Saeid Saidi is a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at MIT and a member of MIT Transit Lab and Urban Mobility Lab. Before coming to MIT, he earned his PhD and MSc in civil engineering with transportation engineering and planning specialization from the University of Calgary (Canada). He received his bachelor degree in industrial and system engineering from the Sharif University of Technology (Iran).
His research focus is on rail transit operation, public transportation planning and design, transportation network modeling, and big data analytics (using smart card transit and automated vehicle location data). He has been recipient of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada fellowship.
Research Interests: Mobility Sensing and Prediction