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Jan D. Achenbach

Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 847-491-5527

Research areas: Airworthiness assurance of aircraft structures; ultrasonic methods in quantitative nondestructive evaluation; fracture mechanics

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Zdenek Bažant

McCormick Institute Professor; Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, and Engineering

Phone: 847-491-4025

Research areas: Mechanics of materials and structures and structural safety; nanomechanics; hygrothermal effects; applications to concrete, fiber composites, tough ceramics, rocks, soils, bone, snow, and sea ice

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Henry Binford

Associate Professor of History and Urban Affairs

Phone: 847-491-7262

Research areas: Evolution of subcommunities within cities; redevelopment of cities; history of transportation relating to growth of cities

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

David E. Boyce

Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Professor Emeritus

Phone: 847-570-9501

Research areas: Urban travel and location forecasting models; transportation network analysis and modeling; history of urban travel forecasting methods

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Illinois at Chicago

Ronald R. Braeutigam

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education; Harvey Kapnick Professor of Business Institutions; Professor of Economics

Phone: 847-491-7040

Research areas: Applied microeconomic theory and industrial organization; regulatory economics

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Fabián E. Bustamante

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Phone: 847-491-2745

Research areas: Design, deployment, and evaluation of large-scale distributed systems in both wide-area and mobile networks; experimental systems, particularly operating systems and distributed computing

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Clarke L. Caywood

Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications

Phone: 847-491-5011

Research areas: Marketing and communications; crisis management and communications; humanitarian logistics, stakeholder relationship management; political and deceptive messages and advertising; China management education and training

Medill School of Journalism

Ying Chen

Research Assistant Professor, The Transportation Center

Phone: 847-491-7548

Research areas: Data Analytics for Transportation Application; Connected Vehicles and Smart Cities; Big Social Media Data Mining for Travelers’ Behavior;Travel Demand & Behavior Modeling; Large-scale Transportation Network Modeling and Analysis; Agent-based Modeling and Visualization​

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Wei Chen

Wilson-Cook Professor in Engineering Design; Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 847-491-7019

Research areas: Discrete choice analysis and network analysis for consumer preference modeling; multidisciplinary design optimization; simulation-based design under uncertainty; enterprise-driven decision-based design

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Sunil Chopra

IBM Distinguished Professor of Operations Management & Information Systems, Department of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Phone: 847-491-8169

Research areas: Supply chain management and operations; design of communication and distribution networks; supply chain risk

Kellogg School of Management

J. Edward Colgate

Allen and Johnnie Breed Senior Professor in Design; Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Director, Master of Science in Engineering Design & Innovation (EDI) program ; Research Council Member, Segal Design Institute

Phone: 847-491-4264

Research areas: Human-machine interface; haptics; mechatronic systems

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

James G. Conley

Clinical Professor of Technology, Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences; Clinical Professor of Mechanical Engineering (by courtesy)

Phone: 847-491-4814

Research areas: Network Modeling and Planning – Collaborative Research between Åbo Akademi University, Finland, Transportation Center and Kellogg on ‘Information and Incentive Failures in Business Ecosystems’

Kellogg School of Management

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Noshir Contractor

Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences; Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Science; Professor of Communication Studies

Phone: 847-491-3669

Research areas: Social and knowledge networks; statistical and computational methods; organizational theory Kellogg School of Management

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

School of Communication

David Corr

Clinical Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-467-0890

Research areas: Structural engineering and mechanics; structural sensing and diagnostics; failure analysis and forensic engineering; performance of civil engineering materials; stochastic methods and structural reliability
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Anne Coughlan

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing

Phone: 847-491-2719

Research areas: Distribution channel management and design; pricing strategy; reverse channels for product returns; competitive strategy

Kellogg School of Management

Gianluca Cusatis

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-4027

Research areas: Mechanics of infrastructure materials and constitutive modeling of concrete and cementitious composites

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

David A. Dana

Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law

Phone: 312-503-0240

Research areas: Environmental and land use law, regulation, and policy, particularly methods of allocating carbon credits; regulation and technological change in the automobile industry; eminent domain reform and urban sprawl

School of Law

Charles H. Dowding

Associate Chair and Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-4338

Research areas: Construction vibrations; structural health monitoring; subsurface exploration decisions

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

David Dunand

James N. and Margie M. Krebs Professor of Materials Science and Engineering; Co-Director

Phone: 847-491-5370

Research areas: Lightweight metallic materials for energy-efficient transportation; high-temperature alloys for energy-efficient internal-combustion and jet engines

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN)

Pablo Durango-Cohen

Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-4008

Research areas: Segmentation, estimation and control models with applications to management of transportation infrastructure and to fundraising for non-profit organizations; Environmental lifecycle assessment of transportation systems; Transportation economics and policy

