Aqshems joined TSRC in a research support role in June of 2019. During his time at TSRC, he has assisted on several projects related to microtransit partnership evaluations. Aqshems’ research interests include, but are not limited to, transportation altruism, public transit regeneration, and community engagement methods. His hobbies are worshipping Jesus Christ, studying Jesus Christ, and spreading the good news of Jesus Christ. Aqshems’ journey began in Milwaukee, continued in the suburbs of Austin, and currently has brought him to Berkeley.