Abhishek Basu

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MST Student

Abhishek is a second-year student in the Master of Science in Transportation (MST) program. He worked for a year as a consultant (data analytics) before joining MIT. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Madras. His interests lie in the application of machine learning to public transit data sets and obtaining metrics that could help provide better service. His current research involves transit user segmentation by utilizing disaggregate data sources, and achieving personalization in information provision systems geared towards transit users. He works with the Hong Kong MTR.

Research Projects: Hong Kong MTR-MIT Partnership

Research Interests: Reinterpreting TimeMobility Sensing and Prediction, Nudging Sustainable Travel