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ITS Schedule at TRB

The Institute of Transportation Studies Berkeley will be well represented at the upcomingNational Academies of Medicine Engineering and Science's Transpotation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. January 12-16, 2019.

By the numbers: 

89 UC Berkeley Faculty, Staff, and Student research involved in 71 sessions
15 sessions presided over by Cal affiliates
4 committees led by Cal faculty and staff (including Transportation Sustainability Research Center Co-Director Susan Shaheen's new term as Vice Chair of TRB's Executive Committee)
38 posters, 27 presentations, and 10 workshops presented by our Faculty, Staff, and Students

Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Innovative Doctoral Transportation Research Showcase
Convention Center, 146C

Workshop
Madeleine Parker, University of California, Berkeley

Section 508 Compliance and Document Accessibility: How to Make Your Reports Accessible for Everybody
Convention Center, 147B
Workshop
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley Presiding

The Advancement of Modeling Connected and Automated Vehicles: Past and Future
Convention Center, 103B
Workshop
Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) Vehicle String Operations in Mixed Traffic: Models and Applications
Hao Liu, University of California, Berkeley

The Nexus of Speed Management and Human Factors as a Focal Point of Safe Systems
Convention Center, 101
Workshop
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Mobility Innovation: A Vision for Our Transportation Future, Part 1
Convention Center, 147A
Workshop
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding
Ensuring Equitable Access and Managing Public-Private Partnerships: Lessons Learned from Innovative Mobility
Elliot Martin, University of California, Berkeley

Reimagining the Future of Transportation with Personal Flight: Preparing and Planning for Urban Air Mobility, Part 1
Convention Center, 150A
Workshop | Spotlight Theme | AICP Certification
Adam Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding, speaker, moderator

Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM

Hands-on Modeling Workshop with Refueling and Recharging Infrastructure Models
Convention Center, 146A
Workshop
EV Infrastructure for ridehailing and autonomous vehicle fleets using the Behavior, Energy, Autonomy, and Mobility(BEAM) framework
Colin Sheppard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Impact of Connected and Automated Vehicles on Pavement Design and Performance
Convention Center, 207B
Workshop
Connected and Automated Vehicle Capabilities and Limitations and their Deployment Uncertainties
Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley

Mobility Innovation: A Vision for Our Transportation Future, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 1040)
Convention Center, 147A
Workshop | Spotlight Theme
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding, speaker

Reimagining the Future of Transportation with Personal Flight: Preparing and Planning for Urban Air Mobility, Part 2
Convention Center, 150A
Workshop | Spotlight Theme | AICP Certification
Adam Cohen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding, moderator

Sunday 5:00 PM- 6:30 PM

Safety Sunday@TRB
Marquis Salon 1&2 (M2) / Marriott Marquis
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley Co-Moderator

AHB20(2): Freeway Operations and Autonomous Vehicle Simulation Subcommittee
Salon 9 (M2), Marriott Marquis
Bottleneck Capacity with Platoon Organization of CAVs

Soomin Woo, University of California, Berkeley

Sunday 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

ITS Berkeley Reception
Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar, 801 9th st., NW, Washington D.C., 20001

Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Poster Session, Part 1
Convention Center, Hall A

Poster
Simulating the effects of urban air mobility on travel behavior and land use in urban environments
Pavan Yedavalli, University of California, Berkeley
Scooter Research
Marcel Moran, University of California, Berkeley

Gender and Mobility Through the Course of Life
Convention Center, 146C
Lectern
Life Course as a Contextual System to Investigate the Effects of Life Events, Gender, and Generation on Travel Mode Use
Ling Jin, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
James Sears, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Annika Todd, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Alexander Sim, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Kesheng Wu, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Anna Spurlock, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Designing Pavements for Sustainability, Resilience, and the Urban Heat Island
Convention Center, 208
Lectern
Reflective Parking Lots for Microscale Urban Heat Island Mitigation
Juan Pablo Fernandèz, University of California, Berkeley

Improving Accessibility for Pedestrians, Transit, and Emerging Transportation Modes
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Demand for On-Demand: Use of Conventional Taxis and App-Based Ridehailing Services by Adults with Disabilities: A147
Abigail Cochran, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Chatman, University of California, Berkeley

