Kara Kockelman

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Cockrell School of Engineering


Kara Kockelman is a transportation engineer and associate professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering.

Dr. Kockelman’s primary research interests include the statistical modeling of urban systems (including models of travel behavior, trade and location choice), crash occurrence and consequences, and transport policymaking and its economic impacts.

In 2002 Dr. Kockelman was named one of the world’s 100 Top Young Innovators by Technology Review, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s magazine of innovation.  She has received numerous fellowships and awards, including the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award for faculty research and teaching, the Council of University Transportation Centers’ inaugural new faculty award, the Geoffrey Hewings Award and the Clare Boothe Luce Professorship.


Spring 2007

Highway Engineering, CE 367

Fall 2007

Transport Economics
Elementary Statistics for Civil Engineering


Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering events