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Dr. Stephanie Ivey

Associate Professor, Civil Engineering

Phone
(901) 678-3286
Fax
(901) 678-3026
Office
Engineering Science Building - Room 108B
Office Hours

About Dr. Stephanie Ivey

Dr. Stephanie Ivey is a Professor with the Department of Civil Engineering and Director of the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (www.memphis.edu/ifti) and the Southeast Transportation Workforce Center (www.memphis.edu/setwc) at the University of Memphis. Her research includes focus on community livability and transportation planning and policy. She is the Project Director for the West Tennessee STEM Hub (www.westtnstem.org), a regional K-12 outreach initiative. Ivey also has a lengthy and nationally recognized research record focused on STEM and transportation education and workforce issues.  She is a member of the Tennessee STEM Leadership Council and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Transportation Industry Council. She serves as faculty advisor for the University of Memphis student chapters of WTS and the Institute of Transportation Engineers and is active with the ITE Transportation Education Council.

Research Interests

Community Livability
• Impact of freight traffic on community livability.
• School walking decisions and safety implications in freight-centric communities.
Transportation policy/planning
• Performance measure requirements of transportation legislation.
• Data considerations in travel modeling and planning.
• Increasing stakeholder engagement in transportation planning processes.
Transportation workforce development
• Increasing diversity in transportation.
• Attracting and retaining transportation professionals.
• Implementation of complicated material models in numerical tools for computer simulation.
STEM Education
• STEM student retention and persistence to graduation.
• Strategies for increasing K-12 students' awareness of and preparation for STEM careers.

Selected Publications

- Yang, Y., Ivey, S., Levy, M., and Royne, M. (2016) "Active Travel to School: Findings from the Survey of US Health Behavior in School-aged Children, 2009-2010." Journal of School Health, Vol. 86, No. 6.

- Ivey, S., Levy, M., Royne, M., Ford, K., Guthikonda, K. (2016) "Impact of Freight Traffic on School Walking Decisions in Urban Environments." Journal of Transportation Management, Vol. 25, No.2.

- Rapalo, V., Ivey, S., Hart, M., Schroeckenthaler, K., and Adams, T. (2016) "Evaluation of Factors Affecting Livablity in a Freight-Centric Community in Memphis, Tennessee." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2016.

- Zhou, Y., and Ivey, S. (2016) "Liner Shipping Network Design of Inland and Sea Transportation Nodes: A Two-Stage Programming Approach." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2016.

- Fox, A., Stafford, M., Ivey, S., and Levy, M. (In Press) "Marketing Active Transportation to School to Improve Children's Health: Utilizing Parental Perspectives from an Inner-City Environment." Health Quarterly Marketing.

- Ivey, S., Hall, A., Allen, L., and Bridson, P. (2015) "West TN STEM Hub: Cradle to Career Collaborations for STEM." Critical Conversations: Journal of the Tennessee Board of Regents. Vol. 1, Spring 2015.

- Windsor, A., Bargagliotti, A., Best, R., Franceschetti, D., Haddock, J., Ivey, S., and Russomanno, D. (2015) "Increasing retention in STEM: Results from a STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis." Journal of STEM Education, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 11-19.

- Ivey, S., Golias, M., Palazolo, P., Ford, K., Wise, A., and Thomas, P. (2014) "Transportation Engineering Careers: Strategies for Attracting Students to Transportation Professions." Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2414.

- Royne, M., Ivey, S., Levy, M., Roakes, S., and Fox, A. (2014) "Parental Perspectives on Walking to School in the Inner-City: Marketing Communications and Public Policy Implications." AMA Marketing & Public Policy Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2014.

- Ivey, S. Golias, M., Palazolo, P., Ford, K., Wise, A., and Thomas, P. (2014) "Transportation Engineering Careers (TREC): Program Evolution, Impact, and Lessons Learned." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2014.

- Doherty, M., Hart, M., Adams, T., Wise, A., and Ivey, S. (2013) "Defining Livability for Freight-Centric Communities: Identifying Priorities of Residents of the Lamar Avenue Corridor in Memphis, TN." Proceedings of the ASCE 2nd T&DI Green Streets, Highways and Development Conference, Austin, TX.

- Ivey, S., Best, R., Camp, C., and Palazolo, P. (2013) "Transforming a Civil Engineering Curriculum Through GIS Integration." Proceedings of the 2013 NSF CCLI/TUES Conference, Washington, DC, January 2013.

- Turochy, R., Fricker, J., Hawkins, H.G., Hurwitz, D., Ivey, S., Knodler, M., Young, R. (2013) "Assessment of Introductory Transportation Engineering Course and General Transportation Engineering Curriculum." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2013.

- Portal, I., Kaisar, E., Golias, M., Ivey, S. (2013) "Scheduling Container Vessels Under Handling and Arrival Time Uncertainty." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2013.

- Turochy, R., Fricker, J., Hawkins, H.G., Hurwitz, D., Ivey, S., Knodler, M., Young, R. (2013) "Assessment of Introductory Transportation Engineering Course and General Transportation Engineering Curriculum." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2328, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, DC, pp. 9-15.

