Burak Cesme, Ph.D
Burak Cesme has over seven years of experience in transportation engineering on a variety of projects. His experience includes traffic signal systems, microsimulation, adaptive traffic control, transit signal priority (TSP), and operation of public transportation systems. Burak has spent the past three years in the Mid-Atlantic region working on a variety of projects including operational analysis of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems, bus-only lanes, transit preferential treatments, and streetcar services. In addition, Burak has a strong research background with several peer-reviewed journal publications. Burak obtained his Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey. He has a Master’s and a Doctorate degree in transportation engineering from Northeastern University. Burak has been actively involved with Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) for the past seven years. He is currently the chair of the Simulation and Capacity Analysis User Group (SimCap) for the Washington, D.C. Section of the ITE.