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
Bin Yuan

Bin Yuan

Hometown
Shanghai, China
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation systems
Hobbies
E-sports
Brian Casebolt

Brian Casebolt

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

Bumsub Park

Hometown
Busan, South Korea
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
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
Dewei, Xiao

Dewei Xiao

Hometown
Shaoyang, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Urban transportation systems, optimization and data analysis
Hobbies
Watching movies, reading
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
Elaine Gilbert

Elaine Gilbert

Hometown
Oregon
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Traffic safety, alternative transportation types
Hobbies
Ice hockey, mountain biking
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
Guoliang Feng

Guoliang Feng

Hometown
Shanxi, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation system, traffic data analysis
Hobbies
Running, playing basketball
Hao Zheng

Hao Zheng

Hometown
Hang Zhou, Zhe Jiang, China
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Civil engineering/Transportation
Hobbies
E-sports
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
Jiarui (Jerry) Tao

Jiarui (Jerry) Tao

Hometown
Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Jan Brueckner
Interests
Travel behavior, land use, and public health
Hobbies
Swimming, music composition, painting, and calligraphy
Joseph Lo

Joseph Lo

Hometown
Hong Kong
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
Wenlong Jin
Interests
Traffic flow theory, operation and control systems, ITS
Hobbies
Basketball, Tennis, Music, Coffee Shops, Outdoors
Kevin Chou

Kevin Chou

Hometown
Stanton, California
Objective
Master Transportation Science
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
The Future of Transportation Systems
Hobbies
Videogames, Anime
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
Koti Reddy Allu

Koti Reddy Allu

Hometown
Vijayawada, India
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Stephen G. Ritchie
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
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Urban logistics, transportation economics, optimization
Hobbies
Weightlifting, running, traveling, reading
Marjan Mosslemi

Marjan Mosslemi

Hometown
Tehran, Iran
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan, Will Recker
Interests
Transportation Planning, Activity-based analysis, Smart Cities
Hobbies
Volleyball, Dancing, Hiking, Chess, Poetry
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
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
Land use planning, and transit networks
Hobbies
Reading, cooking, and hiking
Montana Reinoehl

Montana Reinoehl

Hometown
Corona, California
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
Stephen G. Ritchie
Interests
Public Transit, ITS, Land Development, Traffic Pattern Analysis
Hobbies
Eating out, basketball, hiking, aquariums, anime
Navjyoth Sarma JS

Navjyoth Sarma JS

Hometown
Kollam, Kerala, India
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Mike Hyland
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
Rony Gracious

Rony Gracious

Hometown
Kerala, India
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Traffic networks, shared mobility, stochastic methods
Hobbies
Watching TV, music, running
Siwei Hu

Siwei Hu

Hometown
Qingyuan, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Inference of transportation big data, optimization and control, connected vehicles and autonomous vehicles
Hobbies
Chinese traditional dancing, hiking, calligraphy
Stephen Zimmerman

Stephen Zimmerman

Hometown
Los Angeles, US
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Public transit, smart transportation systems, traffic analysis
Hobbies
Photography, hiking, video games
Sunghi (Sunny) An

Sunghi (Sunny) An

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

SungWoo Jo

Hometown
Seoul, South Korea
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Microsimulation and network modeling
Hobbies
Any outdoor activities/video games
Tanjeeb Ahmed

Tanjeeb Ahmed

Hometown
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Mike Hyland
Interests
Travel behavior and GIS
Hobbies
Watching movies and reading
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
Ximeng Fan

Ximeng Fan

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

Youngeun Bae

Hometown
Seoul, South Korea
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Stephen G. Ritchie
Interests
Sustainable freight systems, alternative fueled vehicles, and advanced transit systems
Hobbies
Listening to music, walking, reading, and traveling
Younghun Bahk

Younghun Bahk

Hometown
Jinju, South Korea
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Michael Hyland
Interests
Public transportation, travel behavior, planning issues
Hobbies
Rock band, Reviewing transportation policies