Don MacKenzie is an Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington. He leads the Sustainable Transportation Lab, which develops and evaluates technical and policy solutions for making our transportation system more economically viable and environmentally benign, while providing access to opportunities for all. Professor MacKenzie holds a PhD in Engineering Systems and SM in Technology and Policy, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BASc in Chemical & Biological Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Transportation Energy, and chairs its Subcommittee on Energy and Demand Implications of Connected and Automated Vehicles.
- Ph.D. in Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2013
- S.M. in Technology & Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2009
- B.A.Sc. in Chemical & Biological Engineering (Environmental Option), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2001
The goal of MacKenzie's research is to understand how emerging transportation technologies can be leveraged to make our transportation system more economically viable and environmentally benign, while providing access to goods, services, and opportunities for all.
Survey: What blocks your bus?
To investigate traffic delays, CEE researchers invite the public to share their experiences in a survey.
Tackling a transportation challenge
During the first-ever CEE industry sponsored capstone, students gained hands-on industry experience while working to develop a new type of notification system for rare roadway disruptions.
How bike sharing in Seattle developed
UW transportation researchers led by associate professor Don MacKenzie evaluate Seattle's first bike sharing system, Pronto, which failed while dockless bike sharing has been successful.