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Donald C. Sweeney II
Associate Director

One University Blvd.
240 J C Penny North
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
314-516-7990
dsweeney@umsl.edu

Dr. Sweeney joined the Center for Transportation Studies as its Associate Director and Teaching Professor of Logistics and Operations Management in January of 2005. Prior to joining the Center he served as the Supervisory Regional Economist for the St. Louis District Office of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Dr. Sweeney has twenty-seven years of transportation planning experience and is a nationally recognized expert in the economics of water transportation. He was honored as the Public Servant of the Year in 2001 by the Special Counsel of the United States and received the prestigious Service to America Medal in 2002 for advances in Environment, Science, and Technology in association with his work on the economic evaluation of federal water transportation infrastructure projects.

Education
Ph.D. Economics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1987
M.S. Economics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1977
B.S. Mathematics and Economics, Knox College, Galesburg, IL, 1973

Teaching
Teaching Areas: Transportation Economics, Logistics and Supply Chain Modeling. Research Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Courses taught include Logistics and Supply Chain Operations Modeling, Topics in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Principles of Transportation Economics

Previous courses taught include: Advanced Price Theory, Statistics for Business, Principles of Transportation Economics, Econometrics, and Supply Chain Modeling.

Research
Mathematical modeling of the economics of transportation systems
Simulation models of transportation systems
Mathematical modeling of logistics systems