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Doctorate in Transportation and Logistics

Faculty

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 and Marketing

Raj Bridgelall, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2015
Research Interests: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Automated Vehicles, Connected Vehicles, Smart Cities, Big Data Analytics, Advancements in Transportation Technologies, Sensing and Computing for Transportation Applications (RFID, Wireless Communications, Remote Sensing)
Department: Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

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

Kambiz Farahmand, Ph.D., P.E.
University of Texas @ Arlington, Texas - 1992
Research Interests: Productivity Improvement of Manufacturing Systems, Lean Manufacturing and implementation, Ergonomics, Safety and Human Factors Engineering, Human Exposure and Physiology Simulation, Simulation and Modeling, Facilities and Production Layout Planning, Operations & Materials Logistics Management and Strategic Planning, ISO and QS 9000 standards, and Healthcare Management
Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Karen A. Froelich, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, 1994
Research Interests: strategic management in nonprofit organizations, organizational transformation, case studies
Department: Management and Marketing

Ranjit Godavarthy, Ph.D.
Kansas State University, 2012
Research Interests: Public Transportation, Small Urban and Rural Transit, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Safety, and Roundabout Research
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

Ying Huang, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2015
Research Interests: Intelligent Transportation Systems, Pavement and Pipeline Performance Evaluation, Vehicle Identification and Traffic Analysis, Structural Health Monitoring/Smart Structures for Transportation Infrastructure, Applications of Adaptive and Smart Materials, Multi-Hazard Assessment and Mitigation
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Daniel J. Klenow, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University
Research Interests: Social Vulnerability and Functional Needs Populations, Homeland Security and Terrorism, Tornado Vulnerability, Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
Department: Emergency Management

Andrew Kubas, Ph.D.
North Dakota State University, 2014
Research Interests: Driver perceptions/attitudes, oil extraction traffic safety, and impaired driving prevention/intervention
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: New Jersey City University, School of Business, Management Dept.

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

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

Kendall E. Nygard, Ph.D.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1978
Research Interests: Advanced Technologies in Logistics, Optimization Modeling, Simulation Modeling, Data Science and Computational Methods
Department: Computer Science and Operations Research

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

David C. Roberts, Ph.D.
Oklahoma State University, 2009
Research Interests: Impacts of agricultural production methods on the environment and natural resources, economics of precision agriculture technologies and the response of cropping patterns, land use change to emerging biofuels policy at the Federal level
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics

Joseph Szmerekovsky, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University, 2003
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 and Marketing

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 and Marketing

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

David L. Wells, Ph.D.
University of Missouri-Rolla, 1996
Research Interests: International studies in manufacturing technology, strategic management, and 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


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