Professor Sue McNeil, Ph.D. P.E.
Office: 360D DuPont Hall
Email:
mcneil@ce.udel.edu
Phone:
302-831-6578
Fax:
302-831-3640
Mailing Address:
301 DuPont Hall, Newark, DE 19716


Executive Summary
Sue McNeil is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Urban Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Delaware. She is also Director of the University Transportation center and the Disaster Research Center. Dr. McNeil was formerly Director of the Urban Transportation Center and Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining UIC, she was a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research and teaching interests focus on transportation infrastructure management with emphasis on the application of advanced technologies, economic analysis, analytical methods, and computer applications. Dr McNeil has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board and the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment. She chairs the Transportation Research Board Committee on Asset Management. She chaired (1988-1993) the ASCE Urban Transportation Division Committee on Transportation Facilities Management and is a founding Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems. She is a registered professional engineer.

Education
Ph.D, Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University,
Pittsburgh, PA, 1983
M.S., Civil Engineering Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1981
B.E. (Hons I), Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle, N.S.W. Australia, 1977
B.Sc. Mathematics, University of Newcastle, N.S.W. Australia, 1975

Academic Positions Held

Courses

Committees
Commission on the Status of Women - September 2005 - present
Department Search Committee - 2005-2006

Recent Publications

Mizusawa, Daisuke and Sue McNeil, “Demonstrating the Benefits of Highway Economic Requirement System - State Version: A Case Study,” 7th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets, Calgary, Canada, June 2008.

Moore, Christine, Martin Tjioe, Anthony Manzella, Kristen L. Sanford Bernhardt, and Sue McNeil, "Asset Management Insights Using Agent-Based Models,"  7th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets, Calgary, Canada, June 2008.

Mizusawa, Daisuke and Sue McNeil, "Assessing the Benefits of Highway Economic Requirement System - State Version"  Highway Economic Requirements Modeling and Data Integration Conference, Irvine, April 8-9, 2008.

Dong, Yukun and Sue McNeil, “Assessing Financial Analysis Strategies in Regional Transportation Planning using HERS-ST as a BCA Tool, Highway Economic Requirements Modeling and Data Integration Conference, Irvine, April 8-9, 2008.

McNeil, Sue, “Pavement and Bridge Management and Maintenance” in Myer Kutz (editor), Environmentally Conscious Transportation, Wiley, 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

Croope Silvana, and Sue McNeil, “Understanding Critical Infrastructure Management Challenges for the 21st Century”, Paper presented at the 11th World Conference on Transport Research, Berkeley, CA, June, 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.

Ramasubramanian, Laxmi and Sue McNeil, “Visualizing Metra: An Interactive Visualization Tool,” Paper presented at the TRB 5th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium and Workshop, Denver, Colorado, 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.

"Asset Management," in Fwa, Tien (editor), Highway Engineering Handbook. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2005.

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, 2005.

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.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.

McNeil, Sue, Libby Ogard, Anthony Pagano, Shaumik Pal, Alicia Morreale, Jon Schermann, and Jane Berner, "Linking Strategic Goals and Asset Management for Resource Allocation and Decision Making Using Pavement Management," presented at the 6th International Conference on Managing Pavements, Brisbane, Australia, October 2004.

Zhai, Dong, Meghan Hammerle, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Lise Dirks, Sue McNeil, Jason Schidel and Sharif Abou-sabh, "Managing the Chicago Transit Authority's Infrastructure Using Spatially Referenced Asset Management," Proceedings 5th International Conference On Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, Beijing, China, May, 2004.

Sanford Bernhardt, Kristen and Sue McNeil, "Modeling Interdependencies in Infrastructure Management Using Complex Systems," Proceedings 5th International Conference On Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation, Beijing, China, May, 2004.

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, 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.

Shiffer, Michael, Arnab Chakraborty, Beth Donahue, Graham Garfield, Ramakrishnan Srinivasan and Sue McNeil, "A Spatial Multimedia Representation of the Chicago Transit Authority's Rail Infrastructure,". Transportation Research Record 1838, pp 1-10, 2003.

Sriraj, PS, Shaumik Pal, Libby Ogard and Sue McNeil, "Evaluation of Private Sector Asset Management Practices" Transportation Research Record 1848, pp 29-36, 2003.

Cowe Falls, Lynne, Ralph Haas, Sue McNeil and Susan Tighe, "Asset Management and Pavement Management: Using Common Elements to Maximize Overall Benefits," Transportation Research Record 1769, 2001.

McNeil, Sue and Anthony Kadlec, "Applying the Government Accounting Standards Board Statement 34: Lessons from the Field," Transportation Research Record 1747, 2001.

Mizusawa, Daisuke and Sue McNeil, "A Conceptual Framework for Asset Management for Japanese Highways," Presented at 20th ARRB Conference, Melbourne, Australia, March, 2001.

McNeil, Sue, Kenneth Shiatte, Allan DeBlasio and Frank Botelho, "Using Past Experiences to Shape Asset Management in U.S. State Departments of Transportation," Presented at 20th ARRB Conference, Melbourne, Australia, March, 2001.

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