Saeid Saidi

Saeid Saidi is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS) at MIT and a member of the MIT Transit Lab.  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).


Before coming to MIT, he earned his PhD and MSc in civil engineering with transportation engineering and planning specialization from the University of Calgary.  He received his bachelor degree in industrial and system engineering from the Sharif University of Technology.

He is a member of Rail Transit Systems Committee (AP065) at the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies and is a recipient of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada fellowship.


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