Daily News Briefs, May 1, 2020

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Columbia University Transportation Researcher Receives NSF Grant

Columbia University’s School of Engineering announced that Sharon Di, an assistant professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics, has won a five-year, $584,137 National Science Foundation grant to further research that “balances theory and application to develop new theories and models in transportation engineering that will help transportation planners and managers maximize efficiency and sustainability. . . . Di applies optimization, game theory, and AI to large data sets collected from various types of traffic sensors, including individual tracing devices such as GPS. Her travel behavior research is focused on a broad range of factors from congestion pricing to ride-hailing services . . . as well as the future role of connected and automated vehicles (AVs).”

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