ITS Students

Arash Ghaffar

Arash Ghaffar

Hometown
Tehran, Iran
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Operation research, dynamic traffic assignment
Hobbies
Soccer, volleyball, music, movie
Brian Casebolt

Brian Casebolt

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

Bumsub Park

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

Chenying Qin

Hometown
Beijing, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Michael G. McNally
Interests
Transportation systems and land use
Hobbies
Classical guitar, lute, and handmade felting
Daisik (Danny) Nam

Daisik (Danny) Nam

Hometown
Seoul, Korea
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation database management, simulation, activity-based model
Hobbies
Web searching, tennis, biking, traveling
De'Von Jennings

De'Von Jennings

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
Deep Suryakant Shah

Deep Suryakant Shah

Hometown
Bhavnagar, India
Objective
MS Transportation Science
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Public transport, transport policy
Hobbies
Listening to music, reading, basketball
Dingtong Yang

Dingtong Yang

Hometown
Xi’an, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation economics and policy, maritime and aviation transportation, and logistics.
Hobbies
Reading, sports, and hiking
Eduardo Marino

Eduardo Marino

Hometown
Santander, Spain
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation system & technology
Hobbies
Soccer, playing the piano, traveling, and playing tennis
Esmaeil (Sina) Dabbagh

Esmaeil (Sina) Dabbagh

Hometown
Iran
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Logistics, freight transportation
Hobbies
Running, Music, Traveling
Khatun Farzana

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
Felipe Augusto de Souza

Felipe Augusto de Souza

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
Gaoran Li

Gaoran Li

Hometown
CHINA
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation planning
Hobbies
Traveling
Irene Martinez Josemaria

Irene Martinez Josemaria

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

Jens Frische

Hometown
Arnsberg, Germany
Objective
MS Transportation Science
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Airline operation, rail system technology
Hobbies
Gliding, aviation, volleyball, soccer
Jeong-hoon (Jason) Woo

Jeong-hoon (Jason) Woo

Hometown
Republic of Korea
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation policy, land planning policy
Hobbies
Traveling
Jiarui (Jerry) Tao

Jiarui (Jerry) Tao

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
Junhyeong Park

Junhyeong Park

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
Kevin Jacob Bleich

Kevin Jacob Bleich

Hometown
Claremont, CA
Objective
MS Transportation Science
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Public transportation, transportation planning
Hobbies
Photography, traveling, transit
Khalid Abdulghani

Khalid Abdulghani

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

Kotaro Yamada

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
Koti Reddy Allu

Koti Reddy Allu

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
Lu Xu

Lu Xu

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
Malik Pratiik

Malik Pratiik

Hometown
Rohtak, Bharat
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Wenlong Jin
Interests
Intelligent Transport Systems, Simulation
Hobbies
Cooking, Shooting, Swimming
Mariana Sebastiani

Mariana Sebastiani

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

Marjan Mosslemi

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
Md Rabiul Islam

Md Rabiul Islam

Hometown
Gazipur, Bangladesh
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Development of public transit system especially BRTS considering the travel behavior of people
Hobbies
Playing Badminton, Table tennis and watching movies
Mingqi Yao

Mingqi Yao

Hometown
Hunan, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Shared mobility services, travel demand forecasting, and statistical modeling
Hobbies
Travel, reading, and sports
Monica Ramirez-lbarra

Monica Ramirez-lbarra

Hometown
Mexicali, Mexico
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Land use planning, and transit networks
Hobbies
Reading, cooking, and hiking
Naila Sharmeen

Naila Sharmeen

Hometown
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Douglas Houston
Interests
Travel demand management and transportation-land use interaction
Hobbies
Travel
Nareenat (Kae) Pinitpol

Nareenat (Kae) Pinitpol

Hometown
Thailand
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation
Hobbies
Hiking
Navjyoth Sarma JS

Navjyoth Sarma JS

Hometown
Kollam, Kerala, India
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Transit planning and operations, multimodal transit, and travel demand analysis
Hobbies
Railfanning, busfanning, and travelling
Negin Shariat

Negin Shariat

Hometown
Qazvin, Iran
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Resilience
Hobbies
Volleyball, movies, other sports, reading
Pengyuan Sun

Pengyuan Sun

Hometown
Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation planning and modeling
Hobbies
Cycling, table tennis, badminton
Pierre Auza

Pierre Auza

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
Qinglong Yan

Qinglong Yan

Hometown
Shenyang, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Wenlong Jin
Interests
Traffic data analysis, traffic control, and transportation design optimization
Hobbies
Basketball and soccer
Rezwana Rafiq

Rezwana Rafiq

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
Riju Lavanya

Riju Lavanya

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
Rui Jin

Rui Jin

Hometown
Wanzhou, Chongqing, China
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Urban transportation planning
Hobbies
Badminton, swimming, and watching TV series
Sheng-Hsiang Peng

Sheng-Hsiang Peng

Hometown
Taipei, Taiwan
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Michael G. McNally
Interests
Transportation operations, economics, logistics
Hobbies
Bike riding, travel, and music
Sunghi (Sunny) An

Sunghi (Sunny) An

Hometown
Seoul, Korea
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation planning
Hobbies
Watching movies
Tammie Kuo

Tammie Kuo

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

Tanjeeb Ahmed

Hometown
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Douglas Houston
Interests
Travel behavior and GIS
Hobbies
Watching movies and reading
Timothy Wong

Timothy Wong

Hometown
Pleasanton, CA
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation Systems Engineering
Hobbies
Dragon boating, bowling, smash bros
Todd Matsubara

Todd Matsubara

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
Xiangqi Kong

Xiangqi Kong

Hometown
China
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Traffic demand
Hobbies
Cooking
Ximeng Fan

Ximeng Fan

Hometown
Jiangxi, China
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
Wenlong Jin
Interests
Vehicular communication, traffic flow theory
Hobbies
Travelling, cooking
Xuting Wang

Xuting Wang

Hometown
Chengdu, China
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
Wenlong Jin
Interests
Traffic flow theory, transportation network analysis
Hobbies
Basketball, tennis and traveling
Yiqiao Li

Yiqiao Li

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
Youngeun Bae

Youngeun Bae

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