STL Summer 2022

STL Summer 2022

From left to right: Dr. Yao-Jan Wu, Xiaobo, Adrian, Pramesh, Gabe, Abolfazl, Xiaofeng, Pouya, Xi

STL Summer 2021

STL Summer 2021

STL Spring 2021

STL Spring 2021

From Left to Right: 1st Row: Adrian Cottam, Josh Swain, Bailey Hoffman, Xiaobo Ma 2nd Row: Xiaofeng Li, Taylor Davis, Dr. Wu, Ashley Avila 3rd Row: Peipei Xu, Kathy Chen, Dr. Karimpour, Pouya Jalali

STL Fall 2020

STL Fall 2020

From Left to Right: 1st Row: Adrian Cottam, Josh Swain, Dr. Wu, Abolfazl Karimpour 2nd Row: Xiaofeng Li, Xiaobo Ma, Ashley Avila, Peipei Xu, 3rd Row: Rachael Yuan, Pouya Jalali

STL Summer 2020

STL Summer 2020

From Left to Right: 1st Row: Abolfazl Karimpour, Josh Swain, Dr. Yao-Jan Wu, Peipei Xu 2nd Row: Yuqiu (Rachael) Yuan, Ashley Avila, Xiaobo Ma, Xiaofeng Li 3rd Row: Pouya Jalali, Adrian Cottam, Liang Xia, Dr. Mohammad Razaur Rahman Shaon

STL Spring 2020

STL Spring 2020

From Left to Right: 1st Row: Xiaofeng Li, David Klebosky, Josh Swain, Adrian Cottam 2nd Row: Peipei Xu, Abolfazl Karimpour, Liang Xia, Dr. Mohammad Shaon 3rd Row: Rachael yuan, Dr. Yao-Jan Wu, Xiaobo Ma, Alex Pulido 4th Row: Ashley Avila

STL Fall 2019

STL Fall 2019

From Left to Right: Yuqiu Yuan, Eric Huettner, Liang Xia, Dr. Shaon, Xiaoling Luo, Liliana Paola, Xiaofeng Li, Abolfazl Karimpour, Josh Swain, Xiaobo Ma, Dr. Wu, Adrian Cottam, David Klebosky, Kossigan Djidjonya, Alex Pulido

STL Summer 2019

STL Summer 2019

From Left to Right: Yang Liang, Eric Huettner, Dr Yao-Jan Wu, Dr Yen-Fei Huang, Abolfazl Karimpour, Lilliana Paola Salas, Xiaoling Lou, Xiaofeng Li, Adrian Cottam, Xiaobo Ma, Lilly Cottam

STL Spring 2019

STL Spring 2019

From Left to Right: Eric, Dr. Huang, Abolfazl, Xiaofeng, Xiaobo, Adrian, Dr. Wu, Ruben, Yang, Xiaoling

STL Fall 2018

STL Fall 2018

From Left to Right: Charlie, Xiaofeng, Eric, Long, Dr. Wu, Xiaobo, Abolfazl, Adrian, Melrose, Yang, Xiaoling, Ruben

STL Summer 2018

STL Summer 2018

From Left To Right: Eric, Xiaofeng, Adrian, Dr. Wu, Abolfazl, Luana

STL Spring 2018

STL Spring 2018

From Left To Right: Dingxin (Jacky), Sal, Alex, Adrian, Xiaofeng, Matthew, Dr. Wu, Abolfazl, Amin, Rob

STL Spring 2018

STL Spring 2018

From Left To Right: Alex, Sal, Xiaofeng, Dingxin (Jacky), Dr. Wu, Adrian, Rob, Amin, Matthew, Abolfazl

STL Fall 2017

STL Fall 2017

From Left To Right: Dingxin (Jacky), Guiliang (Joe), Jishun, Xiaofeng, Matthew, Dr. Wu, Amin, Adrian, Abolfazl, Alex, Wenming, Rob, Ke

STL Summer 2017

STL Summer 2017

From Left To Right: Ke, Rob, Wenming, Jishun, Adrian, Abolfzl, Amin, Dr. Wu

STL Spring 2017

STL Spring 2017

From Left To Right: Jishun, Adrian, Abolfazl, Zheng, Amin, Shu, Kiet, Rob, Dr. Wu, Wenming

STL Fall 2016

STL Fall 2016

From Left To Right: Rob, Abolfazl, Amin, Payton, Zheng, Chengchuan, Dr. Wu, Jue, Kiet, Shu, Mohammed, Jishun

STL Spring 2016

STL Spring 2016

From Left To Right: Zheng, Amin, Jue, Dr. Wu, Chanlin, Kiet, Payton, Shu, Chengchuan, Mariana, Dylan

STL Fall 2015

STL Fall 2015

From Left To Right: Payton, Shu, Amin, Dr. Wu, Ming, Chengchuan, Zheng

STL Summer 2015

STL Summer 2015

From Left To Right: Yao, Shu, Payton, Amin, Romulo, Ming, Chengchuan

STL Fall 2014

STL Fall 2014

From Left To Right: Joel, Shu, Ahmad, Dr. Wu, Anthony, Ming, Amin, Hamid

Smart Transportation Lab

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Yao-Jan Wu, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor

