ITS Faculty

Stephen G. Ritchie

Professor, Director of ITS
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Cornell University
Areas of Interest
Transportation engineering, advanced traffic management and control systems, development and application of emerging technologies
Email
sritchie@uci.edu

Amelia Regan

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

Ami Glazer

Professor
Economics
PhD, Yale University
Areas of Interest
Public choice, analysis of public policy
Email
aglazer@uci.edu

Andre Tok

Researcher
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, Unversity of California, Irvine
Areas of Interest
Advanced traffic surveillance, commercial vehicle surveillance and traffic flow theory
Email
ytok@uci.edu

Craig Ross Rindt

Assistant Director
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, University of California, Irvine
Areas of Interest
Transportation systems analysis, intelligent transportation systems, agent-based modeling, application of emerging technology
Email
crindt@uci.edu

David Brownstone

Professor
Economics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interest
Panel study methodology, discrete choice models, bootstrap methodology, housing demand
Email
dbrownst@uci.edu

Douglas Houston

Associate Professor
Planning, Policy, and Design
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest
Transportation, air pollution, urban inequality, environmental equity, spatial analysis.
Email
houston@uci.edu

Gordon J. "Pete" Fielding

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

Gregory Washington

Professor, The Stacey Nicholas Dean of Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
PhD, North Carolina State University
Areas of Interest
Dynamic systems with an emphasis in the modeling and control of smart
material structures and systems
Email
gregory.washington@uci.edu

Jae Hong Kim

Associate Professor
Planning, Policy & Design
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Areas of Interest
Regional economic development, land use, economic–physical development nexus, location choice, urban system modeling
Email
jaehk6@uci.edu

Jan Brueckner

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Economics
PhD, Stanford University
Areas of Interest
Urban economics, public economics, industrial organization, and housing finance
Email
jkbrueck@uci.edu

Jean-Daniel Saphores

Professor and Director, Transportation Science Program
Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department of Planning, Policy and Design, and Economics
PhD, Cornell University
Areas of Interest
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
Email
saphores@uci.edu

Joseph F. DiMento

Professor
School of Law
PhD, J.D. University of Michigan
Areas of Interest
Environmental law, Land use regulation, Urban planning
Email
jfdiment@uci.edu

Jun Wu

Associate Professor
Public Health and Epidemiology
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest
Air pollution exposure assessment and air pollution epidemiology
Email
junwu@uci.edu

Linda R. Cohen

Professor
Joint appointment in Economics and Law
PhD, California Institute of Technology
Areas of Interest
Economics and law, government regulation and policy, political economy
Email
linda.cohen@uci.edu

Michael G. McNally

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

Michael Hyland

Assistant Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, Northwestern University
Areas of Interest
Modeling, design, control, and analysis of smart city transportation systems with emphases on shared-use autonomous mobility services and urban transit networks
Email
hylandm@uci.edu

Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque

Associate Professor
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
PhD, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Areas of Interest
Cyber-physical systems security, Automotive and transportation systems security, electric vehicle design and optimization
Email
alfaruqu@uci.edu

R. Jayakrishnan (Jay)

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

Raymond W. Novaco

Professor
Psychology and Social Behavior
PhD, Indiana University
Areas of Interest
Anger, Violence, Stress, Trauma, and Interventions
Email
rwnovaco@uci.edu

Rina Dechter

Professor
Information and Computer Science
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest
Automated Reasoning in Artificial Intelligence
Email
dechter@ics.uci.edu

Robin Keller

Professor and former Editor-in-Chief, Decision Analysis (2007-2012)
Operations and Decision Technologies
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest
Decision analysis, risk analysis, creative problem structuring and behavioral decision theory

Email
lrkeller@uci.edu

Rodolfo Torres

Professor
Urban Planning and Public Policy and Political Science
PhD, Claremont Graduate School
Areas of Interest
Radical urbanism, Mexican American politics and labor, economic democracy, and Marxist inspired political economy
Email
rodolfo@uci.edu

Sandra S. Irani

Professor
Information and Computer Science
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interest
Analysis of algorithms, on-line algorithms, graph theory and combinatorics
Email
ssirani@uci.edu

Sarah L. Catz

Research Associate, Lecturer
Urban Planning & Public Policy Department
JD, University of Santa Clara
Areas of Interest
Transportation, Transit, Land Use, Energy, Sustainability
Email
scatz@uci.edu

Scott Samuelsen

Professor
Mechanical Aerospace and Environment Engineering
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
Areas of Interest
Energy generation, distribution and utilization including the production of electricity, motive power, and propulsive power.
Email
gss@uci.edu

Suman Kumar Mitra

Assistant Project Scientist
Institute of Transportation Studies
PhD, UC Irvine
Areas of Interest
Transportation policy and planning, land use and transportation interaction, public transportation, active transportation, sustainable transportation
Email
skmitra@uci.edu

Tom Golob

Researcher Emeritus
Institute of Transportation Studies
Areas of Interest
Travel demand forecasting, multivariate statistical methods, attitude-behavior models, activity analysis, micro-simulation forecasting methods
Email
tgolob@uci.edu

Wenlong Jin

Associate Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
PhD, University of California, Davis
Areas of Interest
Traffic flow theory, transportation network analysis, intelligent transportation systems
Email
wjin@uci.edu

Will Recker

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