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Arnim H. Meyburg

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  • Arnim H. Meyburg
  • Dept: Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Title: Emeritus
  • Address: 407 Hollister
  • Phone: 607 255-7519
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Biography

Arnim H. Meyburg, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Transportation Systems Engineering and Planning, has been a Cornell faculty member since 1969. He has many years of experience in research, teaching, and consultation, as well as in conducting, managing, and administering many successful research efforts. He has been the Director of the NYSDOT-sponsored Transportation Infrastructure Research Consortium (TIRC), a consortium of ten universities and two research labs from 1996 until its end in 2012. At Cornell, he was Director (Department Head) of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 1988 to 1998 and Chairman of the Department of Environmental Engineering from 1980 to 1985. He held visiting professorships at the University of California, Irvine, the Technical Universities of Munich and Braunschweig, Germany, and at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was consultant to various U.S. and foreign governmental and private agencies. Among his major awards are a Humboldt-Foundation (Germany) Fellowship (1978/79), the U.S. Senior Scientist Award (Humboldt-Prize), 1984; a Fulbright Senior Lecturing Award for Brazil, 1984; Professor-of-the-Year, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (1984, 1994, 1997.); Daniel M. Lazar '29 Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering (1999 and 2002.)

He is the co-author of 4 books, the co-editor of 4 books, and author of one monograph (in German). He published numerous papers on various transportation engineering and planning topics and contributed 9 book chapters. His major research interests are travel demand modeling, transportation survey methodologies, freight transportation, urban and regional transportation planning, transportation-communications trade-offs, transportation and the environment.

Education

  • BA Free University of Berlin, 1965
  • M. Sc. Northwestern University, 1969
  • Ph D (Civil Engineering - Transportation), Northwestern University, 1971