Dr. Alex Mozdzanowska


  • PhD in the Engineering Systems Division’s Technology, Management, and Policy Program, MIT, June 2008
  • Masters of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, June 2004
  • Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, MIT, June 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Literature, June MIT, 2002

Fields: Air Transportation, Aviation Environmental Policy

Former Lab Role: Research Engineer [until 2013]

Email: alexm@mit.edu

I work as a research engineer and project manager both in the AeroAstro Department at MIT and for the Dean’s office at the MIT School of Engineering.  My current projects in the AeroAstro Department focus on understanding the environmental impacts of aviation.

Alex left LAE in 2013.


Selected Relevant Publications

Mahashabde, P. Wolfe, A. Ashok, C. Dorbian, Q. He, A. Fan, S. Lukachko, A. Mozdzanowska, C. Wollersheim, S. Barrett, M. Locke, I. Waitz. Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Aircraft Noise and Emissions.  Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Volume 47, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 15-52 (doi:10.1016/j.paerosci.2010.04.003)

Mozdzanowska, R. Weibel, R.J. Hansman.  Feedback Model of Air Transportation System Change: Implementation Challenges for Aviation Information Systems.  Special Issue on Aviation Information Systems, Proceedings of the IEEE. February 2009.

Mozdzanowska, R. Weibel, K. Marais, E. Lester, A. Weigel, R.J. Hansman. Dynamics of Air Transportation System Transition and Implications for ADS-B Equipage. In Proceedings of the 2007 Aviation Technology, Integration and Operations Conference. Belfast, Ireland. September 2007.

Mozdzanowska, R. Weibel, E. Lester, R.J. Hansman.  The Dynamics of Air Transportation System Transition.  In Proceedings of the 7th Air Traffic Management Conference.  Barcelona, Spain.  July 2007.

Mozdzanowska, R.J. Hansman.  Crisis Events as a Catalyst for Change in the US Air Transportation System – Implications for Capacity. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation. Stavanger, Norway.  June 2007.

Mozdzanowska, R.J. Hansman.  “The US Air Transportation System”, Handbook of Transportation Policy and Administration. Edited by Jeremy F. Plant, Van R. Johnston, and Cristina E. Ciocirlan.  Boca Raton: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group. 2007. Pages 9-26.

J. Black, K. Downes, F. Field, A. Mozdzanowska, K. Steel.  More than “just shopping:” personalization, privacy and the (ab)use of data.  In Proceedings of the 2006 9th International Conference on Technology Policy and Innovation.  Santorini, Greece.  June 2006.

Mozdzanowska, R.J. Hansman. Growth and Operating Patterns of Regional Jets in the United States.  AIAA Journal of Aircraft. Vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 858-864. July-Aug. 2005

Mozdzanowska, R.J. Hansman.  Observations and Potential Impacts of Regional Jet Operating Trends.  In Proceedings of the 2003 Aviation Management, Education and Research Conference.  Montreal, Quebec.  July 2003.

A. Mozdzanowska, R.J. Hansman, D. Delahaye, J. Histon. Emergence of Regional Jets and the Implications on Air Traffic Management.  In Proceedings of the 2003 Air Traffic Management Conference.  Budapest, Hungary.  June 2003.