Carnegie Mellon University

Chris Hendrickson

Chris Hendrickson

Hamerschlag University Professor Engineering Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering and Public Policy
Director, Traffic 21 Institute

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5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Chris Hendrickson is the Hamerschlag University Professor Emeritus, Director of the Traffic 21 Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, member of the National Academy of Engineering and Editor-in-Chief of the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.


  • PhD 1978 - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MPhil 1975 - Oxford University
  • MS 1973 - Stanford University
  • BS 1973 - Stanford University


Hendrickson's research examines computer-aided engineering, transportation systems, construction project management and environmental systems.


Matthews, H.S., Hendrickson, C., Matthews, D.H. (2014), "Life Cycle Assessment: Quantitative Approaches for Decisions That Matter"

Hendrickson, C., and Matthews, H.S. (2011), "Civil Systems Planning, Investment and Pricing," (this is an updated and generalized version of Wohl and Hendrickson 1984.)

Hendrickson, C.T., Lave, L.B., Matthews, H.S., Horvath, A., Joshi, S., McMichael, F.C., MacLean, H., Cicas, G., Matthews, D., and Bergerson, J. (2006) “Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Goods and Services: An Input-Output Approach,” Resources for the Future.

Fenves, S., Flemming, U., Hendrickson, C., Maher, M., Quadrel, R., Terk, M., and Woodbury, R. (1993) “Concurrent Computer-Integrated Building Design,” Prentice-Hall. (Reviewed in ASCE J. of Architectural Engineering, Sept. 1995).

Hendrickson, C., and Au, T. (1989) “Project Management for Construction,” Prentice-Hall, New York  

  • Other Editions and Authorized Translations:  
    • Hendrickson, C.T. (2000) “Project Management for Construction,” (2ndedition),
    • Chinese Translation: Higher Education Press, 2005
    • Farsi Translation: M.T. Bankie, 1995
    • Spanish Translation: Diego Arturo L. de Ortigosa, 1994

Zozaya-Gorostiza, C., Hendrickson, C., and Rehak, D. (1989) “Knowledge Based Process Planning for Construction and Manufacturing,” Academic Press, Cambridge, MA.

Wohl, M. and Hendrickson, C. (1984) “Transportation Investment and Pricing Principles,” John Wiley and Sons, New York.