RESEARCHERS

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Abdullah Kurkcu

Research Associate / Systems Engineer

Abdullah Kurkcu is responsible for leading transportation research projects and developing web-based data management solutions at the center. He completed... Read More

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Abdullah Kurkcu

Research Associate / Systems Engineer

Abdullah Kurkcu is responsible for leading transportation research projects and developing web-based data management solutions at the center. He completed his Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering at NYU and previously received his bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Istanbul University and master's degree in Transportation Engineering from Florida State University. His

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Ana Elisa Mendez Mendez

PhD Candidate

Ana Elisa is a doctoral student in the MIR group under the direction of Dr. Juan Pablo Bello. She received... Read More

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Ana Elisa Mendez Mendez

PhD Candidate

Ana Elisa is a doctoral student in the MIR group under the direction of Dr. Juan Pablo Bello. She received her Master's degree in Music Technology from NYU Steinhardt in 2015 and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas, Venezuela. She is also a classically trained pianist.

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Bartosz Bonczak

Associate Research Scientist

Bartosz "Bart" Bonczak is a Research Scientist at CUSP working with Quantified Community and Building Informatics Group. His research interests... Read More

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Bartosz Bonczak

Associate Research Scientist

Bartosz "Bart" Bonczak is a Research Scientist at CUSP working with Quantified Community and Building Informatics Group. His research interests focus on building energy use and the analysis of urban topology ... More

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Boyeong Hong

PhD Candidate

Boyeong Hong is a PhD candidate in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, as well as a research affiliate of... Read More

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Boyeong Hong

PhD Candidate

Boyeong Hong is a PhD candidate in the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, as well as a research affiliate of Dr. Constantine Kontokosta's Civic Analytics Program at the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management. Her research interests focus on how to apply urban informatics to real world problems in urban

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Charlie Mydlarz

Research Assistant Professor

Charlie Mydlarz is a Senior Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor at NYU CUSP and the Music and Audio Research Laboratory.... Read More

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Charlie Mydlarz

Research Assistant Professor

Charlie Mydlarz is a Senior Research Scientist and Research Assistant Professor at NYU CUSP and the Music and Audio Research Laboratory. He works on the development and implementation of cyberphysical systems for large scale, high ... More

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Chenglu Jin

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Chenglu Jin is a smart cities postdoctoral associate at NYU CUSP. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of... Read More

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Chenglu Jin

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Chenglu Jin is a smart cities postdoctoral associate at NYU CUSP. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Connecticut in 2019. Before that, he got his master degree from NYU in 2014. During his Ph.D. study, he spent a summer in the Singapore University of Technology and

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Fabio Miranda

Postdoctoral Researcher

Fabio Miranda is a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Science department at NYU. He obtained his Ph.D. from NYU in... Read More

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Fabio Miranda

Postdoctoral Researcher

Fabio Miranda is a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Science department at NYU. He obtained his Ph.D. from NYU in 2018, advised by Prof. Claudio T. Silva. In conjunction with his Ph.D., Fabio has completed internships at Argonne National Lab, IBM Research, AT&T Labs Research, and Sandia National Labs. He

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Graham Dove

Research Assistant Professor

Graham Dove is a Research Assistant Professor with an interest in participatory design methods for working with challenging materials such... Read More

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Graham Dove

Research Assistant Professor

Graham Dove is a Research Assistant Professor with an interest in participatory design methods for working with challenging materials such as personal data and machine learning. He is currently working on SONYC (Sounds of New York City) an NSF funded interdisciplinary research project at NYU in Brooklyn. SONYC is researching

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Jason Cramer

PhD Candidate

Jason Cramer is currently a PhD candidate in the Music and Audio Research Laboratory studying Electrical and Computer Engineering, under... Read More

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Jason Cramer

PhD Candidate

Jason Cramer is currently a PhD candidate in the Music and Audio Research Laboratory studying Electrical and Computer Engineering, under the direction of Juan Pablo Bello. Jason obtained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from U.C. Berkeley in 2015, where he completed the EECS Honors program with a