Freeway Operations 2020
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Maximizing Efficiency of Adaptive Ramp Metering Control for Freeway Congestion Mitigation using CAV Mobility Data: A227
Hao Liu, University of California, Berkeley

Bicycle Research Poster Session
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Comparing Methods and Data Sources for Classifying Bicycle “Level of Traffic Stress:” How Well Do Their Outcomes Agree?: A182
Chester Harvey, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley

Evaluating the Effects of a Classroom-Based Bicycle Education Intervention on Bicycle Activity, Self-Efficacy, Personal Safety, Knowledge, and Mode Choice: A183
Daniel Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley
Elizabeth Nachman, University of California, Berkeley

Development of a Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Data Clearinghouse: A206
Julia Griswold, University of California, Berkeley

Monday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM

Aviation Safety Subcommittee, AV090(1)
Marriott Marquis, Pentagon (M4)
Airport Exposure to Lightning Strike Hazard in Continental U.S.
Yiyi He, University of California, Berkeley
Sarah Lindbergh, University of California, Berkeley
Jasenka Rakas, University of California, Berkeley

Applications Natural Language Processing in Transportation Science
Convention Center, 150B
Lectern
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Concrete Overlays: Modeling, Fibers, and Materials
Convention Center, 208
Lectern
Evaluation of the Moisture-Dependence of Concrete CTE and its Impacts on the Thermal Deformations and Stresses of Concrete Pavements
Angel Mateos, University of California, Berkeley

Evaluation of Signs and Markings Based on User Needs
Convention Center, 102B
Lectern
Freeway Traffic Sign Design for Interstate 80 Smart Corridor in California: A Driving Simulator Study
Pei Wang, University of California, Berkeley
Tingting Zhang, University of California, Berkeley
Sanaz Motamedi, University of California, Berkeley
Ching-Yao Chan, University of California, Berkeley

Barriers to Increasing Truck Parking Supply and Availability
Convention Center, 144B
Lectern | AICP Certification
Elliot Martin, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Ridesourcing, Ridesharing, and Carsharing
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Are Drivers Cool with Pool? Driver Attitudes Towards the Shared TNC Services UberPool and Lyft Shared: B302
Sakib Khan, University of California, Berkeley

Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Evaluation of Pavement Structures Using Full-Scale Accelerated Pavement Testing
Convention Center, 208
Lectern
Full-Scale Evaluation of Concrete-Asphalt Interphase in Thin Bonded Concrete Overlay on Asphalt Pavements
Angel Mateos, University of California, Berkeley

Planning-Level Adjustments for Connected and Automated Vehicles in the Highway Capacity Manual, 6th Edition
Convention Center, Salon A
Lectern
Highway Capacity for Mixed Traffic with CAVs
Xiao-Yun Lu, University of California, Berkeley

Engagement, Equity, and Experiments in Transit Planning: Lightning Talks
Convention Center, 147A
Lectern | AICP Certification
Lightning Talk: Planning for Autonomous Vehicles: How Selected Cities Are Prospectively Addressing Road Congestion, Parking Requirements, Transit Connections, and Municipal Revenue
Marcel Moran, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Chatman, University of California, Berkeley

Lightning Talk: An Analysis of Perceptions of Civic Engagement Technologies in Transportation Planning
Kate Beck, University of California, Berkeley
Lisa Peterson, University of California, Berkeley

New Trends in Research on Human Factors and Vehicle User Characteristics
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Driver Identification Using 1-D Convolutional Neural Networks with Vehicular CAN Signals, A194
Pin Wang, University of California, Berkeley
Ching-Yao Chan, University of California, Berkeley

Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM

Light Duty Vehicle Energy Efficiency Gains Through New Operational Approaches and Technologies
Convention Center, 146A
Lectern
Mobility and Energy Consumption Impacts of Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) Vehicle Strings on an Urban Freeway Corridor
Hao Liu, University of California, Berkeley
Xiao-Yun Lu, University of California, Berkeley
Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley

