Price School of Public Policy


James Moore: USC Price Faculty Bio


Price School of Public Policy


Economic impact analysis, engineering economics, transportation engineering, urban transportation, infrastructure performance

Biographical sketch

James Elliott Moore II, Ph.D., has been with USC since 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 director of the Transportation Engineering program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Vice Dean for Academic Programs in the Viterbi School of 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 literature. Prior to joining USC, he was on the faculty of Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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