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Kimon Proussaloglou is a Principal at Cambridge Systematics, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in transportation policy analysis. Dr. Proussaloglou joined Cambridge Systematics after he earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Proussaloglou’s innovative research and focus on client needs earned him a promotion to Principal. He started the Chicago office for Cambridge Systematics and currently supervises 25 employees. As a transportation consultant, Dr. Proussaloglou has worked on a wide variety of research and analysis projects. He has provided rider projections for high-speed rail projects in Italy and California. He has presented on high-speed rail at several national conferences and gave a related presentation in November 2011 at the Annual William O. Lipinski Symposium on Transportation at Northwestern University. An expert on how consumers make transportation decisions, Kimon Proussaloglou has also modeled how airline passengers choose among carriers, flight itineraries, and fare class. His work on peak times and congestion allowed him to advise the city of Tel Aviv, Israel, on commuter patterns and road use. Kimon Proussaloglou has studied highways throughout the United States and around the world. He helped determine the route for the proposed Illiana Expressway, a toll road that will link Northwest Indiana to the region south of Chicago. He also researched the Mid-City Freightway, a project to reduce congestion on Chicago-area highways by creating a separate road system exclusively for commercial trucks. His experience and creativity have attracted international clients; he has also helped to plan a highway between Uruguay and Argentina. Dr. Proussaloglou lives in the Chicago area and is a frequent donor to many charities. His donations to the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University have earned him membership in the Walter P. Murphy Society. He also gives regularly to area food banks and programs for people in need.

Work experience

Jun 1994Present


Cambridge Systematics


Sep 1985Jun 1992

Master of Science and Ph.D.

Northwestern University