Billy Rehbock loves writing about cars more than anything else, but he also has a passion for all types of transportation journalism. He hopes to work for a major automotive news publication when he finishes his master's degree in journalism at USC.
Disha Raychaudhuri is a graduate student in the M.S. Journalism program at USC's Annenberg School of Journalism and likes to use code to find and tell stories. She has experienced traffic in Mumbai, India, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, and therefore belongs to the rare breed that finds LA traffic relatively tolerable.
Iris Lee is an M.S. Journalism student at USC's Annenberg School of Journalism. Her main interests are investigative and data journalism.
Jenny Lower is a freelance journalist based in Los Angeles. She has written for the LA Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, KCET's Artbound, the Argonaut and the Ventura County Reporter, among other outlets.
Jingyun “David” Yang is an undergraduate at the University of Southern California. He is currently a research assistant at USC’s Integrated Media Systems Center. His research interest is spatial data mining and machine learning. He gets lost a lot.
Jutta Hoegmander is a professional journalist and a graduate student specializing in digital journalism and politics. She drives a Saab convertible.
Marissa Deutsch is a graduate student at USC Annenberg School of Journalism pursuing a master's degree in journalism. She is interested in data-driven stories that can be used to help people and improve quality of life for readers.
Mingxuan Yue, from Shenyang, China, is a PhD student in computer science at the University of Southern California. His research interest focuses on spatial-temporal data-mining and analysis, and he tries to avoid driving in Los Angeles.
Naiwen Tian is a digital journalist specializing in photography and videography. She likes to cover stories on people and cars.
Nihar Agrawal is an undergraduate Computer Science student at the University of Southern California. He serves as a Research Assistant in the Integrated Media Systems Center. He has enjoyed working on this traffic analytics project and looks forward to more in the future.
Tim Lloyd is a graduate journalism student at USC Annenberg School of Journalism, specializing in financial industry reporting. His reporting has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Treasury and Risk Management, Thomson Reuters Legal, Investor's Business Daily and Venture Beat.
Zachary Siegel is a master's candidate at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism. He specializes in science, health and policy.
Zara Abrams is a master’s student in the Specialized Journalism program at USC Annenberg School of Journalism. She writes about science, environment and technology.
Cyrus Shahabi is a professor of computer science, electrical engineering and spatial sciences and the director of the Information Laboratory at USC and also the director of the Integrated Media Systems Center.
Ugur Demiryurek is an associate director of research at the National Science Foundation’s Integrated Media Systems Center at USC. His research focuses on fundamental and applied data management and analytics with special interest in geospatial databases, cloud computing, and machine learning.
Gabriel Kahn is a professor of professional practice at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism. He is looking forward to the self-driving car so he will be less of a hazard to his fellow Angelenos.