Safety Data, Analysis, and Evaluation, Act II: Deep Learning, Induced Exposure, and Other Sophisticated Methods (Act I, Session 1338; Act III, Session 1340; Act IV, Session 1356)
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Comparison of Pattern Recognition-Based Hotspot Identification Methods Based on Simulation: B401
Jiajian Lu, University of California, Berkeley
Aditya Medury, University of California, Berkeley
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley

Current Research in User Information Systems
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
External Interface of Automated Driving Systems: Communication and Interaction with Pedestrians: B327
Pei Wang, University of California, Berkeley
Teresa Bajo, University of California, Berkeley
David Whitney, University of California, Berkeley
Ching-Yao Chan, University of California, Berkeley

Engagement, Equity, and Experiments in Transit Planning
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Planning for Autonomous Vehicles: How Selected Cities Are Prospectively Addressing Road Congestion, Parking Requirements, Transit Connections, and Municipal Revenue: A235

Marcel Moran, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Chatman, University of California, Berkeley
An Analysis of Perceptions of Civic Engagement Technologies in Transportation Planning: A239
Kate Beck, University of California, Berkeley

Monday 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Infrastructure-Vehicle Cooperative Automation
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Research on Decision-Making Model of Left-Turn Behavior for Autonomous Vehicles at Urban Intersection Based on Conflict Resolution: B390
Pin Wang, University of California, Berkeley
Structured Quadratic Q-network for Learning Continuous Control for Autonomous Vehicles: B396
Pin Wang, University of California, Berkeley
Ching-Yao Chan, University of California, Berkeley
A Generic Simulation Platform for Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control under Partially Connected and Automated Environment: B398
Lian Cui, University of California, Berkeley

Modeling, Simulation, Analysis, and Evaluation of Connected and Automated Vehicle Applications
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Situation-Aware Left-Turning Connected and Automated Vehicle Operation at Signalized Intersections: B414
Sakib Khan, University of California, Berkeley

Safety Data, Analysis, and Evaluation, Act IV: Rollover, Trucks, Wildlife, and Other Crash Circumstances Explored (Act I, Session 1338; Act II, Session 1339; Act III, Session 1340)
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Assessing the Variation of Curbside Safety at the City Block Level: B306
Aditya Medury, University of California, Berkeley
Dimitris Vlachogiannis, University of California, Berkeley
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley

Through the Looking Glass of Gender Issues: Mobility Challenges Across the World
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Risk, Personality, Cost, or Household Tasks? Hypothesis Testing of Gender Differences in Plug-in Electric Vehicle Interest: A132
K. Sydny Fujita, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Hung-Chia Yang, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Margaret Taylor, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Anna Spurlock, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM

Evacuations in Short-Notice and No-Notice Scenarios
Convention Center, 151A
Lectern
A Revealed Preference Methodology to Evaluate Regret Minimization with Challenging Choice Sets: A Wildfire Evacuation Case Study
Stephen Wong, University of California, Berkeley
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley
Joan Walker, University of California, Berkeley

Machine Learning in the Travel Demand Forecasting Context: A Discussion
Convention Center, 145A
Lectern
Responses from Machine Learning Professionals
Timothy Brathwaite, No Organization (recent alum)
Marta Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley
Alexei Pozdnoukhov, University of California, Berkeley

Electrification of Heavy Duty Trucks for Short and Long Haul Applications
Convention Center, 146A
Lectern | AICP Certification
Long-haul battery electric trucks are technically feasible and economically compelling
Amol Phadke, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Preparing for Connected and Automated Vehicles: Results from EU - U.S. Research Collaboration
Convention Center, Salon C
Lectern
U.S.: Stakeholder-Driven Selection of Freeway Connected Automation Concepts to Model

Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley
U.S.: SR–99 California Case Study of Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control Impacts
Hao Liu, University of California, Berkeley

Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Reducing Fuel Consumption and Emissions at Freeway Merge by Metering its On-Ramp: A238
Mingyuan Yang, University of California, Berkeley
Xingan (David) Kan, Florida Atlantic University (recent alum)
Xiao-Yun Lu, University of California, Berkeley

