Zhibin Chen, Path Controlling of Automated Vehicles for System Optimum on Transportation Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic Stream

Zhibin Chen, Path Controlling of Automated Vehicles for System Optimum on Transportation Networks with Heterogeneous Traffic Stream In the future, when traffic streams comprise a mix of conventional and automated vehicles (AVs), AVs may be employed as mobile actuators to regulate or manage traffic flow across an urban road network to enhance its performance. This…

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Alex Curtis Named C2SMART’s 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year

Alex Curtis Named C2SMART’s 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year C2SMART has chosen Alex Curtis, a master’s student at New York University in Transportation Planning and Engineering, as its 2019 Outstanding Student of the Year. The annual award recognizes a student from one of C2SMART’s consortium member schools, as chosen by the Center’s executive leadership…

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Zhiding Yu, Towards Weakly-Supervised Visual Understanding

Zhiding Yu, Towards Weakly-Supervised Visual Understanding Learning with weak and self-supervisions recently emerged as compelling tools towards leveraging vast amounts of unlabeled or partially-labeled data. In this talk, Zhiding presented some of the latest advances in weakly-supervised visual scene understanding from NVIDIA. Specifically, He summarized and discussed some challenges and potential solutions in weakly-supervised learning,…

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Subway Signaling Innovation Summit

Subway Signaling Innovation Summit On December 10th, C2SMART Professor Joseph Chow joined the Signaling Innovation Summit as a tech pitch evaluator. This Summit brought together innovators, stakeholders and academic experts to create partnerships that will improve subway safety, performance and operational efficiency through signaling modernization. The MTA is allowing private vendors to have a part…

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Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers: How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity

Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers: How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity On December 9th, NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation had a forum called “Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers:  How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity”. The panelists were: Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation David…

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NYU graduate student Ziyi Ma awarded Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship

NYU graduate student Ziyi Ma awarded Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Ziyi Ma, a graduate student studying Transportation Planning and Engineering, has been awarded a Student Designee for the 2019 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Since its inception in 1983, the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) has…

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ITE/ITS Women in Transportation: Conversation and Networking Event

ITE/ITS Women in Transportation: Conversation and Networking Event On November 19th, the NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapter in partnership with the C2SMART Center hosted the second Women in Transportation panel. The students had the opportunity to network with the panelists before the event starts and enjoy some refreshments. The event started with a short Trivia game about women…

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Mostafa Mirshekari, Structure as a Sensor for Indirect Occupant Monitoring through Structural Vibrations

Mostafa Mirshekari, Structure as a Sensor for Indirect Occupant Monitoring through Structural Vibrations Occupant monitoring is an important part of various smart infrastructure systems such as smart healthcare, security, and efficient energy management. The application of current sensing approaches for occupant monitoring is limited in real life scenarios due to sensing requirements such as line…

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