Active Research Projects

Active Research Projects

Project IDProject TitlePIUniversityStatus
AImpact of Smartphone Applications on Trip Routing & Congestion ManagementDr. Angshuman Guin, GaTechGaTech, FIU, JSUCompleted
BTechnology Influence on Travel Demand & BehaviorsDr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UABUAB, UNC Chapel Hill, UF, FIUCompleted
CPerformance Measurement & Management Using Connected & Automated Vehicle DataDr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUFIU, UAB, UFCompleted
DEvaluation of Advanced Vehicle and Communication Technologies through Traffic MicrosimulationDr. Lily Elefteriadou, UFUF, GaTechCompleted
EThe Challenges of Predicting Travel Behavior on Estimating Trip Generation: Local Traffic Impact Assessment in Four Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic StatesDr. Ruth Steiner, UFUF, UNC Chapel HillCompleted
FIntegrated Implementation of Innovative Intersection DesignsDr. Nagui Rouphail, NCSUNCSU, CitadelCompleted
GTransit in the Era of Shared MobilityDr. Kari Watkins, GaTechGaTech, NCSU, UF, UNC Chapel HillCompleted
HStrategies for Mitigating Congestion in Small Urban & Rural AreasDr. Dimitra Michalaka, CitadelCitadel, TTU, UF, GaTechIn Review
IFreeway Management for Optimal ReliabilityDr. Yafeng Yin, UMUM, NCSU, GaTech, AUCompleted
JWork Zone Planning, Design, & OperationsDr. Rod Turochy, AUAU, UAB, NCSU, GaTechIn Review
A2Changing Access to Public Transportation & the Potential for Increased TravelDr. Kari Watkins, GaTechGaTech, UNC Chapel Hill, NCSU, UFCompleted
B2Evaluation of Work Zone Mobility by Utilizing Naturalistic Driving Study DataDr. Huaguo Hugo Zhou, AUAUCompleted
C2Urban Freight & PlanningDr. Noreen McDonald, UNC Chapel HillUNC Chapel Hill, UFCompleted
D2UF & UAB's Phase I Demonstration Study: Older Driver Experiences with Autonomous Vehicle TechnologyDr. Sherrilene Classen, UFUF, UABCompleted
E2Establishing a Dual Generational Modality Dataset: Comparing the Riding-Sharing Adoption Trends & Perspectives of Consumers of From Two Generational Cohorts, Millennials & Gen X'ersDr. Abhinav Alakshendra, UFUF, UNC Chapel HillIn Review
F2Discovering Potential Market for the Integration of Public Transportation & Emerging Shared-Mobility ServicesDr. Lili Du, UFUF, FIUCompleted
G2Quantitatively Evaluate Work Zone Driver Behavior Using 2D Imaging, 3D LiDAR, & Artificial Intelligence in Support of Congestion Mitigation Model Calibration & ValidationDr. Yichang (James) Tsai, GaTechGaTech, AUActive
H2Fly-By Image Processing for Real Time Congestion MitigationDr. Nasim Uddin, UABUAB, NCSUCompleted
I2Mitigating Network Congestion by Integrating Transportation Network Companies & Urban TransitDr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UABUAB, FIUActive
J2Real-Time Data-Based Decision Support System for Arterial Traffic ManagementDr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUFIU, UFActive
K2Assessing and Addressing Deficiencies in the HCM Weaving Segment AnalysesDr. Nagui Rouphail, NCSUNCSU, UFCompleted
L2Understanding Relationships between the Built Environment, Physical Activity, Public Health, Urban Mobility, and Traffic Congestion: Graduate Curriculum DevelopmentDr. Dimitra Michalaka, CitadelCitadel, MUSCActive
M2Comparing and Combining Existing and Emerging Data Collection and Modeling Strategies in Support of Signal Control Optimization and ManagementDr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUFIU, UABCompleted
N2Data Fusion for Signalized Arterial Performance MeasurementDr. Shoaib Samandar, NCSUNCSUActive
O2Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Approach to Traffic Flow with Autonomous/Connected VehiclesDr. Robert Whalin, JSUJSUCompleted
P2Development of Guidance for Scheduling of Freeway Work Zones to Minimize Congestion ImpactsDr. Rod Turochy, AUAU, UABActive
Q2Enabling the Shared Transportation RevolutionDr. Kari Watkins, GaTechGaTechActive
A3UF & UAB’s Phase 2 Demonstration Study: Developing a Model to Support Transportation System Decisions considering the Experiences of Drivers of all Age Groups with Autonomous Vehicle TechnologyDr. Sherrilene Classen, UFUF, UABActive
B3Micro-Mobility as a Solution to Reduce Urban Traffic CongestionDr. Xilei Zhao, UFUF, UABActive
C3Emerging Mobility Services for the Transportation DisadvantagedDr. Eleni Bardaka, NCSUNCSU, AU, UF, FIU, UNCActive
D3Developing a Methodology to Evaluate Detours for Major Construction Projects in the Era of Real-Time Route GuidanceDr. Andrew Sullivan, UABUABActive
E3Locating and Costing Congestion for School Buses and Public TransportationDr. Kai Monast, NCSUNCSU, UFActive
F3Evaluation of Operation, Transportation Network Infrastructure, Safety, and Travel Mode Coordination of Electric-Powered Pedal-Assist Bike Share SystemsDr. Jeff Davis, CitadelCitadel, GaTechActive
G3Utilization of Connected and Automated Vehicles in Support of Transportation Agencies’ Decision MakingDr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUFIU, UF, UAB. GaTech, NCSUActive
H3Smartphone-Based Incentive Framework for Dynamic Network-Level Traffic Congestion ManagementDr. Srinivas Peeta, GaTechGaTech, UFActive
I3Evaluation of Work Zone Mobility by Utilizing Naturalistic Driving Study Data, Phase IIDr. Huaguo Hugo Zhou, AuburnAUActive
J3Identifying and Mitigating Congestion OnsetDr. George List and Dr. Billy Williams, NCSUNCSU, GaTech, FIUActive
K3Traffic Congestion Identification and Prediction based on Image Processing and Deep Learning MethodsDr. Robert Whalin, JSUJSUActive
A4Identification of Non-recurring Congestion and Mitigating StrategiesThomas Chase
NCSU
Auburn, GT, NCSU, GT, UABActive
B4Integrated Corridor Management: Cooperative Signal Control with Freeway Operations and Ramp MeteringDr. Ali Hajbabai
NCSU
FIU, NCSU, UFActive
C4Transportation Workforce Development for State DOTs to Address Congestion for the Southeast RegionDr. Ruth Steiner, UF

