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Mel Webber


The Melvin Webber Memorial Lecture was established in 2007 to be given at the annual UCTC Student Conference, which is held at a different UC campus each year.






Lectures that have been presented in the years since then are listed below:

2013, UCLA, Jonathan Levine, University of Michigan
Moderator: Allison Yoh, Associate Director, UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies Details here.

2012, UC Davis, Details here.

2011, UC Berkeley: Jose Gomez-Ibanez, Derek C. Bok Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and the John F. Kennedy School of Government "Transportation Planning in Rapidly Developing Cities."

2010, UC Irvine: Robert Bertini, Deputy Administrator at RITA (Research and Innovative Technology Administration) "Moving Towards Sustainable Transportation: Technology and Policy Perspectives."

2009, UC Riverside: Mohan Trivedi, UC San Diego, Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering "Human Centered, Holistic Systems for Safer and Smoother Traffic."

2008, UC Santa Barbara: Meipo Kwan, Ohio State, Professor in the Department of Geography "Mobile Communications, Social Networks, and Urban Travel: New Topologies of Spatial Interaction."

2007, UCLA: Dr. Michael Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology, Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering "Freight Considerations in Transportation Investment, Public Policy: From Afterthought to Front Burner."

Some of Mel Webber's more influential writings:


Mel Webber passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2006. His obituary can be found here.