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MIT Professor to Present at UC on National Air Transportation System

Published:
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:39 AM
Distinguished researcher offers perspective on how to reduce flight delays.
Cynthia Barnhart

Cynthia Barnhart

The University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business presents the 22nd Annual E. Leonard Arnoff Memorial Lecture on the practice of management science.

The lecture begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at the Lindner College of Business, Robert and Rose Fealy Auditorium, room 112, in the Carl H. Lindner Hall on UC’s campus.

Cynthia Barnhart, Ford Professor of Engineering and associate dean, MIT School of Engineering, professor of civil and environmental engineering and engineering systems director of transportation at MIT, is the guest speaker. Her talk is entitled “Congestion and Delays in the National Air Transpiration System.”

The Transportation at MIT initiative is a coordinated effort at MIT to address the pressing challenge of meeting the ever-increasing demand for transportation in a sustainable manner. The Lecture series quantifies flight and passenger delays and estimates the contribution to delays of airline competition, as well as examines strategies and policies to reduce flight delays and improve airline profits.

The event is sponsored by the Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business, its Alumni Board of Governors, the Cincinnati/Dayton Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) chapter and the UC INFORMS student chapter.

 

EVENT DETAILS

Who: Open to the public

What: 22nd Annual E. Leonard Arnoff Memorial Lecture

Where: Carl H. Lindner College of Business, Robert and Rose Fealy Auditorium (room 112), Carl H. Lindner Hall

When: Thursday, April 11, 2013 | 7PM – Program, Robert and Rose Fealy Auditorium

Cost: Free

Information: David Rogers, PhD, (513) 556-7140 | david.rogers@uc.edu