Gautam S. Thakur

Research Scientist
Gautam S. Thakur

Gautam Thakur is a researcher at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), TN, USA. He works in the Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) Group and a member of Urban Dynamics Institute at ORNL. His research focuses on population dynamics, urban morphology, network science, and transportation simulation and modeling. He graduated from the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida (2012) with a Ph.D. in computer engineering and a dissertation on mobility modeling in large-scale networks. He worked at the Deutsche Telekom Research Laboratories, Berlin on transportation system modeling and understanding network anatomy of major cities in the world. He worked at Disney Research Laboratory, Z├╝rich on activity and mobility modeling of guests visiting the Disney theme parks. His research has applications in geo-spatial intelligence, sustainable urban systems, disaster management, critical infrastructure, and transportation system analysis. He has received two best paper awards at Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) conferences and one best paper of the year award from IEEE Communication Society.

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