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Dr. Shaurya Agarwal

Assistant Professor

Room: Engr II 409
Phone: (407) 823-6205
E-mail: Shaurya.Agarwal@ucf.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
University of Nevada Las Vegas. 2015
M.S. in Applied Mathematics
University of Nevada Las Vegas. 2015
M.S. in Electrical Engineering
University of Nevada Las Vegas. 2012
B. Tech., Electronics, and Communication Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.), Guwahati, India 2009

RESEARCH AREAS OF SPECIALTY

Cyber-Physical Systems, Smart Cities, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Mean Field Games, Theoretical and Applied Feedback Control, Intelligent Transportation Systems

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, Sergio Contreras and Shankar Sastry. “Feedback-Coordinated Ramp Control of Consecutive On-Ramps Using Distributed Modeling and Godunov-Based Satisfiable Allocation.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 16.5 (2015): 2384-2392.
  2. Pratik Verma, Hongtao Yang, Pushkin Kachroo and Shaurya Agarwal. “Modeling and Estimation of Vehicle-miles Traveled (VMT) Tax Rate Using Stochastic Differential Equations.” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems 46.6 (2016): 818-828
  3. Pushkin Kachroo, Shaurya Agarwal, and Shankar Sastry. “Inverse Problem for Non-viscous Mean Field Control: Example from Traffic.” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TAC.2015.2511929
  4. Anjala Krishen, Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo and Robyn Raschke. “Framing the Value and Valuing the Frame? Algorithms for Child Safety-Set Use.” Journal of Business Research 69.4 (2016): 1503-1509.
  5. Anjala Krishen, Pushkin Kachroo, Shaurya Agarwal, Shankar Sastry and Masha Wilson. “Safety culture from an interdisciplinary view: Proposing a hierarchical feedback-based transportation framework.” Transportation Journal, 54.4 (2015): 516-534.
  6. Sergio Contreras, Pushkin Kachroo, and Shaurya Agarwal. “Observability and Sensor Placement Problem on Highway Segments: A Traffic Dynamics-Based Approach.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 17.3 (2016): 848-858
  7. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, and Sergio Contreras. “A Dynamic Network Modeling Based Approach for Traffic Observability Problem.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 17.4 (2016): 1168-1178
  8. Anjala Krishen, Orie Berezan, Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo. “The Generation of Virtual Needs: Recipes for Satisfaction in Social Media Networks.” Journal of Business Research, 69.11 (2016): 5248-5254.
  9. Shaurya Agarwal Pushkin Kachroo and Emma Regentova. “A Hybrid Model Using Logistic Regression and Wavelet Transformation to Detect Traffic Incidents,” IATSS Research (Elsevier), 40.1 (2016): 56-63.
  10. 10. Pushkin Kachroo, Anjala Krishen, and Shaurya Agarwal. “Fuzzy logic programming based knowledge analysis for qualitative comparative analysis.” Quality & Quantity 51 (5), 2101-2113
  11. Anjala Krishen, Shaurya Agarwal, and Pushkin Kachroo. “Is Having Accurate Knowledge Necessary for Implementing Safe Practices? A Consumer Folk Theories-of-Mind Perspective on the Impact of Price.” European Journal of Marketing 50.5/6 (2016): 1073-1093.
  12. Pushkin Kachroo, Saumya Gupta, and Shaurya Agarwal. “Optimal Control for Congestion Pricing: Theory, Simulation, and Evaluation.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 18.5 (2017): 1234-1240.
  13. Pratik Verma, Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo and Anjala Krishen. “Declining transportation funding and need for analytical solutions: dynamics and control of VMT tax.”, Journal of Marketing Analytics 5 (3-4), 131-140
  14. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, Emma Regentova and Himanshu Verma. “Multidimensional Compression of ITS Data Using Wavelet-Based Compression Techniques.” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems 18 (7), 1907-1917
  15. Sergio Contreras, Shaurya Agarwal, and Pushkin Kachroo. “Quality of Traffic Observability on Highways With Lagrangian Sensors.” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (2017). (Published Online)
  16. Pushkin Kachroo, Shaurya Agarwal, Benedetto Piccoli and Kaan Ozbay. “Multi-scale Modeling and Control Architecture for V2X Enabled Traffic Streams.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 66 (6), 4616-4626
  17. Anjala Krishen, Orie Berezan, Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo. “The Pursuit of Virtual Happiness: Exploring the Social Media Experience Across Generations.” Journal of Business Research, (2018). (Accepted)
  18. Pushkin Kachroo, Shaurya Agarwal, and Kaan Ozbay. “Aggregated Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram: Basic Theoretical Analysis and Traffic Control.” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2017. (Under Review)
  19. Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo. “Controllability and Observability Analysis for Intelligent Transportation Systems,” Transportation in Developing Economies (Springer), 2017. (Under Review)

