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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) faculty, staff, and students were again active this year at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, held January 13–17, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

The lists below highlight additional CEE contributions.

Committees/subcommittees chaired

  • Young Members Council, Nikola Ivanov presiding

  • Joint Meeting of Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Data for Transportation Operations Subcommittee, AHB10(3), and Measuring and Quantifying Performance Subcommittee, AHB10(1), Nikola Ivanov presiding

  • Joint Meeting of the Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Subcommittee Chairs and Research Needs Subcommittee, AHB10(7), Thomas Jacobs presiding


Papers accepted for publication or under second review

  • Concurrent Progression of Through and Turning Movements for Arterials Experiencing Heavy Turning Flows and Bay-Length Constraints, Yen-Hsiang Chen, Yao Cheng, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Ensemble Model to Estimate Incident Clearance Durations using Sequential Partitioning Process and Robust Regression, Minsu Won and Gang-Len Chang

  • Evaluating the Safety Impact of Flashing Red Arrow Protected-Permissive Left-Turn Signal Control in Maryland, Ranteg Rao, Piotr Rachtan, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Design of a Dual-Modal Signal Progression Model for Urban Arterials Accommodating Heavy Transit and Passenger-Car Flows, Yao Chang, Hyeonmi Kim, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Smart Signal Control System for Accident Prevention and Arterial Speed Harmonization Under Connected Vehicle Environment, Xianfeng Yang, Gang-Len Chang, Zhao Zhang, and Pengfei Li

  • A Lateral Movement Decision Model for Powered Two-Wheelers in Taiwan, Han Dong, Yen-Yu Chen, Cinzia Cirillo, and K.I. Wong

  • Coupling National Performance Management Research Data Set and the Highway Performance Monitoring System Datasets on a Geo-Spatial Level, Darshan Pandit, Kartik Kaushik, and Cinzia Cirillo

  • Automatic Detection of Major Freeway Congestion Events Using Wireless Traffic Sensor Data: A Machine Learning Approach, Sanaz Aliari, Kaveh F. Sadabadi

  • Analyzing Simulation-Based Active Traffic Management Impact on Large-Scale Regional Network, Minha Lee, Chenfeng Xiong, Zheng Zhu, Weiyi Zhou, and Lei Zhang

  • Expedited Testing Program for Performance Characterization of Asphalt Mixtures, Intikhab Haider, Charles Schwartz, and Sadaf Khosravifar

  • Prioritizing Highway Development Projects Based on Market Access in Appalachia, Elham Shayanfar, Paul Schonfeld, and Jun Wang


Workshop, lectern, and poster presentations given

  • Multiple Perspective Gender Sensitive Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis, Todd Litman, Cinzia Cirillo, and Clotilde Minster

  • Part 2: Advances in Surveys and Passive Data - Visualization, Michael Pack and Mark Franz

  • Multi-Modal Signal Progression Design for Arterials with Heavy Turning Flows, Yao Cheng

  • Modeling and Solution of Joint Storage Space Allocation and Handling Operation for Outbound Containers in Rail-Water Intermodal Container Terminals, Yimei Chang, Xiaoning Zhu, and Ali Haghani

  • Coupling National Performance Management Research Data Set and the Highway Performance Monitoring System Datasets on a Geo-Spatial Level, Darshan Pandit, Kartik Kaushik, and Cinzia Cirillo

  • Calibration of a Large Scale Travel Demand Model: Micro-Simulation Model of National Long-Distance Travels, Sepehr Ghader, Aref Darzi, Lei Zhang, Yijing Lu, and Carlos Carrion

  • Innovative Methods for Delivery Fresh Food to Underserved Populations, Youngmin Choi, Paul Schonfeld, Young-Jae Lee, and Hyeon-Shic Shin

  • Evaluation of Public Opinion on Tolling: A Social Media Approach, Qingbin Cui and Qinyi Ding

  • Assessing the Relationship Between Pavement Roughness and Distress Surveys for Data Collection in PMS, Alessandro Di Graziano, Salvatore Damiano Cafiso, Dimitrios Goulias, Emanuele Delfino, and Carmelo D’Agostino

  • Travel Mode Detecting Using Smartphone GPS Data: A Comparison Between Random Forest and Wide-and-Deep Learning, Di Yang, Chenfeng Xiong, Liang Tang, and Lei Zhang

  • An Entropy Based Model to Evaluate Stochastic Travel Time Pattern Prediction Uncertainty, Xuechi Zhang, Saini Yang, Ali Haghani, and Zhentian Sun

  • Advanced Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Estimation Methods for Non Federal-Aid System (NFAS) Roadways Using GPS Vehicle Trajectory Data and Statistical Power Analysis, Arefeh Nasri, Lei Zhang, Junchuan Fan, Kathleen Stewart, Hannah Younes, Cheng Fu, and Steven Jessberger

  • Concurrent Progression of Thought and Turning Movements for Arterials Experiencing Heavy Turning Flows and Bay-Length Constraints, Yen-Hsiang Chen, Yao Cheng, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Load Planning Optimization for Mega-Containerships, Masoud Hamedi, and Ali Haghani

