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Ashish Kumar Sen

Ashish Kumar Sen, American government administrator, urban planner, educator, statistician.

Background

  • Sen, Ashish Kumar was born on June 8, 1942 in Delhi, India. Came to United States, 1967, naturalized, 1985. Son of Ashoka Kumar and Arati Sen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, Calcutta University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Toronto, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, 1971.

    Career

    • Research associate, lecturer department geography Transportation Center Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1967—1969. Member faculty Center Urban Studies University Illinois, Chicago, since 1969, professor Center Urban Studies, since 1978, director School Urban Planning Center Urban Studies, 1991, dean Center Urban Studies, 1977—1978, acting director Center Urban Studies, 1992. President Ashish Sen. and Associates, Chicago, 1977—1998.

      Director Urban Transportation Center, 1997—1998. Director Bureau Transportation Statistics United States Department Transportation, 1998—2002. Managing director TransInfo LLC, Chicago, since 2003.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Hindu

    Membership

    Member Chicago Board Education, 1990-1995. Chairman budget committee 1992-1994. Board trustees Asian Institute, 1993-1995.

    Fellow Royal Statistical Society, American Statistical Association. Member Regional Science Association, Transportation Research Board, Cliffdwellers, Indo American Democratic Organization (vice president, since 2007), South East Asia Center (board member since 2007).

    Connections

    • Married Colleen Taylor.
    • father: Ashoka Kumar
    • mother: Arati Sen
    • spouse: Colleen Taylor.
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    Born June 8, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Calcutta University
    • 1964
      University Toronto
    • 1971
      University Toronto
    • 1967 - 1969
      Research associate, department geography Transportation Center Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1969
      lecturer, department geography Transportation Center Northwestern University
      Evanston, Illinois, United States
    • 1969
      member, faculty Center Urban Studies University Illinois
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1977 - 1998
      president, Ashish Sen. and Associates
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      member, faculty Center Urban Studies University Illinois
    • 1997 - 1998
      director, Urban Transportation Center
    • 1998 - 2002
      director, Bureau Transportation Statistics United States Department Transportation
    • 2003
      managing director, TransInfo Limited Liability Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
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