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Doctorate in Transportation and Logistics

Faculty

Magdy Abdelrahman, Ph.D.
University of Illinois-Urbana, 1996
Research Interests: Characterization of Modified Asphalt Binders and Mixes; Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Techniques; Performance-Related Specifications for Pavement Materials; Quality Control and Quality Assurance in Pavement Construction
Department: Civil Engineering

Canan Bilen-Green, Ph.D.
University of Wyoming, 1998
Research Interests: Quality and Reliability Engineering, Design and Auditing of Quality and Productivity Monitoring Systems, Statistical Modeling and Applications, Applied Operations Research
Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

John Bitzan, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997
Research Interests: Transportation Economics
Department: Management, Marketing and Finance

Alan Dybing, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2013
Research Interests: Asset Management, Energy Impacts, Freight Transportation, Agricultural Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Transportation Economics, Spatial Analysis, Transportation Systems Modeling
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Robert Hearne, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 1995
Research Interests: Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Siew Hoon Lim, Ph.D.
University of Georgia, 2005
Research Interests: Production Economics, Transportation, Industrial Organization
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Jill Hough, Ph.D.
University of California-Davis, 2007
Research Interests: Public Transportation, Travel Behavior, Built Environment, Accessibility and Mobility of Seniors
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Joseph M. Jones, Ph.D.
University of Missouri, 1994
Field: Marketing
Department: Management, Marketing, and Finance

Won Koo, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, 1974
Research Interests: International Trade
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Khaled Ksaibati, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1990
Research Interests: Pavement maintenance and rehabilitation, Utilization of recycled materials in highway construction,
Asset management systems, Safety of rural roads
Department: Civil Engineering

Brenda Lantz, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University, 2006
Research Interests: Commercial vehicle safety systems and analysis, supply chain, intelligent transportation systems for commercial vehicle operations, and statistical modeling and diagnostics.
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

EunSu Lee, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2011
Research Interests: Transportation Systems Modeling, Informatics, Spatial Analysis, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Pan Lu, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2011
Research Interests: Asset Management, Freight Transportation, Statistical Modeling and Applications, Multi-Modal Transportation, Applied Operation Research
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Wesley Marshall, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut, 2009
Research Interests: Road Safety, Active Transportation, Transit, Street Networks, Transportation Planning and Land Use Modeling, Parking, Sustainability, Livability, and Resiliency
Department: University of Colorado Denver, Department of Civil Engineering

Subhro Mitra, Ph.D., P.E.
North Dakota State University, 2007
Research Interests: Freight Travel Demand modeling, Urban Travel Demand Modeling, Asset Management and Life-Cycle Cost Studies, Optimizing Logistics Network, Economic Appraisal of Infrastructure Investment
Department: University of Texas at Dallas, Business School

Diomo Motuba, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2009
Research Interests: Transportation Economics, Transportation Systems Modeling, Freight Transportation, Econometrics, Logistics, Supply Chain Management
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Peter O'Dour, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Rolla, 2004
Research Interests: GIS, Groundwater contamination, Remote sensing
Department: Geosciences

G. Padmanabhan, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1980
Research Interests: Hydrology, Water Resources, Hydraulic Engineering
Department: Civil Engineering

Richard J. Porter, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University, 2007
Research Interests: Road Safety, Highway and Street Design, Project Development, Risk and Reliability Analysis, Traffic Operations
Department: University of Utah, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Gary R. Smith, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1986
Research Interests: Quality Control and Systems Applications, Decision Analysis and Modeling Techniques, Safety Performance Measurement and Improvements, Labor Productivity
Department: Deans Office, Engineering and Architecture

Joseph Szmerekovsky, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University/Weatherhead School of Management
Research Interests: Project management and scheduling, Complex systems and flexible manufacturing and using linear and nonlinear dynamic and integer programming and network flows
Department: Management, Marketing and Finance

Denver D. Tolliver, Ph.D.
Virginia Polytechnic University, 1989
Research Interests: Transportation Systems Planning, Freight Transportation, Economic Analysis
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Rodney D. Traub, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1994
Field: Operations Management
Department: Management, Marketing, and Finance

Kim Vachal, Ph.D.
George Mason University, 2005
Research Interests: Policy, Economics, Regional Development
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

Amiy Varma, Ph.D.
Purdue University, 1993
Research Interests: Transportation Systems and Planning, Traffic Engineering, Airports, and Infrastructure Management
Department: Civil Engineering

Nadim Wehbe, Ph.D.
University of Nevada, Reno, 1997
Research Interests: Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete Structures, Bridge Engineering, Earthquake-Resistant Bridges,
Advanced Composites
Department: South Dakota State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

David L. Wells, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Rolla, 1996
Research Interests: International Studies in Manufacturing Technology, Strategic Management, Economic Development Strategies
Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

William W. Wilson, Ph.D.
University of Manitoba, 1980
Research Interests: Commodity Marketing, Agribusiness, Industrial Organization
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Frank Yazdani, Ph.D., PE
University of New Mexico, 1987
Research Interests: Structural Engineering/Mechanics, Constitutive Modeling of Materials, Damage Mechanics, Plasticity, Computational Plasticity, Finite Elements, Concrete and Masonry Materials
Department: Civil Engineering

 

 


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