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Session No. 8C

Research UTC Projects

Moderator: Keith A. Johnson, University of Pittsburgh / Gannett Fleming



Speaker Bios

Aleksandar Stevanovic is an associate professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He teaches courses in traffic engineering, transportation planning, and operations research and conducts research in traffic signal control systems, intelligent transportation systems, multimodal and sustainable operations, transportation simulation modeling, etc. He has published more than 150 journal and conference papers and presented at more than 80 international, national, and state seminars and professional meetings. He has been principal investigator on 31 research projects for a total of ~ $3.9 million in funding and has authored more than 30 technical reports for various transportation agencies, including TRB/NAS, NSF, UDOT, UTA, FLDOT, NJDOT, and others.

Vikash V. Gayah is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State. He received his bachelor and master's degrees from the University of Central Florida (2005 and 2006, respectively) and his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley (2012). Gayah's research focuses on urban mobility, traffic operations, traffic flow theory, traffic safety, and public transportation. His research approach includes a combination of analytical models, micro-simulations and empirical analysis of transportation data.

Wei Ma is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, where he also obtained his master’s degree in machine learning and doctorate in civil engineering. Before joining MU, Ma graduated with honors from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He received bachelor’s degrees in both civil engineering and mathematics. Ma is generally interested in understanding the impact of emerging technologies on mobility systems.

 

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Friday, December 13, 2019

10:30 a.m. to noon

Room 108


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