YORAM SHIFTAN CURRICULUM VITAE July 1998 by gzy18727

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									                                 YORAM SHIFTAN

                               CURRICULUM VITAE


Academic Degrees

1986             B.Sc. in Civil Engineering cum laude, Technion-Israel Institute of
                 Technology.

1988             M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of
                 Technology; Thesis title: Police Involvement in Operating Signalized
                 Intersections.

1991             Ph.D. in Transportation systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                 (MIT), Cambridge, MA; Thesis title: Transportation Workforce Planning in
                 the Transit Industry: Incorporating Absence, Overtime, and Reliability
                 Relationships.

Academic Appointments

1996-1999        Lecturer, Civil Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

1999-present     Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

2001-present     Research Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, George Mason
                 University, Arlington, VA.

Participation in Organizing Conferences and in Conferences’ Committee

The 14th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, Jerusalem, Israel,
July 1999, Member of the Local Program Committee.

The Methodological Innovations Committee of the European Transport Conference. Member
since October 2000.

Conferences’ Presentations (last 3 years)

1. Shiftan Y., “Can Land Use Policies Reduce Regional Travel” The 3rd Israeli-British
   and Irish Joint Regional Science Workshop on Public Investment and Regional
   Economic Development. Jerusalem, February, 2000.
2. Shiftan Y., D. Shefer, A. Parber, S. Bekhor, H. Aviram “Comparison of Fuel Tax and
   Partial Congestion Toll as Alternatives to Complete Congestion Tolls” The 6th World
   Congress of the Regional Science Association International. Lugano, Switzerland,
   May, 2000.
3. Shiftan Y and J. Suhrbier, “The Effects of Land Use Policies on Regional Travel Using
   a Residential Choice Stated-Preference Model and an Activity-Based Travel Model”
   The 2000 International Association of Travel Behavior Research, Gold Coast,
   Australia, July 2000.

4. Shiftan Y. and R. Burd-Eden “Modeling the Response to Parking Policy” The 80th
   annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 2001.

5. Shiftan Y., S. Kaplan and S. Hakkert, “Scenario analysis for the future of the Tel Aviv
   Metropolitan area and its transportation system using the Delphi Method.” The
   NECTAR EUROCONFERENCE No. 6, Helsinki, May 2001.

6. Ben-Elia E., D. Shefer, and Y. Shiftan “Transportation Impact Statement: A New Tool
   for Joint Land Use Transportation Planning” The NECTAR EUROCONFERENCE No.
   6, Helsinki, May 2001. .

7. Shiftan Y., and Barlach Y. “The Effect of Employment Site Characteristics on
   Commute Mode choice. The 2002 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting,
   Washington, DC, January 2002.

8. Shiftan Y. and Newmark G., “The Impacts of Infill Retail Center Development on
   Regional Travel Patterns. The 2002 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting,
   Washington, DC, January 2002.

9. Shiftan Y., “Travelers’ Response to Auto Restrain policies” The Southern Regional
   Science Association Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA, April, 2002.

10.Shiftan Y., De Gong G., Simmonds D., Hakkert S., & Ben-Akiva M “Externalities’
   Evaluation in Transport Projects” STELLA Focus Group 4 Meeting, Helsinki, Finland,
   May, 2002.

11. Maggio M. and Shiftan Y. “An Activity Based Model of Terrorism’s Potential Effects
   on Transport Logistics". The APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis and
   Management) meeting in Dallas, TX, November, 2002.

12.Shiftan, Polus and Shmueli, “Evaluation of Waiting Time Effect on Critical Gaps an
   Roundabout by a Logit Model” The 2003 Transportation Research Board Annual
   Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2003.

13.Cotrus, Prashker and Shiftan, “Analysis of Trip Generation Characteristics in Israel for
  the Years 1994, 1996/7 and Spatial & Temporal Transferability of Trip Generation
  Models.” The 2003 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC,
  January 2003.