Director of STL & CATS

• Associate Professor
• Director of Smart Transportation Lab
• Director of Center for Applied Transportation Sciences (CATS)
• Licensed P.E. in Arizona and Missouri

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Henrick Haule

Assistant Research Professor

Center Manger

Fall 2022 - Present

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Xiaobo Ma

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. Student

Fall 2018 - Present

• Traffic Data Analytics
• Freeway Operations

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Adrian Cottam

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. Student

Spring 2019 - Present

• Traffic Data Analytics
• Web Application Development
• Machine Learning

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Pouya Jalali Khalilabadi

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. Student

Fall 2021-Present

• Thesis topic TBD

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Gabriel Geffen

Undergraduate Research Assistant

B.S. Student

Spring 2022 - Present

• Website administrator
• Research website development
• CATS support

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Xiaofeng Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Assistant Center Manager

Fall 2021 - Present

• Traffic Signal Systems
• Transportation Data Analytics
• Traffic Control and Estimation

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Zirui (Raymond) Huang

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. Student

Fall 2020 - Present

• Traffic Simulation
• Proactive Traffic Demand Management

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Pramesh Pudasaini

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph.D. Student

Fall 2021-Present

• Thesis topic TBD

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Xi Zhang

Research Specialist

Ph.D. Student

Summer 2021 - Present

• Thesis topic TBD

Visiting Scholars

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Peipei Xu

Research Specialist

Post-doctoral Researcher

Fall 2019 - Present

• Traffic Data Analytics

Lab Trainees

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Isidro Garcia

Lab Trainee

B.S. Student

Fall 2022 - Present

• Data Collection

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Yusef Nasser Alnuaimi

Lab Trainee

B.S. Student

Spring 2021 - Present

• Data Collection

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Tze-Yu Yeh

Lab Trainee

Fall 2022 - Present

• Learning Happily in the CATS Shadowing Program

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Cynthia Eduwiges

Lab Trainee

B.S. Student

Summer 2022 - Present

• Data Collection

Lab Affiliates

Lab Alumni

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Abolfazl Karimpour, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor

Fall 2021 - Present

Center Manager

• Traffic Safety
• Traffic Operation

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Taylor Davis

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

B.S. Student

• Data Collection
• Website Administrator
• Project Marketing Support

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Kathy (Chia-Yu) Chen

Research Specialist

Summer 2021 - Spring 2022

M.S. Student

• Sustainable Transportation
• Data Analytics

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Josh Swain

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Spring 2020 - Spring 2021

B.S. Student

• Traffic Data Analytics
• Traffic data collection

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Yu-Qiu (Rachael) Yuan, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Data-Driven Analytics

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Liang Xia

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

Ph.D. Student - Southwest Jiaotong University, China

• Public Transit Planning
• Traffic Simulation

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David Klebosky, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Probe Vehicle GPS Data Driven Research

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Chris Ackerman

Lab Trainee

Fall 2019

B.S. Student

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JT Dang, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master

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Yang Liang, M.S.

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

M.S. Student - Tongji University, China

• Pedestrian Delay Study

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Alex Weber, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Traffic Data Collection Logistics
• Traffic Data Processing
Working at Kimley Horn as of 2018

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Sal Licari

Lab Trainee

Spring 2018

B.S. Student

• Working for Parsons as of 2018

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Nicholas Tritz

Lab Trainee

Spring 2017 - Fall 2017

B.S. Student

• Bluetooth Devices
• Data Collection
• Working for WSP as of 2018

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Wenming Rao

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2016 - Fall 2017

Ph.D. Student - Southeast University, China

• O/D Estimation/Traffic Simulation

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Melrose (Meiyu) Pan

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2020 - Fall 2021

Ph.D. Student

• Dissertation Topic TBD

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Jue Zhang, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Spring 2016 - Spring 2017

M.E. Student (Electrical and Computer Engineering)

• Non-thesis Master
• Bluetooth travel time software development
• Working for Prismo Systems as of 2018

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Shu Yang, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Researcher

Spring 2017 - Fall 2017

Post-doctoral Researcher

• Dissertation: Estimating Freeway Travel Time Reliability for Traffic Operations and Planning
Working as a Postdoctoral Scholar at University of South Florida as of 2018

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Kiet Dao, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Spring 2016 - Spring 2017

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Bluetooth Project
• GPS Data Collection for Signal Retiming

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Chanlin Wong

Undergraduate Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant

Spring 2016 - Fall 2016

B.S. Student

• New Traffic Data Collection Methods
• Working as a Traffic Analyst for Kimley-Horn as of 2018

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Dylan Molina

Lab Trainee

Summer 2021 - Present

B.S. Student

• Research website development

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Romulo Federizzi Moraes

Visiting Scholar

Summer 2015

B.S. Student - Federal University of Triangulo Mineiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil

