Linda Ng Boyle

Phone: (206) 543-1427
Fax: (206) 685-3072


Professor Boyle joined the department in 2009.   She holds the following degrees:

  • BS in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MS in Industrial Engineering/Inter-Engineering, University of Washington
  • Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington


Linda Ng Boyle joined the Department as an Associate Professor in the Fall 2009. Prior to this appointment, she was an associate professor at the University of Iowa and a senior researcher at the U.S. Department of Transportation - Volpe Center. Dr. Boyle's research centers on driving behavior, crash countermeasures, crash and safety analysis, and statistical modeling. She is the recipient of an NSF Career Award. Her research work has also been funded by the US DOT, NIH, and the National Academies - TRB.

Dr. Boyle is an associate editor for the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention and serves on the Transportation Research Board committees on Simulation and Measurement of Vehicle and Operator Performance and Statistical Methodology in Transportation Research. She also co-organizes the International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design.