MIT Mobility Forum

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  

Tri-POP, an online Prediction, Optimization and Personalization platform for on-demand mobility and e-commerce deliveries

Moshe Ben-Akiva

Edmund K. Turner Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cybersecurity and the Future of Transportation

Sanjay Sarma

Vice President for Open Learning and Fred Fort Flowers and Daniel Fort Flowers Professor of Mechanical Engineering

New statistical paradigms for optimizing transportation

Patrick Jaillet

Dugald C. Jackson Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Research trends in transportation: A conversation with the editor of Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

Chandra Bhat

Editor, Transportation Research Part B; Director, US DOT Center on Data-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (D-STOP)

A New Approach for Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Demand: Combining Route Assignment with Process Flexibility

David Simchi-Levi

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director, MIT Data Science Lab

Research trends in transportation: A conversation with the editors of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

Elisabetta Cherchi

Co-Editor in Chief Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice; Professor of Transport, Newcastle University, UK

Juan de Dios Ortúzar

Co-Editor in Chief Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice; Emeritus Professor, Department of Transport Engineering and Logistics, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Rhythmic Traffic Management and Control in a Fully Automated Vehicle Environment

Yafeng Yin

Professor and Associate Department Chair of Graduate Programs, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

Large-scale monitoring and control of multi-modal urban networks and Research trends in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technology

Nikolas Geroliminis

Editor in Chief, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies; Associate Professor, Urban Transport Systems Laboratory, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Fall 2020 events

Introducing the MIT Mobility Initiative

Jinhua Zhao

Edward H. and Joyce Linde Associate Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning

The Social Consequences Of Mobility Systems

Sandy Pentland

Director, MIT Human Dynamics Laboratory and MIT Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program

Autonomous Vehicles, Mobility, and Employment Policy: The Roads Ahead

John Leonard

Samuel C. Collins Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering in the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering

Microlocation in Transit: The New York City Subway System

David Mindell

Frances and David Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing (STS) Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

The Edge of Optimization: Large Scale Transportation Systems

Dimitris Bertsimas

Boeing Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management

Transportation Inequities: Whose Data Counts?

Tamika Butler

Transportation Consultant; former Executive Director of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust; former Director of Planning for California and the Director of Equity and Inclusion at Toole Design

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation: Technical Options and Societal Choices

Bill Green

Hoyt C. Hottel Professor in Chemical Engineering

The Inefficiency of Dynamic Pricing in Ridehailing Systems

Daniel Freund

Assistant Professor of Operations Management

Community Discussion: Addressing Transportation Conundrums

Mobility services without carbon emissions

Jessika Trancik

Associate Professor, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society

Transportation Systems Resilience

Saurabh Amin

Robert Noyce Associate Professor

The Global Rise of Platform Firms in Urban Mobility Markets

Jason Jackson

Assistant Professor of Political Economy and Urban Planning

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