  • Visualizing Arterial Signalized Performance Measures, Mark Franz

  • National and Local Trip-Data Analytics and the Visualization of People Movement, Michael Pack

  • Rail Crossing and Safety Data Visualizations, Mark Franz

  • Incentivizing Better Travel Decisions with Gamification & UI/UX on Mobile Devices, Lei Zhang

  • Building a Traffic Sign Inventory: Proof of Concept for Vision-Based Real-Time Detection and Localization Framework, Amir Nohekhan and Kaveh Farokhi Sadabadi

  • Estimation of Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) on Local Roads Using Artificial Neural Network: The Case of Maryland Versus New Mexico, Qianqian Sun, Arefeh Nasri, Hannah Younes, and Lei Zhang

  • Contract for Alternative Project Delivery: Towards Developing an Engineering Design Theory, Qingbin Cui, Bing Wang, and Shuibo Zhang

  • Prioritizing Highway Development Projects Based on Market Access in Appalachia, Elham Shayanfar, Paul Schonfeld, and Jun Wang

  • Parametric Study of Soil Drying in the Field for Compaction Quality Assurance Using Lightweight Deflecctometer, Zahra Afsharikia and Charles Schwartz

  • How Transit Service Closures Influence Bikeshare Demand; Lessons Learned from Safetrack Project in Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area, Hannah Younes, Arefeh Nasri, Giovanni Baiocchi, and Lei Zhang

  • Multiple Equipment Integrated Scheduling and Storage Space Allocation in Container Rail-Water Intermodal Terminals Considering Energy-Efficiency, Yijia Yang, Xiaoning Zhu, and Ali Haghani

  • Ensemble Model to Estimate Incident Clearance Durations Using Sequential Partitioning Process and Robust Regression, Minsu Won and Gang-Len Chang

  • Information Source for Major Transportation Projects: Development and Applications, Qingbin Cui, William Perez, Paul Schonfeld, Lei Zhang, Eirini Kastrouni, and Patrick DeCorla-Souza

  • Expedited Testing Program for Performance Characterization of Asphalt Mixtures, Intikhab Haider, Charles Schwartz, and Sadaf Khosravifar

  • Design of a Dual-Modal Signal Progression Model for Urban Arterials Accommodating Heavy Transit and Passenger-Car Flows, Yao Cheng, Hyeonmi Kim, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Vulnerability Assessment of Washington D.C. Metro Network Considering Ridership, Yalda Saadat, Bilal Ayyub, Janjie Zhang, Dongming Zhang, and Hongwei Huang

  • Integrating Microsimulation Models of Short Distance and Long Distance Trips for Statewide Applications, Sepehr Ghader, Lei Zhang, Di Yang, Aref Darzi, Arash Asadabadi, Carlos Carrion, Thomas Rossi, Feng Liu, Sabya Mishra, Subrat Mahapatra, Charles Baber, Mark Rodovic, and Jonathan Avner

  • Analyzing Simulation-Based Active Traffic Management Impact on Large-Scale Regional Network, Minha Lee, Chenfeng Xiong, Zheng Zhu, Weiyi Zhou, and Lei Zhang

  • P3 Bond Index: Construction and Performance, Qingbin Cui and Yu Wang

  • PASS: Enhancing School Stop Selection and Trip Generation by Adding Partial-Load Assignment and Using Single Stop Vehicles, Ali Shafahi, Zhongxiang Wang, Kiana Roshan Zamir, and Ali Haghani

  • Evaluating the Safety Impact of Flashing Red Arrow Protected-Permissive Left-Turn Signal Control in Maryland, Ranteg Rao, Piotr Rachtan, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Smart Signal Control System for Accident Prevention and Arterial Speed Harmonization Under Connected Vehicle Environment, Xianfeng Yang, Gang-Len Chang, Zhao Zhang, and Pengfei Li

  • Empirical Observations of Driving Behaviors at Intersections with Red Light Camera Deployment, Sung Park, Chien-Luan Lan, and Gang-Len Chang

  • Using Symbolic Regression Approach to Analyze Traffic Speed Deflectometer Data, Setare Ghahri, Cesar Tirado, and Soheil Nazarian

  • Coupling National Performance Management Research Data Set and the Highway Performance Monitoring System Datasets on a Geo-Spatial Level, Darshan Pandit, Kartik Kaushik, and Cinzia Cirillo

  • Automatic Detection of Major Freeway Congestion Events Using Wireless Traffic Sensor Data: A Machine Learning Approach, Sanaz Aliari, Kaveh F. Sadabadi

  • FHWA Manual Incorporating NDT into the QA of Nonstructural Precast Concrete Products for Highway Construction, Dimitrios Goulias

  • Nonlinear Complementarity Problem Formulation for Bus Transit Assignment Under General Stochastic User Equilibrium Conditions, L. Yu, Y. Sun, and P. Schonfeld

  • Statewide Traffic Volume Estimation Using GPS Traces and Machine Learning: Florida Case Study, Zachary Vander Laan, Przemyslaw Sekula, and Kaveh Farokhi



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