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Session 5: Modelling from micro to meso and macro scales (2 Nov 2020)

Session outline:

  • Enriching Survey Datasets Using Big Data and Machine Learning, with an Application to Transferring Attitudinal Variables across Transport Surveys. F. Atiyya Shaw (Georgia Institute of Technology) and Patricia L. Mokhtarian (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • The emergence of an Urban Science: from microscopic individuals' behaviour to macroscopic universal urban scale laws and system of cities. Francisco Javier Martinez (University of Chile)

Discussant: Ram Pendyala (Arizona State University)

Session Chair: Kaveh Jahanshahi (University of Cambridge)


Bios of speakers, discussant and chair:

Patricia Mokhtarian

Patricia L. Mokhtarian

is currently a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Civil and Environmental Engineering




Francisco Javier Martinez

is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Physic and Math Sciences, University of Chile



Ram Pendyala

Ram Pendyala

is the director of ASU’s the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering


Kaveh Jahanashi

Kaveh Jahanshahi

is currently working part-time as senior research associate at the university of Cambridge