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 ReviewReview of Economic StudiesJournal of the American Statistical AssociationBMJAnnals of Internal Medicine, and Science.  

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).

Francesco Borrelli

Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Faculty

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.

Michael Cassidy

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

 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Carlos Daganzo

Chancellor’s Professor of the Graduate School
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty

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.

Elizabeth Deakin

Professor Emerita
City and Regional Planning
Faculty

Elizabeth Deakin is Professor of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, where she also is an affiliated faculty member of the Energy and Resources Group and the Master of Urban Design group. She formerly served as  Director of the University of California Transportation Research Center (1998-2008) and co-director of the UC Berkeley Global Metropolitan Studies Initiative (2005-2008). Deakin's research focuses on transportation and land use policy and the environmental impacts of transportation.