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  Ph.D. Graduates

 
   
   Ed Morlok, and three of his Ph.D.'s; from left, Dr. Arnim H. Meyburg, Director, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell Univ., Dr. Linda K. Nozick, Associate Professor of Systems Engineering, Cornell Univ., and Dr. George F. List, Chair of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

 
Everett C. Carter, "A Feasibility Study of V/STOL Air Transportation in the Appalachia Region", Ph.D., June 1969 (Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland).
 
Edward D. Beimborn, "An Examination of the Effects of the Access Portion of a Trip Union an Intercity Mode Choice", Ph.D., August 1969 (Director of Center for Urban Transportation Studies, and Professor Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee).
 
Nancy L. Nihan Nancy L. Nihan, "Development of a Multi-Modal Optimal Transport System Operations Model for the Northeast Corridor", Ph.D., June 1970 (Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Washington, and Director of Regional Transportation Center).
 
Robert T. Otto, "Repair Parts Distribution: An Operational Simulation Model", Ph.D., August 1971 (Captain, U.S. Army).
 
Jarir S. Dajani, "Network Evaluation of Wastewater Collection Economics', Ph.D., June 1967 (advised jointly with Professor R. Gemmell of C.E.) (Associate Professor, Stanford University).
 
Arnim H. Meyburg Arnim H. Meyburg, "An Empirical Study of the Relationship between the Intercity Passenger Transport System and the Social State in the Northeast Corridor", Ph.D., June 1971 (Professor, Cornell University, and Director of Civil Engineering School, September 1988-present).
 
Lonnie E. Haefner, "Optimal Statistical Decisions in Highway Safety Related to Geometric Design", Ph.D., June 1971 (Professor, Washington University of St. Louis).
 
William T. Olsen, "Macroscopic Measure of Relative Quality of Transport Service: Development and Application to the Northeast Corridor", Ph.D., June 1972 (Associate Professor, Florida State University).
 
Joseph S. Drake, "Rail Merger Evaluation and Rail Freight Route Choice: A Study in Quantitative Analysis", Ph.D., August 1972 (Died 1986, while Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh).
 
Hugo L. Vandersypen Hugo L. Vandersypen, "Schedule Planning and Timetable Construction for a Commuter Railroad", Ph.D., December 1972 (advised jointly with Professor W. L. Pierskalla of IE/MS Dept.) (Senior Systems Analyst, Ford Motor Co.).
 
Larry LeBlanc, "Traffic Assignment via Non-Linear Mathematical Programming", Ph.D., June 1973 (advised jointly with Professor W.L. Pierskalla of Ie/MS Dept.) (Professor, Vanderbilt University).
 
Kadasamy Thangavelu, "Systems Analysis of Personal Rapid Transit Systems", Ph.D., June 1973 (advised jointly with Professor D.S. Berry)(Assistant Professor, University of Colorado).
 
Surendra K. Agarwal, "Models for the Design and Synthesis of Urban Transportation Systems", Ph.D., August 1973 (Senior Analyst, World Bank).
 
Mehmet O. Akyilmaz, "Trade off Analyses for Multi-Objective Transportation Plans", Ph.D., June 1976 (Professor, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey).
 
George F. List George F. List, "The Transit Service Planning Model and Its Application to Commuter Rail", Ph.D., May 1984 (Professor and Chair of Civil Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute).
     
Yu-Hern Chang Yu-Hern Chang, "Simultaneous Optimization of Design and Operations of Mass Transit Lines", Ph.D., December 1984 (Professor and Chair of Dept. of Transportation and Communications Management Science, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan).
 
Palaniappan Sudalaimuthu, "Profit-Maximizing Supply for a Scheduled Urban Transportation Carrier", Ph.D., December 1985 (Senior Planner, Dallas).
 
Donald R. Ellerman, "Predicting Local Responses to Federal Initiatives for Competitively Contracting Transit Service", Ph.D., May 1987. (Died 1988, while working at Leonard David Institute for the Study of Health Economics).
 
Lazar N. Spasovic, "Planning of Tractor-Trailer Delivery, Repositioning and Pick-Up Operations: An Optimization Approach, Ph.D., Systems, May 1991. (Associate Professor of Industrial Management, and Director of the National Center for Transportation and Industrial Productivity, New Jersey Institute of Technology).
 
Linda K. Nozick Linda K. Nozick, "A Model of Intermodal Rail-Truck Service for Operations Management, Investment Planning and Costing", Ph.D., Systems, 1992. (Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Dept., and Engineering Systems Program, Cornell University).
 
Jy-Fha Tsai, "Models of Optimal Price and Level of Service Positioning of Intermodal Service in Competition with Truck Service", Ph.D. City and Regional Planning, December 1993 (Associate Professor of Economics and Transportation, Soochow University Taiwan).
 
Keith C. Campbell, "Booking and Revenue Management for Rail Intermodal Services," Ph.D., Systems, December 1996. (Senior Operations Research Analyst, MITRE Corp.).
 
Ioannis Papadakis, "Risk Assessment and Risk Management for Natural Gas Distribution", August 1997. (Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Paul Kleindorfer). Supported on Container Routing Project sponsored by "K" Line America. (Lecturer, University of British Columbia, after service in Greek Army).
 
Francis Vanek Francis Vanek, "Three Papers on Reducing the Environmental Impact of Freight Transportation and Logistics", Ph.D., December 1998. (Lecturer, Cornell University, Operations Research).
 
Denny Cho Denny Cho, "Algorithms for Measuring Reliability and Flexibility of Transportation System Capacity," partly supported by Boeing Co., Ph.D., June 2002. (Boeing Co., and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Univ. of Penna.)
 
David Chang David J. Chang, "Extending Transportation System Capacity Flexibility Models", Support from NSF and USDOT projects. Ph.D., May 2003. (Captain, US Army).
 
 
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| Current Ph.D. Candidates | Ph.D. Graduates | Undergraduate Projects |

Last updated: September 9, 2003