Curent Team Members
Nafis Fuad is in his initial year of Ph.D. studies within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Wayne State University. He is part of the Emerging Mobility lab, guided by Dr. Xiaodong Qian. He holds a bachelor's degree from BUET and his research primarily intersects geospatial intelligence, transportation intelligence, and the application of machine learning. Nafis is well-versed in GIS and remote sensing tools, programming languages, machine learning, NLP, and the analysis of substantial data sets. His academic inquiry is centered on transportation planning and the study of travel behavior. Additionally, he has garnered research experience in disaster management and addressing issues related to climate change. Driven by a zeal for research, Nafis is not only committed to advancing scientific knowledge but also aims to convert scholarly insights into tangible, innovative solutions that positively influence society.
Future Team Members
The Emerging Mobility Lab at Wayne State University (WSU), led by Dr. Xiaodong Qian, invites applications for two Ph.D. student positions in areas of transportation equity, emerging mobility, pedestrian & cyclist safety, and transportation resilience. Prospective students must have a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related fields, such as Transportation Engineering. Preferred skills/experiences include spatial analysis, transportation simulation, data-driven modeling, and computer programming (Python, R, C, etc.). The expected start time is Fall 2023 and Spring 2024. Successful applicants will receive full tuition support and stipends (including summer) for the duration of their studies.
Please fill out this form if you are interested!