GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCHER
Servet Lapardhaja is a Ph.D. student at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Diploma of Engineering (B.S.& M.S.) from the National Technical University of Athens at the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering in 2019 with a major in Transportation Engineering and a minor in Surveying Engineering. He completed his M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2020 at the University of California, Berkeley focusing his studies in Transportation Engineering. His research interests are on traffic engineering, transportation operations, operations of Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) Vehicles and investigation of their impact. His advisor is Prof. Michael Cassidy and he works closely with Dr. Xingan (David) Kan on his research regarding the impact of ACC vehicles on Freeways. Servet Lapardhaja along with Alexander Kurzhanskiy and Gabriel Gomes lead the development of the Operations Planning Toolbox (OPT), a multi-modal transportation modeling software supported by UC Berkeley PATH. He is also working with Alexander Kurzhanskiy on a project for Monitoring transit usage during COVID-19.