Sue McNeil

Ph.D, Carnegie Mellon University


Office: 360D DuPont Hall
Phone: (302) 831-6578
Fax: (302) 831-3640
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[ Short Bio | Education | Awards | Select Publications ]

Short Bio

Research Interests:
 Transportation asset management, life-cycle costing, application of advanced technologies, economic analysis, condition assessment and deterioration modeling, decision support


1983: Ph.D, Carnegie Mellon University
1981: Master, Carnegie Mellon University
1977: B.E, University of New Castle
1975: Bachelor, University of New Castle

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Member: American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015
Slocomb Excellence in Teaching Award: College of Engineering, University of Delaware, 2009
Best Presentation Awards: The 4th Annual Interuniversity Symposium on Infrastructure Management named as "Sue McNeil Best Presentation Awards" 2008
Convocation Medal for Professional Excellence: University of Newcastle, 2008
Benjamin Tear Teaching Award: Carnegie Mellon University, 1994
Outstanding Civil Engineering Professor: American Society of Civil Engineers, Pittsburgh Section, 1992
Presidential Young Investigator: National Science Foundation, 1987-1992
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship: American Association of University Women. 1982-1983

Select Publications

Dehghani, Mohammad Saied; Gerardo Flintsch; and Sue McNeil, “Impact of road condition and disruption uncertainties on network vulnerability,” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Volume 20, Number 3, September 2014. 


Asset Management Benefit Assessment: Strategic Directions in Transportation, Daisuke Mizusawa and Sue McNeil, VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K., Saarbrucken Germany, September 10, 2008.


Oswald, Michelle and Sue McNeil, "Rating Sustainability: Transportation Investments in Urban Corridors as a Case Study,"  to appear in Journal of Urban planning and Development in 2009.


Nathman, Rachel, Sue McNeil, and Thomas VanDam, "Integrating Environmental Perspectives into Pavement Management: Adding PaLATE to the Decision Making
Toolbox," to appear in Transportation Research Record in 2009.


Mizusawa, Daisuke and Sue McNeil, "A Generic Methodology for Evaluating the Net Benefit of Asset Management System Implementation," Journal of Infrastructure Systems, September, 2009.


 Zenk, Shannon N., JoEllen Wilbur, Edward Wang, Judith McDevitt, April Oh, Richard Block, Sue McNeil, and Nina Savar, "Neighborhood Environment and Adherence to a
Walking Intervention in African American Women," Health Education an Behavior, Feb 2009; vol. 36: pp. 167-181


Sanford Bernhardt, Kristen and Sue McNeil, "Agent-Based Modeling: An Approach for Improving Infrastructure Management," Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Volume 14, Issue 3, pp. 253-261, September 2008.


Barnum, Darold T Barnum, Sonali Tandon and Sue McNeil, "Comparing the Performance of Bus Routes After Adjusting for the Environment, Using Data Envelopment Analysis," Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 134, Issue 2, pp. 59-109, February 2008


Barnum, Darold, Sue McNeil and Jonathon Hart, "Comparing the Efficiency of Public Transportation Subunits Using Data Envelopment Analysis," Journal of Public Transportation, Volume 10, No 2, 2007.


Mizusawa, Daisuke, and Sue McNeil, "Synthesizing Experiences of Implementing Asset Management in the World: Lessons Leaned from Pavement Management Case Studies"
"Transport Policy Studies Review" Vol.9 No.34, October 2006.


Pagano, Anthony M., Sue McNeil and Elizabeth Ogard, "Linking Asset Management to Strategic Planning Processes: Best Practices from State DOT’s," Transportation Research
Record, No. 1924, pp 184-191, 2005.


Hammerle, Meghan, Michael Haynes and Sue McNeil, "Use of Automatic Vehicle Location and Passenger Count Data to Evaluate Bus Operations for the Chicago Transit Authority," Transportation Research Record, No 1903, pp 27-34, 2005.


Buchheit, Rebecca, James H. Garrett, Jr, Sue McNeil, and Ping Chen, "An Automated Procedure to Assess Civil Infrastructure Data Quality: Method and Validation," Journal of
Infrastructure Systems, Vol 11., No 3., September 2005.


Amekudzi, Adjo, Michael Garvin, Pannapa Herabat, Sue McNeil, and Kristen Sanford Bernhardt, "Teaching Civil Infrastructure Systems and Infrastructure Management," presented at the International Workshop on Integrated Lifecycle of Infrastructures, Hong Kong, December 2004.


McNeil, Sue, "Selecting Condition Data Collection Strategies based on Life Cycle Costs," presented at the International Workshop on Integrated Lifecycle of Infrastructures, Hong Kong, December 2004.


Chen, Ping, Rebecca Bari Buchheit, James H. Garrett, Jr, Sue McNeil, "WEB VACUUM: A Web-based Environment for Automated Assessment of Civil Infrastructure Data" Journal of
Computing in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 137-147, April 2005.


Winsor, Jeromie, Lou Adams, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, and Sue McNeil "Transportation Asset Management Today: An Application of Community of Practice Collaboration in the
Transportation Industry" Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1885, pp 88-95, 2004.


Herabat, Paisit and Sue McNeil, "Impact of RVSM Implementation on the Airport System Infrastructure," Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 130, Issue 6, pp 716-724,
November/December 2004.


Norbert Delatte, Shen-en Chen, Nitin Maini, Neville Parker, Anil Agrawal, George Mylonakis, Kolluru Subramaniam, Akira Kawaguchi, Paul Bosela, Sue McNeil, Richard Miller, "Using NDE to Evaluate the Condition of Subway Tunnel Systems," 3rd ASCE Forensics Congress, October 2003.


Switzer, Aileen and Sue McNeil, "A Road Map for Transportation Asset Management Research," Public Works Management and Policy, Volume 8, Number 3, January 2004, pp 162-175.

Sunkpho, Jirapon, James H. Garrett Jr., and Sue McNeil, "XML-Based Inspection Modeling for Developing Field Inspection Support Systems," Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Vol 11., No 3., September 2005.

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