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Candace Brakewood

Assistant Professor


Dr. Candace Brakewood is joining the faculty in August after serving on the faculty at the City College of New York for the past three years. She holds a PhD in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech and dual MS degrees from MIT in Transportation and Technology Policy. Her research focuses on “smart” transportation systems and aims to use new information and communication technologies to improve urban transportation networks.  In 2016, Dr. Brakewood was named a Rising Star fellow by the Transportation Research Board and was selected for Mass Transit Magazine’s “Top 40 under 40” list.

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