Faculty Profile

Lewis J. Lehe

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Lewis J. Lehe
Lewis J. Lehe
Assistant Professor
1203 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg
205 N. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 300-9535

Primary Research Area

  • Transportation Engineering


  • University of California, Berkeley, Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2016
  • University of California, Berkeley, M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2013
  • University of Leeds, M.A. Transport Economics, 2012
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.Phil. Mathematics-Economics, 2010


Lewis Lehe received his B.Phil. in Mathematics-Economics from University of Pittsburgh, an M.A. in Transport Economics from University of Leeds (in the UK), and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of California, Berkeley. He is now Assistant Professor in the Transportation Systems group of the Civil and Environmental Engineering department at UIUC.

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018-present

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Other Professional Employment

  • Web Developer, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2017-2018

Research Interests

  • transportation pricing
  • urban traffic
  • traffic theory
  • transportation economics

Research Honors

  • Ove Arup Transport Studies Prize for Best Transport Dissertation, University of Leeds (2012)
  • Gordon F. Newell Award for Excellence in Transportation Science, UC Berkeley (2016)