Speaker Bio

Dr. Mina Sartipi

Dr. Mina Sartipi is the Founding Director of the Center for Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP) at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), where she is also a Guerry Professor and UC Foundation Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department. Her research, funded by NSF, DOE, USDOT, NIH, State of the Tennessee, City of Chattanooga, Lyndhurst Foundation, and industry organizations, focuses on data-driven approaches to tackle real-world challenges in smart city applications focused on mobility, energy, and health.

At CUIP, she coordinates cross-disciplinary research and strategic visions for urbanism and smart cities advancement with a focus on people and quality of life. She received her BS in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, and her MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech, respectively.