Patterson Chair in Transportation

Hani S. Mahmassani

William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation; Director, Northwestern University Transportation Center; Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; Professor (courtesy), Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences, Kellogg School of Management

Professor Mahmassani specializes in multimodal transportation systems analysis, planning and operations, dynamic network modeling and optimization, transit network planning and design, dynamics of user behavior and telematics, telecommunication-transportation interactions, large-scale human infrastructure systems, and real-time operation of logistics and distribution systems.

Recent and Upcoming Events

NSF CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, January 4-7, 2011, Atlanta, GA

2011 TRB 90th Annual Meeting, January 23-27, 2011, Washington, D.C.

Workshop on Sustainable Human Settlements with Instant and Ubiquitous Access Technologies, March 11, 2010, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ASCE 1st Transportation and Development Institute Congress, March 13-16, 2011, Chicago, IL

2011 William A. Patterson Lecture, April 5, 2011, Northwestern University

2011 IEEE International Conference on Supernetworks and System Management, May 29-30,2011, Shangai, China

19th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT), July 18-20, 2011, Berkeley, CA

High Speed Rail: The Midwest Moving Forward, September 13, 2011, Chicago Council on Science and Technology

Road Safety and Simulation 2011, September 14-16, 2011, Indianapolis, IN

Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 22-26, 2012

2nd International Conference on Evacuation Modeling and Management (ICEM), August 13-15, 2012, Northwestern University

Professional Activities


Transportation Science
Associate Editor

Transportation Research C: Emerging Technologies
Associate Editor

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
Associate Editor

Additional Editorial Work

Conferences & Meetings

2nd International Conference on Evacuation Modeling and Management

Previous Conferences