Several UFTI faculty and students presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle this past month. The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting provides attendees with a unique opportunity to connect and network.
Dr. Lily Elefteriadou gave a presentation titled “Signal Control and Autonomous Vehicle Trajectory Optimization for Enhancing Mobility” during the Urban Traffic Management and Computing for the Era of Automated Transportation System session.
Dr. Xilei Zhao presented during the Mobility and Accessibility session. Her presentation was titled “Mobility-on-demand Versus Fixed-route Transit Systems: an Evaluation of Traveler Preferences in Low-income Communities.”
Doctoral student Stephen Spana presented on his work that focuses on developing a coordinated route guidance scheme for connected vehicles with strategic traffic information manipulation to help improve congestion. Stephen presented during the “Game Theory and Control Mechanisms in Transportation Operations” session. His presentation was called “A Coordinated Route-Guidance System For Connected Vehicles Under Mixed-Strategy Congestion Game With Information Perturbation.”