USC Price School of Public Policy

James Elliot Moore, II

James Elliot Moore, II


Andrus Gerontology Center 240
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Phone: (213) 740-0595


Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering/Infrastructure Planning and Management

Stanford University


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 is director of the Transportation Engineering program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and co-director of the Master of Construction Management (MCM) program, which is jointly sponsored by Civil Engineering and the School of Policy, Planning, and Development. 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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