Associate Research ScientistResearch & Implementation - San Antonio/El Paso Region
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
4050 Rio Bravo Drive, Suite 212
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 521-8105 x14105
- M.S., Computer Science, University of Texas at El Paso, 2010
- B.S., Computer Engineering, Mumbai University, 2001
Mr. Samant has been involved in development of web based and desktop software since 2001. Mr. Samant currently serves as a Software Applications Developer at TTI. In this role, he has developed web based software applications for projects sponsored by various regional, state and federal agencies.
Mr. Samant is currently working on the development of a system to measure, archive, and relay wait times and crossing time of US bound commercial vehicles at various ports of entry along the US-Mexico border. This system will have real time information dissemination as well as reports based on archived data.
Mr. Samant is also working on the El Paso Transportation Data Warehouse; this transportation tool is a collaborative decision making product that combines social software and transportation operation systems with business intelligence platform capabilities. Additionally, he has developed the Mesoscopic Transportation Model Integration tool. This innovative modeling approach will bring significant benefits in analyzing toll projects, traffic impact analysis and system-wide network modeling.
Prior to joining the research team at TTI, Mr. Samant worked for three years with The University of Texas at El Paso where he developed a dashboard to track key performance indicators for the Facilities Services department, and several other web based applications.