Past Member

Phil Tinn

Former Research Affiliate
  • City Science


Co-lead, New Mobility

Phil joined City Science in 2015 as a Master’s student in Urban Transportation Planning to develop his thesis project on combining interactive data visualization and Accessibility simulation as a  tool for transit policy simulation and community engagement. 

As Research Scientist, Phil is responsible for growing the group’s micro-mobility research  portfolio, cross-sector engagements, and international partnerships. His research focuses on pushing the applications of Human-Machine Interaction (HMI), agent-based fleet simulations, and policy development for new urban mobility systems and services.  Phil is passionate about integrating the best of human intuitionmachine intelligence, and institutional policies to enable system-scale transformations that strengthen communities and human mobility.

Outside of his day-to-day research, Phil supports the Director’s Office on the development and maintenance of key sponsor relationships, through co-creating R&D projects and engagement activities for building innovation capacities. 

MS in Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin
MCP in Transportation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA, University of California, Berkeley
Diplôme du 1er cycle, Institut d'études politiques de Paris