Graduate Seminars

Fall 2019

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Past Seminars

Spring 2018

March 1, 2018
Near-Crash Identification with Roadside LiDAR Data
Presented by Jianqing Wu

April 5, 2018
A Novel Signal Phase Assigning Scheme to Accommodate the Complete Streets Project: A Case Study in Reno, NV
Presented by Rui Yue

April 12, 2018
Capacity and Signal Timing for Roundabouts
Presented by Ruijun Guo

Fall 2017

November 16, 2017
N. McCarran Signal Re-Timing Study
Presented by Rui Yue

November 9, 2017
3-D Data Processing to Extract and Validate Vehicle Trajectories from Roadside LiDAR
Presented by Yuan Sun

October 26, 2017
Feasibility Analysis for Designing Signal Coordination without Traffic-Count Data
Presented by Aobo Wang

September 14, 2017
Automatic Background Filtering Method for Roadside LiDAR Data
Presented by Jianqing Wu

Spring 2017

April 13, 2017
A Comparison of Conventional Diamond Interchange and Single Point Urban Interchange with Frontage Roads
Presented by Rui Yue

April 6, 2017
Vehicle Speed Tracking using LiDAR Data
Presented by Yuan Sun

Fall 2016

November 17, 2016
Virtual Controller Interface Device to Improve Traffic Signal Simulation
Presented by Daobin Wang

November 10, 2016
Lidar Sensor Data Collection and Processing for Transportation
Presented by Yuan Sun

October 27, 2016
Vibration Analysis of Vehicle Bump at Bridge Deck and Approach Connecting Part

Presented by Jianqing Wu

October 20, 2016
The Economic Principles in Transportation Planning
Presented by Guangchuan Yang

September 29, 2016
Effect of Road Characteristics and Driving Cycles on Accident Risk on Full Access Control Highways
Presented by Jianqing Wu

September 15, 2016
Development Calibration of DTA Models for the Estimation of Traffic Performance Measures
Presented by Ali Gholami

Spring 2016

April 28, 2016
On-Ramp Flow Arrival Pattern Impacts on Ramp-Metering Queue
Presented by Guangchuan Yang

April 21, 2016
The Design of Virtual CID Based on NTCIP
Presented by Daobin Wang

April 7, 2016
A Simulated Annealing Algorithm to Driving Cycle Development
Presented by Yuan Sun

March 31, 2016
SHRP 2 Naturalistic Driving study Unsafe Guidance for the State of Nevada
Presented by Daniel Rodriguez

March 17, 2016
Influence of Different Roadway Factors on Driving Operation Turning at Signalized Intersections
Presented by Jianqing Wu

February 25, 2016
Comparison of Microstation Method and GIS Method in Geometric Data Capturing
Presented by Rui Yue

February 18, 2016
A Method for Signal Coordination Decisions Based On Side-Street Traffic Volume

Presented by Dongmei Lin

February 11, 2016
A Guideline for Pedestrian Accommodation Timing into Signal Coordination
Presented by Ali Gholami

Fall 2015

November 12, 2015
Mobile Software Makes Transporation Engineering Job Easier
Presented by Xiaolong Ma

October 29, 2015
Investigate the Impacts of Ramp Metering on Drivers' Acceleration Behavior and Potential Updates to Acceleration Lane Length Design
Presented by Guangchuan Yang

October 15, 2015
Benefit Cost Analysis for Transportation Projects
Presented by Anabel Hernandez

Spring 2015

May 7, 2015
Efficient and Safe Signal Phasing for Bicycle Movements at Signalized Intersections
Presented by Andrew Jayankura

April 30, 2015
Queue Storage Design at Freeway-to-Freeway Metered Connectors
Presented be Guangchuan Yang

April 2, 2015
Pedestrian Effect on Coordinated Arterials
Presented by Dean Mao

March 12, 2015
Converting TransCAD to Synchro Micro-Stimulation
Presented by Dongmei Lin

March 5, 2015
Estimating Traffic Volumes at Signalized Intersections Using Existing Hardware
Presented by Ali Gholami

February 26, 2015
Kalman Filter Method
Presented by Arafat Khan

February 19, 2015
On-ramp Queue Estimation Using Both On-line and Off-line Methods
Presented by Arafat Khan

February 12, 2015
Guidelines for Right-turn Volume Reducation for Signal Warrant Analysis
Presented by Cui Zhou

Fall 2014

November 13, 2014
ANFIS Application for Estimating Turning Volumes Based on Loop Detector Data
Presented by Ali Gholami

September 18, 2014
Cellphone Detection Research
Presented by Yuan Sun

September 11, 2014
Speed and Vehicle Acceleration Characteristics at Metered On-ramps
Presented by Guangchuan Yang

July 1, 2014
Estimating Intersection Turning Volumes from Actuated Non-Coordinated Traffic Signals
Using Detector Information to Determine Turning Movement Proportions at Signalized Intersections with Shared Lanes
Poster Presentations by Ali Gholami

Spring 2014

May 1, 2014

A Probabilistic Approach Determining When to Turn On/Off Signal Coordination 

Presented by Rasool Andalibian

April 24,2014
Development of Safety Performance Functions using Generalized Additive Models

Presented by Laura Zhao

April 17, 2014

Using Detector Information to Determine Turning Movement Proportions at Signalized Intersections with Shared Lane

Presented by Ali Gholami

April 10, 2014

A Unique Approach for Arterial Bandwidth Optimization 

Presented by Arafat Khan

March 27, 2014
Right-Turn Traffic Volume Reduction in Traffic Signal Warrant Analysis: A Delay Perspective
Presented by Cui Zhou