William Leder, PE

William Leder


  • Adjunct Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering


Professor Leder's interests include public transportation planning and engineering, airport planning and design, railroad engineering, design-build contracting for large transportation projects, and project management. His papers have been published by the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Transportation Research Board. Professor Leder holds degrees from Michigan Tech and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His activities include applying his 33 year career in the public sector and consulting engineering to leading Senior Design Projects and teaching transportation courses. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a recipient of ASCE's Horonjeff Award for contributions to air transportation engineering.

Research Interests

  • Public transportation planning and engineering
  • Airport planning and design
  • Railroad engineering
  • Design-build contracting for large transportation projects
  • Project management