Kakali Basak

Kakali Basak
Sr. Software Development Project Manager





Research Interests: 

Traffic Simulation, Behavior Modeling, Software Architecture


Kakali Basak is Senior Software Development Project Manager in Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology’s Future Urban Mobility Interdisciplinary Research Group, where she has been working with Profs. Moshe Ben-Akiva and Li Shiuan Peh in integrated simulation platform development. In these projects, she applies her long term software development knowledge as well as project management capability to manage and integrate a large team with varying interest & abilities. She holds a Master Degree in Computer Application and has been managing Software Development Projects in Singapore for the past 14 years.



Recent proceedings with peer review

Lu Y. (SMART), Adnan, M. (SMART), Basak, K. (SMART), F. Pereira (SMART), Carrion, C. (SMART), Saber, VH. ( SMART), Loganathan, H. (SMART), Ben-Akiva, M. (MIT),“SimMobility Mid-Term Simulator: A State of the Art Integrated Agent Based Demand and Supply Model”. Transportation Research Board 93st Annual Meeting. Washington DC. January 2015

Basak, K., Pereira, F., Hetu, S., Peh, L., Zegras, C. and Ben-Akiva, M.. “SimMobility: Integrated activity based modeling”. ITS World Congress 2013, Tokyo, Japan

Basak, K. (SMART), Hetu, S.**(SMART), Li, Z.*(SMART), Azevedo, C. (LNEC), Loganathan, H. *(SMART), Toledo, T. (TECHNION), Yan, X.* (SMART), Xu, R. *(MIT), Peh, L. (MIT/SMART) and Ben-Akiva, M. (MIT). "Modeling reaction time within a traffic simulation model". Nominated for best paper award for IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Conference Management System, 2013.

Kakali Basak, Seth Hetu, Zhemin Li, Carlos Lima Azevedo , Harish Loganthan, Tomer Toledo, Xu Yan, Li-Shiuan Peh and Moshe Ben-Akiva. “Modeling reaction time within a traffic simulation model”, Transportation Research Board. Meeting (92nd: 2013: Washington, D.C.).