Matthew J. Roorda

Selected Professional Appointments

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto
Canada Research Chair in Freight Transportation and Logistics
Co-chair, Infrastructure Engineering Program, University of Toronto

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Matthew J. Roorda is a Professor of Civil Engineering and has been faculty at the University of Toronto since 2005.  Dr. Roorda obtained his P.Eng. in 1999.  He completed his BEng at McMaster University, and his MASc and PhD degrees at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Roorda is a Canada Research Chair in Freight Transportation and Logistics. Dr. Roorda is also co-chair of the University of Toronto Infrastructure Engineering Program, and he is Director of the Centre for Urban Freight Analysis at University of Toronto. He is chair of the TRB committee AT015 Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics.

Specialty Focus Areas

Urban freight transportation; freight planning and operations; operation of multimodal freight facilities; firm behaviour; microsimulation modelling; freight and passenger travel survey methods; disaggregate choice models; passenger travel demand modelling.

Email:  roordam@ecf.utoronto.ca
Phone: (416) 978-5976
Website: http://www.civil.engineering.utoronto.ca/staff/professors/roorda.htm