Sybil Derrible
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, United States
Member ID 0225
Member since Apr 15, 2009
Status Active


Husband. Father. Associate Professor (UIC). Director of CSUN Lab ( Author of Urban Engineering for Sustainability (MIT Press). He/Him/His.


I am an Associate Professor of Urban Engineering in the Department of Civil, Materials, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) and the Director of the Complex and Sustainable Urban Networks (CSUN) Laboratory.

My publications include the textbook Urban Engineering for Sustainability (MIT Press, 2019). Find a list of my publications at

I hold editorial responsibilities with the journals Scientific Reports, the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, and Cleaner Production Letters.

Research Interests

My work is at the nexus of urban metabolism, infrastructure planning and design, data science / artificial intelligence, complexity science, and future studies to redefine how infrastructure is planned, designed, built, and operated, championing principles of livability, sustainability, and resilience.
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Website contributions from this member

11 Jul 2022 Seeking speakers for training webinars on post-disaster data collection methods
03 Feb 2021 2nd Actionable Science for Urban Sustainability Unconference (AScUS 2021) - Call for Contributions
07 Dec 2020 New Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Board
06 Apr 2020 SUS Open Zoom Sessions on Online Teaching and Research Ideas During COVID-19
16 Mar 2020 10th Annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy //
30 Jan 2020 Actionable Science for Urban Sustainability (AScUS) 2020 – June 3-5 in Segovia (Spain)
27 Dec 2019 Actionable Science for Urban Sustainability (AScUS) – June 3-5 – IE University, Segovia
24 Jul 2019 Thank you to Natalia Uribe for her service to SUS
08 Jul 2019 SUS Section Meeting at ISIE 2019
04 Jan 2019 CIGOS 2019 – Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure
24 May 2018 Great SUS Section Meeting at ISIE GRC
28 Apr 2018 In Person and Virtual Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Section Meeting at the ISIE Gordon Research Conferences – Wednesday May 23, 3PM
15 Jan 2018 SUS at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington DC
01 Jan 2018 New Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Board Elected
02 Sep 2017 SUS Section Strategic Restructuring Task Force Meeting in New York City.
29 Jun 2017 Successful “Data Mining 4 Industrial Ecology” Workshop at ISIE 2017
22 Jun 2017 Workshop on Data Mining for Industrial Ecology
21 Jun 2017 ISIE 2017 Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Section Meeting in Chicago