Advances in Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Management Applications, and Strategies
Convention Center, Hall A
Improving Arterial Operations using Cooperative Adaptive 2 Cruise Control (CACC): B353
Xingan (David) Kan, Florida Atlantic University (recent alum)
Alexander Skabardonis, University of California, Berkeley
Hao Liu, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM

Unmanned Aircraft Systems, AV060(1), Joint Subcommittee of AV060, AV010, AV020
Marriott Marquis, Congress (M4)
Safety Benefit from Unmanned Aircraft System Operations

Kaijing Ding, University of California, Berkeley
Mark Hansen, University of California, Berkeley

Adoption of Emerging Mobility Services and Other Disruptive Technologies: An International Perspective
Convention Center, 145A
Lectern | Spotlight Theme
Emerging Mobility Services and Disruptive Technologies: An International Perspective
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley

Assuring the Safety of Highly Automated Vehicles
Convention Center, Salon C
Lectern
Steven Shladover, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Moving Forward and Advancing Society with Transportation Libraries, Information, and Data
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley, presiding
Building a National Transportation Data Preservation Network Workshop: B432
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley

Current Issues in Transportation Energy
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Climate and Health Impacts of Long-Haul Truck Electrification in the United States: A198
Fan Tong, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Derek Wolfson, University of California, Berkeley
Maximilian Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley
Corinne Scown, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Current Issues in Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Timothy Lipman, University of California, Berkeley, presiding
Leveraging Big Data and Charging Coordination for Effective Taxi Fleet Electrification: A Case Study of Shenzhen, China: A153
Gordon Bauer, University of California, Berkeley
Cheng Zheng, Aspiring Citizens Cleantech
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel Kammen, University of California, Berkeley
Large-Scale Automated Electric Ridehailing Substantially Improves the Grid-Integration Opportunity of Electric Vehicles: A152
Colin Sheppard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Gordon Bauer, University of California, Berkeley
Jeffery Greenblatt, Emerging Futures LLC.
Brian Gerke, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Recent Applications of Connected and Automated Vehicles
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Using RTCM Corrections in a Consumer-Grade Lane-Level Positioning System for Connected Vehicles: B315
Kun Zhou, University of California, Berkeley

Case Studies in Performance-Based Analysis of Geometric Design
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Impact of Contiguous Elements on Road Safety under Heterogeneous Traffic Flow: B356
Praveen Vayalamkuzhi, University of California, Berkeley
Aditya Medury, University of California, Berkeley
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley
A Systematic Approach for Segmentation in Highway Safety Management: Issues and Challenges: B357
Praveen Vayalamkuzhi, University of California, Berkeley
Aditya Medury, University of California, Berkeley
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM

Advances in the Use of Smartphones for the Collection of Travel Surveys
Convention Center, 152B
Lectern
EM-EVAL: an evaluation procedure for smartphone-based travel diaries
K. Shankari, University of California, Berkeley
David Culler, University of California, Berkeley
Randy Katz, University of California, Berkeley

Travel Modeling for New Applications
Convention Center, 145A
Lectern
Discussant
Alexei Pozdnoukhov, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM

Highway Capacity Manual Uninterrupted Flow
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Predicting Lane-by-Lane Flows and Speeds for Freeway Segments: A242
Alexander Skabardonis, University of California, Berkeley

Mobility as a Service and Mobility on Demand Contributions to Sustainability and Decarbonization
Convention Center, 149
Lectern
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding/moderator
Dr. Elliot Martin University of California, Berkeley, presenter

Innovation in Transportation Equity for the Development of More Robust Performance Metrics and Standards
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster | AICP Certification
Assessing the Equity Implications of Localized Congestion and Emissions Impacts of Four Traffic Assignment Scenarios in the Los Angeles Basin: A121
Jessica Lazarus, University of California, Berkeley
Ahmad Bin Thaneya, University of California, Berkeley
Ioanna Kavvada, University of California, Berkeley
Jane Macfarlane, University of California, Berkeley
Bin Wang, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Transportation Equity: Cross-Cutting Poster Session
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Political, Social and Spatial Borders to Formalization: Case study of East Jerusalem: A115
Tamara Kerzhner, UC Berkeley
Adoption and Use of One-Way Carsharing in Oakland, California: A Spatial, Demographic, and Equity Analysis: A118
Alexandra Pan, University of California, Berkeley
Elliot Martin, University of California, Berkeley
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley

