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May 2021

Mobility Forum: Research trends in transportation: A conversation with the editor of Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

May 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Yafeng Yin (University of Michigan)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Research trends in transportation: a conversation with the editors of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice

May 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Elisabetta Cherchi and Juan de Dios Ortúzar (Newcastle University and Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: A New Approach for Vehicle Routing with Stochastic Demand: Combining Route Assignment with Process Flexibility

May 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

David Simchi-Levi (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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April 2021

Mobility Forum: Research trends in transportation: A conversation with the editor of Transportation Research Part B: Methodological

April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Chandra Bhat (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: New statistical paradigms for optimizing transportation

April 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Patrick Jaillet (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Cybersecurity and the Future of Transportation

April 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Sanjay Sarma (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Tri-POP, an online Prediction, Optimization and Personalization platform for on-demand mobility and e-commerce deliveries

April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Moshe Ben-Akiva (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Mobility Forum: Online-retailing and transportation systems

April 2, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Steve Graves (MIT)

online

A weekly seminar series, the MIT Mobility Forum offers an opportunity to showcase the groundbreaking transportation research occurring across the Institute. Faculty members and researchers present their latest findings, ideas, and innovations, followed by a lively discussion.  More details can be found at: www.mobilityinitative.mit.edu/mobilityforum Please register at Zoom prior to the seminar.

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Sampler for the Wasserstein barycenter

April 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thibaut Le Gouic (MIT)

online

Abstract: Wasserstein barycenters have become a central object in applied optimal transport as a tool to summarize complex objects that can be represented as distributions. Such objects include posterior distributions in Bayesian statistics, functions in functional data analysis and images in graphics. In a nutshell a Wasserstein barycenter is a probability distribution that provides a compelling summary of a finite set of input distributions. While the question of computing Wasserstein barycenters has received significant attention, this talk focuses on a…

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March 2021

Starr Forum: On Causes of and Responses to Anti-Asian Violence

March 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

online

Please register for this Zoom event at http://bit.ly/AntiAsianViolence Speakers: Welcome Melissa Nobles, Dean of School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, MIT On History and Current Scope of Anti-Asian Violence Paul Watanabe, University of Massachusetts Boston On the Context for and Reactions to the Atlanta Murders  Katharine Moon, Wellesley College On Implications and Legislative Responses  Tram T Nguyen, Massachusetts State Representative and House Asian Caucus Moderators: Kenneth Oye and Christine Pilcavage, MIT

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