Sanskruti Joshi

Degree Program:
Masters in Civil Engineering
Hometown:
Surat, India

Sanskruti got her Masters in transportation systems engineering. After receiving her Bachelors in Civil engineering from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India, she joined the UTIL group as a research assistant for a project understanding changes in transit ridership. As a data scientist for this project, she mainly handles Automated Passenger Count data and General Transit Feed Specification (GTFS) data obtained from various transit agencies. In addition to her research on transit ridership, Sanskruti is involved in a research project about changes in travel behavior due to use of navigational apps like Google Maps, Waze etc. and how that changes the use of functional classification of roads. Sanskruti is a transit enthusiast and would love to plan and design transit and active modes of transportation. She belives shared modes of transportation not only reduce congestion but help make the public spaces more lively, interactive and safe!