14.Shiftan, Ben-Akiva, Proussaloglou and DeJong “Activity-Based Modeling as a Tool
   for Better Understanding Travel Behavior” Paper accepted for presentation at the 2003
   International Association of Travel Behavior Research meeting in Lucerne,
   Switzerland.
15.Outwater, Castleberry, Shiftan, Ben Akiva, Zhou, & Kuppam, “Use of Structural
  Equation Modeling for an Attitudinal Market Segmentation Approach to Mode Choice
  and Ridership Forecasting.” Paper accepted for presentation at the 2003 International
  Association of Travel Behavior Research meeting in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Publications (last 3 years)

1. Shiftan, Y. “The Advantage of Activity-based Modeling for Air Quality Purposes:
   Theory versus Practice and Future Needs” Innovations, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 95-110.
   2000.

2. Ben-Elia E, D. Shefer, and Y. Shiftan “Transportation Impact Statement (T.I.S) – A
   New Tool for Transportation and Land Use Planning” in Appraisal of Road Transport
   Initiatives Proceedings of Seminar D of the European Transport Conference,
   Cambridge, U.K. pp. 97-116, September, 2000. PTRC Education and Research
   Services LTD.

3. Shiftan Y. & Suhrbier J. “The Effect of Land Use Policies on Regional Travel Using a
   Residential Choice Stated-Preference Model and an Activity-Based Travel Model”.
   Proceedings of the 9th International Association of Travel Behavior Research
   Conference, Volume 13 – Application Workshop 5: Interfaces Between Location, Land
   Use and Travel Decision. Gold Coast, Queesland, Australia, July 2000.

4. Shiftan, Y., & Wilson, N.H.M., "The Absence Consequences of Overtime in the
   Transit Industry” Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 25-39, 2001

5. Shiftan Y., “A Pricing Experiment to Evaluate Price Sensitivity to Toll Roads”,
   International Journal of Transport Economics. Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 81-94, 2001.

6. Shiftan Y. “Can Land Use Policies Reduce Regional Travel?” in Felsentein D.,
   McQuaid R., McCann P. and Shefer D. (Ed.), Public Investment And Regional
   Economic Development, Edward Elgar, 2001 pp. 227-244.

7. Shiftan Y. and Burd-Eden Rachel, “Modeling Response to Parking Policy”,
   Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No.
   1765, pp. 27-34, 2001

8. Shiftan Y. & Suhrbier J. “The Analysis of Travel and Emission Impacts of Travel
   Demand Management Strategies Using Activity-Based Models” Transportation, Vol.
   29, No. 2, 2002.

9. Shiftan Y. & Bekhor S.          “Investigating Individual’s Perceived Auto Cost”,
   International Journal of Transport Economy. Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 151-166, 2002.

10.Shiftan Y. & Barlach Y. “The Effect of Employment Site Characteristics on Commute
   Mode choice” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation
   Research Board. No. 1781, pp. 19-25. 2002.
11.Shiftan Y. and Newmark G., “The Impacts of Infill Retail Center Development on
   Regional Travel Patterns” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the
   Transportation Research Board, No. 1805, pp. 53-59. 2002.

12.Shiftan Y. “The Effect of Parking Pricing and Supply on Travel Patterns to a Major
   Business District” in E. Stern, I. Salomon, and P. H. L. Bovy (Eds.) Travel Behavior,
   Edward Elgar, 2002

13.Shiftan Y., Kaplan S., and Hakkert S., “Scenario Building as a Tool for Planning A
   Sustainable Transportation System.” Paper accepted for publication in Transportation
   Research D.

14.Outwater, Castleberry, Shiftan, Ben Akiva, Zhou, & Kuppam, “Use of Structural
   Equation Modeling for an Attitudinal Market Segmentation Approach to Mode Choice
   and Ridership Forecasting.” Paper accepted for publication in Transport Research
   Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

								
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