Research in Progress

Ongoing Projects

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 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

Project 33. Prototyping and Field Testing of a Demand Responsive Rumble Strip Mechanism

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

     View Field Testing Rumble Strip Abstract | UTC Project 33 Information

Project 34. Use of Nevada's Natural Pozzolan to Mitigate Alkali-Silicate Reactivity

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

     View Pozzolan Mitigation Abstract | UTC Project 34 Information

Project 35. Early Warning Sensor Network for Brown-out Conditions Phase III

Principal Investigator: Vicken Etyemezian - Desert Research Institute

     View Brown-out Phase III Abstract | UTC Project 35 Information

Project 36. Addressing Fidelity Between Meso and Micro Simulations to Evaluate Traffic Flows in Multiresolution Modeling

Principal Investigator: Pitu Mirchandani - Arizona State University

     View Traffic Flow Abstract Abstract | UTC Project 36 Information

Project 37. Developing and Testing Proactive Signal Control Strategies for Arterial Freeway Diamond Interchanges

Principal Investigator: Pitu Mirchandani - Arizona State University

     View Testing Freeway Interchanges Abstract | UTC Project 37 Information

Project 38. High-Resolution Micro Traffic Data from Roadside LiDAR Sensors for Connected Vehicles and New Traffic Applications

Principal Investigator: Hao Xu - University of Nevada, Reno

     View LiDAR Sensors Abstract | UTC Project 38 Information