Professional Biography

Title/Position

Professor of Civil Engineering

Employer

University of Wisconsin -- Milwaukee

Year Started in Profession

1974

Background

Ph.D. Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, 1974; M.S. Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970; B.S. Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970

Professor Alan J. Horowitz is a transportation engineer and an urban planner. His research spans the areas of travel forecasting and traffic impacts. Since coming to the UWM in January 1979, Professor Horowitz has been continuing his research into values of travel time, and conducting new research about urban trip tours, land-use impact assessment, single-route ridership forecasting, trip assignment, subarea focusing, ride quality of highways, intermodal passenger transfer facilities, transportation benefits, freight planning, applications of GIS to transportation networks, hazardous materials routing, intelligent transportation systems, and travel forecasting. He is a member of the AICP and is a PE in Wisconsin.