CUSP Researchers | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

CUSP Researchers

Postdoctoral Associates and PhD students contribute to many research initiatives at CUSP

Researchers from across many different engineering disciplines work at select CUSP-affiliated labs to help advance our mission of improving quality of life in urban environments around the world. 


graduate students setting up research equipment in lab

Ph.D. Students

  • Prateek Arora, Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Stacy Ashlyn, Mechanical Engineering
  • Kate Boxer, Computer Science
  • Diedre Brown, Urban Systems
  • Christopher Buglino, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sreya Chakraborty, Urban Systems
  • Zair Cheema, Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Kenny Chen, Computer Science
  • Budmonde Duinkharjav, Computer Science
  • Junchi Feng, Biomedical Engineering
  • Ines Pacheco Figuera, Mechanical Engineering
  • Adrienne Fueredi, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Tian Gan, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Kim Hertz, Urban Systems
  • SoungEil Houng, Civil and Urban Engineering
  • Ryan Kim, Computer Science
  • Charan Kukunoor, Urban Systems¬†
  • Rameen Mahmood, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Grace McGrath, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Riccardo Negri, Urban Systems
  • Vijay Prakash, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Vaidehi Raipat, Human-Centered Technology, Innovation, & Design
  • Pavan Ravishankar, Computer Science
  • Fabiana Sofia Ricci, Biomedical Engineering
  • Rayan Succar, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Nicco Ulbricht, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Sameer Amarnath Upadhye, Mechanical Engineering
  • Wen Yin, Human-Centered Technology, Innovation, & Design
  • Yunxiang Zhang, Computer Science

Postdoctoral Associates

  • Tianjun Han, PhD, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sayomi Kamimoto, PhD, Applied Mathematics
  • Soumik Mandal, PhD, Information Science
  • Tamir Mendel, PhD, Industrial Engineering
  • Mehak Sachdeva, PhD, Geographic Information Science
  • Roni Barak Ventura, PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Qingtian Yin, PhD, Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Fellows

  • Azin Ghaffary, PhD, Structural Engineering
  • Marcel Moran, PhD, City Planning
  • Zhaoxi Zhang, PhD, Environmental Science

FloodNet Researchers

  • Hannah Burnett
  • Praneeth Challagonda
  • Chuyang Chen
  • Nancy Rico Mineros
  • Prafull Moona
  • Polly Pierone
  • Venu Vardhan Tekula