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Dr. Eric Miller presents 'Modelling Human Agency: The Microsimulation Hypothesis'

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October 28, 2022 . 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

For much of his research career, Professor Eric Miller has focused on developing agent-based microsimulation for application in urban systems (land use and transportation) modelling.

In this presentation, he will discuss his motivations for engaging in this research, some highlights to date of his research group’s work, and needs and prospects for future research.

About the speaker

head shot of Dr. Eric Miller
Dr. Eric Miller

Professor Eric J. Miller (BASc, MASc University of Toronto; PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has been a faculty member in the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto since 1983. He is currently Director of Mobility Network and Research Director of both the Data Management and Travel Modelling Groups. He is past-Chair of the US Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Travel Behavior and Values and the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR). He is a Member Emeritus of the TRB Transportation Demand Forecasting Committee. Among other awards, he is the recipient of the inaugural University of British Columbia Margolese National Design for Living Award (2012), the 2018 IATBR Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2020 UofT Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering Safwat Zaky Research Leader Award.


Presented by University of Toronto ITE Student Chapter, UT-ITE.

Free. All are welcome

If any specific accommodations are needed, please contact ite@studentorg.utoronto.ca. Requests should be made as early as possible.

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ITS Lab and Testbed, SF3103

Sandford Fleming Building, University of Toronto, 10 King's College Road, 3rd Floor, Room SF3103
Toronto, ON M5S 1A4 Canada
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Details

Date:
October 28, 2022
Time:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT

Organizer

UT-ITE
Email:
ite@studentorg.utoronto.ca
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Venue

ITS Lab and Testbed, SF3103
Sandford Fleming Building, University of Toronto, 10 King's College Road, 3rd Floor, Room SF3103
Toronto, ON M5S 1A4 Canada
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