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Northwestern University

Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation

In William A. Patterson's honor, Northwestern established the William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation in 1978. The Patterson Chair serves as an intellectual focal point for transportation research and education at Northwestern, most of which is coordinated through the NUTC.

Meet the current Patterson Chair

View Patterson's biography on the Patterson Lecture page >


Patterson Transportation Lecture

In 1980, the NUTC established the Patterson Transportation Lecture as an integral part of the Patterson Endowment. It has since become an annual highlight at Northwestern University, drawing influential speakers from all facets of the transportation industry.

Learn more about the Patterson Transportation Lecture >

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