Alex graduated with his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 2018 from the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida (USF), Tampa. He plans to continue his graduate studies in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Spatial Analysis, Human, and Economic and Transportation Geography with the School of Geosciences at USF. Alex serves as a Research Support Specialist with the ITS, Traffic Operations, and Safety Program at the Center for Urban Transportation Research. His expertise includes GIS, systems thinking, research, management, and coordination of statewide and national transportation projects. Alex’s interests include traveling, using transit and transportation systems, acting, astronomy, hiking, camping, and biking. He sometimes can be spotted acting in community theater productions.