Graduate Researcher Directory

Graduate Researcher Directory The Transportation Research Center Graduate Researchers come from a variety of disciplines and schools.  Click on the researcher’s name to learn more about them. Jim Dunshee Civil and Environmental Engineering Saghar Sadeghpour Civil and Environmental Engineering Paola Rekalde Aizpuru Civil and Environmental Engineering Anna Schulz Public … Continue reading

Jim Dunshee

Jim Dunshee Graduate Research Assistant The University of Vermont TAQ Lab, Perkins Hall 43 Colchester Ave Burlington, VT 05405 Phone: (802) 656-8877 Email: The EPA’s Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (MOVES) will need to incorporate advancing vehicle technologies and new pollutant emissions standards in order to remain an effective tool for transportation … Continue reading

Aalto University Summer School – Final Day

Phoebe and Paola

Our final post from Finland comes from Phoebe: Paola and I enjoyed our last 2 days in Finland very much. We heard from Dr. Anthony Perl on tranportation changes and resiliency in North America, Dr. Andy Goetz on air travel, Glen Weisbrod on development economics, Dr. Gina Porter on transportation … Continue reading

Aalto University Summer School – Day 3

Phoebe outside of Metro Station

Today’s post comes from Paola: Today has been a very intense day! We had two lectures in the morning and went on a field trip after lunch.   Werner Rothengatter talked about mega projects in transport: causes and failures, and Kristine Beuret talked about public participation in transportation development projects. … Continue reading

Aalto University Summer School – Day 2

Underground Bus Station

Today’s update comes from Phoebe: Tuesday brought us a day of learning about the development of megaprojects from four different speakers. Dr. Moshe Givoni visited from the University of Tel Aviv, discussing high speed rail investments. Next, Dr. Eda Beyazit spoke about spatial inequalities in the development of the Istanbul metro … Continue reading

Aalto University Summer School – Day 1

Finland Transit Information Board

We have two updates today from our two TRC researchers at the Aalto University Summer Transportation School.  Paola Rekalde Aizpuru and Phoebe Girouard Spencer arrived safely in Finland on Saturday and immediately began exploring the area around the University as well as the local transportation system.  Here is Phoebe’s first post regarding … Continue reading

Jim Sullivan

Jim Sullivan Research Analyst UVM Transportation Research Center 210 Colchester Avenue Room 118 Farrell Hall Burlington, VT 05405 Phone: (802) 656-9679 Fax: (802) 656-9892 Email: Jim began his career as a Research Analyst at the UVM Transportation Research Center after completing the Master’s Degree program in Civil and Environmental Engineering … Continue reading

Glenn McRae

Glenn McRae, Ph.D. Associate Director, UVM Transportation Research Center UVM Graduate Faculty & Adjunct Lecturer, Community Development and Applied Economics UVM Transportation Research Center Farrell Hall 210 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT 05405 Email: Phone: (802) 656-1317 Dr. McRae joined the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center in 2011 to … Continue reading