

Daily Variation of Trip Chaining, Departure Time, and Route Selection of Urban Commuters

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Chen, Peter Shen-Te

1991

Reliability of Real-Time Information Systems for Route Choice Decisions in a Congested Traffic Network

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Olson, Mark

1991

Effectiveness of In-Vehicle Real-Time Information: A Simulation Study

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Yamashita, Tomoyuki

1991

Real-Time Operation of Elevator Systems:   Concepts and Applications

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Taylor, Dean

1992

Decision Framework for Converting Automotive Vehicle Fleets to Alternate Fuels

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Ziliaskopoulos, A

1992

Design and Implementation of Some K Shortest Path Algorithms with Application to IVHS

 

Mechanical Engineering Operations Research

Sullivan, Mark

1993

Impacts of Telecommuting on Urban Congestion and Fuel Consumption

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Figueiredo, Silvio

1993

Driver Behaviour and Fuel Consumption

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

 

Liu, Yu-Hsin

1994

An Approach for the Characterization and Classification of Bus Transit Network Structures

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Miller, Elise

1994

Determining Optimal Paths in a Network with Time-Dependent Stochastic Arc Times

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Palamarthy, Srinivas

1994

Models of Pedestrian Crossing Behaviour at Signalized Intersections

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Flanigan-Kwest, Erin

1994

A Geographic Information System for Transit Route Network Planning

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Spring, Christine

1995

A Study of Two Types of Airline Route Network Structures: Hub-And- Spoke And Linear

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Foster, Jack

1995

Setting Priorities in Long Range Transportation Planning Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Ramachandran, Sridhara

1995

Modeling Network Performance under Real-Time Information

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Regan, Amelia Clare

1995

Real-time Information for Improved Commercial Vehicle Operations

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Warren, Lila Paige

1995

Electric Vehicle Applications for Urban Travelers: Technology, Cost and the Market

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Moore, Raymond

1996

User Response to Congestion Pricing

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

 

Strong, Christopher Keith

1996

Freight Demand Models for Cross-border Movement

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Demers, Alixandra

1996

Bicycle-Public Transportation Interface

Civil Engineering Transportation

 

Fang, Yolanda Yulan

1996

Forecasting Freight Traffic between the U.S. and Mexico

Civil Engineering Transportation

Koeppen, Debra

1996

An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Intelligent Transportation Systems Strategies using Computer Simulation

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Vora, Vaishali P.

1996

Development and Implementation of a Telecommuting Evaluation Framework, and Modeling the Executive Telecommuting Adoption Process

Civil Engineering Transportation

Abdelfatah, Akmal

1997

Traffic Control and Dynamic Assignment in Congested Networks

Civil Engineering

Transportation

 

Bowler, Laurie

1997

Routing of Radioactive Shipments in Networks with Time-Varying Costs and Curfews

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Mandava, Supriya

1997

Gap Acceptance Behaviour of Drivers During Lane Changing on Freeways

Civil Engineering Transportation

Stavropoulos, Antonios

1997

Development of Incident Prediction Algorithms for Freeway Traffic Management

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Hao, Bingwen

1998

Experiments Towards the Calibration and Validation of a Dynamic Network Assignment Simulation Model

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Figliozzi, Miguel Andres

1999

Truck Trade Corridors between the U.S. and Mexico

Civil Engineering Transportation

Huynh, Nhan H.

1999

Development of a Graphical User Interface Framework for DYNASMART-X Real-Time Dynamic Traffic Assignment System

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

LaLuz Pagan, Yadira

1999

Trip Planning Behaviour of Tourists: San Antonio Case Study

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Peterman, Joshua J.

1999

Evaluation of Incident Detection Methodologies

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

El-Nazer, Zeina

1999

Feasibility Study of Water Transit System for Middle-Sized Cities by the Sea - Case Study Of Corpus Christi

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Murray, Pamela Marie

1999

Operational Assessment of High-Occupancy Vehicle/Toll Facilities in Urban Traffic Networks

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Haynes, Michael

 

 

 

2000

 

 

 

Assessment of an On-line Automatic Vehicle Identification System for Use with Advanced Traveler Information Systems

 

Civil Engineering

Transportation

 

Rabah, Mouhamad

 

2001

Impact of Electronic Commerce on Logistics: A Focus on VMI Strategy

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Tripathy, Amaresh

2001

Effect of Aggregated Demand in Dynamic Vehicle Routing Problem

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Chebli, Hussein

2001

Modeling Airport Access Mode and Arrival Time Decisions of Air Travelers

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Lin, Iris

2001

Online Transportation Marketplaces: Shipper and Carrier Participation and Logistics Impacts

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Ludders, Jordan Faith

2001

Mixed Integer Programming Models for Integrated Vehicle Routing and Flight Assignment in the Intermodal Express Package Industry

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Mehta, Tejas

2001

Network Modeling and Emission Modeling Approaches for Evaluating the Impact of Information Based ITS Strategies on Mobile Source Emissions

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Qin, Xiao

2001

Data Collection and Analysis to Support Real-Time Dynamic Traffic Assignment System Evaluation:  The Irvine Testbed

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Mahfoud, Robert

2002

Distributed Software Design and Implementation of a Real-Time Traffic Estimation and Prediction System

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Kottapalli, Amulya

2002

Route Guidance with Environmental Objectives in Congested Networks

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Chen, Roger

2003

Experiments with Day-to-Day Dynamics of Route Choice

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Hamdar, Samer H.

2004

Towards Modeling Driver Behavior under Extreme Conditions

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Kozuki, Aaron T.C.Y.

2007

Modeling the Dynamics of Opinion Formation and Propagation: Application to Market Adoption of Transportation Services

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Arcot, Vishnu Charan

2007

Modeling Uncertainty in Rail Freight Operations: Implications for Service Reliability

Civil Engineering Transportation

Roque, Alexis

2009

Achieving Operational Efficiencies in Airline Operations: Diverting Planes to Close Airports and Steps Toward the Use of Alternative Fuels

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Orth, Hermann

2009

Estimating Urban Arterial Link Delays Due to Cubside Stopping Occurences

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Duives, Dorine Cornelia

2011

Route Choice Decisions during Evacuation Instances

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Gong, Cheng

2012

Exploratory Factor Analysis for Customer Satisfaction Index

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Bou Mjahed, Lama

2013

Towards a More Equitable Transit System: Concepts and Potential Framework For Accessibility-Based Measures

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Yu, Xinying

2013

Design of Hybrid Transit Services for Low-Density Areas

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Cheng, Sihan

2014

Application of a Real Time Estimation and Prediction System

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

 

Baril, Adrien

2014

Driver and Pedestrian behavior at signalized and unsignalized Intersections

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Elfar, Amr

2015

Analyzing Queue Warning in Connected Environment: A Micro Simulation Approach

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

Pumel, Aymeric

2015

The Importance of Social Network and Social Media in Transportation

 

Civil Engineering Transportation

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PhD in Progress                                                            

Al Hajj Hasan, Lama

Ale Ahmad, Hale

Bou Mjahed, Lama             

Elfar, Amr

Filipovska, Monika

Hyland, Michael F.

Hong, Zihan

Kim, Eunhye

Mittal, Archak

Ostojic, Marija

Pinto, Helen

Xu, Xiang (Alex)

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