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Alexander Shermansong

Adjunct Professor

Alexander Shermansong is a polymath and urban innovator. As CEO of Civic Consulting USA, Alexander enables cities to innovate inclusively... Read More

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Alexander Shermansong

Adjunct Professor

Alexander Shermansong is a polymath and urban innovator. As CEO of Civic Consulting USA, Alexander enables cities to innovate inclusively – designing the NYCx emerging technologies program, managing mayoral transitions, launching analytics partnerships, and garnering recognition from the White House, Harvard's Kennedy School, Bloomberg Civic 50, and more.

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Federica Bianco

Research Assistant Professor

Federica Bianco is a Senior Research Scientist at CUSP and Research Assistant Professor of Informatics at NYU. She is an... Read More

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Federica Bianco

Research Assistant Professor

Federica Bianco is a Senior Research Scientist at CUSP and Research Assistant Professor of Informatics at NYU. She is an astrophysicist by training specializing in time series analysis, image processing, parameter inference ... More

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Joseph Chow

Associated Faculty

Joseph Chow is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil... Read More

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Joseph Chow

Associated Faculty

Joseph Chow is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil & Urban Engineering and Center for Urban ITS at NYU, and heads its Behavioral Urban Informatics ... More

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Gregory Dobler

Director, Urban Observatory

Greg is a Research Scientist at CUSP and a Research Assistant Professor of Physics at NYU. His expertise is in image... Read More

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Gregory Dobler

Director, Urban Observatory

Greg is a Research Scientist at CUSP and a Research Assistant Professor of Physics at NYU. His expertise is in image analysis, computer vision, time series, statistical analysis ... More

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Semiha Ergan

Associated Faculty

Semiha Ergan is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  She is also faculty at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, Department... Read More

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Semiha Ergan

Associated Faculty

Semiha Ergan is an Associated Faculty member at CUSP.  She is also faculty at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Urban Engineering with a courtesy appointment at NYU's Department of Computer Science ... More

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Daniela Hochfellner

Research Assistant Professor

Daniela Hochfellner is a Senior Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor at CUSP. She also is an Adjunct Research Assistant... Read More

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Daniela Hochfellner

Research Assistant Professor

Daniela Hochfellner is a Senior Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor at CUSP. She also is an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor at the Institute for Social Research, Survey Research ... More

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Masoud Ghandehari

Associated Faculty

Masoud Ghandehari is Faculty at the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Prior... Read More

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Masoud Ghandehari

Associated Faculty

Masoud Ghandehari is Faculty at the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Prior to joining NYU, he worked as a research fellow at The National Science Foundation Center for Advanced Cement Based Materials ... More

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Paul Glimcher

Affiliated Faculty

Paul Glimcher is Director at NYU’s Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making, and professor of Neural Science, Economics... Read More

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Paul Glimcher

Affiliated Faculty

Paul Glimcher is Director at NYU’s Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making, and professor of Neural Science, Economics and Psychology, at New York University ... More

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Tom Kirchner

Associated Faculty

Thomas R. Kirchner is an Associate Professor at CUSP, and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's College of Global Public Health. He... Read More

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Tom Kirchner

Associated Faculty

Thomas R. Kirchner is an Associate Professor at CUSP, and Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's College of Global Public Health. He is also the founding director of the NYU mobile health ("mHealth") research initiative ... More

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Neil Kleiman

MS Program Director

Neil Kleiman has spent 20 years building a career at the intersection of policy, philanthropy, government and academia. He founded... Read More

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Neil Kleiman

MS Program Director

Neil Kleiman has spent 20 years building a career at the intersection of policy, philanthropy, government and academia. He founded an urban issues think tank, established new university degree programs, and developed ... More

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Debra Laefer

Director, Citizen Science

With degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (MS, PhD), NYU (MEng), and Columbia University (BS, BA), Prof. Debra Laefer... Read More

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Debra Laefer

Director, Citizen Science

With degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (MS, PhD), NYU (MEng), and Columbia University (BS, BA), Prof. Debra Laefer has a wide-ranging background spanning from geotechnical and structural engineering to art history and historic preservation.

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Julia Lane

Professor

Dr. Julia Lane is a Professor at CUSP, and at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She also serves... Read More

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Julia Lane

Professor

Dr. Julia Lane is a Professor at CUSP, and at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She also serves as a Provostial Fellow for Innovation Analytics and Senior Fellow at NYU’s GovLab ... More

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Daniel B. Neill

Associate Professor of Urban Analytics

Daniel B. Neill is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of... Read More

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Daniel B. Neill

Associate Professor of Urban Analytics

Daniel B. Neill is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Public Service at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Courant Institute Department of Computer Science, and Associate Professor of Urban Analytics at NYU's Center for Urban Science and Progress... More

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Kaan Ozbay

Professor

Kaan M.A. Özbay joined NYU’s CUSP and the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering in August 2013.  Professor Ozbay was... Read More

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Kaan Ozbay

Professor

Kaan M.A. Özbay joined NYU’s CUSP and the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering in August 2013.  Professor Ozbay was a tenured full Professor at Rutgers University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering until July 2013. More

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Lucius Riccio

Adjunct Associate Professor

Lucius Riccio is an Adjunct Professor of Operations and Decision Models at Stern School of Business, a Lecturer of Management and... Read More

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Lucius Riccio

Adjunct Associate Professor

Lucius Riccio is an Adjunct Professor of Operations and Decision Models at Stern School of Business, a Lecturer of Management and the Director of the Management concentration at Columbia University's ... More

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Cordell Schachter

Adjunct Associate Professor

Cordell Schachter leads the New York City Department of Transportation’s IT & Telecom organization which innovates IT services in mobility,... Read More

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Cordell Schachter

Adjunct Associate Professor

Cordell Schachter leads the New York City Department of Transportation’s IT & Telecom organization which innovates IT services in mobility, software development, mapping, communications, on-site and cloud infrastructure ... More

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Ravi Shroff

Assistant Professor

Ravi Shroff is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities at... Read More

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Ravi Shroff

Assistant Professor

Ravi Shroff is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in the Department of Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities at NYU's Steinhardt School, and by joint appointment, an Assistant Professor ... More

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Stanislav Sobolevsky

Associate Professor of Practice

Stanislav Sobolevsky is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University... Read More

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Stanislav Sobolevsky

Associate Professor of Practice

Stanislav Sobolevsky is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Urban Science and Progress at New York University and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Senseable City Lab. He holds a Ph.D. (1999) ... More

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Paul M. Torrens

Professor

Dr. Paul M. Torrens is a Professor in the Center for Urban Science + Progress where he and his students... Read More

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Paul M. Torrens

Professor

Dr. Paul M. Torrens is a Professor in the Center for Urban Science + Progress where he and his students work on the development and application of modeling ... More

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Huy Vo

Exchange Assistant Professor

Huy Vo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the City College, City University of New York (CUNY–CCNY), and... Read More

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Huy Vo

Exchange Assistant Professor

Huy Vo is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the City College, City University of New York (CUNY–CCNY), and an Exchange Assistant Professor at CUSP with a focus on large-scale visualization, big data systems, and scalable displays. More

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