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RESEARCH TEAM

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Philip Blaiklock
Philip Blaiklock

Philip earned his BS in Electrical Engineering from Rice University in 2000. Before coming to Tech, he worked for Texas Instruments as a telecommunications engineer. For the Commute Atlanta project, he will build on this experience and focus on issues in GPS vehicle tracking. Furthermore, he looks forward to studying facility design and urban planning. In his free time, Philip enjoys writing short fiction, having fun on stage, and taking roadtrips.
Vetri Elango
Vetri Elango

Vetri Elango is from Chennai (Madras), India. Vetri completed his BTech (Civil Engineering) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 2000 and his MS (Transportation Engineering) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2003. He started to pursue his PhD from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2003. Vetri plays team tennis with Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA) league and learns Indian Classical Music.
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David KallDavid Kall
David Kall recently arrived at Georgia Tech to pursue Master's degrees in Civil Engineering and City and Regional Planning. He grew up in Louisville, KY, but spent the last 7 years in Ohio attending the University of Dayton for his undergrad and working as a transportation researcher at Battelle Memorial Institute. He enjoys traveling to large cities and spending time with family and friends.
Vishal Pandey
Vishal Pandey

Vishal Pandey is a Graduate student in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech. He received his B.E in Civil Engineering from Mumbai University, India after which he worked for a year as a structural Design Engineer with a consulting firm in India. Vishal works in the area of Transportation and Air Quality, which involves understanding the effect of vehicle fleets on emissions and the dispersion of pollutants and their downwind concentrations at locations close to roadways. In his spare time he enjoys traveling to new places.

Seungkook Wu
Suengkook Wu

Seungkook Wu

Yanzhi (Ann) Xu
Yanzhi Xu

Yanzhi (Ann) Xu comes from China.  She earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and a B.S. in Statistics at Peking University in Beijing in 2006.  In the Environmental Science program, she had the opportunity to look at the interaction between land use and transportation in Shenzhen, a fast growing city in the south of China.  The impact of congestion on the air quality in Beijing was also a major concern of the program.  Naturally, she became interested in transportation and decided to dedicate herself to the research in this area. Now she is at Georgia Tech, working toward a PhD degree.  In her spare time, Ann enjoys singing.  For her, where there’s music, there’s joy.

Kai Zuehlke
Kai Zuehlke

Kai Zuehlke grew up intermittently between southeast Asian metropolises and northern Virginian suburbs. He continues to operate between worlds, pursuing dual Masters degrees of Civil & Environmental Engineering and City & Regional Planning, with a focus in Urban Transportation Planning. Kai received a BS in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2005. He enjoys watching sports, keeping up with current global events, and meeting people.

Lyubov Zuyeva
Lyubov Zuyeva

Lyuba Zuyeva grew up in Novgorod, Russia and got her undergraduate degree in economics from Berea College in Berea, Kentucky. She likes dancing, hiking and yoga. She is working on a dual degree in City and Regional Planning and Civil Engineering. Her research will be focused on optimizing future transit route layout and value pricing.

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Jungwook Jun
Jungwook Jun

Jungwook Jun is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  He received his M.S.C.E. in Transportation Engineering in Dec. 2001 from Georgia Institute of Technology.  During his years with the Georgia Institute of Technology, he has been evaluating the Commuter Choice and Value Pricing Program.  During his spare time, he likes seeing movies and playing racquetball, tennis, and golf.  He also loves to play with his beautiful children, Claire and Aiden, and spend time with his wife, Soyoung.
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Jaesup Lee
Jaesup Lee was born and raised in Korea before he began his Ph.D. program at Georgia Tech from 2002. He married JooWon Chung in spring 2006. Jaesup enjoys movie, tennis, running, and all kinds of musics. He has about 50,000 music albums. He also has official records of two half marathon races as well as two 10K runnings. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his wife and friends.
Hainan Li
Hainan Li

Hainan Li grew up in China.  After receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University, she came to the United States for graduate study.  She received her Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2004 and started work here as a research engineer in 2005.  She is married to Jun Wang and has a one-year-old son named Kaiwen.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her son and family.
Jennifer Indech Nelson
Jennifer Indech Nelson

Jennifer Indech Nelson is an almost-native Atlantan, having lived in the area for twenty years. She attended Georgia Tech as an undergraduate, earning a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2003. After taking a year off to to work and travel around the country, Jennifer re-enrolled at Georgia Tech, this time to obtain Master's degrees in Civil Engineering and City & Regional Planning, with a focus on Transportation. Following graduation in May 2007, she is employed as a transportation planner in Atlanta.