Frontiers in Concrete Pavement Construction
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Evaluation of Shrinkage Reducing Admixture Used as a Curing Spray on Concrete Pavements: B308
Angel Mateos, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 1654; Part 3, Session 1656; Part 4, Session 1760; Part 5, Session 1761)
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
The Collapse of Urban Traffic Networks: B323
Luis Olmos, University of California, Berkeley
Marta Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley
Calibrating MFD Models from Mobile Phone Data: B335
Yanyan Xu, University of California, Berkeley
Marta Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM

Bus System Operations, Technology, and Applications, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 1129)
Convention Center, 145B
Lectern
Examining Barranquilla’s BRT-Paratransit Hybrid System: A Case Study
Manuel Santana Palacios, University of California, Berkeley

Travel Behavior Mega Poster Session
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Children, Income, and the Impact of Home-Delivery on Household Shopping Trips: A189
C. Anna Spurlock, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Annika Todd, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Health, Transportation, and Emerging Research
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Opportunities for Incorporating Health Considerations in Transportation Decision-Making: A213
Daniel Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley

Public Transportation Demand: Explorations of Traveler Response and Traveler Characteristics
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Tensions and Complementarities between Mass Transit and Ride-hailing through a Survey-based Randomization: B402
Annika Todd, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Anna Spurlock, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Saika Belal, E O Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Wednesday 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Library and Information Science for Transportation Committee
Marriott Marquis, Liberty Salon I (M4)
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley

Joint Meeting of the Shared-Use Vehicle Public Transport Systems Subcommittee, AP020(1), and Emerging Ridesharing Solutions, AP020(2), Joint Subcommittee of AP020, AP025, AHB15
Marriott Marquis, Chinatown (M3)
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM

Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies
Marriott Marquis, Independence Salon E (M4)
Timothy Lipman, University of California, Berkeley, presiding

Transportation Modeling Network Mega and Joint Poster Session with Traveler Behavior and Values

Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
Learning Optimal Traffic Routing Behaviors using Markovian Framework in Microscopic Simulation: A148
Theophile Cabannes, University of California, Berkeley
Jiayi Li, University of California, Berkeley
Fangyu Wu, University of California, Berkeley
Harry Dong, University of California, Berkeley
Alexandre Bayen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Micromobility Poster Session: Planning, Policy, and User Behavior for Shared Bikes and Scooters
Convention Center, Hall A
Poster
If You Provide, Will They Ride? Motivators and Deterrents to Bike Share: A152
Amanda Glazer, University of California, Berkeley

Wednesday 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Chair’s Luncheon
Convention Center, Ballroom AB
Susan Shaheen introduced as Vice President of TRB Executive Committee

Wednesday 2:30 PM- 4:00 PM

Pedestrian Safety Data and Tools
Convention Center, Salon A
Lectern
Pedestrian Injuries in North Carolina, 2007-2012: A Comparative Analysis Using Police, Emergency Department, and Death Certificate Data Sources
Daniel Rodriguez, University of California, Berkeley

Behavior and Policies for Taxis and Demand Responsive Transit
Convention Center, 146B
Lectern
Benefits and Challenges of On-Demand E-Hailing Paratransit Programs: A Case Study of Pilot Programs in New York City and Boston
Madeleine Parker, University of California, Berkeley

Improving Mobility Energy Productivity Through Shared, Automated, and Electrified Transport
Convention Center, 140A
Lectern
Integrated Mesoscale Urban Systems Modeling with Behavior, Energy, Autonomy, and Mobility (BEAM)
Colin Sheppard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Improving Traffic State Analysis and Prediction with Machine Learning
Convention Center, 151B
Lectern
Graph-Partitioning-Based Diffusion Convolution Recurrent Neural Network for Large-Scale Traffic Forecasting
Jane Macfarlane, University of California, Berkeley

Thursday 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Research Data Management for State DOTs
Convention Center, 103B
Workshop
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley, presiding
Why Should State DOTs Consider Research Data Management Practices?
Kendra Levine, University of California, Berkeley