Business Analytics, Civic Infrastructure, Management Science, Operations Research, Policy Research, Transportation Research, Urban Planning
Dynamical Models, Geographic Information Systems, Heterogeneous Data Integration, Predictive Modeling, Spatio-Temporal Data Analysis

Robert Hampshire

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy


UM Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), Industrial and Operations Engineering

He develops and applies operations research, data science, and systems approaches to public and private service industries. His research focuses on the management and policy analysis of emerging networked industries and innovative mobility services such as smart parking, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing, bike sharing, and car sharing. He has worked extensively with both public and private sector partners worldwide. He is a queueing theorist that uses statistics, stochastic modeling, simulation and dynamic optimization.