Past Researchers

Postdoctoral Fellows

Xintao Liu, 2014 – 2016, current position: Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Taimur Usman, 2013, current position: Research Associate, University of Waterloo

 

PhD Student Fellows

Shadi Djavadian, 2016, Topic: “Evaluation methods of dynamic flexible transportation systems”, current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ryerson University (supervised by Bilal Farooq)

Hamid Reza Sayarshad, 2015, Topic: “Smart transit dynamic optimization and informatics”, current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University (supervised by Oliver Gao)

 

MS/MASc/MEng student researchers

Daniel Fay, 2017, Topic: “Destination Recommender System for On-demand Senior Mobility”, current position: Data Scientist, WSP (Parsons Brinckerhoff)

Matthew Urbanek, 2016, Topic: “Spatial welfare effects of shared taxi operating policies for first mile airport access“, current position: Manager Future Schedule Planning, JetBlue Airways

Manel Rivera Bennàssar, 2016, Topic: “Simulation experiment to compare light rail streetcar against shared autonomous vehicle fleet for Brooklyn Queens Connector“, current position: Junior Technical Analyst, CINESI Transport Consultancy

Maria Alejandra Pardo Baquero, 2016, Topic: “Spatial welfare effects of shared taxi operating policies for first mile airport access“, current position: Public Transportation Consultant, Secretaria Distrital de Movilidad

Ahmed Amer, 2015, Topic: “A downtown on-street parking model with urban truck delivery effect”, current position: Transportation Engineer at CIMA+

Rishi Lukka, 2014, Topic: “Development of TransCAD/GISDK algorithm to creating GTFS transit networks to measure regional access”, current position: Multimodal Transportation Engineer at Arup

Mohammad Bari, 2014, Topic: “Creating a calibrated traffic assignment model for freight data”, current position: Transportation Designer at BA Consulting

Fadwa Behnam, 2014, Topic: “Regression and comparative analysis between the Trucking Commodity Origin and Destination (TCOD) survey and the Commercial Vehicle Survey (CVS)”, current position: Technician at City of Mississauga

Heather Nottbeck, 2013, Topic: “Spatial analysis of large scale freight commodity survey data for systems planning”, current position: Project Engineer at AECOM

 

Undergraduate Summer Research Program students

2017 cohort

Gisselle Diana Barrera, Topic: “Evaluation of Impacts on Transfers from Integrated Regional Transit Network in New York”

Bill Xuebo Lai, Topic: “Inference of charging and dwell time activities from autonomous electric vehicle fleet trajectory data”

Elsa Hio Kuan Kong, Topic: “Monitoring Bus Arrival for Headway Control Strategies”

Isaiah Mwamba, Topic: “Quantifying the Effects of Queue Jump Lanes on Bus Service Reliability”

 

2016 cohort

Jakub Gil, Topic: “Systematic Design of Wireless Charging Transportation Network”

Adam Sanghera, Topic: “A New Model for Collaborative Neural Networks”

Ziyi Ma, Topic: “Spatial welfare effects of shared taxi operating policies for first mile airport access

Lucas Mestres Mendes, Topic: “Simulation experiment to compare light rail streetcar against shared autonomous vehicle fleet for Brooklyn Queens Connector

 

ARISE students

2017 cohort

Harpreet Kaur, Topic: “Citi Bike Valet Program”

Alex Leon, Topic: “Evaluating fare structures of emerging app-based for-hire vehicles”

2016 cohort

Kathy Sze Ting Lau, Topic: “Multi-Route Sharing Between MTA, Citi Bike, and Car2Go”

Malaq Alzoubeir. Topic: “The efficient way to travel in NYC”