Waitz, Ian A.

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Ian Waitz
Dean of the School of Engineering
Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Phone: 

617-253-0218

Office: 

MIT 33-207

Bio

Research Interests:
Prof. Waitz is the Director of the Partnership for AiR Transportation Noise and Emissions Reduction (PARTNER), an FAA/NASA/Transport Canada-sponsored Center of Excellence. His principal areas of interest are the modeling and evaluation of climate, local air quality and noise impacts of aviation, including the assessment of technological, operational and policy options for mitigating these impacts.

The Joint Program is collaborating with Prof. Waitz and his team in the PARTNER Project 31: Economic and Environmental Effects of the Introduction of a Cap-And-Trade Policy in Aviation, and a project funded by the US Dept. of Transportation on Assessing Metrics and Simplified Aviation Climate Impact Models.

Education + Credentials
B.S., 1986, Pennsylvania State University
M.S., 1988, George Washington University
Ph.D., 1991, California Institute of Technology

Recent Publications

Joint Program Report
Winchester, N., D. McConnachie, C. Wollersheim and I.A. Waitz (2013). Joint Program Report Series Report 238, 26 p. [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Winchester, N., C. Wollersheim, R. Clewlow, N.C. Jost, S. Paltsev, J.M. Reilly and I.A. Waitz (2013). Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 47(1):1-15 [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Winchester, N., D. McConnachie, C. Wollersheim and I.A. Waitz (2013). Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 58(2013): 116–128 [PDF]
Joint Program Reprint, Journal Article
Malina, R., D. McConnachie, N. Winchester, C. Wollersheim, S. Paltsev, and I. Waitz (2012). Journal of Air Transport Management, 19:36-41 [PDF]
Joint Program Report
Winchester, N., C. Wollersheim, R. Clewlow, N.C. Jost, S. Paltsev, J. Reilly and I.A. Waitz (2011). Joint Program Report Series Report 198, 17 pages [PDF]