Vanderbilt professor receives $3.9 million in grants to reinvent Chattanooga transit system

  • Date: 11/08/2020

Vanderbilt professor of computer science and computer engineering Abhishek Dubey received a combined $3.9 million dollars in grants in September from both the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Energy to fund a revolutionary real-time transit system for the Chattanooga area.

Dubey’s project, dubbed “Smart Transit,” relies on continual data collection and machine learning to address public transit problem areas, such as energy efficiency and real-time response mechanisms.

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