Name: William R. Hamilton, Ph.D., P.E.




Education: General Motors Institute, BME, Mechanical engineering

Oakland University, MS, Large Scale systems engineering

University of Denver, Masters Program, chemical Engineering

University of Colorado, Ph.D., Civil engineering, Transportation specialty


Academic: Dr. Hamilton is Associate Professor Adjunct, University of Colorado at Denver, Civil Engineering Department. He currently teaches either Transportation engineering, municipal Infrastructure Design, Highway design, engineering Economy, Professional Engineering refresher seminar and/or Senior Design Projects courses.


General: Dr. Hamilton has had a wide range of experience, both domestic and overseas. He was responsible for the development of control systems and operational strategies for AGT and PRT systems for Transportation Technology, Inc. he has assigned in study, planning and design of several components of IVHS. He has worked on the I-15 corridor north of San Diego in the planning stages, conducted research into advanced vehicle control systems (AVCS) for private industry and with the PATH program at the University of California at Berkeley. He has also been actively engaged in the development of roadway powered electrified vehicles and their applications with IVHS and was technical consultant to the Chicago Regional Transit Authority for PRT system evaluation. In this assignment, he conducted technical evaluations for Taxi 2000 and the Iniamin (Swiss) PRT systems for the RA. He performed a review of Downtown People Mover systems for UMTA in St. Paul and Detroit. As a principal in a consulting firm, he was responsible for the design of 7 miles of expressway in Colorado Springs and El Paso Country, the preliminary designs of Light Rail Transit systems, bus systems, pedestrian systems, cog rail systems, traffic studies, transportation master plans, transportation center designs, feasibility studies for Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) systems, and transportation research domestically. He has supervised and conducted many traffic impact analyses and others studies within the Denver metro region as well as elsewhere in the State.


Registration: Professional Engineer - Colorado, Michigan


Publications: Author or co-author of 15 technical papers.