Tanvir is a PhD civil engineering student at York University. He completed his BSc and MSc in civil engineering in 2013 and 2016 at the Islamic University of Technology (IUT-OIC) in Bangladesh. He has four years of industry experience as a Road Design Engineer & Technical Project Coordinator with Snowy Mountain Engineering Corporation (SMEC). Tanvir's research areas of interest include autonomous vehicles, freight transportation, transportation safety, highway geometric design, mesoscopic and microscopic simulation, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). Tanvir was the founding ITE YorkU Events Director for the 2018-19 academic year.
Soha Saiyed is a first-year Masters student in the Department of Civil Engineering at Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. She obtained her Bachelor's Degree from Navrachana University, India in 2017. She worked as an Academic Associate at Navrachana University for a year before joining York. Soha's research areas of interest include freight transportation, transportation safety, Macroscopic-simulation.
Yashar is a master’s student in Lassonde School of Engineering at York University with specialization in Transportation Engineering. He has completed his bachelor’s degree in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Sharif University of Technology in 2018.
His areas of interests primarily include transportation demand modeling and forecasting in travel behavior for both freight and public transit. He is also interested in the intersecting area of business and transportation with an emphasis on marketing.
Kathursan Loganathan is a third-year civil engineering undergraduate student at York University. Kathursan aspires to work as a professional engineer in the transportation industry. Kathursan’s area of interest includes freight transportation, geographic information systems (GIS) and transportation planning.
Elanakayon is a forth year civil engineering undergraduate student at York University. He aspires to solve the issues that society faces when dealing with transportation. He has a specific interest in public transit, especially in the GTHA region. After completing his undergraduate degree, he aspires to work in the transportation industry or pursue graduate studies to further explore solutions to transportation issues. Elanakayon was the founding ITE YorkU Undergraduate Liason for the 2018-19 academic year.
Ahmad Mohammadi is a Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, at York University since September 2018. He is working under the supervision of Dr. Peter Park. He obtained his master’s degree from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2015. His area of current research involves transportation safety and intelligent transportation system. He has published 8 papers in international journals and 3 papers in conferences in the transportation area.
Ucchas Saha is a MASc civil engineering student at York University. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2018. He has profuse experience in Public-Private Partnership projects which he gained during the time his working for Dhaka Bypass Expressway Development Company Limited. His research interest mainly includes transportation planning, freight transportation, traffic modeling, microsimulation, operation research, and system analysis etc.
Danelle Bishoff is currently a master’s student of Applied Science studying at York University, Canada. Her work focuses on resource recovery from wastewater streams, specifically nitrogen removal using methanotrophic bacteria. She received the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s in 2019 from NSERC. Danelle earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada.
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Ubaid is a MASc. Civil Engineering student at York University, where he is specializing in transportation engineering with a focus in freight route planning. Ubaid completed his BASc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2016. After graduation, Ubaid worked at WSP Canada’s transportation planning department for two years where he conducted traffic impact studies, transportation master plans, and site plan assessments. He has also worked at the Ontario Ministry of Transportation’s (MTO) Provincial Highways Management Division, and the Toronto Transit Commission’s (TTC) Construction Management Office.
Ariel is a civil engineering undergraduate student at York University. While completing her second year in the program, Ariel found an interest in Transportation Engineering. In such, Ariel has been conducting evacuation modeling research using PTV VISSIM throughout the summer and continues to do so. Furthermore, Ariel finds an innate interest in autonomous vehicles and their gradual integration into society. Upon graduation, Ariel hopes to work in the transportation industry to partake in the development of efficient and advanced transport systems.
Ibrahim Yusuf is a second-year engineering undergraduate student at York University. Ibrahim aspires to work as a professional engineer in the transportation industry. Ibrahim’s area of interest includes freight transportation, transportation engineering, and logistic supply.
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Erik is a MASc civil engineering student at York University and works at the Region of Peel as a Transportation Planner. He obtained a BSc in Civil Engineering (2018) and a Certificate in Professional Communication (2017) at the University of Saskatchewan. Erik is also registered as an EIT with Professional Engineers Ontario. Erik's research areas of interest include freight transportation, transportation safety, geographic information systems (GIS), transportation planning, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). Erik was the founding ITE YorkU President for the 2018-19 academic year.
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Dr. Kevin Gingerich is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering with a focus on transportation studies. Dr. Gingerich received his PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Windsor, during which time he was awarded an NSERC PGS-D scholarship. His work was conducted for the Cross-Border Institute where he focused on Canada-U.S. trade via truck data processing, analysis, and modelling. Dr. Gingerich’s research interests include transportation network modelling, freight transportation, GIS spatial analysis, and discrete choice modelling.