Pablo Luis Durango-Cohen

Northwestern University

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Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Northwestern University

Pablo L. Durango-Cohen is an associate professor in the Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning Program at Northwestern University. He completed his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of California, Berkeley. His research activities involve developing and analyzing optimization and econometric models to support monitoring, management and operation of transportation systems. He has also published in transportation economics and policy, as well as in environmental design and life-cycle assessment of transportation systems. Among others, his research has been recognized with a Faculty Early CAREER Development Award from the National Science Foundation, and with a Young Author Prize at the World Congress on Transport Research. Among Prof. Durango-Cohen’s professional activities, he serves as Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, and has served as proposal and project reviewer for a number of federal and state agencies, as well as universities. Notably, he served on a recent Transportation Research Board panel to review the Federal Transit Administration’s Transit Economic Requirements Model (TERM). Prof. Durango-Cohen's work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Department of Transportation, the US Department of Energy, and others.

Their Research

Optimizing Investments in Design, Maintenance, and Operations of Transportation Infrastructure to Capitalize on the Promise of Connected Automated Vehicles
Principal Investigator(s):
Pablo Luis Durango-Cohen
Research Focus: Safety, Mobility, Equity