Alimurtaza holds a Master’s in transportation studies at the Institute of Transportation Studies of UC Davis and a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune, India. His interests and skills include travel demand modeling, model validation, regression, choice modeling, spatial analysis, visualization, technical writing, and traffic signal design. He has interned as transportation analyst Intern at Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and was a Chief Minister Fellow for the Maharashtra State Government in Mumbai, India. Multiple awards including two departmental gold medals, the R D Thipsay Prize, the Ramanil Prize, and the Sadiq Bhai Vali Award for Academic Excellence.