Dr. Adam Weiss appointed to Carleton University

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Dr. Adam Weiss

We congratulate Dr. Adam Weiss who begins a tenure-track faculty position in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa on July 1, 2020.

Dr. Weiss completed his BASc (1T1), MASc (1T3) and PhD (1T7) degrees at University of Toronto. His graduate degrees were completed under the supervision of UTTRI associated faculty Professor Khandker Nurul Habib.

He also worked in 2017-2018 as a postdoctoral fellow at University of Toronto with Professor Habib and Professor Baher Abdulhai.

Since leaving U of T, Adam has spent time as a postdoctoral fellow at both the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and the University of Calgary, working on stated preference surveys related to traveller behaviour in response to shared and autonomous vehicles.

Weiss’ research focuses on travel demand modelling with a recent focus on understanding behavioural changes in response to autonomous vehicles.

Dr. Weiss’ PhD thesis “Exploring the Extent of Interactions in Activity-Based Models: A Critical Examination of Intra-Household and Spatial Interactions Through Choice Modelling” and MASc thesis “Framework for the Integration of a Parameterized Logit Captivity Model for Morning Commuting in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area with an Agent Based Dynamic Traffic Micro Simulation” are available via UTTRI’s Student Theses web page.

UTTRI is proud play a role in training the next generation of leaders in the transportation field.