Takahiro Yabe receives 2nd place in NetMob 2019 poster competition
PhD student Takahiro (Taka) Yabe received 2nd place in the 2019 NetMob conference poster competition for his research titled, "Understanding post-disaster population recovery patterns." NetMob, the main conference on the scientific analysis of mobile phone datasets, was held this past July at Oxford University in the UK.
Taka is a 3rd year PhD student in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, advised by Professor Satish Ukkusuri and Professor Seungyoon Lee (Brian Lamb School of Communication). His research focuses on analyzing and modeling the disaster resilience of communities through data mining and network modeling techniques using large scale mobility datasets. He is a Doctoral Fellow appointed by the Purdue Systems Collaboratory.