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Steven Franconeri

Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology

Phone: 847-467-1259

Research areas: Segmentation, estimation and control models with applications to management of transportation infrastructure and to fundraising for non-profit organizations; Environmental lifecycle assessment of transportation systems; Transportation economics and policy

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Robert J. Gordon

Stanley G. Harris Professor in the Social Sciences

Phone: 847-491-3616

Research areas: Macroeconomic theory; monetary theory; airline economics; airline management; airline history; airline customer experience

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Kimberly A. Gray

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-467-4252

Research areas: Urban sustainability; brownfield and urban redevelopment; environmental impacts of transportation on ecological and human health; energy-efficient technology

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Mike Hewitt

Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Supply Chain Management - Quinlan School of Business

Phone: 312-915-7394

Research areas: Freight transportation, Supply chain management, Workforce planning, Integer programming

Loyola University Chicago

Paul M. Hirsch

James Allen Distinguished Professor of Strategy and Organizations; Chair, Management and Organizations Department

Phone: 847- 491-8069

Research areas: Organizational change; human resources and mass media

Kellogg School of Management

Joel Horowitz

Charles and Emma Morrison Professor of Market Economics

Phone: 847-491-8253

Research areas: Econometrics; travel demand modeling; urban transportation; air quality

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Thomas N. Hubbard

Elinor and H. Wendell Hobbs Professor of Management; Senior Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives; Senior Associate Dean, Strategic Initiatives

Phone: 847-467-6598

Research areas: Industrial organization; trucking industry; economics of strategy; applied econometrics; economics of technology

Kellogg School of Management

John C. Hudson

Professor of Anthropology; Director, Geography Program; Associate Director, Environmental Sciences Program

Phone: 847-491-2855

Research areas: Cultural and physical geography of North America; biogeography; economic geography; cartography and mapping; geographic information systems

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Albert Hunter

Professor of Sociology; Director, Urban Studies

Phone: 847-491-3804

Research areas: Transportation in urban areas; public policy; urban sociology; community; ethnicity, culture and literature; methods

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Arthur P. Hurter

Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Research areas: Logistics; applied microeconomic analysis; routing and risk analysis; facility locations; plant and equipment investment and replacement

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Seyed M.R. Iravani

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Phone: 847-491-5538

Research areas: Stochastic modeling and analysis; production and logistics; optimization of queuing systems; manufacturing and supply chain management; white collar work and service operations systems; analysis of integrated production and maintenance policies

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Bret Johnson

Director, Center for the Commercialization of Innovative Transportation Technology (CCITT); Associate Director, Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC)

Phone: 847-491-2194

Research areas: Technology transfer and commercialization; technology-based economic development; space and technology innovation policy; homeland security

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Richard Joseph

John Evans Professor of International History and Politics; Faculty Affiliate, Buffett Center of International and Comparative Studies; Senior Fellow

Phone: 847-491-2595

Research areas: Growth, governance, and sustainable development; comparative democratization; African politics; HIV prevention strategies; energy, environment and transportation

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

The Brookings Institution

William L. Kath

Professor, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Center for Photonic Computing and Communication; Professor of Neurobiology and PhysiologyProfessor, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Center for Photonic Computing and Communication; Professor of Neurobiology and Physiology

Phone: 847-491-3345

Research areas: Computational neuroscience; fiber optics; wave propagation; nonlinear dynamics; complex systems

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Leon M. Keer

Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Phone: 847-491-4046

Research areas: Engineering mechanics; tribology

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Diego Klabjan

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences; Director, Master of Science in Analytics Program

Phone: 847-491-0663

Research areas: Business intelligence and analytics in air transportation; logistics; railway industry; retail; supply chain management

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Frank S. Koppelman

Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-864-8662

Research areas: Travel demand modeling and prediction; yield management; urban, regional, and intercity transportation planning; development of advanced travel demand modeling concepts and methods

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Raymond J. Krizek

Stanley Pepper Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Director, Master of Project Management Program

Phone: 847-491-4040

Research areas: Injectability and mechanical properties of grouted sands; disposal of waste slurries; problems involving soil-structure interaction; engineering behavior of dredged materials;dynamic response of soils

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Hani S. Mahmassani

William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation; Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC)

Phone: 847-491-2276

Research areas: Dynamic traffic system management; network modeling and optimization; dynamics of user behavior and telematics; intermodal freight and logistics

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Therese McGuire

ConAgra Foods Research Professor in Strategic Management; Director, Guthrie Center for Real Estate Research and Real Estate Program

