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2011 News in Brief



Professor Carolina Osorio’s paper wins award

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Carolina OsorioA paper by Assistant Professor Carolina Osorio won the Graduate Student Best Paper Award at the Transportation Research Forum (TRF) held in Long Beach, Calif. March 11. The paper, “A Simulation-Based Optimization Framework for Urban Traffic Control,” is based on a chapter in Osorio’s Ph.D. thesis. Her research interests are in applied probability theory; and simulation and simulation-based optimization for transportation problems, including macroscopic traffic modeling, large-scale traffic management and transportation systems analysis. She joined the CEE Faculty in August 2010.