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Hi, I am Sal, the author of Mundana, the theme you're currently previewing. I hope you like it!


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We hosted a workshop for I-24 MOTION users

The I-24 MOTION team hosted a successful data tutorial and workshop during the Transportation Research Board 2024 Annual Meeting. This was an opportunity to hear about the project and...

Jan 10, 2024

Passed my dissertation defense!

I have successfully defended my PhD thesis in title “Reconstruction of mixed traffic systems at micro and macro scales”!

Sep 04, 2023

Internship at MERL

I had an incredible three-month experience working at Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratory in historic Cambridge, MA. During my time there, I collaborated with Dr. Marcel Menner an...

Jan 19, 2023

I presented at TRBAM2023

I am extremely honored to received my 5th DDETFP Fellowship funded by USDOT, which gave me an opportunity to travel to TRB. This is my best TRB experience since 5 years ago. I present...

Jan 17, 2023

The world largest traffic dataset is captured by I24-MOTION

Last week, 100 Nissan Rogues with customized AI algorithms helped to smooth the traffic waves on a busy stretch of Nashville’s I-24 during the morning commute. The experiment is a pro...

Nov 25, 2022

Coffee chat with Boston Public School students at Mass General Hospital

I was invited by my friend Kelsey McCunney from Mass General Brigham to chat with Boston Public School students who interned at Mass General Hospital for the summer. They offer a “Sum...

Aug 12, 2022

Vehicle trajectory data reconciliation

Vehicle trajectory data has received increasing research attention over the past decades. With the technological sensing improvements such as high-resolution video cameras, in-vehicle...

Aug 05, 2022

Presentation at IPAM reunion workshop

In June, I joined IPAM Reunion Conference for Mathematical Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Vehicles at Lake Arrowhead, CA, and gave a talk on “Automatic vehicle trajectory...

Jun 10, 2022

I was invited to give a talk at VSA Expert Night

I was invited at Vanderbilt Summer Academy, a pre-college residential program for rising 11th/12th grade students. The “expert night” is intended to offer VSA students a wide range o...

Jul 12, 2021

I was awarded the Sidney P. Colowick Graduate Student Scholarship

I’m thrilled to announce that I have been awarded the Sidney P. Colowick Graduate Scholarship at Vanderbilt University! This prestigious scholarship is granted to only three graduate ...

Jun 05, 2021

Personalized ACC in a digital twin framework

Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) have matured over the past few decades with the dedication to enhance user experience and gain a wider market penetration. However, personali...

May 11, 2021

I start a research intern at Toyota InfoTech Labs

During my time at Toyota, I worked on personalizing adaptive cruise control in a vehicle. We collected vehicle-following-behavior data associated with a particular driver, trained a G...

Feb 15, 2021

IPAM workshop: Mathematical Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Vehicles

I participated at an IPAM workshop: Mathematical Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Vehicles in 2020.

Sep 14, 2020

Start collaborating with Dr. Delle Monache on Parameter Identifiability

We started working with Dr. Maria Laura Delle Monache at Inria, France on parameter identifiability problems, with the application on car-following model identification.

Jun 18, 2020

Identifiability of car-following dynamics

The advancement of in-vehicle sensors provides abundant datasets to estimate parameters of car-following models that describe driver behaviors. The question of parameter identifiabili...

Jun 18, 2020

Large spatial-temporal data processing via tensor factorization

The US Environmental Protection Agency identifies that urban heat islands can negatively impact a community’s environment and quality of life. Using low cost urban sensing networks, i...

Jun 14, 2020

Yue Hu and I presented at NeurIPS workshop 2019

Yue Hu and I presented our work “Automatic data preprocessing via tensor factorization” at NeurIPS workshop: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada.

Dec 19, 2019

Estimating adaptive cruise control model parameters from on-board radar units

This project explores methods for model parameter estimation on a car-following model using data collected from Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) enabled vehicles. The proposed methods ar...

Jun 14, 2019

Welcome to my site!

This is about page

Feb 04, 2019

Interest areas

Dynamical systems, estimation and control, traffic modeling (open to collaboration on research ideas)

Jan 18, 2019