ITS Seminars

During the academic year, ITS Irvine organizes several seminars, which typically bring in outside speakers. Please join to our mailing list for seminar announcements. Recent seminar recordings can be found on our YouTube Channel.

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Presenter Affiliation Title Time

Yunwen Feng Yunwen Feng

TS PhD GREENING U.S. HOUSEHOLDS’ DRIVING CHOICES: Insights from the 2017 NHTS about carsharing and BEV adoption 01/21/2021 1:30 PM (PST)

Joe Castiglione Joe Castiglione

Deputy Director for Technology, Data & Analysis
San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Transportation Network Companies and Data 12/04/2020 10:00 AM (PST)

Vikash V. Gayah Vikash V. Gayah

Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
Perimeter metering control for two-region urban networks: A deep reinforcement learning approach 11/20/2020 10:00 AM (PST)

Joseph Chow Joseph Chow

Assistant Professor in Department of Civil & Urban Engineering
Deputy Director of C2SMART University Transportation Center
New York University

Advances Toward Mobility-as-a-Service: from Traveler to Operator and Platform Perspectives 10/23/2020 10:00 AM (PDT)

Behdad Kiani Behdad Kiani

Project Scientist
Institute of Transportation Studies
University of California, Davis
ZEV Vehicle Adoption for a 2045 Emission Free Transportation Sector in California and High Renewable Energy Penetration 07/29/2020 2:30 PM (PDT)

Mariana Teixeira Sebastiani Mariana Teixeira Sebastiani

TSE PhD Impacts of Electric Highways for Heavy-Duty Trucks 03/09/2020 9:00 AM (PDT)

Rezwana Rafiq Rezwana Rafiq

TS PhD Analysis of Complex Travel Behavior: A Tour-based Approach 11/22/2019 10:00 AM (PST)

Jim Misener Jim Misener

Senior Director
Product Management
C-V2X: The Road to a 5G Automotive Future 10/11/2019 11:00 AM (PDT)

Xuting Wang Xuting Wang

TSE PhD Control Theoretic Approaches to Congestion Pricing for High-occupancy Toll Lanes 10/10/2019 2:00 PM (PDT)

Ashish Verma Ashish Verma

Associate Professor
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
The Kumbh Mela Experiment (KME): Measuring and Understanding the dynamics of mankind's largest crowd - Experiences from Kumbh Mela 2016 in Ujjain 09/10/2019 11:00 AM (PDT)