DRC-Disaster Research Center


Dr. Sue McNeil

Core Faculty, Disaster Research Center

166H Graham Hall
Newark, DE 19716-2581
Phone: (302) 831-0760
Fax: (302) 831-2091

Email: smcneil@udel.edu

For a full list of publications & activities, please see:
McNeil, Curriculum Vitae.

Active Studies

For detailed descriptions of these studies, visit the Active Studies page.

  • “Contingency Dual Status Command:
    Enhancing Missions in the Homeland through the Lens of Process Improvement”

  • “Unity of Effort:
    Enhancing Missions in the Homeland through the Lens of Process Improvements”


Sue  McNeil  is  Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Urban Planning and Public Affairs at University of Delaware. She also serves as the Director of the Disaster Research Center and the University Transportation Center at the University of Delaware. She was formerly the Director of the Urban Transportation Center and Professor in the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs and the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering at University of Illinois at Chicago. Prior to joining UIC, she was a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Engineering & Public  Policy  at  Carnegie  Mellon  University. 

Her research and teaching interests focus on transportation infrastructure management with emphasis on the application of advanced technologies, economic analysis, analytical methods, and computer applications. 

Dr. McNeil has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board and the Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment. She chairs the Transportation Research Board Committee on Asset Management. She chaired (1988-1993) the ASCE Urban Transportation Division Committee on Transportation Facilities Management and is a founding Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems.  She is a registered professional engineer.