Venu Garikapati

Project Leader, Transportation Data Analytics - Center for Integrated Mobility Sciences

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Venu Garikapati is the project leader for transportation data analytics at NREL, where he conducts research on travel, and energy-related impacts of emerging transportation technologies, such as connected and automated vehicles, and transportation networking companies. An expert in the development of new analytical and computational modeling systems for forecasting activity travel demand under a wide variety of socioeconomic, demographic, technological, and policy scenarios, his research focuses on understanding the impacts of disruptive technologies on travel behavior and the role that big data analytics can play in enhancing the performance of transportation systems. Prior to joining NREL, he served as a research faculty at Arizona State University (ASU).