ITS Director

Stephen G. Ritchie

Professor, Director of ITS
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Cornell University
Areas of Interests:
Transportation engineering, advanced traffic management and control systems, development and application of emerging technologies
sritchie@uci.edu
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ITS Core Faculty and Academic Staff

Boarnet, Marlon G.

Professor
USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
PhD, Princeton University
Areas of Interests:
Urban economics, urban planning, urban economic development, transportation planning
boarnet@sppd.usc.edu
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Brownstone, David

Professor
Economics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interests:
Panel study methodology, discrete choice models, bootstrap methodology, housing demand
dbrownst@uci.edu
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Brueckner, Jan

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Economics
PhD, Stanford University
Areas of Interests:
Urban economics, public economics, industrial organization, and housing finance
jkbrueck@uci.edu
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Catz, Sarah L.

Research Associate, Lecturer
Planning, Policy & Design
JD, University of Santa Clara
Areas of Interests:
Transportation, Transit, Land Use, Energy, Sustainability
scatz@uci.edu
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Chu, Lianyu

Assistant Research Engineer
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, Jilin University of Technology, China
Areas of Interests:
Intelligent transportation systems, traffic flow theory and control, transportation planning, image processing, data compression, applications of artificial intelligence
lianyuc@uci.edu
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Dechter, Rina

Professor
Information and Computer Science
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interests:
Automated Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence
dechter@ics.uci.edu
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DiMento, Joseph F.

Professor
School of Law
PhD, J.D. University of Michigan
Areas of Interests:
Environmental law, Land use regulation, Urban planning
jfdiment@uci.edu
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Fielding, Gordon J. "Pete"

Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences
Economics
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interests:
Urban economics, transportation economics, transportation geography, public transportation,transportation management, road pricing.
gjfieldi@uci.edu
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Glazer, Ami

Professor
Economics
PhD, Yale University
Areas of Interests:
Public choice, analysis of public policy
aglazer@uci.edu
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Golob, Tom

Researcher Emeritus
Institute of Transportation Studies
Areas of Interests:
Travel demand forecasting, multivariate statistical methods, attitude-behavior models, activity analysis, micro-simulation forecasting methods
tgolob@uci.edu
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Haight, Frank [1919-2006]

Professor Emeritus and Founding Editor, Transportation Research Part A, Transportation Research Part B , Accident Analysis & Prevention
Economics
PhD, University of New Zealand
Areas of Interests:
Applied probability and stochastic processes, distribution theory, queueing theory, traffic flow theory, traffic safety and epidemiology
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Houston, Douglas

Assistant Professor
Planning, Policy, and Design
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interests:
Transportation, air pollution, urban inequality, environmental equity, spatial analysis.
houston@uci.edu
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Irani, Sandra S.

Professor
Information and Computer Science
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interests:
Analysis of algorithms, on-line algorithms, graph theory and combinatorics
ssirani@uci.edu
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Jayakrishnan, R. (Jay)

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, University of Texas, Austin
Areas of Interests:
Analysis and simulation of urban traffic networks under information, traffic flow theory, traffic assignment, advanced transit technologies
rjayakri@uci.edu
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Jin, Wenlong

Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, University of California, Davis
Areas of Interests:
Traffic flow theory, transportation network analysis, intelligent transportation systems
wjin@uci.edu
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Keller, L. Robin

Professor and former Editor-in-Chief, Decision Analysis (2007-2012)
Operations and Decision Technologies
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interests:
Decision analysis, risk analysis, creative problem structuring and behavioral decision theory
lrkeller@uci.edu
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Kim, Jae Hong

Assistant Professor
Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Interests:
Regional economic development, land use, economic–physical development nexus, location choice, urban system modeling
jaehk6@uci.edu
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Kim, Kwang (Kane) H. [1947-2011]

Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interests:
Distributed and parallel computing, real-time fault tolerant communication infrastructure, architectures of real-time LAN, WAN and parallel machine-based systems.
khkim@uci.edu
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Lave, Charlie [1938-2008]

Professor Emeritus and Research Professor
Economics
PhD, Stanford
Areas of Interests:
Demand for public transit, transit performance, energy efficiency of transportation modes, automobile choice, transportation safety, travel demand forecasting
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Marca, James

Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, University of California, Irvine
Areas of Interests:
Real-time vehicle telematics and control using wireless communications systems, activity systems analysis, real-time dynamic travel behavior survey methods, GPS data collection and analysis, intelligent transportation systems
jmarca@uci.edu
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McNally, Michael G.

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, University of California, Irvine
Areas of Interests:
Transportation systems analysis, travel forecasting models, complex travel behavior, transportation and land use
mmcnally@uci.edu
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Novaco, Raymond W.

Professor
Planning, Policy, and Design
PhD, Indiana University
Areas of Interests:
Human stress, aggression, community psychology
rwnovaco@uci.edu
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Recker, Will

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Carnegie-Mellon University
Areas of Interests:
Transportation systems analysis, analysis of complex travel behavior, disaggregate modeling methodologies, advanced technologies
wwrecker@uci.edu
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Regan, Amelia

Professor
Computer Science and Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, University of Texas, Austin
Areas of Interests:
Freight network analysis, logistics, intermodal operations, applications of ITS to commercial vehicle operations
aregan@uci.edu
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Rindt, Craig Ross

Postdoctoral Researcher
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, University of California, Irvine
Areas of Interests:
Transportation systems analysis, intelligent transportation systems, agent-based modeling, application of emerging technology
crindt@uci.edu
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Roth, Kevin

Assistant Professor
Economics
PhD Cornell University
Areas of Interests:
Interests: Environmental economics, Transportation economics
kroth1@uci.edu
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Samuelsen, Scott

Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Environment Engineering
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interests:
Energy generation, distribution and utilization including the production of electricity, motive power, and propulsive power.
gss@uci.edu
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Saphores, Jean-Daniel

Professor and Director, Transportation Science Program
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, and Economics
PhD, Cornell University
Areas of Interests:
Environmental and natural resource economics and policy (with a special interest for water resources, waste management, and the management of stock pollutants), transportation economics, planning and policy, quantitative methods
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Shinozuka, Masanobu

Professor Emeritus
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Columbia University
Areas of Interests:
Earthquake and structural engineering, field theory and risk assessment methodology in civil engineering
shino@uci.edu
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Small, Kenneth

Professor Emeritus and Research Professor
Economics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interests:
Urban economics, transportation economics, econometrics, public finance, environmental economics
ksmall@uci.edu
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Tok, Andre

Postdoctoral Scholar
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, Unversity of California, Irvine
Areas of Interests:
Advanced traffic surveillance, commercial vehicle surveillance and traffic flow theory
ytok@uci.edu
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Torres, Rodolfo

Professor
Planning, Policy, and Design, Chicano/Latino Studies, and Political Science
PhD, Claremont Graduate School
Areas of Interests:
Specializations: critical urbanism, the state, class structures, studies in racism and inequalities, poverty and social policy
rodolfo@uci.edu
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