Education & Experiance

2013 - 2020
iitm

Masters & PhD

in Transportation Engineering

Thesis title: Vehicle Routing Problems in Sustainable Urban Freight Transport: Model Formulations and Solution Algorithms

2009 - 2013
svu

Bachelor Degree

in Civil Engineering

2021 - present

Postdoctoral Research Assistant

PU

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

2019 - 2020

Senior Project Officer

iitm

Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab

2014 - 2019

Teaching and Research Assistant

iitm

Department of Civil Engineering

Software skills

Programming/Scripting

Tools

Research Interests

URBAN FREIGHT TRANSPORT

Modeling and optimizing freight movement within cities

GREEN VEHICLE ROUTING

Identifying the optimal routes with focus on sustainability

URBAN MOBILITY ANALYTICS

Understanding and proposing policies to imporve urban mobility using Big data

SENTIMENT ANALYSIS

Understanding public perception on transit policies using social media data

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Awards/ Honors

Scholarship

  1. K. Ganesh and Meena Ganesh Fellowship for Entrepreneurship Development from IIT Madras, July 2020 - Oct. 2020.
  2. Merit-based scholarship from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, Jan. 2014 - July 2019.

Travel grant

  1. Student Travel Grant, Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Sep. 2016 & Sep. 2018
  2. Alumni Funded Travel Grant, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Jan. 2017.
  3. Study visit grant from Volvo Research & Educational Foundations, Sweden, Mar. 2015.

Award

  1. Institute research award from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, 2018-19.

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