• Traffic Engineering Training

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Ahmad Fakhouri, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant & Teaching Assistant

Fall 2014 - Fall 2015

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Working as a Business Development Engineer for Khatib & Alami as of 2018

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Joel Amarillas

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Spring 2014 - Summer 2014

B.S. Student

• Traffic Crash Data Analysis
• Working for Kittelson & Associates, Inc as of 2018

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Ryan Brown

Undergraduate Research & Teacher Assistant

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

• Website administration
• Lab Design and Construction
• Bluetooth traffic detection project research
• Working for Burgess & Niple as of 2018

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Ashley Avila

Lab Trainee

Fall 2019 - Present

B.S. Student

• Traffic data collection
• Traffic data analytics

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Bailey Homan

Graduate Research Assistant

Spring 2022

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master - Accelerated ME
• Data collection and analysis

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Lilly Cottam

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Spring 2019 - Spring 2022

B.S. Student

• Literature Review Support

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Muhammad Mohd-Rizal

Lab Trainee & Teacher Assistant

Summer 2021 - Fall 2021

B.S. Student

• Traffic Data Collection

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Alex Pulido

Lab Trainee & Teacher Assistant

Fall 2019 - Spring 2021

B.S. Student

• Traffic data collection

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Mohammad Shaon, Ph.D.

Research Associate - University of Connecticut

Fall 2019 - Fall 2020

Post-doctoral Researcher

• Traffic Safety
Data Analysis
• Traffic Operations

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Xiaoling Lou, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2018 - Spring 2020

Ph.D. Student - Southwest Jiaotong University, China

• Hybrid-Data Approach for Estimating Trip Purposes
• Ramp Queue Length Estimation

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Eric Huettner

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Spring 2019 - Fall 2019

B.S. Student

• CE 363 Online Course Develpment
• Advanced Traffic Management Systems Evaluation

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Kossigan Djidjonya

Lab Trainee

Fall 2019

B.S. Student

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Amin Ariannezhad, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2014 - Fall 2019

Ph.D. Student

• Dissertation: Data-Driven Safety Approaches for Transportation Operations and Planning
Working as a Data Scientist for Ford Motor Company as of 2019

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Robert Kluger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - University of Louisville

Fall 2016 - Spring 2018

Post-doctoral Researcher

• Traffic Safety
• Performance Measurement
Working as an Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville as of 2018

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Matthew Munden, M.E.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

M.E. Student

• Non-thesis Master
• Video Sensor Data Analysis
• Data Collection Coordination
• Working for ADOT as a Transportation Engineering Specialist as of 2018

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Dingxin Wu, Ph.D

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Ph.D. Student - Southeast University, China

• Public Transit
• Assistant Professor at Huaiyin Institute of Technology, China as of 2018

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Ke Meng

Visiting Scholar

Summer 2017 - Fall 2017

M.S. Student - Wuhan Institute of Technology, China

• Computer Vision

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Jishun Ou, Ph.D.

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2016 - Fall 2017

Ph.D. Student - Southeast University, China

• Big Freeway Data
• Working as a Ph. D. Candidate at Southeast University, China as of 2018

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Katie Ogg

High School Trainee

Spring 2017

High School Student

• Training for Traffic Data Analytics
• Home school: Basis High School

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Zheng Li, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2015 - Summer 2017

M.S. Student

• Probe Vehicle GPS Data Driven Research
• Working at Google as of 2019

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Chengchuan An

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2014 - Spring 2016

Ph.D. Student - Southeast University, China

• ITS and Traffic Signal Systems Research

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Payton Cooke, M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant

Summer 2015 - Fall 2016

M.S. Student

• Dissertation: Comparative Analysis of Multiple Data Sources for Travel Time and Delay Measurement
• Working as an Assistant Transportation Engineer for WSP as of 2018

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Dylan Patel

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Spring 2016 - Fall 2016

B.S. Student

• New Traffic Data Collection Methods

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Mohammed Al-Turkait

Visiting Scholar

Fall 2016

B.S. Student

• Bluetooth Data Collection
• Traffic Signal Project Support

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Mariana Valle Eguren

Visiting Scholar

Spring 2016

B.S. Student - Federal University of Triangulo Mineiro, Minas Gerais, Brazil

• Pedestrian and Bikes

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Ming Chen

Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2014 - Spring 2016

Ph.D. Student

• Bluetooth Research
• Discontinued Spring 2016
• Working for Google as of 2018

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Anthony Huynh Giang

Undergraduate Research Assistant)

Summer 2014 - Fall 2014

B.S. Student

• Transportation web system development research
• Working as a Software Engineer for IBM as of 2018

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Hamid Mirzahossein

Visiting Scholar

Summer 2014 - Fall 2014

Ph.D. Student - Iran University of Science and Technology

• Working as an Assistant Professor for Imam Khomeini International University as of 2018