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Wednesday, October 21 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Tech In The Real World: Transportation Technology - Local Innovation, Global Impact

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Richard MacKinnon

I'm an entrepreneur. I take products and services from ideation to production. I tend to design Internet-based services, but I've developed an interest in special events and festivals. I've become convinced that a good idea needs a great team to support it. I've held key roles in small and medium-sized venture-backed or bootstrapped companies. | | I also have a strong interest and background in public policy with a special focus on... Read More →

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Yi-Chang Chiu

Metropia, Inc., President and Founder
Dr. Yi-Chang Chiu is an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Arizona (UA), and is the President and founder of Metropia, Inc., the developer of an intelligent traffic management system that incentivizes commuters, businesses, employers and governmental agencies to work together to ease congestion on city roadways. Commuters use the Metropia mobile app to earn rewards for making... Read More →
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Andisheh Ranjbari

Andisheh Ranjbari is the Research Assistant for the Flexpress transit concept, a high-speed, intercity transit service designed for high speed, high capacity, high accessibility. Flexpress is being embraced by the public transportation industry as an attainable, viable solution for present and future intercity transportation challenges. Ms. Ranjbari introduces the concept and service design of Flexpress, as well as the preliminary findings from... Read More →
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Yao-Jan Wu

University of Arizona
Dr. Yao-Jan Wu is an assistant professor of transportation engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Arizona (UA) and the faculty adviser of the UA Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) student chapter. Currently, he is the director of Smart Transportation Laboratory, working as the Principle Investigator (PI) on “The Real Time Signal Timing and Traffic Information (Tucson... Read More →

Wednesday October 21, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Connect Coworking 33 S 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ

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