2010 NEXTOR Research Symposium

The 2010 NEXTOR Research Symposium was held on January 15, 2010 at FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C.

View the program from this symposium.

Opening Session
Welcome Michael Ball, Professor and Co-Director of NEXTOR, University of Maryland
John Pipes, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Performance Business Unit, FAA Air Traffic Organization
Opening Remarks Hank Krakowski, Chief Operating Officer, FAA Air Traffic Organization
U.S.–European Benchmarking Project
Chair: Mark Hansen, University of California, Berkeley
A Comparison of U.S. and European Delay Drivers David Knorr, FAA and Philippe Enaud, Eurocontrol
Structural Differences in the U.S. and European Systems and Their Impact on Airline Scheduling Practices Michael Ball, University of Maryland
Impact of Declared Capacities and ATC Operating Procedures on Capacity and Delays: U.S. vs. Europe Amedeo Odoni, MIT
Departure Queueing: U.S. vs. Europe Frank Berardino, GRA, Inc.
Total Delay Impact Study
Chair: Michael Ball, University of Maryland
Cost of Flight Delays to Airlines Mark Hansen, University of California, Berkeley
Effects of Schedule Unreliability on Departure Time Choice Kevin Neels, The Brattle Group
Safety Research
Chair: Lance Sherry, George Mason University
Better Trend Analysis in Aviation Safety Arnie Barnett, MIT
Identification of Wake Vortex Issues in NextGen John Hansman and Alexander Donaldson, MIT
Wake Turbulence Modeling John Shortle, George Mason University; Antonio Trani, Virginia Tech
Closing remarks David Chin, NEXTOR Program Director, FAA Air Traffic Organization