Carnegie Mellon University
May 03, 2012

Chris Hendrickson Named University Professor

Chris Hendrickson Named University Professor

Professor Chris Hendrickson has been named University Professor at Carnegie Mellon, the highest academic position university faculty members can achieve. The title is awarded on the basis of national or international recognition for research and other scholarly activities.

Chris joined the CEE faculty in 1978.  His research, teaching and consulting are in the general area of engineering planning and management, including design for the environment, system performance, construction project management, finance and computer applications.

Chris T. Hendrickson is the Duquesne Light Company University Professor, Co-Director of the Green Design Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, member of the National Academy of Engineering, and Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. He has co-authored five books and has published numerous articles.

His education includes a Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Stanford University, a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Congratulations, Chris!