Headshot of Manrique Vargas

MS Class of 2019, Costa Rica


As a Masters of Science student at New York University specializing in Urban Informatics, I am interested in using data science techniques to foster sustainable development. My most recent industry experience includes data engineering, numerical modeling, and remote sensing. I hold a BEng from the University of Hong Kong.

Most Recent Professional Experience

ETL and Computer Vision
Winter 2019

Engineering Consultant

Undergraduate Education

University of Hong Kong (B.Eng) (Honours) 2015

Awards & Recognition

  • WAN Future Projects Transport Awards 2016 (awarded to our AECOM team of four engineers and planners).
  • 2nd Runner-up at Hong Kong 2014 Final Year Project Competition.
  • HKU Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding International Students in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Current Interests

  • Transportation
  • Land use
  • Urban sensing
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Image recognition
  • Deep learning