Research Directory

      Xuegang (Jeff) Ban

      Dr. Xuegang (Jeff) Ban is currently an Associate Professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He will join the University of Washington, Seattle on August 15, 2016 as an Associate Professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Automobile Engineering from Tsinghua University, and his M.S. in Computer Sciences and Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His research interests are in Transportation Network Modeling and Simulation, Urban Traffic Modeling and Operations, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and Transportation Big Data…

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      Office: JEC 4034, CEE, RPI
      Phone: 518-276-8043
      Research Areas: Big Data Analytics, Connected and Automated Vehicles, Intelligent Systems, Modeling and simulation
      University: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

      Adam Finkelstein

      I work on computer graphics in the Computer Science Department at Princeton University. My research interests revolve around creating tools that help professional and novice artists express themselves in the digital medium, including photo and video manipulation and stylized rendering for animation. I have been an active contributor and volunteer at the ACM SIGGRAPH conference, and chaired the SIGGRAPH 2014 Technical Papers program. With others at Princeton, I founded and organize Art of Science Exhibition.

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      Office: Computer Science Bldg, room 424
      Phone: (609) 258-5756
      Research Areas: Computer Graphics
      University: Princeton University

      Camille Kamga

      Camille Kamga is Director of the University Transportation Research Center. In that role he works closely with federal, regional and state transportation planning and policy organizations. He has more than twelve years of experience working on transportation related projects at UTRC. He has been involved in research projects for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the New York State Department of Transportation, the New York City Department of Transportation, and Transit agencies. He holds a Certificate in Database Management from New York University since 2000.

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      Phone: (212) 650-8087
      Research Areas: Intelligent Systems, Management, Operations, Policy and Planning, Traffic Incidence Management, Urban Sustainability
      University: City University of New York

      Alain Kornhauser

      Dr. Alain L. Kornhauser is a Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University. He is also Director of Princeton’s Transportation Research Program, Co-Director for the New Jersey Center for Transportation Information and Decision Engineering (NJ Tide) and Vice chairman New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology. He received PhD and MA degrees in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences from Princeton University, and MS and BS degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include Optimization of Flows in Stochastic Networks, Computer Vision and Automatic Control…

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      Office: 229 Sherrerd Hall (ORFE Building)
      Phone: 609-258-4657
      Research Areas: Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicle Engineering, Computer Vision, Deep Learning, Manufacturing, Robotics
      University: Princeton University

      Scott Le Vine

      Dr. Le Vine is an Asst. Prof. at SUNY New Paltz, Research Associate at Imperial College and Visiting Prof. at Southwest Jiaotong University (Chengdu, China), and serves on the National Academies of Sciences standing committee on ITS.  His research focuses on the rise of Mobility Services and Vehicle Automation taking place alongside socio-economic shifts.  His research funders include BMW, the European Commission, Institute for Mobility Research, RAC Foundation, UK Dep’t for Transport, and USDOT.  Details of Le Vine’s research activities, including published reports and articles, are available at:

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      Office: Geography Department, South Faculty Building #110, New Paltz, NY 12561
      Phone: (201) 354-8700
      Research Areas: Autonomous Driving, Intelligent Systems, Mobility Services, Urban Planning
      University: SUNY New Paltz, Imerial College, Southwest Jiaotong University

      Adel W. Sadek

      Dr. Sadek is a Professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at the University at Buffalo (UB).  He also serves as the Director of UB’s Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, and the Director of the Transportation Informatics Tier I University Transportation Center.  Dr. Sadek is the recipient of the 1998 Milton Pikarsky Award for the best dissertation in the field of Transportation Science and Technology, awarded by the Council of University Transportation Centers, a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, and a 2011 IBM Smarter Planet…

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      Office: 233 Ketter Hall, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University at Buffalo – SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14260
      Phone: (716) 645-4367
      Research Areas: Advanced computing applications, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Connected and Automated Vehicles, Modeling and simulation, Traffic Operations
      University: University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

      James J. Winebrake, PHD

      Dr. James Winebrake currently serves as the dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), where he also serves as Co-Director of the Lab for Environmental Computing and Decision Making.  Dr. Winebrake has conducted research on issues related to the environmental impacts of transportation, including health risk assessments of ocean-going vessels, total fuel-cycle analysis of alternative fuels, and cost-effectiveness of emissions reduction technologies and policies for cars, trains, trucks and ships.  He serves or has served on several National Academies of Science research committees,…

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      Office: Rochester Institute of Technology One Lomb Memorial Drive Rochester, NY 14534
      Phone: (585) 475-2447
      Research Areas: Alternative fuels, Dynamic systems modeling, Economics and policy, Electric vehicle technology and policy, Energy use in transportation, Environmental impacts of transportation, Forecasting, Freight transportation, International transportation and trade, Optimization modeling
      University: Rochester Institute of Technology

      Jianxiong Xiao

      Jianxiong Xiao is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013. Before that, he received a BEng. and MPhil. in Computer Science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2009. His research focuses on bridging the gap between computer vision and robotics by building extremely robust and dependable computer vision systems for robot perception. In particular, he is interested in 3D…

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      Office: Computer Science, 35 Olden Street, Room 409
      Research Areas: 3D Deep Learning, Autonomous Driving, Big Data Robotics, Deep Learning for Robotics, RGB-D Recognition and Mapping, Robot Learning
      University: Princeton University

      Stanley E. Young, PE, PhD

      Since May of 2015, Dr. Young has pursued research initiatives at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado focused on connected and automated vehicle technology, and its impact on the nation’s future energy budget and greenhouse gas emissions. From 2006 through 2015, he was on staff at the University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Transportation Technology and involved with the I-95 Vehicle Probe Project (VPP), arterial performance assessment, and Bluetooth re-identification traffic monitoring. In 2009 he co-founded Traffax Inc., a university start-up to accelerate the commercialization of Bluetooth re-identification technology. Prior to the University of Maryland, he…

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      Office: 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, CO 80401
      Phone: 303-275-3283
      Research Areas: Automated Transport, Mobility and Sustainability performance measures, Urban Science
      University: National Renewable Energy Laboratory