Marco Nie

Northwestern University

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Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Northwestern University

Dr. Marco Nie is currently a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. He received his B.S. in Structural Engineering from Tsinghua University, his M.S. from National University of Singapore and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Nie’s research covers a variety of topics in the areas of transportation systems analysis, transportation economics, and sustainable transportation. Dr. Nie had served as a member of the TRB committees on Transportation Network Modeling and Traffic flow Theory and Characteristics. He is currently an Area Editor for Transportation Science and Networks and Spatial Economics, an Associate for Service Science, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Transportmetrica-B and Transportation Research Part B. Dr. Nie’s research has been supported by National Science Foundation, Transportation Research Board, US Department of Transportation, US Department of Energy, and Illinois Department of Transportation.

Their Research

Impact of Modularized Autonomous Vehicles on Transit System Design and Operations
Principal Investigator(s):
Marco Nie
Research Focus: Safety, Mobility, Equity