Transportation Seminar Series — Archive

Spring 2015

Building the New American: Key Accomplishments and Challenges in Combining the Networks and Fleets of American Airlines and US Airways

Patrick Quayle — Managing Director, Network & Fleet Strategy, American Airlines
Friday, March 13, 2015, at 12:00pm

Potential Value of Big Data Analytics for Transportation Systems Management

Matthew R. Cuddy & Alexander K. Epstein — U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Friday, February 13, 2015, at 12:00pm

Fall 2014

Intelligent Transportation-Energy Systems for Future Large Scale Deployment of Electrified Transportation

Amro M. Farid — Assistant Professor, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology
Friday, December 5, 2014, at 12:00pm

Connecting Energy Supply Chain Planning with Traffic Network Equilibrium

Yueyue Fan — Associate Professor, University of California, Davis
Friday October 31, 2014, at 12:30pm

Toward Network Governance for Sustainability: Promoting Resilience in Energy Systems and Implications for Transportation

Masaru Yarime — Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
Monday September 22, 2014, at 12:30pm

Spring 2013

Modeling and Simulation for Future Urban Mobility

Moshe Ben-Akiva — Edmund K. Turner Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, MIT
Friday March 1, 2013, at 12:00pm

Simulation Based Population Synthesis

Michel Bierlaire — Professor, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Friday February 22, 2013, at 12:00pm

Fall 2012

Cleaning the Bathwater with the Baby: The Health Co-Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Transportation

Chris Knittel — William Barton Rogers Professor of Energy Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT
Friday December 7, 2012, at 12:00pm

Do Drivers See Time Averages?

Robert Hampshire — Assistant Professor of Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College
Friday November 2, 2012, at 12:00pm

The Future of the Global Airline Industry

Sadiq Gillani — Senior Vice-President, Corporate Strategy, Lufthansa Group
Friday October 19, 2012, at 12:00pm
Co-organized with the CTL Distinguished Speaker Series.

Electric vehicles: an economic and environmental evaluation

Rémy Prud'homme — University of Paris XII
Thursday September 20, 2012, at 12:00pm

Automotive Safety Electronic Systems at Ford

Steven Schondorf — Ford Motor Company
Thursday September 13, 2012, at 12:00pm

Spring 2012

Sustainable Transportation, is the world moving in this direction?

Paulo Sergio Custodio — Consultant
Thursday May 3, 2012, at 1:30pm
Co-organized with the CTL Distinguished Speaker Series.

Long-range Planning for Transportation: The Future Freight Flows Project

Chris Caplice — Executive Director of MIT's Center for Transportation and Logistics
Tuesday April 10, 2012, at 12:00pm

Innovating with Excess Capacity to Achieve Speed and Scale

Robin Chase — MIT Alumna, Founder of Zipcar carsharing and GoLoco online ridesharing
Wednesday April 4, 2012, at 5:30pm

America's Transportation Future Meets Politics and the Federal Budget: An MIT Professor's Experience Inside the Obama White House

Xavier de Souza Briggs — Professor, Department of Urban Studies & Planning, MIT
Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at 12:00pm

Fall 2011

Yield and Productivity at Container Terminals — state of the industry and opportunities for research and development

Ammar Kanaan — MIT Alum, CEO Portia Limited, Global Ports Management
Tuesday November 29, 2011, 12:00pm

Road to Recovery: Transforming America's Transportation

David Burwell — Director of the Energy and Climate Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Tuesday November 15, 2011, at 12:00pm

Paul Mascarenas

Chief Technology Officer of Ford Motor Company
Thursday November 3, 2011, at 4:00pm

Safety in Transportation Systems

Nancy Levenson — Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at MIT
Tuesday October 25, 2011, at 12:00pm

Urban Transportation Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities; Lessons from Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta and Mumbai

Jose Gomez-Ibanez — Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School
Thursday October 13, 2011, at 12:00pm

Shopping for Flights

Jeremy Wertheimer — MIT Alum, Founder of ITA Software (recently acquired by Google for $700M)
Tuesday September 27, 2011, at 12:00pm