- Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV)
- Traffic and Incident Management
- Intelligent Transportation Systems
- Public Transportation and Accessibility
- Transportation Planning/ Travel Demand Modeling
- Transportation Infrastructure Investment Decision Making
- Air Quality and Health Impacts of Transportation System
- Sustainable Transportation
- Smart Cities
- Infrastructure Interdependencies
- Multimodal Network Modeling
- High Speed Rail
- Transportation Electrification/ Electric Vehicles
- Crowdsourcing Applications
Ongoing Research Projects
|“SRS RN: Sustainable Transportation Electrification for an Equitable and Resilient Society (STEERS)“, Role: Researcher, PI: Thomas Overbye (TAMU), a collaborative project of four Texas universities: Texas A&M University (TAMU, lead) including the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), Rice University (Rice), Texas Tech University (TTU), and University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), (01/01/2022-12/31/2022).
|“Develop Roadway and Parking Design Criteria to Accommodate Automated and Autonomous Vehicles”, Role: PI, Co-PIs: Samer Dessouky, Hatim Sharif, José Weissmann, research conducted at UTSA, funded by Texas Department of Transportation, (09/01/2020-08/31/2022).|
|“Modeling Crash Severity and Collision Types Using Machine Learning”, Role: PI, research conducted at UTSA, funded by Transportation Consortium of South-Central States (Tran-SET) the Region 6’s University Transportation Center led by Louisiana State University, (08/01/2020-07/31/2022).|
Past Research Projects
|“Development of Traffic dispersion model with the aid of video records from Multiple UAVs for effective Signal Coordination along Urban arterials carrying Heterogeneous Traffic flow”, Role: Co-PI, PI: Dr. Gunasekaran Karuppanan (Anna University, India), funded by Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC), Govt. of India. (2019-2021).|
|“When and Where are Dedicated Lanes Needed under Mixed Traffic of Automated and Non-Automated Vehicles for Optimal System Level Benefits?”, Role: Co-PI, PI: Subhrajit Guhathakurta, worked at Georgia Tech, funded by Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions and Dollars (CTEDD), USDOT (Tier-1) University Transportation Center, (09/01/17-08/31/18).|
|“Challenges to CV and AV Applications in Truck Freight Operations“, Role: Researcher, worked at Georgia Tech, PI: David Fitzpatrick, funded by NCHRP, (2015-2016).|
|“Crowdsourced Social Media Monitoring System Development”, Role: PI, worked at Georgia Tech, funded by Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), (2016-2017).|
|“Integrating Transportation Management Companies (TMCs) and Public Transportation”, Role: Researcher, worked at Georgia Tech, funded by Center for Transportation, Equity, Decisions and Dollars (CTEDD), USDOT (Tier-1) University Transportation Center. (2017-2018).|
|“Data Driven Approach to State Transportation Investment Decisions: a Transportation Project Investment and Evaluation Resource (T-PIER)”, , Role: Researcher, funded by USDOT/RITA through University Transportation Center (UTC) at Georgia Tech. (2014-2015).|
|“A Collaborative Model for Healthy Freight Planning”, Funded by Pew Charitable Trusts. Role: Researcher, worked at Georgia Tech, (2014-2016).
|“Freight Impacts on Small Urban and Rural Areas”, Funded by USDOT/RITA through UTC at Georgia Tech. Role: Researcher, worked at Georgia Tech, (2014-2015).|
|“Post-Processing Techniques to Enhance Reliability of Assignment Algorithm Based Performance Measures”, Funded by Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). Role: Researcher, worked at Purdue University, (2008-2011).|
|“Incorporating High Speed Passenger Rail into a Multimodal Network Model for Improved Regional Transportation Planning”, Funded by USDOT/RITA through UTC at Purdue University. Role: Researcher, worked at Purdue University, (2013-2014).
|“Integrated Framework to Capture the Interdependencies between Transportation and Energy Sectors due to Policy Decisions”, Funded by USDOT/RITA through UTC region 5 at Purdue University. Role: Researcher, worked at Purdue University, (2013-2014).