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
Boyuan Jiang

Boyuan Jiang

Hometown
Tianjin, China
Objective
MS Transportation Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Self-driving car
Hobbies
Photography, rock climbing
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
De'Von Jennings

De'Von Jennings

Hometown
Columbus, Ohio
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Michael G. McNally
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
Pete Fielding
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
Guoliang Feng

Guoliang Feng

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

Janelle Halog

Hometown
Livermore, CA
Objective
MS Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation engineering and highway design
Hobbies
Videogames, art, coffee & tea, exploring cafes
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
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
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
Mariana Sebastiani

Mariana Sebastiani

Hometown
Curitiba, Brazil
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Stephen Ritchie
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, 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
Naila Sharmeen

Naila Sharmeen

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

Nareenat (Kae) Pinitpol

Hometown
Thailand
Objective
MS Transportation Science
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation
Hobbies
Hiking
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
Malik Pratiik

Pratiik Malik

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

Priscilla Chu

Hometown
Goleta, CA
Objective
Master Transportation Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Traffic planning
Hobbies
Music, reading, baking
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
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
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
Mike Hyland
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
Yiqiao Li

Yiqiao Li

Hometown
Beijing, China
Objective
PhD Civil Engineering
Advisor
Stephen G. Ritchie
Interests
Advanced traffic monitoring, traffic data analysis
Hobbies
Biking, swimming, and watching movies
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
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Public transportation, travel behavior, planning issues
Hobbies
Rock band, Reviewing transportation policies
Yunwen Feng

Yunwen Feng

Hometown
Shanghai, China
Objective
PhD Transportation Science
Advisor
Jean-Daniel Saphores
Interests
System optimization
Hobbies
Travel
Zifan Wang

Zifan Wang

Hometown
Hefei, China
Objective
Master Civil Engineering
Advisor
R. Jayakrishnan
Interests
Transportation, Location Modeling, GIS
Hobbies
Watching TV, Reading novels