Research Overview

The research program at the NU Transportation Center addresses a broad range of complex issues affecting the movement of materials, people, energy and information, and the policies and economics that govern such movements. The Center’s research is driven by an integrated and interdisciplinary perspective on transportation systems focusing on the efficient and productive operations and management of transportation and logistics organizations in the public and private sector.

The Center's emerging areas of research are:

The Center's core areas of activity are:

Our research team is composed of skilled researchers representing a wide range of academic interests and expertise. Represented departments include:

Weinberg

  • Economics
  • History
  • Neurobiology & Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

McCormick

  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences
  • Management & Organizations

Kellogg

  • Management & Organizations
  • Management & Strategy
  • Management Economics & Decision Sciences
  • Marketing