Council of Directors

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Council of Directors2019-08-14T16:16:46+00:00

The Directors of the four Institute of Transportation Studies (ITS) branches serve as the UC ITS Council of Directors. The Chair of the Council of Directors is a one-year appointment and rotates among the four branches following the chronological order in which each branch was founded. The Council of Directors is responsible for all governance, financial, policy, and programmatic decisions concerning the UC ITS program. The Council of Directors is also responsible for appointing and maintaining a Board of Advisors composed of the UC Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and prominent transportation stakeholders representing the Governor’s Office, State Legislature, California State Transportation Agency, Caltrans, California Air Resources Board, California Energy Commission, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

Brian D. Taylor
Chair, UC ITS Council of Directors (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020)
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at UCLA

Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA

Alexandre Bayen
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at Berkeley
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley

Daniel Sperling
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at Davis
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Environmental Science & Policy, UC Davis

Stephen G. Ritchie
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies at Irvine
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine