Presentations – 2017 UTC Conference for the Southeastern Region

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Can We Make Constructible, Durable & Sustainable Infrastructure with Alternative Cementitious Materials?

Prasanth Alapati, Georgia Institute of Technology (Master’s student)


The Use of Smart Portable Sensors for Structural Bridge Monitoring

Ahmed El Hattab, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Ph.D. student)

[Ali El-Hattab_Ahmed_UTC]

Quality Acceptance Approaches Used by State DOTs in Design-Build Highway Projects

Jung Hyun Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology (Master’s student)


Evaluating the Performance of Guardrail Posts Driven through Asphalt Vegetation Barriers

David Scott, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology [presentation posted soon][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 1B” tab_id=”1512678009267-2-3″][vc_column_text]

A Mixed Traffic Capacity Analysis & Lane Management Model for Connected Automated Vehicles: A Markov Chain Method

Amir Ghiasi, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [Ghiasi_Amir_UTC]

Bringing Order to Chaos: The Growing Role of Variable Speed Limit & Proactive Traffic Management Solutions

Robert Bertini, Ph.D., University of South Florida [BERTINI_Robert_UTC]

Development of Statistical Models for Prediction of Various Driving Performance Indicators under Emergency Evacuation

Maxim Dulebenets, Ph.D., FAMU-Florida State University [DULEBENETS_Maxim_UTC]

A Methodology to Assess the Quality of Travel Time Estimation Based on Connected Vehicle Data

Md. Shahadat Iqbal, Florida International University (Ph.D. student) [IQBAL_Shahadat_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 1C” tab_id=”88da95da-fe14-5″][vc_column_text]

Integrating “Safe Systems” into Land Use Planning: Examining the Role of Land Use Codes & Development Regulations on the Incidence & Severity of Traffic-Related Death & Injury

Eric Dumbaugh, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University [presentation posted soon]

Newer Model Years Are Associated with Reduced Risk of Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities among Older Drivers

Bernadette Fausto, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [FAUSTO_Bernadette_UTC]

Safety Evaluation of Roundabouts in Georgia

Angshuman Guin, Ph.D.,  Georgia Institute of Technology [GUIN_Angshuman_UTC]

Transportation Safety Evaluation Using Data Envelopment Analysis: A Case Study of Miami, Florida

Zongni Gu, University of Florida (Ph.D. student) [unavailable][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 1D” tab_id=”1512678310302-3-7″][vc_column_text]

Effect of Exit Doors & Number of Passengers on Airport Evacuation Efficiency using Simulation

Jie Chen, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Master’s student) [CHEN_Jie_UTC]

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration in Airport Runway Inspection Task Environments

Sungjin Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology (Ph.D. student) [KIM_Sungjin_UTC]

Pedestrian Movement & Infectious Disease Spread during Air Transportation: A Multiscale Modeling Approach

Sirish Namilae, Ph.D., Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University [Namilae_Sirish_UTC]

Electric Vehicle Sharing Based “Energy Sponge” Service Interfacing Transportation & Power Supply

Dongfang Zhao, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [ZHAO_Dongfang_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][dt_fancy_title title=”Session 2″ title_size=”h3″ title_color=”accent”][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”Session 2A” tab_id=”1512678014550-0-10″][vc_column_text]

Internally Cured Concrete for Pavement & Bridge Deck Applications

Thanachart Subgranon, University of Florida (Ph.D. student) [SUBGRANON_Thanachart_UTC]

Where Are the Curves? GIS Methodology for Automatic Detection of Roadway Curves

Xingjing Xu, University of Florida (Ph.D. student)[XU_Xingjing_UTC]

Empirical Modeling of Cost Variation in Highway Construction Projects

Minsoo Baek, Georgia Institute of Technology (Ph.D. student) [unavailable]

Pavement Distress Data Collection Using Sensor-Mounted Connected Vehicles

Jinwoo Jang, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University [JANG_Jinwoo_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 2B” tab_id=”1512678014580-0-6″][vc_column_text]

Identification of the Recurrent Freeway Bottlenecks of Pacific Coastal Areas in California by Travel Time Reliability Analysis

Lei Bu, Jackson State University (Ph.D. student)  [BU_Lei_UTC]

Atlanta Smart City Initiative – Corridor & Special Event Application

Mike Hunter, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology [HUNTER_Mike_UTC]

Understanding the Relationship between Traffic Flow & Performance at Work Zones

Ossama Ramadan, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [RAMADAN_Ossama_UTC]

Methodology to Identify On-Ramps for Metering with Consideration of System-Wide Recurrent & Non-Recurrent Congestion

Homa Fartash, Florida International University (Ph.D. student) [FARTASH_Homa_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 2C” tab_id=”1512678014620-0-6″][vc_column_text]

Analysis of Work Zone Crash Reports to Determine Factors Associated with Crash Severity

Nick Jehn, Auburn University (Master’s student) [Jehn_Nick_UTC]

Cost-Sensitive Instance-Based Data Mining Method to Predict Driver Injury Severity Considering the Influence of Driver Age & Gender

Somayeh Mafi, Florida State University (Ph.D. student) [unavailable]

The Impact of Stress & Sleep on Driving Safety in Medical Residents

Benjamin McManus, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Ph.D. student) [MCMANUS_Benjamin_UTC]

Exploring the Scope for Spatial & Temporal Transferability of Bicycle Crash Modification Factors

Md. Asif Raihan, Florida International University (Ph.D. student) [RAIHAN_Md Asif_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][dt_fancy_title title=”Session 3″ title_size=”h3″][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”Session 3A” tab_id=”110dfea4-fe7d-1″][vc_column_text]

Modeling the Fundamental Diagram of Pedestrian Motion Using Social Force Approach

Pierrot Derjany, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Ph.D. student) [unavailable]

Smartphone GPS Data Sources for Cyclist Travel Behavior

Kari Watkins, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology [WATKINS_Kari_UTC]

Identifying Deficiencies in Alternative Transportation Services for Transportation Disadvantaged Populations

Soowoong Noh, Ph.D., University of Florida [NOH_Soowoong_UTC]

Vulnerable Road User Mobility Assistance Platform (VRU- MAP)

Justin Owens, Ph.D., Virginia Tech Transportation Institute  [unavailable][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 3B” tab_id=”b4d85a0d-c617-10″][vc_column_text]

Monte Carlo Simulation-Based Benefit-Cost Analysis Combined with Analytical Hierarchy Process to Support ITS Investment with Consideration of Connected Vehicle Technology

Samaneh Khazraeian, Florida International University (Ph.D. student) [Khazraeian_Samaneh_UTC]

Modeling Vehicle Conversion to CNG Driven Vehicles using Mixed Logit & Latent Class Logit Model: A Case Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shakhawat Tanim, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [unavailable]

Autonomous Vehicles: An Empirical Assessment of Consumers’ Perceptions, Intended Adoption, & Impacts on Household Vehicle Ownership

Nikhil Menon, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [MENON_Nikhil_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 3C” tab_id=”1512679746792-2-10″][vc_column_text]

How Driving Volatility in Time-to-Collision Relates to Crash Severity in a Naturalistic Driving Environment

Behram Wali, University of Tennessee (Ph.D. student) [WALI_Behram_UTC]

In-Depth Investigation of Wrong-Way Crashes on Divided Highways in Alabama Using Haddon Matrix & Field Observations

Jin Wang, Auburn University (Ph.D. student) [Wang_Jin_UTC presentation]

The Effects of Neighborhood Characteristics & the Built Environment on Pedestrian Injury Severity: A Random Parameters Generalized Ordered Probability Model with Heterogeneity in Means & Variances

Chunfu Xin, University of South Florida (Ph.D. student) [XIN_Chunfu_UTC]

An Exploratory Analysis of User Compliance with Route Guidance

Fabio Sasahara, University of Florida (Ph.D. student) [Sasahara_Fabio_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 3D” tab_id=”1512679760032-3-5″][vc_column_text]

Closing the Loop – Improving Transit through Crowdsourced Information

Sean Barbeau, Ph.D., University of South Florida [BARBEAU_Sean_UTC_1]

The Collaborative Role of Transit Agencies in the Provision of Bicycle & Pedestrian Street Improvements

Sara Hendricks, Ph.D., University of South Florida [HENDRICKS_Sara_UTC]

Open Transit Data 2.0 – A Discussion of the New GTFS Best Practices & GTFS-Realtime Validation Tool

Sean Barbeau, Ph.D., University of South Florida [BARBEAU_Sean_UTC_2][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][dt_fancy_title title=”Session 4″ title_size=”h3″][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”Session 4A” tab_id=”2576bf8e-bb4f-1″][vc_column_text]

Evaluating Scalability of Big-Data GIS Systems for Transportation Workloads

Dhruv Mahajan, University of Florida (Ph.D. student) [Mahajan_Dhruv_UTC]

Performance Evaluation of Choice Set Generation Algorithms for Modeling Truck Route Choice: Insights from Large Streams of Truck-GPS Data

Divyakant Tahlyan, University of South Florida (Master’s student) [TAHLYAN_Divyakant_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 4B” tab_id=”745859bd-77cc-9″][vc_column_text]

A New Resilience Measure for Infrastructure Restoration Plan Optimization Considering Unmet Demand in Transportation System after Disruptive Events

Tingting Zhao, Ph.D., University of South Florida [Zhao_Tingting_UTC]

A Comparative Analysis of Exit Ramp Terminal Design Practices to Deter Wrong-Way Driving in Different States

Md. Atiquzzaman, Auburn University (Ph.D. student) [Atiquzzaman_Md_UTC ]

Application of Geometric Design & Access Control Techniques to Reduce Wrong-Way Driving on Freeways

Huaguo “Hugo” Zhou, Ph.D., Auburn University [Zhou_Huaguo_UTC][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 4C” tab_id=”1512680473624-2-0″][vc_column_text]

Multidimensional Freight Resource Allocation & Optimal Project Prioritization

Santosh Bhattarai, University of Memphis (Master’s student) [BHATTARAI_Santosh_UTC]

A Multi-Resolution Index for Intermodal Freight Connectivity

Sam Jordan, University of Memphis (Ph.D. student) [JORDAN_Sam_UTC]

Land Use Analysis to Enhance Successful Logistics Activity Center (LAC) Development

Seckin Ozkul, Ph.D., University of South Florida [presentation posted soon]

Reliable Routing of Road-Rail Intermodal Freight under Uncertainty

Majbah Uddin, University of South Carolina (Ph.D. student) [unavailable][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”Session 4D” tab_id=”1512680512656-3-0″][vc_column_text]

Assessing the Overall Equity of Spatial-Temporal Transit Access to Jobs in Orlando Urban Area, Florida

Wencui Yang, University of Florida (Ph.D. student) [Yang Wencui_ Presentation]

Guidance for Identifying Corridor Conditions That Warrant Deploying 1 Transit Signal Priority

Md. Sultan Ali, M.S., Research Associate, Florida Atlantic University [MD_SULTAN_Ali_UTC]

Geoprocessing Models for Identifying Suitable Energy Crop Locations along Roadside Right-of-Way Areas in the State of Georgia

David Penn, Georgia Southern University (Master’s student) [unavailable][/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row]