Seminar Archive: 2015-2016

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May 27, 2016

The Rise of Electric Bikes in the US: An Analysis of their Roots, their Early Adopters, and Implications on Urban Transportation

Jonathan Weinert, Sales and Marketing Manager, Robert Bosch LLC, Automotive Electronics, Bosch eBike Systems

May 20, 2016

Emerging Best Practices to Accelerate Electric Vehicle Deployment

Nic Lutsey, Program Director, The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)

May 6, 2016

Improving Air Transportation System Performance through Coordinated Speed Control

Michael O. Ball, Robert H Smith School of Business & Institute for Systems Research University of Maryland and Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley

April 29, 2016

Road Ecology and Transformative Change in Sustainable Transportation

Fraser Shilling, Co-Director, Road Ecology Center, UC Davis

April 22, 2016

Efficiency Measurement and the Design of Engineered Systems for Resilience: Themes and Future Research Opportunities

Konstantinos (Kostas) Triantis, John Lawrence Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Virginia Tech

April 15, 2016

LOS to VMT: A Paradigm Shift in Transportation Planning

Chris Ganson, Senior Planner, Governor's Office of Planning and Research

April 8, 2016

The potential of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) on future transport systems

Maria Attard, Professor, University of Malta, Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts, Director, Institute for Climate Change and Sustainable Development

April 1, 2016

No Seminar

March 18, 2016

Finals Week - No Seminar

March 11, 2016

Incentivize It and They Will Come: How Local Governments Are Leveraging Airline Incentive Programs to Grow Air Service

Megan S. Ryerson, Assistant Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

March 4, 2016

The Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMP) in Europe: Planning Walking and Sojourning in Streets and Public Spaces

Thanos Vlastos, Professor of Urban & Transport Planning at National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), School of Surveying Engineering, Department of Geography and Regional Planning

February 26, 2016

Making Geosense of Transportation, Trade, Environment, and Energy: indicators, impacts, and opportunities for international shipping

James Corbett, Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy, University of Delaware

February 19, 2016

Household and Firm Responses to Gasoline Prices and Energy Policy

William Chi Chiao Leung, Postdoctoral Researcher, Economics Department, UC Davis and Economics Fellow, California Air Resources Board

February 12, 2016

What does a ‘Sustainable’ Neighborhood Development Pattern look like: Past, Present, Future Fused Grids and Beyond

Gord Lovegrove, Associate Professor, School of Engineering, Sustainable Transport Safety Research Laboratory, The University of British Columbia

February 5, 2016

Social Networks and Travel Behavior: An Investigation into the Role of Social Influence in the Transportation Mode Choices of Students

Susie Pike, Postdoctoral Researcher, ITS-Davis and Center for Environmental Policy and Behavior, UC Davis

January 29, 2016

High-Speed Rail: Connecting and Transforming California

Dan Richard, Chair, Board of Directors, California High-Speed Rail Authority

January 22, 2016

What is Complete Trip and How Do We Achieve It?

Ron Kilcoyne, General Manager, Lane Transit District

January 8, 2016

TRB Preview

Multiple Speakers

December 4, 2015

No Seminar

November 20, 2015

Why Is It So Difficult To Implement Sound Freight Policies?

Jolanda Prozzi, Program Manager, Research Scientist, Environment and Planning, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

November 13, 2015

From Trend Spotting to Trend Setting: Behavioral Analysis to Guide Transformative Mobility

Joan Walker, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Co-Director, Center for Global Metropolitan Studies, UC Berkeley

October 23, 2015

Caltrans’ Sustainability, Livability and Economy Goal

Steven Cliff, Assistant Director, Sustainability, California Department of Transportation

October 16, 2015

Motive Power for Railroads

Andreas Hoffrichter, Research Fellow in Railway Vehicles, Warwick Manufacturing Group, University of Warwick

October 9, 2015

Biofuels: Need, Land, Carbon, and Development

Lee R. Lynd, Paul E. and Joan H. Queneau Distinguished Professor in Environmental Engineering Design, Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College

October 2, 2015

Fuel Tax Incidence and Policy

Erich Muehlegger, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Davis

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