ITS Graduate Students

Abdulghani, Khalid

Hometown: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Multimodal transit systems analysis, ATIS, ITS
Hobbies: Outdoor activities
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Ahmed, Tanjeeb

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Douglas Houston
Interests: Travel behavior and GIS
Hobbies: Watching movies and reading
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Allu, Koti Reddy

Hometown: Vijayawada, India
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: ATIS, travel behavior and transport data science
Hobbies: Travelling, biking, badminton, following tennis and cricket, social interactions, and cooking
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An, Sunghi (Sunny)

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning
Hobbies: Watching movies
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Auza, Pierre

Hometown: Pittsburg, CA, USA
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Critical infrastructure protection, Disaster relief and humanitarian aid
Hobbies: Foreign languages, World religions, Vocal performance
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Bae, Youngeun

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Traffic management systems, advanced transit systems, and application of information technologies
Hobbies: Listening to jazz music, learning ballet, and playing classical piano
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Casebolt, Brian

Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Amelia Regan
Interests: Intelligent transportation systems,operations research, and intervehicle communication
Hobbies: Bicycling
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Cheng, Jiaqi

Hometown: Beijing, China
Objective: MSCE/MURP
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: GIS, transportation system planning, and transportation economics
Hobbies: Playing the piano, table tennis, pool ball, and Yoga
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Chuong, Daniel

Hometown: Rowland Heights, CA, USA
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: Transportation planning, travel behavior
Hobbies: Basketball, cooking, running, trying new foods
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Dabbagh, Esmaeil (Sina)

Hometown: Iran
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Logistics, freight transportation
Hobbies: Running, Music, Traveling
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de Souza, Felipe Augusto

Hometown: Itajai, Brazil
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Wenlong Jin
Interests: Traffic control, intelligent transportation systems, traffic network
Hobbies: Watching and playing tennis, soccer and reading
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Farzana, Khatun

Hometown: Chittagong, Bangladesh
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: Public Transit, Autonomous Vehicle, GIS application in transportation planning and Travel Behavior
Hobbies: Cooking, Travelling, Photography, Watching Movies and Reading
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Feng, Yunwen

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: System optimization
Hobbies: Travel
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Hermawan, Karina

Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Amelia Regan
Interests: Transportation Economics, Development
Hobbies: Traveling, scuba diving, playing tennis, cooking and gardening
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Jennings, De'Von

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transit systems, Transportation Policies, Freight Train systems, Urban mobility, Aviation Transportation, Marine Transportation, Environmental Analysis
Hobbies: Travelling the world, Hiking, Basketball, and Running
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Jin, Rui

Hometown: Wanzhou, Chongqing, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Urban transportation planning
Hobbies: Badminton, swimming, and watching TV series
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Jirotkun, Kasidit (Thong)

Hometown: Thailand
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: ITS, peer-to-peer, and ride-sharing
Hobbies: Playing soccer, and travelling
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JS, Navjyoth Sarma

Hometown: Kollam, Kerala, India
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: Transit planning and operations, multimodal transit, and travel demand analysis
Hobbies: Railfanning, busfanning, and travelling
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Kuo, Tammie

Hometown: Anaheim, CA, USA
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: Public transportation, transportation planning, sustainability
Hobbies: Music, reading, movies and traveling
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Kwong, Jennifer

Hometown: North Potomac, MD, USA
Objective: MSCE/MURP
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Land use & travel behavior interactions, transportation demand management, and ridesharing
Hobbies: Dancing, cooking, and running
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Lavanya, Riju

Hometown: Bareilly, India
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Traffic flow theory, operations research, traffic simulation, control
Hobbies: Sports in general (Tennis in particular), cooking, reading
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Lei, Fangping

Hometown: Chongqing, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Traffic flow theory
Hobbies: Running
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Li, Gaoran

Hometown: CHINA
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning
Hobbies: Traveling
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Li, Jing

Hometown: China
Objective: MSCE/MURP
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning
Hobbies: Playing the piano
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Li, Ying

Hometown: China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning
Hobbies: Swimming, and Yoga
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Li, Yiqiao

Hometown: Beijing, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Traffic management and control systems, and public transportation
Hobbies: Biking, swimming, and watching movies
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Luong, Elaine

Hometown: Lancaster, California
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning, Traffic management systems, Traffic control
Hobbies: Art, reading, hiking, playing the piano, watching movies
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Marino, Eduardo

Hometown: Santander, Spain
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation system & technology
Hobbies: Soccer, playing the piano, traveling, and playing tennis
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Martinez Josemaria, Irene

Hometown: Barcelona, Spain
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Wenlong Jin
Interests: Traffic Engineering, Control, Autonomous Vehicles
Hobbies: Dance (Ballet, Jazz, Swing...), cooking
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Matsubara, Todd

Hometown: Torrance, CA, USA
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores, Michael G. McNally
Interests: Urban transportation noise impacts and environmentally friendly logistics
Hobbies: Travel, bicycling, cars, dining out
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Mosslemi, Marjan

Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Network analysis, multi-modal transportation planning, smart cities, big data, and car sharing
Hobbies: Volleyball, dancing, camping, and hiking
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Nam, Daisik (Danny)

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation database management, simulation, activity-based model
Hobbies: Web searching, tennis, biking, traveling
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Ng, Steven

Hometown: Victorville, CA, USA
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Detection technology, transportation modelling, and ITS
Hobbies: Playing the cello, and reading
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Park, Bumsub

Hometown: Busan, South Korea
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: ITS, Mobility on demand, GIS, and Python programming
Hobbies: Reading, and cooking
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Park, Junhyeong

Hometown: Kyeong-Ju, Korea
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Stephen G. Ritchie
Interests: Advanced Traffic Management and operation, strategy, reliability of travel time, intelligent transportation system, traffic safety
Hobbies: Basketball and soccer
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Peng, Sheng-Hsiang

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Michael G. McNally
Interests: Transportation operations, economics, logistics
Hobbies: Bike riding, travel, and music
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Pratiik, Malik

Hometown: Rohtak, Bharat
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Intelligent Transport Systems, Simulation
Hobbies: Cooking, Shooting, Swimming
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Qin, Chenying

Hometown: Beijing, China
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Michael G. McNally
Interests: Transportation systems and land use
Hobbies: Classical guitar, lute, and handmade felting
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Rafiq, Rezwana

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Michael G. McNally
Interests: Transportation planning, public transportation systems, transportation demand modeling
Hobbies: Travel, music, and movies
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Rahman, Md. Mashrur

Hometown: Bangladesh
Objective: Master Transportation Science
Advisor: Amelia Regan
Interests: Travel behavior analysis, public Transportation, application of GIS in transportation planning, transportation policy and planning
Hobbies: Traveling
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Ramirez-lbarra, Monica

Hometown: Mexicali, Mexico
Objective: MSCE/MURP
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Land use planning, and transit networks
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, and hiking
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Sebastiani, Mariana

Hometown: Curitiba, Brazil
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Public transportation, transportation planning, optimization
Hobbies: Traveling, sports, music and movies
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Sedath, David

Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Intelligent Transportation Systems, traffic flow theory, modeling, simulation, and ride sharing
Hobbies: Running, traveling, working out, and meteorology
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Sharmeen, Naila

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: Amelia Regan
Interests: Travel demand management and transportation-land use interaction
Hobbies: Travel
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Sun, Yue (Ethan)

Hometown: Tianjin, China
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: Stephen G. Ritchie
Interests: Transportation economics and logistics models
Hobbies: Table tennis, swimming, traveling, and movies
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Tao, Jiarui (Jerry)

Hometown: Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China
Objective: PhD Transportation Science
Advisor: N/A
Interests: Travel behavior, land use, and public health
Hobbies: Swimming, music composition, painting, and calligraphy
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Wang, Runyi

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Objective: MS Transportation Science
Advisor: Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests: Intelligent transportation systems
Hobbies: Guitar
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Wang, Xuting

Hometown: Chengdu, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: Wenlong Jin
Interests: Traffic flow theory, transportation network analysis
Hobbies: Basketball, tennis and traveling
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Wang, Yu-Han (Doris)

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Objective: MS Transportation Science
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: GIS, Geographical methods
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking, and swimming
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Wei, Lai

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Intelligent Transportation System, and highway design & maintenance
Hobbies: Photography, skiing, playing DOTA2, and traveling
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Woo, Jeong-hoon (Jason)

Hometown: Republic of Korea
Objective: Master Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation policy, land planning policy
Hobbies: Traveling
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Xu, Lu

Hometown: Beitun, China
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: High-speed railway, urban transit, and transportation economics
Hobbies: Cooking, group fitness, traveling, and watching movies
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Xue, Bai

Hometown: Shanxi, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation planning
Hobbies: Music, comic book, and novel
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Yamada, Kotaro

Hometown: Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan
Objective: MS Transportation Science
Advisor: Amelia Regan
Interests: Activity-based approach, Public transit, Railway
Hobbies: Jogging, Playing the piano, Classical music
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Yan, Qinglong

Hometown: Shenyang, China
Objective: MS Civil Engineering
Advisor: Wenlong Jin
Interests: Traffic data analysis, traffic control, and transportation design optimization
Hobbies: Basketball and soccer
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Yang, Dingtong

Hometown: Xi’an, China, PR
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation economics and policy, maritime and aviation transportation, and logistics.
Hobbies: Reading, sports, and hiking
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Yu, Jiangbo (Gabriel)

Hometown: Beijing, China
Objective: PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor: R. Jayakrishnan
Interests: Transportation systems modeling and analysis, urban transportation planning and public policy, business development strategy for implementing innovative transportation technologies.
Hobbies: Swimming, percussion, traveling, and holographic theory
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