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Research in Progress

Ongoing Projects

Project 2. Interconversion of Dynamic Modulus (E*) to Creep Compliance (D (t)) and
Relaxation Modulus (E(t)): Numerical Modeling and Laboratory Validation

Principal Investigator: Rafiqul A. Tarefder - University of New Mexico

    View Interconversion Abstract | UTC Project 2 Information

Project 3. Relating Dynamic Shear Modulus (G*) of Performance Grade (PG) Asphalt Binders to Nanoindentation Stiffness (E)

Principal Investigator: Rafiqul A. Tarefder - University of New Mexico

    View Dynamic Shear Modulus Abstract | UTC Project 3 Information

Project 12. In-Depth Investigation of the System Currently Used by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to Store and Process Crash Data and Interconnected Systems

Principal Investigator: Alexander Paz - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

View Investigation of LVPD Data System Abstract | UTC Project 12 Information

Project 13. High Early-Strength High-Performance Concrete for Rapid Pavement Repair

Principal Investigator: Nader Ghafoori - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

     View High Performance Concrete Abstract | UTC Project 13 Information

Project 14. Database Development and Model Re-Calibration for Quantification of Impacts of Freeway Incidents

Principal Investigator: Mohamed Kaseko - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

     View Freeway Incidents Abstract | UTC Project 14 Information

Project 15. Developing and Testing an LED System to Improve Pedestrian Safety in Nevada

Principal Investigator: Harry Teng - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

     View Pedestrian LED System Abstract | UTC Project 15 Information

Project 16. Measuring Traffic Performance Using Passive Sensing Technologies on Signalized Arterials

Principal Investigator: Pitu Mirchandani - Arizona State University

     View Passive Sensing Tech Abstract | UTC Project 16 Information

Project 17. Integrating Meso- and Micro- Simulation Models to Evaluate Traffic Management Strategies - Year 2

Principal Investigator: Pitu Mirchandani - Arizona State University

     View Metrosim 2 Abstract | UTC Project 17 Information

Project 18. Nanoindentation Characterization of Aging in Different Phases of an Asphalt Concrete

Principal Investigator: Rafiqul Tarefder - University of New Mexico

     View Nanoindentation Abstract | UTC Project 18 Information

Project 19. Determining the Effects of Cross-Anisotropy on Pavement Response and Performance

Principal Investigator: Rafiqul Tarefder - University of New Mexico

     View Anisotropy Abstract | UTC Project 19 Information

Project 20. Investigate Traffic Operation Efficiency and Safety Performance of Autonomous Vehicle-enabled Intersection Control Strategies

Principal Investigator: Guohui Zhang - University of New Mexico

     View Autonomous Vehicle Abstract | UTC Project 20 Information

Project 21. Field Test of a New Mobile System for the Collection of Crash and Citation Data in Nevada

Principal Investigator: Alex Paz - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

     View Crash and Citation Data Abstract | UTC Project 21 Information

Project 22. Development of In-Place Density Method for Cold In-Place Recycling

Principal Investigator: Peter Sebaaly - University of Nevada, Reno

     View CIR Abstract | UTC Project 22 Information

Project 23. Resilient Modulus Prediction Models of Unbound Materials for Nevada

Principal Investigator: Elie Hajj - University of Nevada, Reno

     View Modulus Prediction Models Abstract | UTC Project 23 Information

Project 24. Correlation Analysis of Nevada Crash Data and ITS Sensor Data

Principal Investigator: Hao Xu - University of Nevada, Reno

     View Correlation Analysis Abstract | UTC Project 24 Information

Project 25. Cost and Ecological Feasibility of using UHPC in Highway Bridges

Principal Investigator: Mohamed Moustafa - University of Nevada, Reno

     View UHPC Abstract | UTC Project 25 Information

Project 26. Exploratory Study: Influence of Thermal Gradients Induced by Southwest Desert Climate on Bridge Durability

Principal Investigator: Keri Ryan - University of Nevada, Reno

     View Thermal Gradients Abstract | UTC Project 26 Information

Project 27. Extending Bridge Deck Life

Principal Investigator: David Sanders - University of Nevada, Reno

     View Bridge Deck Abstract | UTC Project 27 Information

Project 28. Early Warning Sensor Network for Brown-out Conditions - Year 2

Principal Investigator: Vicken Etyemezian - Desert Research Institute

     View Early Warning Sensor 2 Abstract | UTC Project 28 Information

Project 29. Developing Course Lecture Notes on High Speed Rail

Principal Investigator: Harry Teng - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

     View High Speed Rail Abstract | UTC Project 29 Information

Project 30. Impacts of Intersection Controls on Distributed Traffic Monitoring and Traffic State Prediction

Principal Investigator: Yingyan Lou - Arizona State University

     View Impacts of Controls Abstract | UTC Project 30 Information

Project 32. Economic Benefits and Public Transportation Expansion in Major Nevada Urban Areas

Principal Investigator: Shunfeng Song - University of Nevada, Reno

     View Economic Benefits Abstract | UTC Project 32 Information

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