Next Generation Urban Transportation: Quo Vadis?
Friday, October 7, 2022
12 PM ET – 1 PM ET
The seminar will examine the current innovations in urban transportation, along with their synergies, benefits, trends, possible barriers to deployment, and wider long- term impacts on urban living.
Kumares C. Sinha is the Edgar B. and Hedwig M. Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue University. He has been active in transportation research, education and practice for more than five decades. He served as the director of the Joint Transportation Research Program, a collaborative research consortium between Purdue and the Indiana Department of Transportation. He mentored many masters, doctoral and post-doctoral students around the world. He served on the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board and on the Advisory Council of the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics. He also served as a consultant to the World Bank for many years. He is an Honorary Member of ASCE and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.