Capabilities of NIATT Personnel

Researchers at NIATT generally work in one of four areas. Below are charts that capture the main interests of each researcher. To find links to a webpage and/or email for each researcher, please use the directory.

Traffic                   Vehicles                    Infrastructure                  Policy/Planning

Traffic Operations and Control

 

Center for Traffic Operations and Control 

Ahmed Abdel-Rahim

Suat Ay

 

Denise Bauer

Kevin Chang

Daniel Conte de Leon

Brian Dyre

Tim Frazier

Jim Frenzel

Saied Hemati

Brian Johnson

Axel Krings

Michael Kyte

Felix Liao

Mike Lowry

Richard Wall

Traffic control technology & applications

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

X

Intersection operation

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Highway operation

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traffic modeling and optimization

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

Highway design and Traffic safety

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human factors/traffic safety

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

Visualization

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Regional planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Livability - Bike/pedestrian traffic

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Transportation policy and finance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Distributed networks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

Image/signal processing

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video-based traffic detection

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Critical infrastructure protection

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

Network security, resilience, & survivability

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

Network reliability

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

Communication networks

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

X

Transportation education/ training

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

 

Pedestrian control

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Clean Vehicle Technology

 

Center fore Clean Vehicle Technology 

John Abatzoglou

Steve Beyerlein

Dan Cordon

Brian He

Herbert L. Hess

Armando McDonald

David McIlroy

Edwin Odom

Jon Van Gerpen

Tao Xing

Catalytic ignition systems

 

X

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Engine design and testing

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Applied combustion research

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Two- stroke engines

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forced induction (Turbo/supercharging)

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hybrid powertrain

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Electrical vehicles

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Applied mechanics and manufacturing

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

Experimental stress analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Vehicle structural analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Materials development

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

Automobile safety

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vehicle ergonomics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renewable fuels

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

 

X

 

Biofuels production

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

 

Modeling renewable energy system

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

Formation of pollutants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Emission modeling and testing

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Thermodynamic research

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Computational fluid dynamics

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Simulation of vehicle dynamics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

Educational research methods

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 


Transportation Infrastructure

 

 Center for Transportation Infrastructure

John Abatzoglou

Fouad Bayomy

SJ Jung

Felix Liao

Richard Nielsen            

Sunil Sharma

 

Pavement design

 

X

X

 

 

 

Construction materials 

 

X

 

 

 

 

Performance evaluations and management

 

X

 

 

 

 

Laboratory and field nondestructive testing

 

X

 

 

 

X

Rock engineering

 

 

X

 

 

X

Computer applications in pavement engineering

 

X

 

 

 

 

Slope stability and landslide mitigation

 

 

X

 

 

X

Engineering and environmental geostatistics

X

 

 

 

 

 

Structural analysis design and reliability

 

 

 

 

X

 

Bridge management procedures

 

 

 

 

X

 

Infrastructure management

 

 

 

X

X

 

Earthquake engineering

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Transportation Planning and Policy

 

Transportation Planning
and Policy

Michael Kyte

Michael Lowry

Regional planning

 

x

Transportation improvement programming

 

x

Social science research methods

 

x

Bicycle planning

 

x

Pedestrian planning

 

x

Neighborhood planning

 

x

Transit planning

x

x

Public involvement

 

x

Traffic calming

 

x


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