Irina Dolinskaya Appointed to the William A. Patterson Junior Professorship in Transportation

Irina Dolinskaya, assistant professor of industrial engineering and management sciences at Northwestern University, has been appointed the Junior William A. Patterson Professor in Transportation.

The Junior Patterson Chair is the second chair established from the endowment honoring William A. Patterson, a central figure in the nation's air transportation industry for more than four decades. Patterson served as president and chair of United Airlines from 1934 until his retirement in 1966. He was a life trustee of Northwestern and was instrumental in establishing the Transportation Center.