Research projects and internships

Laboratoire Genie des REseaux de Transport et Informatique Avancee (GRETIA),

Jun. 2010 - Aug. 2010 Marne La Vallee, France
Visiting graduate student researcher (advisor: [http:www.inrets.frurgretia/equipe.htm Modeling, formulation and implementation of a dynamic bayesian network for arterial traffic modeling derived from traffic theory and flow conservation. Implementation on a medium scale network (San Francisco arterial network).

California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT),

Jul. 2008 - Jun. 2009 Berkeley, CA
Visiting graduate student researcher (advisor: Prof. Alexandre Bayen)
Mobile Millennium project.
Applications of viability-based Hamilton-Jacobi techniques to the problem of data assimilation in systems of networked partial differential equations. Reduction of an estimation problem to a linear program (LP) using closed form Lax-Hopf formulae. In charge of building a model to produce traffic estimates using a hybrid system model of arterial flow.

Laboratoire Ville Mobilite Transport (LVMT),

Jan. 2008 - Jun. 2008 Champs-sur-Marne, France
Research Assistant (advisor: Prof. Frederic Meunier)
Development and implementation of static assignment algorithms for network flows based on minimum-mean cycle cancellation.
Use of dynamic programming algorithms on non-cyclical directed graphs. Interest in convergence and complexity of these algorithms.

Technische Universitat Dresden ("Friedrich List Institut"),

Apr. 2007 - Jul.2007 Dresden, Germany
Research Scholar (advisor: Dr. Reik Donner and Prof. Dirk Helbing)
Optimization of traffic flows at intersections using automatic switches in traffic lights depending on the state of congestion of the road. Control of dynamical hybrid systems.

Ecole Polytechnique, Hydrodynamics Laboratory (LadHyx),

Jan. 2007 -Apr. 2007 Palaiseau, France
Research Assistant (advisor: Prof. Peter Schmid)
Inputoutput analysis for pipe flows. Flow induced by a pressure gradient in a cylindrical pipe. Effects of different types of perturbations with an inputouput analysis. Analysis of the evolution of a perturbation to determine if it can be explained with linear equations only or if it stems from a purely non-linear process.

Institut de Recherche Criminelle de la Gendarmerie Nationale (IRCGN),

Sep. 2005-Jun. 2006 Palaiseau, France
Research Assistant (advisor: Prof. Randal Douc)
Part of a criminal law-enforcement team (scientific division). Use of signal processing to characterize disguise of voices. Use of cepstral coefficients and statistical methods to work on original signal reconstruction based on fuzzified recording