Title-Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation - Carnegie Mellon University

Sean Qian

Sean Qian

Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Heinz College

Sean's primary research interest is in the planning and operations of transportation infrastructure networks aiming at optimal system performance and efficient energy use.

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We all hate when roads close—no one’s happy when the inevitable traffic jams jar our routines. But what if we could predict how road closings will affect traffic? Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Sean Qian discusses using real-time data to predict future traffic volumes and reduce congestion and emissions.