Faculty/Lead Researcher

Michael Anderson

Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Resources and Economics
Faculty

Michael Anderson is Associate Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Dr. Anderson received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2006) and a B.A. in Economics from Swarthmore College (1999). He has published in a range of economics, scientific, medical, and statistical journals, including the American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of the American Statistical Association, BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Science.

Murat Arcak

Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Faculty
Biography Murat Arcak's research is in dynamical systems and control theory with applications to synthetic biology, multi-agent systems, and transportation. Prior to joining Berkeley in 2008, he was a faculty member at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation in 2003, the Donald P. Eckman Award from the American Automatic Control Council in 2006, the Control and Systems Theory...

Ruzena Bajcsy

Professor
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Berkeley DeepDrive
Faculty

Ruzena Bajcsy (LF’08) received the Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Slovak Technical University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, in 1957 and 1967, respectively, and the Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford University, Stanford, CA, in 1972. She is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director Emeritus of the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Science (CITRIS). Prior to joining Berkeley, she headed the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate at...

Francesco Borrelli

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
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Francesco Borrelli received the `Laurea’ degree in computer science engineering in 1998 from the University of Naples `Federico II’, Italy. In 2002 he received the PhD from the Automatic Control Laboratory at ETH-Zurich, Switzerland. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He is the author of more than one hundred publications in the field of predictive control. He is author of the book Constrained Optimal Control of Linear and Hybrid Systems published by Springer Verlag, the winner of the 2009 NSF CAREER...

Michael Cassidy

Chancellor's Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
National Institute for Congestion Relief
Alumni
Faculty

Dr. Michael Cassidy is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on traffic and transportation operations, traffic control, and public transit. In 24 years of academic activity at Purdue University and the University of California, Berkeley Dr. Cassidy has published roughly 70 papers in refereed journals and has...

Robert Cervero

Professor Emeritus
City and Regional Planning
Faculty

Robert Cervero works in the area of sustainable transportation policy and planning, focusing on the nexus between urban transportation and land-use systems. Professor Cervero has and continues to serve as an advisor and consultant on numerous transportation and urban planning projects worldwide. His most recent book, Beyond Mobility, co-authored with Erick Guerra and Stefan Als, won the 2019 National Urban Design Best Book Award. He is the first-ever recipient of the Dale Prize for Excellence in Urban Planning Research and is a two-time recipient of the Article of the Year Award from...

Karen Chapple

Chair and Professor of City and Regional Planning
City and Regional Planning
Alumni
Faculty

Karen Chapple, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of City & Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, where she holds the Carmel P. Friesen Chair in Urban Studies. Chapple studies inequalities in the planning, development, and governance of regions in the U.S. and Latin America, with a focus on economic development and housing. Her recent books include Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions: Towards More Equitable Development (Routledge, 2015), which won the...

Daniel Chatman

Associate Professor
City and Regional Planning
Faculty

Dan Chatman studies travel behavior and the built environment; residential and workplace location choice; "smart growth" and municipal fiscal decision making; and the connections between public transportation, immigration and the economic growth of cities. His research relies heavily on original data collection, including surveys, focus groups and interviews. Ongoing and recently completed research projects include studies addressing which U.S. transit systems succeed and why; the implications of immigration trends for sustainable development and economic growth; the relationship of...

Mark Coopersmith

Lecturer; Senior Fellow
Haas School of Business
Faculty
TechTransfer

Mark Coopersmith is an educator, author, entrepreneur, and global executive. In his teaching at UC Berkeley and programs around the world, he provides students, business leaders, and teams with insights, inspiration, and know-how to drive innovation and growth in organizations of all sizes, and to launch new ventures and initiatives ranging from Silicon Valley startups to new divisions of global enterprises.

As a Fortune 500 global executive and Silicon Valley entrepreneur, he has spent three decades launching, building, and fixing high-growth organizations ranging from raw startups...

Carlos Daganzo

Chancellor’s Professor of the Graduate School
Civil and Environmental Engineering
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Carlos F. Daganzo is a Chancellor’s Professor of the Graduate School in civil and environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, he was a co-founder, chairperson of the board, and principal scientist of Via Analytics, a California benefit corporation devoted to improving mobility through technology. He has served as Convenor of the oldest international symposium on transportation and traffic theory (the ISTTT) and as an Associate Editor of Transportation Research and Transportation Science. Daganzo's former...