Visiting Scholars 2017-10-09T12:18:21+00:00

ITS Visiting Scholars

Gen Giuliano (2015-2016)
Perloff Professor of Planning, University of Southern California

Genevieve Giuliano, Ph.D., conducts research on relationships between land use and transportation, transportation policy analysis, and information technology applications in transportation. Her current research includes examination of relationships between land use and freight flows, and development of applications for transportation system analysis using archived real-time data, and analysis of commercial and residential development around transit stations. She has published over 160 papers, and has presented her research at numerous conferences both within the US and abroad.Giuliano is a past Chair of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board, and a National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences. She is the recipient of the TRB Distinguished Service Award (2006), the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship Award (2007), the Transportation Research Forum Outstanding Researcher Award (2012), and the Council of University Transportation Centers Distinguished Contribution award (2013). She is a frequent participant in National Research Council policy studies, and currently is serving on the Intercity Travel study. She is a member of several advisory boards, including the National Freight Advisory Committee.

tonyTony Perez  (2015-2016)
Lecturer, Transportation and Land Use: Urban Design Studio

Tony Perez is the director of Form-Based Coding at Opticos Design. With over 27 years of planning experience—12 as a public sector planner, and the past 15 years as a consulting professional writing Form-Based Codes—Tony is an expert at working with communities to establish and translate policy direction into clear and implementable development standards. His experience in the public and private sectors provides his clients with both sharp focus and broad perspective to ensure that the standards articulated are capable of implementing the policies and delivering the expected visions.



staff_patPat Gibson (2009, 2015)
Lecturer, Introduction to Transportation Engineering

Pat Gibson is the President of Gibson Transportation Consulting, Inc. in Los Angeles, California. Gibson is a Fellow and Life Member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers and a Committee Member for the Design of Regional Shopping Centers. Gibson teaches Civil and Environmental Engineering 181:Traffic Engineering Systems and Civil and Environmental Engineering 180: Introduction to Transportation Engineering. Gibson has received the UCLA Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Lecturer of the Year in 2009 and 2015.




AltschulerWbAlan Altshuler (2010-2011, 2011-2012)
Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard University

Dr. Altshuler was appointed by Governor Frank Sargent as the first director of the Boston Transportation Planning Review in 1970. Professor Altshuler’s interest includes urban planning and politics, as well as public investment.

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