Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
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Loughborough University

Civil and Building Engineering

School staff

Gillingwater, David

Dr David Gillingwater


Joined Loughborough University as a Lecturer in 1984; promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1988; Leader of the Transport Studies Group, 1999 - 2002; appointed University Fellow in 2009.

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

External Activities

Editor of the Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology
Joint Editor of the Transportation Studies Book Series
Chief Examiner to the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
Co-organiser of the EPSRC Sustainable Cities and Aviation Network, SCAN-UK
Loughborough University Partner for the Omega Project.

Broad Interests and Expertise

Transport policy
Environmental planning
Change management
Soft modelling applications

Research Interests

Strategic decision support systems
Environmental impacts of airport operations
Organisational innovation and decision making processes in transport operations
Strategic management of rapid growth
Novel algorithms and architectures for decision support systems.

Research project

Omega - A Partnership to Meet the Environmental Challenge of Aviation Growth


Omega is a landmark multi-disciplinary partnership of leading academics from nine UK Universities led by MMU's Centre for Air Transport and the Environment. It is the largest research programme ever funded in the UK in this area. The partnership has been established to study the environmental, business and operational impacts of aviation and develop startegies to reduce environmental impacts and business risk.


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