FIU, NCSU, TnTech, Citadel, UAB Active
D4Mobility-on-Demand Transit for Smart, Sustainable CitiesDr. Xilei Zhao, UFAuburn, FIU, Ford Motor Company, UAB, UF, UNCActive
E4Identification of Unpredictable Sources of Non-Recurring Congestion & Mitigating StrategiesDr. Mike Hunter, GaTechAuburn, GaTech, NCSUActive
F4Automatic Safety Diagnosis in Connected Vehicle EnvironmentDr. Shuang Z. Tu, JSU

JSUActive
A5Barriers & Facilitators of People with Disabilities in Accepting & Adopting Autonomous Shared Mobility ServicesDr. Sherrilene Classen, UFDr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UAB; Dr. Justin Mason, UF; Dr. Nicole Stetten, UFActive
B5Helping Practitioners Increase Access to Medical Care through Design Thinking (Project G, A2 follow-on)Dr. Noreen McDonald, UNC Expecting proposal
D5Overcoming Barriers to Freight & Logistics Firm Collaboration with Urban PlanningDr. Noreen McDonald, UNCDr. Ruth Steiner, UFActive
E5Transportation Workforce Development for State DOTs to Address Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion (Southeast Region)Dr. Mehri MohebbiDr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UAB; Dr. Dimitra Michalaka, The Citadel; Dr. Kweku Brown, The CitadelActive
F5 Transportation Workforce Development Related to Traffic Signal Systems – Phase II Dr. Nithin AgarwalDr. Dimitra Michalaka, The Citadel; Dr. Steven Click, TTU, Dr. Kweku Brown, The Citadel; Dr. Jeff Davis, The CitadelProposal in Review
G5Engineering Careers of Graduates From A Unique Summer Bridge ProgramDr. Robert Whalin, JSUActive
H5Identifying and Mitigating Congestion OnsetDr. George ListDr. Billy Williams, NCSU; Dr. Michael Hunter, GaTech; Dr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUProposal in Review
I5Evaluation of Advanced Vehicle & Communication Technologies through Traffic MicrosimulationDr. Pruthvi Manjunatha, UFDr. Lily Elefteriadou, UF; Dr. Michael Hunter, GaTech; Dr. Huaguo Zhou, Auburn; Dr. Shirin Noei, TTU; Dr. Angshuman Guin, GaTech; Abhilasha Saroj, GaTechActive
J5Assessing & Addressing Deficiencies in the HCM Weaving Segment Analyses, Part IIDr. Nagui Rouphail, NCSUDr. Lily Elefteriadou, UFActive
K5A Better Understanding of Shopping Travel in the U.S.Dr. Matthew ConwayActive