Students

Current Students

Ms. Claire Silverstein, Ph.D. Student
Expected Graduation Date: May 2017
Research Topic: “Towards Safer Connected Vehicle Technologies: Collision Avoidance and Vehicular Control”
Email: csilvs@email.gwu.edu

 



 

 


Ms. Jingwan Fu, M.S. Student

Expected Graduation Date: December 2016
Research Topic: “Driving Responsiveness to Connected Vehicle Technologies: A Simulator Based Exploratory Analysis”
Email: fujingwan77@gwmail.gwu.edu

 

 

 

 


Mr. Pan Dong, M.S. Student
Expected Graduation Date: May 2017
Research Topic: To Be Determined
Email: pandong@gwmail.gwu.edu

 

 

 


 


Ms. Emily Porter, Undergraduate Researcher
Expected Graduation Date: May 2016
Research Topic: “Pedestrian Flow Modeling, Detection and Control at Transit Station”
Email: emilyporter@gwmail.gwu.edu

 

 

 



 



 

Previous Students

Dr. Justin Schorr, Ph.D, 2015
Dissertation Title: “Bridging the Gap between Social and Transportation Networks: An Integrated, Dynamic Evacuation Decision Making Model”

Ms. Claire Silverstein, M.S., 2014
Thesis Title: “Towards Collision Prediction and Control: Modeling Longitudinal and Lateral Driver Behavior Leading to Realistic Collision Rates”

Ms. Sanaz Zehtabi, M.S. 2014
Thesis Title: “Work-Zone Characteristics in Microscopic Acceleration Modeling: Calibration and Numerical Analysis”

Ms. Lingqiao Qin, M.S. 2012
Thesis Title: “Weather and Road Geometry in Microscopic Acceleration Modeling: Formulation and Numerical Analysis”

Mr. Muhammad Zeeshan Khan, M.S. 2010
Thesis Title: “Traffic Operation and Control during Evacuation Conditions: An Integrated Management System with Multi-level Coordination”
 

Master’s and Bachelor’s Students Interns

Mr. Hussein Kachouh, Undergraduate CEE Student, American University of Beirut
Research Topic: “Vehicle Instrumentation for Improved Connected Vehicle Technologies”
Period: Summer 2015

Ms. Lama Al Hajj Hassan, Undergraduate CEE Student, American University of Beirut
Research Topic: “Pedestrian Flow Detection”
Period: Summer 2015

Ms. Mojolaoluwa Ladipo-Obasa, Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Robo-Cars: Towards Building Autonomous Driving Algorithms Reducing Battery Power Consumption”
Period: Summer 2015

Mr. Mark Arnoldy, Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Linking an Emission Model to an Existing Traffic Model”
Period: Summer 2013

Ms. Terasa Vassallo. Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Analyzing Crash and Traffic Data to Develop a Safety Propensity Index”
Period: Summer 2012

Mr. Junyu Wu, Graduate Computer Science Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Implementing a JAVA Traffic Simulation Applet”
Topic: Summer 2012

Mr. Matthew Burkert, Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Acceleration Modeling and Implementation, Instrumented Vehicle Design”
Period: Summer 2011.

Mr. Jason Robertson, Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “Data Gathering and Statistical Analysis, DYNASMART-P Software Assessment for Evacuation Modeling”
Period: Summer 2011

Mr. Eric Braga, Undergraduate CEE Student, The George Washington University
Research Topic: “VISSIM Simulation and Instrumented Vehicle Preliminary Design”
Period: Summer 2010.

Ms. Lama Bou Mjahed, Undergraduate CEE Student, American University of Beirut
Research Topic: VISSIM Simulation, Data Gathering, and Instrumented Vehicle Preliminary Design
Period: Summer 2010.
 

Visiting Graduate Students

Mr. Alireza Talebpour, Ph.D. Student, Northwestern University
Summer 2012

Mr. Mazen Danaf, M.S. Student, American University of Beirut
Summer 2012