Robert Hampshire

Robert Hampshire

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Research Associate Professor, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Biography

Robert C. Hampshire is an associate professor of public policy at the Ford School, a research associate professor in both the U-M Transportation Research Institute’s (UMTRI) Human Factors group and Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), and an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE). He develops and applies operations research, data science and systems engineering methodologies to public and private service industries. His research focuses on the management and policy analysis of emerging innovative mobility services such as smart parking, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing, bike sharing, and car sharing. He has worked extensively with both public and private sectors partners worldwide. He is a queueing theorist that uses statistics, stochastic modeling, simulation and dynamic optimization. Hampshire received a PhD in operations research and financial engineering from Princeton University.