Fall 2014 Sustainable Transportation Seminar

The Sustainable Transportation Seminar brings together Stanford faculty, students and staff to explore new research and applications in sustainable transportation policy, systems and solutions. It also builds relevant connections with other universities, businesses and policymaking organizations. Speakers, including doctoral candidates, present their topics in 20 minutes, followed by 40 minutes of open discussion. Presentations of work in progress are welcome.

To receive updates about the seminar please register at:

Where and When
The seminar is held on Fridays starting at 2 pm in room 105 of the Y2E2 building at Stanford University, unless otherwise noted below.

Fall Term 2014 Schedule

Date Speaker Topic + Slides (posted when available) Time/place change
Oct 3 David Rust, Lyft How Community is Changing Transportation: A Look Inside Lyft’s Growth  
Oct 10 Wei-shiuen Ng, PEEC Assessing the Impact of Parking Pricing on Travel Demand and Behavior  
Oct 17 Anand Gopal,
Real-world Performance and Economics of Electrified Vehicles in China and India  
Oct 24 Chris Mi, University of Michigan-Dearborn Development of an Extremely Efficient Wireless EV Charger  
Oct 31 No Seminar
Nov 7 Andy Thornley,
Nov 14 Rod McCall,
University of Luxemburg
Gamifying the Daily Commute
Nov 21 Dirk Ahlborn, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. Hyperloop – Connecting America  

Dec 5

Chris Cherry,
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Electric powered two-wheelers: a game-changer in Asia and beyond?

Y2E2, #111

Sustainable Transportation Flier (pdf)

For more information or if you want to present at the seminar please contact:
Ram Rajagopal
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Construction Engineering Management and Atmosphere/Energy Programs
Stanford University
Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building, Room 295
473 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305
Diana Ginnebaugh, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Precourt Energy Efficiency Center
Stanford University
Yang & Yamazaki Environment & Energy Building, Room 390C
473 Via Ortega
Stanford, CA 94305

The seminar was initiated by Dr Lee Schipper, senior researcher at PEEC and prominent figure in the world of sustainable transportation. He passed away on August 16th 2011 and is dearly missed!

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