July 24, 2015


  • 9:00am – 1:00pm: Lightning talks (National Grid Auditorium, 1 MetroTech Center, 1st floor)
  • 2:00pm – 4:30pm: Technical presentations (MAGNET, 2 MetroTech Center, 8th floor)
  • 4:30pm – 6:00pm: Receptions & poster presentations (CUSP, 1 MetroTech Center, 19th floor)

Download tentative agenda here.



  1. ACCESS NYC Data Analysis
  2. Analysis of Citibike Data and Modeling of Time-Dependent Origin-Destination Matrices
  3. Building & Sustainability Informatics
  4. BusVis: Interactive Exploration of NYC Bus Data
  5. Crime and Policing Analytics in New York City
  6. Digital Equality: Sensing, citizen science, data analytics & visualization
  7. From Light Variability to Energy Consumption
  8. Learnr—A seamless education volunteering platform
  9. New York City Economic Map
  10. New York Open Government
  11. Parks Quality Assessment
  12. Quantifying Particulate Matter Exposure Distribution in NYC
  13. Quantitative Analyses of Urban Topography
  14. Urban Waste Analytics
  15. Using Social Media to Predict Urban Transportation


About the USI Capstone Projects

The Urban Science Intensive is a two-semester capstone sequence that is the experiential learning focus of the CUSP M.S. program. At its core is team-based work on a real-world urban problem, combining problem identification and evaluation, data collection and analysis, data visualization and communication, and finally, solution formulation and implementation. Students work as part of integrated teams with Agency and Industry Partners, immersed in the public aspects of the project.