Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering
Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Research Websites: Center for the Interacting Urban Networks (CITIES)
Research Areas: data analysis, theoretical traffic flow modeling
Saif Jabari an Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi and Global Network Associate Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering.
Prior to joining NYUAD, Jabari was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Mathematical Sciences and Analytics Department at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. Jabari received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities in 2012. His doctoral dissertation received the 2012 Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award for best dissertation in Science and Technology.
His research interests center on theoretical aspects of traffic flow, specifically topics related to data analytics, modeling uncertainty, and emergent phenomena. The applications focus on traffic operations problems, including traffic state estimation and prediction, distributed traffic control, and cybersecurity.