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João Rulff

PhD Student

João Rulff is a computer science PhD student at NYU Tandon School of Engineering since 2019, under the supervision of... Read More

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João Rulff

PhD Student

João Rulff is a computer science PhD student at NYU Tandon School of Engineering since 2019, under the supervision of Professor Claudio Silva. He mainly focuses his research on large scale data-analytics working in projects like ARIES and SONYC. He worked as a Research Associate at VIDA Lab-NYU and

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Junaid Ahmed Khan

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Junaid Ahmed Khan is a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), New York University.... Read More

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Junaid Ahmed Khan

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Junaid Ahmed Khan is a postdoctoral research associate at the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), New York University. Prior to this, he was a research fellow at the DRONES and Smart City research clusters at the FedEx Institute of Technology, University of Memphis from January 2018 to August

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Kim Mahler

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Kim Mahler is a Smart Cities Postdoc affiliated to both NYU CUSP and NYU WIRELESS. His research interests involve the... Read More

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Kim Mahler

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Kim Mahler is a Smart Cities Postdoc affiliated to both NYU CUSP and NYU WIRELESS. His research interests involve the development of viable 5G applications, drone/vehicular communications, localization using 5G millimeter wave and user-centric innovation developments. He received the M.Sc. degree with honors and the Dr.-Ing. degree (magna cum laude)

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Mahin Salman

Associate Research Scientist

Mahin Salman is a Brooklyn based multimedia installation artist. Her work explores physical computing, human computer interaction, third culture identity,... Read More

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Mahin Salman

Associate Research Scientist

Mahin Salman is a Brooklyn based multimedia installation artist. Her work explores physical computing, human computer interaction, third culture identity, gender, mental health, memory and cognition. Her most recent work was featured at the Rubin Museum of Art as part of the "World is Sound" Exhibit. She is currently developing

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Mark Cartwright

Research Assistant Professor

Mark Cartwright is a Research Assistant Professor in NYU’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, a Research Scientist at the... Read More

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Mark Cartwright

Research Assistant Professor

Mark Cartwright is a Research Assistant Professor in NYU’s Department of Computer Science and Engineering, a Research Scientist at the Center for Urban Science and Progress, and a member of the Music and Audio Research Lab.

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Martina Balestra

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Martina Balestra is a Smart Cities postdoctoral research associate at NYU CUSP. She completed her PhD from NYU in 2019,... Read More

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Martina Balestra

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Martina Balestra is a Smart Cities postdoctoral research associate at NYU CUSP. She completed her PhD from NYU in 2019, M.S. from Cornell University in 2014, and B.S. from the Olin College of Engineering in 2010. From 2010 to 2012 she worked at the MITRE Corporation as a Systems Engineer.

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Nick Feng

PhD Candidate

Nick Feng received the B.S. degree from Binghamton University, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA, in 2013,... Read More

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Nick Feng

PhD Candidate

Nick Feng received the B.S. degree from Binghamton University, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA, in 2013, and the M.S. degree from New York University, Brooklyn, NY, USA, in 2016, both in electrical engineering. Currently, he is a PhD candidate joint appointed in Center for Urban Science

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Sheng Wang

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Sheng Wang got his Ph.D. from RMIT University, Australia in 2019. He got his master and bachelor degrees from... Read More

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Sheng Wang

Smart Cities Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Sheng Wang got his Ph.D. from RMIT University, Australia in 2019. He got his master and bachelor degrees from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China in 2016 and 2013, respectively. His research interests are mainly on the spatial database, especially trajectory data management. Since 2016, he has published

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Yu Wang

PhD Candidate

Yu Wang is a PhD student in the Music Informatics group under the direction of Dr. Juan P. Bello. She... Read More

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Yu Wang

PhD Candidate

Yu Wang is a PhD student in the Music Informatics group under the direction of Dr. Juan P. Bello. She holds two M.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2015) and National Taiwan University (NTU) (2012), and a B.S. in Physics from NTU (2010). She