Phone: 847-491-8683

Research areas: State and local public finance; fiscal decentralization; property tax limitations: education finance; regional economic development

Kellogg School of Management

David Morton

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Phone: 847-467-0502

Research areas: Stochastic optimization and its application to energy, security, and health problems

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Barry L. Nelson

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences

Phone: 847-491-3747

Research areas: Computer simulation of dynamic, stochastic systems; design and analysis of simulation experiments

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Yu (Marco) Nie

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-467-0502

Research areas: Network optimization; traffic flow theory; traffic simulation

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Maciek Nowak

Associate Professor, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management; Associate Professor, Quinlan School of Business; Director, Master of of Science in Supply Chain Management Program

Phone: 312-915-7654

Research areas: Vehicle routing and tracking; supply chain management; operations management and research; logistics and data analysis; quantitative methods; heuristic search

Loyola University Chicago

John C. Panzar

Louis W. Menk Professor Emeritus of Economics

Phone: 847-491-8242

Research areas: Theoretical and policy issues relating to network industries (telecommunication, electric transport, air transport, and postal services); industrial organization; regulatory economics; applied microeconomic theory

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Kalyan Raman

Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications; Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Affiliated Professor of Marketing

Phone: 847-467-0847

Research areas: Integrated marketing communications; marketing mix optimization issues; brand name recall; pricing; diffusion models; supply chain management

Medill School of Journalism

Feinberg School of Medicine

Kellogg School of Management

Mark A. Ratner

Professor of Chemistry,; Co-Director

Phone: 847-491-5652

Research areas: Organic electronics and photovoltaics; energy storage materials, particularly electrochemical; energy concentration routes, including exciton fission; agent-based modeling of complex systems

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN)

Kathryn Reid

Research Associate Professor, Neurology

Phone: 312-503-1528

Research areas: Impact of sleep loss and circadian disruption on human performance; health and safety; impact of shiftwork

Feinberg School of Medicine

Roberto Sarmiento

Head, Transportation Library

Phone: 847-491-2913

Research areas: Management issues for the digitization of transportation collections; development of special collections within academic libraries; development and analysis of transportation libraries collections at the national level; special librarianship issues at the national and international levels

Northwestern University Library

Ian Savage

Associate Chair, Department of Economics; Professor of Instruction

Phone: 847-491-8241

Research areas: Transportation safety; transportation economics; urban transit

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Mohanbir S. Sawhney

McCormick Foundation Chair of Technology; Clinical Professor of Marketing; Director, Center for Research in Technology & Innovation

Phone: 847-491-2713

Research areas: Business Innovation, Digital and Social Media Marketing, Network-Centric Innovation, Growth and Scaling Strategies

Kellogg School of Management

Joseph L. Schofer

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs; Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-8795

Research areas: Transportation policy analysis and planning; uses of data and information in decision making; issues and factors in investment decisions; traveler behavior and market research

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Karen Smilowitz

Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence; Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Phone: 847-491-4693

Research areas: Design and operations of logistics network; vehicle routing and scheduling; supply-chain management; applications in commercial and non-profit settings

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Richard Sobel

Faculty Affiliate, Transportation Center

Phone: 847-467-2770

Research areas: Design and operations of logistics network; vehicle routing and scheduling; supply-chain management; applications in commercial and non-profit settings

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Amanda Stathopoulos

William A. Patterson Junior Professorship Chair; Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-5629

Research areas: Transportation choice modeling and forecasting

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Gunnar Stefánsson

Professor, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science

Phone: +354 525 5166

Research areas: Political science, public opinion, and policy; intersection of security and domestic politics, civil liberties, right to travel, and travel privacy, security and identification policies; housing and community development; transportation articulation

University of Iceland

Fred Turek

William A. Patterson Junior Professorship Chair; Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: 847-491-2865

Jan A. Van Mieghem

Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics; Professor of Operations Management, Department of Managerial Economics & Decision Science

Phone: 847-491-5481

Research areas: Logistics and transportation management, collaboration management, Information and communication systems, management of technology and economics

University of Iceland

Michael Watson

Adjunct Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences; Adjunct Professor, Master of Engineering Management Program; Adjunct Professor, Master of Science in Analytics Program

Phone: 847-491-3383

Research areas: Investigation of circadian rhythms and their importance to human health, safety, performance, and productivity; relationship between abnormal sleep-wake cycles on fatigue and alertness in the workplace and transportation industry

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Kermit Wies

Senior Research Fellow and Adjunct Professor

Research areas: Operations management and strategy; supply chain management and analysis; management and investment under uncertainty, e.g. pricing and dynamic control of stochastic processing networks

Kellogg School of Management

 

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