Robert Hampshire

University of Michigan

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Associate Professor – Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Research Associate Professor – University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
Research Associate Professor – Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS)
Affiliated Faculty Member of Industrial and Operations Engineering – University of Michigan
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology – United States Department of Transportation (USDOT)

Robert C. Hampshire is an associate professor of public policy at the Ford School, a research associate professor in both the U-M Transportation Research Institute’s (UMTRI) Human Factors group and Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), and an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE). He develops and applies operations research, data science, and systems approaches to public and private service industries. His research focuses on the management and policy analysis of emerging networked industries and innovative mobility services such as smart parking, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, ride-hailing, bike sharing, and car sharing. He has worked extensively with both public and private sector partners worldwide. He is a queueing theorist that uses statistics, stochastic modeling, simulation and dynamic optimization. Hampshire received a PhD in operations research and financial engineering from Princeton University.

Their Research

Machine Learning, Human Factors and Security Analysis for the Remote Command of Driving; An Mcity Pilot
Principal Investigator:
Robert Hampshire, Walter Lasecki, & Shan Bao
Research Thrusts: Control & Operations, Enabling Technology, Human Factors
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Principal Investigator:
Robert Hampshire
Research Thrusts: Enabling Technology