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Gregory Macfarlane

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • Brigham Young University
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Recent publications

  • How to be a Good Big Data Consumer

    • Bernardin V
    • Gallup A
    • Lee B
    • et al.
  • The influences of past and present residential locations on vehicle ownership decisions

    • Macfarlane G
    • Garrow L
    • Mokhtarian P
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Brigham Young University

November 2018 - Present


Transport Foundry

February 2015 - November 2018(4 years)


Parsons Brinckerhoff

June 2014 - April 2017(3 years)

Postdoctoral Researcher

Georgia Institute of Technology

January 2014 - June 2014(5 months)

Doctoral Candidate

Georgia Institute of Technology

August 2012 - January 2014(a year)

Graduate Researcher

Georgia Institute of Technology

July 2010 - January 2014(4 years)

Strategic Planner

Utah Transit Authority

May 2009 - June 2010(a year)


Hales Engineering

July 2008 - April 2009(9 months)


Ph.D. Civil Engineering

Georgia Institute of Technology

July 2010 - January 2014(4 years)

MS Economics

Georgia Institute of Technology

September 2011 - September 2012(a year)

BS- Civil Engineering

Brigham Young University

September 2003 - December 2009(6 years)


Greg Macfarlane is the son of a Classics professor and a Latin instructor, and is also married to the Latin teacher at Broughton High School. How he became an engineer is anyone's guess. Greg is an expert in "Big Data" analysis and spatial econometrics, and has been trying his hand recently at discrete event simulation of travel patterns and transport networks. He has been with Parsons Brinckerhoff since 2014 and is a contract consultant to Transport Foundry. He holds graduate degrees in Civil Engineering and Economics from Georgia Tech and is an alumnus of BYU. Interested in cycling, Asian studies and culture, and tennis.

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