Faculty Directory
Joseph L. Schofer

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-8795 Email Joseph Schofer


The Infrastructure Show Podcast

Tampa International Airport Plan


Civil and Environmental Engineering


Master of Project Management Program


Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Transportation), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

M.S. Civil Engineering (Transportation), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

B.E. Civil Engineering (summa cum laude), Yale University, New Haven, CT

Significant Recognition

  • Roy W. Crum Distinguished Service Award in recognition of outstanding achievement in transportation research, Transportation Research Board, 2011
  • National Associate of the National Research Council, National Academies
  • Wilbur S. Smith Distinguished Transportation Educator, Institute of Transportation Engineers, 2003
  • McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Advisor of the Year, 2002
  • Burlington Northern Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1987

Significant Professional Service

  • Member, Chicago Transit Authority Capital Advisory Committee
  • Member, Mayor’s Pedestrian Advisory Council (Chicago)
  • Member, Transportation Committee, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • Member, Board of Advisors, Institute for Transportation Studies, Univ. of California, Davis
  • Transportation Research Board, National Research Council (National Academy of Sciences/National Academy of Engineering)