Centre for Urban Innovation @ Ryerson University
Laboratory of Innovations in Transportation
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What We Do

Creating Cyber-Physical Future of Urban Mobility using Intelligent Technologies & Mathematics

Cybersecurity & Privacy

Blockchain framework for Smart Mobility Data-Markets (BSMD) with a focus on cybersecurity and personal privacy.

Machine Learning & Mobility

Developing data-driven model structure and estimation methods for discrete choice analysis.

Smart Mobility

Distributed traffic management system with application in CAV routing, advanced on-demand transit, traffic management, & system optimization.

Urban Flux

Ubiquitous sensors network for sensing multimodal traffic in real-time for complete streets.

Virtual Reality

Virtual Immersive Reality Environment (VIRE) for travel behaviour experiments.

Recent Publications

Meshkani, A., Farooq, B., 2021. A generalized ride-matching approach for sustainable shared mobility. Sustainable Cities and Society.

Buerstlein, J., Lopez, D., Farooq, B., 2021. Exploring first-mile on-demand transit solutions for North American suburbia: A case study of Markham, Canada. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

Al Mallah, R., Lopez, D., Farooq, B., 2021. Cyber-Security Risk Assessment Framework for Blockchains in Smart Mobility. IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Yazdizadeh, A., Patterson, Z., Farooq, B., 2021. Semi-supervised GANs to Infer Travel Modes in GPS Trajectories. Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation.

Haghani, M., Bliemer, M.C.J., Farooq, B., Kim, I., Li, Z., Oh, C., Shahhoseini, Z., MacDougall, H., 2021. Applications of brain imaging methods in driving behaviour research. Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Yazdizadeh, A., Farooq, B., 2021. Smart Mobility Ontology: Current Trends and Future Directions. In: Augusto J.C. (eds) Handbook of Smart Cities. Springer, Cham.

Wong, M., Farooq, B., 2021. ResLogit: A residual neural network logit model for data-driven choice modelling. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies.

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Our Team

We prioritize, value, and practice equity, diversity, and inclusion in our research, lab space, teaching, and engagements.

Associate Professor

Canada Research Chair in Disruptive Transportation and Services

Postdoc Research Fellow

Postdoc Research Fellow

Senior Researcher

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

PhD Student

MEng Student

MASc Student

MASc Student

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Postdoc Research Fellow

Postdoc Research Fellow, 2021

PhD Student, 2021

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2020

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2020

Senior Postdoc, 2020

Postdoc Research Fellow

Postdoc, 2020

MASc Student

MASc Graduate, 2019

MASc Student

MASc Graduate, 2019

Postdoc, 2019

MEng Student

MEng Graduate, 2019

Postdoc Research Fellow

Postdoc, 2019

Visiting graduate student

Visiting researcher, 2019

Undergraduate Research Assistant

PhD Student

PhD, 2020

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2020

BSc Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics Graduate, 2020

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Centre for Urban Innovation
CUI-330, Ryerson University
44 Gerrard Street East, Toronto ON M5G 1G3, Canada

416 979-5000 ext 556456

bilal.farooq@ryerson.ca

@litrans_lab