About

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Jimi Oke is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he directs the Networks for Accessibility, Sustainability and Resilience Laboratory. From 2016 to 2019, he was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab working on the MIT Energy Initiative’s Future Mobility Study. Jimi received his MSE and PhD in Civil Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied from 2012 to 2016. Prior to graduate school, Jimi taught mathematics at The Pennington School after graduating from Williams College with majors in Physics and Music in 2010.

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Office: Marston 214D, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA 01003, USA

 

Employment

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachsuetts Amherst (2019–date)
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachsuetts Institute of Technology (2016–2019)
  • Teaching Fellow/Teacher, The Pennington School (2010–2012)

Education

  • Kaufman Teaching Certificate, Teaching & Learning Lab, Massachsuetts Institute of Technology (2019)
  • PhD, Civil Engineering (Systems), Johns Hopkins University (2016)
  • MSE, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  • BA, Physics (Honors), Music, Williams College, MA (2010)

Memberships

Awards

  • 2023 ASCE Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Infrastructure Systems (2024)
  • Armstrong Fund for Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2024)
  • Brack Endowment Fund, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachsuetts Amherst (2021)
  • Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachsuetts Institute of Technology (2017)
  • Gordon Croft Fellowship, Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
  • Civil Engineering Graduate Service Award, G.W.C. Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
  • Teaching-as-Research Fellowship, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, Johns Hopkins University (2015)
  • Educational Training Core Traineeship, Global Obesity Prevention Center, Johns Hopkins University (2013)
  • Whiting School of Engineering Research Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University (2012)
  • Howard P. Stabler Prize in Physics, Williams College (2010)
  • William W. Kleinhandler Prize for Excellence in Music, Williams College (2010)

Other interests

  • Running
  • Music