Leadership

Alexandre Bayen

ITS Director
Professor
Institute of Transportation Studies
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Faculty
Institute of Transportation Studies Leadership

Alexandre Bayen is the Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering at UC Berkeley. He is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science(link is external), and Civil and Environmental Engineering(link is external). He is currently the Director of the Institute of Transportation...

Ching-Yao Chan

BDD Co-Director
Lead Researcher
Berkeley DeepDrive
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology

Dr. Ching-Yao Chan is Co-Director, along with Prof. Trevor Darrell(link is external) and Prof. Kurt Keutzer(link is external), of Berkeley DeepDrive (...

Jill Cooper

SafeTREC Co-Director
Lead Researcher
Safe Transportation Research and Education Center

Jill Cooper is the Co-Director of the UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC). She facilitates multi-disciplinary traffic safety and injury prevention planning. She is the principal investigator on projects involving pedestrian and bicycle safety, crowdsourced data collection, community-level safety planning, and statewide highway safety planning.

Jill has also served as a mediator, and has taught mediation and negotiation at several universities. She received a Masters degree in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley.

Trevor Darrell

PATH and BDD Co-Director
Professor
Berkeley DeepDrive
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Faculty
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology Director

In the beginning of July 2015 Prof. Darrell became the new Faculty Director of the California Program for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley. He is on the faculty of the CS Division of the EECS Department at UC Berkeley and he is also appointed at the UC-affiliated International Computer Science Institute (ICSI). Darrell’s group develops algorithms for large-scale perceptual learning, including object and activity recognition and detection, for a variety of applications including multimodal interaction with robots and mobile devices. His...

Offer Grembek

SafeTREC Co-Director
Lead Researcher
Safe Transportation Research and Education Center
Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety

Dr. Offer Grembek is a researcher and lecturer at the University of California Berkeley. He serves as the Co‐Director at the university’s Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC), a research center affiliated with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and the UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies. Dr. Grembek is a member of the Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation Safety Management (ANB10), and the Co‐Chair of the TRB Global Road Safety Subcommittee (ANB10(8)). As a Principal Investigator, Dr. Grembek has obtained multiple sponsored...

Mark Hansen

NEXTOR Director
Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
NEXTOR II
Alumni
Faculty

Mark Hansen is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. He graduated from Yale with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Philosophy in 1980, and has a PhD in Engineering Science and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Hansen worked as a physicist at the Environmental Protection Agency. Since joining the Berkeley faculty in 1988, he has led transportation research projects in urban transportation planning, air transport systems modeling, air traffic flow management, aviation systems...

Arpad Horvath

TSRC Co-Director
Professor
Transportation Sustainability Research Center
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty
Life Cycle Analysis

Arpad Horvath is a Professor in the Engineering and Project Management Program and in the Energy, Civil Infrastructure and Climate Program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. He has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a Diploma in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering major, Construction Engineering and Management minor) from the Technical University of Budapest (Hungary).

His research interests are in developing methods and tools for life-cycle assessment of civil infrastructure systems and other...

Zema Katsnelson

PATH COO and Manager
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology

Zema Katsnelson is a COO and Manager for the Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) program at UC Berkeley. PATH is an interdisciplinary research program with a portfolio of active research contracts in excess of $80 Million. PATH conducts research at the leading edge of transportation sciences including the application of artificial intelligence.

Zema is a certified Project Management Professional (PMI PMP) and a licensed California Professional Engineer. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Technical Sciences from Riga Technical University.

Zema has strong enterprise...

Kurt Keutzer

BDD Co-Director
Professor
Berkeley DeepDrive
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology

Kurt received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Indiana University in 1984 and then joined the research division of AT&T Bell Laboratories. In 1991 he joined Synopsys, Inc. where he ultimately became Chief Technical Officer and Senior Vice-President of Research. In 1998 Kurt became Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley. Kurt’s research now focuses on parallel computing and its application to computer vision, speech recognition, multi-media analysis, machine learning, and computational finance.

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Kendra K. Levine

Transportation Library Director
Transportation Library
ITS Berkeley

Kendra is a specialist in transportation information, data and research. In her role as Research Librarian for the UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies, Kendra assists with research related to all major modes of transportation, focusing on new technologies and systems innovations that promote sustainable transportation. Her expert knowledge of the field’s online and print resources is supplemented by an in-depth familiarity with transportation classification and terminology that she has gained indexing books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journal...