MBDH logoJune 22-23, 2017
Michigan Union, 530 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI

The “Big Data for Transportation and Mobility” symposium, sponsored by the NSF-supported Midwest Big Data Hub, focused¬†on the current and future challenges of using data to address society’s evolving transportation capabilities and needs.

The symposium featured presentations from researchers from institutions associated with MBDH; tours of research facilities on the U-M campus; breakout sessions; and a poster session.

Read this announcement for a short synopsis.

Keynote Address

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Shoreh Elhami
City of Columbus

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Christopher Stewart
Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University

Lightning Talks

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Brian Athey
Michigan Institute for Data Science

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Carol Flannagan
U-M Transportation Research Institute

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Erman Osman Gungor
Illinois Center for Transportation

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Shauna Hallmark
Iowa State University Institute for Transportation

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Al Hero
Michigan Institute for Data Science

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Jeremy Mattson
Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, North Dakota State University

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Huei Peng
Mcity, University of Michigan

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Chungwook Sim
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska

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Pascal Van Hentenryck
Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan

Breakout Sessions & Tutorials

Breakout Sessions:

  • New sources of transportation data from mobile devices and other resources
  • New analytic tools for designing and managing transportation systems
  • Data for improving transportation safety
  • New mobility options for small and midsize cities in the Midwest
  • Automated and connected vehicles
  • Using big data for monitoring bridges

Tutorials:

  • Transforming transportation operations using high performance computing
  • Using Machine Learning to Analyze Taxi Data
  • Introduction to Transportation Data, Sources and Methods
  • On-Demand Transit: The Next Revolution?

Schedule