James E. Moore, Ph.D.
Director of the Transportation Engineering program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor at Sol Price School of Public Policy, and
Professor at USC Viterbi School of Engineering
James Elliott Moore II, Ph.D., joined the USC faculty in the spring of 1988. He has faculty appointments in the Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the Price School of Public Policy. He is the Director of the Transportation Engineering program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Professor Moore conducts fundamental and applied research on the engineering economic aspects of large-scale transportation and land use systems. His research interests include risk management of infrastructure networks subject to natural hazards and terrorist threats; economic impact modeling; transportation network performance and control; large scale computational models of metropolitan land use/transport systems, especially in California; evaluation of new technologies; and infrastructure investment and pricing policies. He has been published extensively in transportation planning and engineering literatures. Prior to joining USC, he was on the faculty of Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. He completed his doctoral work at Stanford University, and particularly enjoys working with IPPAM students.