- Larsen, D., Morat, J., Waldron, B., Ivey, S., and Anderson, J. (2013) "Stream loss contributions from Nonconnah Creek to the Shallow and Memphis aquifers near the Sheahan well field, Memphis, TN." Environmental and Engineering Geoscience, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 265-287.

- Karafa, J. Golias, M., Ivey, S., Saharidis, G., and Leonardos, N. "The berth allocation problem with stochastic vessel handling times." International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 65, No. 1-3, Pp. 473-484.

- Koban, J., Larsen, D., and Ivey, S. (2012) "Resolving the source and mixing proportions of modern leakage to the Memphis aquifer in a municipal well field using geochemical and 3H/3He data, Memphis, TN, USA." Environmental Earth Sciences, Vol. 66, Issue 1, pp. 295-310.

- Ivey, S., Badoe, D., and Edwards, S. (2012) "National Household Travel Survey Add-On Program: Experience of Stakeholders and Best Practices for Maximizing Program Benefits." Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2291, pp. 150-156.

- Ivey, S., Golias, M., Palazolo, P., Edwards, S., and Thomas, P. (2012) "Attracting Students to Transportation Engineering: Gender Differences and Implications of Student Perceptions of Transportation Engineering Careers." Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2320.

- Edwards, S., Ivey, S., Lipinski, M., and Golias, M. (2012) "Bicycle and Pedestrian Studies Based on Data from National Household Travel Survey." Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2299.

-Ivey, S., Best, R., Camp, C., and Palazolo, P. (2012) "Transforming a Civil Engineering Curriculum through GIS Integration." Proceedings of the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. June 10-13, 2012.

-Golias, M., Georgios, S., Ivey, S., and Lipinski, M. (2012) "Scheduling Inbound Trucks at Cross-Dock Facilitiy Under Truck Arrival Uncertainty." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2012.

-Jami, N., Ivey, S., Lipinski, M., and Golias, M. (2012) "LED Traffic Signal Retrofits: Implications for Intersection Safety." Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2012.

-Royne, M., Ivey, S., Levy, M., and Roakes, S. (2012) "Factors Affecting School Walking Decisions in an Urban Environment: Implications for Public Health and Public Policy." Proceedings of the 2012 American Council on Consumer Interests Conference, Memphis, TN, April 2012.

- Golias, M., Ivey, S., Saharidis, G. (2011) "Advances in Truck Scheduling at a Cross-Docking Facility." Submitted to the International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, March 2011.

- Ivey, S. and Badoe, D. (2011) "A Review of Policies on Access to Transportation Planning Data and Models: Implications for Transportation Planning Agencies." ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, v137 (4), pp. 438-447.

- Karafa J., Golias M.M., Ivey S., Saharidis G.K.D., Leonardos N. (2011) Scheduling at a cross dock facility with stochastic truck arrival times. In: Ed. Khodr H.M, Scheduling Problems and Solutions. Nova Publishing. ISBN 978-1-61470-689-2

- Koban, J., Larsen, D., and Ivey, S. (2011) "Resolving the source and mixing proportions of modern leakage to the Memphis aquifer in a municipal well field using geochemical and 3H/3He data, Memphis, Tennessee USA." Environmental Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s12665-011-1239-x, 18 p.

- Mehlhorn, S., Racer, M., Ivey, S., and Lipinski, M. (2011) "A Single-objective Recovery Phase Model." International Journal of Information Technology Project Management. V2, n3, pp. 53-71.

- Russomanno, D., Best, R., Ivey, S., Haddock, J., and Franceschetti, D. (2010) "MemphiSTEM: A STEM Talent Expansion Program at the University of Memphis." Journal of STEM Education, V11, n1&2, pp.25-37.

Opportunities for Prospective Students


Dr. Ivey welcomes inquiries from students interested in pursuing graduate study in Civil Engineering at The University of Memphis with a concentration in transportation engineering.

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Ivey from the contact information provided above. Please see the Department's website for more information regarding the application and admission process: http://www.memphis.edu/ce

Teaching

Courses Taught (University of Memphis)
Engineering Analysis
Probabilistic Methods in Engineering
Traffic Engineering
Senior Design
Transportation Systems Engineering
Approximations and Uncertainty in Engineering

Honors and Awards

2016 Whitehaven Elementary STEM Advocate Award
2015 Peter G. Hoadley Outstanding Engineering Educator, ASCE TN Section
2015 Memphis-Area Joint Engineers Council Award of Excellence
2012 Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Herff College of Engineering
2011 TN Section Institute of Transportation Engineers Outstanding Individual
Service Award
2009-15 A2H Junior Faculty Fellowship
2009,11-13 Memphis-Area Joint Engineers Council Featured Engineer
2008, 2015 Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, Herff College of Engineering.
2007 ASCE Tennessee Section Young Engineer Award
2005-07, 13-14 ASCE Outstanding Faculty Award, U of M ASCE Student Chapter
2008 ASEE Southeast Section, Best Paper
2007 ASEE Zone III, Best Paper
2005 ASEE Midwest Section, Best Paper
2005 ASCE ExCEEd (Excellence in Civil Engineering Education) Fellowship

Councils and Committees

Transportation Industry Council, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2016-19

Tennessee STEM Leadership Council, 2016-18

Executive Committee Member, ITE Transportation Education Council, 2012-present

Member, TRB Standing Committee on Maintenance and Operations Personnel