FULL PAPER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PAPER

  1. Shaurya Agarwal, Atul Sancheti, Romesh Khaddar, and Pushkin Kachroo. “Geospatial Framework for Integration of Transportation Data Using Voronoi Diagrams,” Transportation Research Board, 92nd Annual Meeting, no. 13-5378. 2013.
  2. Anjala Krishen, Pushkin Kachroo, and Shaurya Agarwal. “Paving the Way to a Safety Culture: Introducing a Hierarchical Feedback-based Framework.” Academy of Marketing Science, Annual Conference, May 12-14 2015, Denver, Colorado
  3. Anjala Krishen, Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo and Robyn Raschke. “Framing the Value and Valuing the Frame? Algorithms for Child Safety-Set Use.” Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA), 13-16 July 2015, Valencia, Spain.
  4. Anjala Krishen, Orie Berezan, Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo. “The Generation of Virtual Needs: Recipes for Satisfaction in Social Media Networks.” Accepted for presentation in Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA), March 20-23, 2016, Valencia, Spain.
  5. Orie Berezan, Anjala S. Krishen, Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo. “The Pursuit of Virtual Happiness: Exploring the Social Media Experience Across Generations.” Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA), 2017, Lisbon Portugal
  6.  Hector Cruz, Shaurya Agarwal, and Mehran Mazari. “Traffic Incident Prediction Using Wavelet Based Feature Extraction and Artificial Neural Networks,” Transportation Research Board, 97th Annual Meeting, January 7-11, 2018, Washington, D.C. (Accepted)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, 2018-present;
Department of Civil, Environmental & Construction Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Assistant Professor, 2016-2018;
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Postdoctoral Associate, 2015-2016;
New York University, New York, NY

Research Assistant, 2011- 2015
Transportation Research Center
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Consultant, 2009-2011
e-Governance
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), India

COURSES TAUGHT

  • at UCF
    CGN 3405 – Applied Numerical Methods for Civil Engineering
  • at CSULA
    EE 4540 Fundamentals of Machine Learning
    EE 4620 Modern Control Systems
    EE 5610 Stochastic Systems and Estimation
    EE 5600 Linear Systems Analysis
    EE 5620 Advanced Digital Control Systems
    EE 5630 Optimal Control Theory

AWARDS

  • Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, UNLV, 2016
  • Best paper award for USA authors, Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Conference, March 2016, Valencia, Spain, (Anjala Krishen, Orie Berezan, Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, “The generation of virtual needs: Recipes for satisfaction in social media networks”)
  • Roy and Helen Kelsall Scholarship, UNLV, 2014-2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • IEEE
  •  Phi Kappa Phi

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Reviewer for

  • IEEE Transactions on ITS
  • IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
  • IEEE Transactions on Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
  • Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology

Member of

  • Editorial Review Board (ERB) for Journal of Marketing Analytics (JMA, Springer)
  • Technical Program Committee, 1st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Circuit and Systems (ICICS 2019), 18-19 January, 2019.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Vice-Chair: Library Subcommittee (2017-2018)
  • Chair: Taskforce for Increasing Response Rate of Student Opinion Online Surveys on Instruction (2017-2018)
  • Member: Student Educational Equity Advisory Committee (2017-2018)

ABSTRACT REFEREED PAPERS

  1. Shaurya Agarwal, Himanshu Verma, Emma Regentova, Pushkin Kachroo. “Multidimensional Compression of Intelligent Transportation Systems Data Using Wavelet Decomposition Techniques,” Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, 10th Conference, December 12-14, 2012, IIT Bombay.
  2. Shaurya Agarwal and Pushkin Kachroo. “Intelligent Transportation Systems: Functional Requirements & Components,” Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, 10th Conference, December 12-14, 2012, IIT Bombay.
  3. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, Benedetto Piccoli and Kaan Ozbay. “Impact of V2X Diffusion to Traffic Flow Efficiency and Control.” 4th Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Symposium, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Albany, NY, December 2, 2015.
  4. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo, Saumya Gupta and Santonu Goswami. “Controllability and Observability Analysis for Intelligent Transportation Systems.” 12th Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC 2016) conference, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 19-21 December 2016.
  5. Shaurya Agarwal, Pushkin Kachroo. “On the Economic Control of Cyber-physical System.” The 7th Annual IEEE Int. Conf. on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (IEEE CYBER 2017), Hawaii, USA, July 31 August 4, 2017. (Accepted)

INVITED TALKS

  1. “Mean Field Games: The New Big Fish,” CE&S Seminar Series, September 29, 2017, California State University, Los Angeles, CA.
  2. “Connected Vehicles and V2X Technology: The Future of Transportation Applications,” ITS Travel Information Systems and Mobile Applications for enhanced Transportation, December 10, 2015, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY 10023.

Jiheng Huang

Jiheng Huang is a Ph.D. student in Civil Engineering at the University of Central Florida. He was a senior researcher in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at California State University, Los Angeles. He received his M.S. degree in Applied Urban Science and Informatics from New York University. His B.Eng. degree is in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University. His research and working interests include macroscopic modeling, control theory and machine learning for prediction analysis.

Jiheng Huang Curriculum Vitae

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