Francesco Corman, Disruption Management in Railway Networks

Francesco Corman, Disruption Management in Railway Networks A major problem of public transport, and railways in particular, is to improve quality of operations by updating an offline timetable to the ever-changing delays situation, in order to improve performance of the transport system. In railway systems, this relates to reducing train delays by reordering, retiming, or…

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Saurabh Amin, Analytics-Driven Operations for Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Saurabh Amin, Analytics-Driven Operations for Critical Infrastructure Resilience This talk presents a prescriptive analytics framework for designing inspection and response operations of service utilities facing risks of natural disasters and security attacks. In the first part of the talk, we introduce a stochastic orienteering and network probing problem for localizing failures in the aftermath of…

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NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapters Host Women in Transportation Event

NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapters Host Women in Transportation Event NYU’s ITE and ITS student chapters hosted the 2nd Annual Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night at C2SMART on March 28, featuring several female leaders from agencies and companies in transportation. The panel included prominent speakers from New York City Department of City Planning…

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2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night

2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night The 2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion Networking Night had several prominent women speakers from New York City Department of City Planning (NYCDCP), New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA), and Cambridge Systematics who discussed their career paths, solicited advice and helped others better understand the…

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Shengchuan Zhao, Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China

Shengchuan Zhao, Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China Professor Shengchuan Zhao, Dean of the School of Transportation and Logistics at Dalian University of Technology, presents a seminar on Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China. The talk will cover the following subjects: Rapid Economic Growth and Motorization Transportation Infrastructure Development Dynamics of…

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Ricardo Daziano, Immersive Virtual Reality Environments for Travel Behavior Analysis

Ricardo Daziano, Immersive Virtual Reality Environments for Travel Behavior Analysis The transportation ecosystem is moving toward new modalities and technologies. At the same time, technology is enabling new ways to collect and analyze travel-behavior data.  In fact, developments in the technologies related to virtual reality (VR) and gaming platforms can be used to produce highly realistic, immersive, and interactive experiences for data…

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Alejandro Henao, How is ride-hailing affecting mobility and energy use?

Alejandro Henao, How is ride-hailing affecting mobility and energy use? How is ride-hailing affecting mobility and energy use? Disruptive technology and emerging mobility services are redefining passenger travel. Ride-hailing companies (such as Uber, and Lyft) are one such service that gained rapid market share in the past few years and have a notable impact across…

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