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Projects

Notation for Universities:

DU: University of Denver
HU: Hampton University
LSU: Louisiana State University
MSU: Mississippi State University
ULL: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
UM: University of Mississippi
UNO: University of New Orleans

 

A Final Report is only available if the Project Title is highlighted and linked.

2016 Projects

Project Number Project Title
(link to final report)
PI & Institution Summaries

2016_02


Exploring Innovations Solutions in Multimodal OD Data


Li Zhang(MSU)


Summary


2016_03


Beneficial Reuse of Dredged Soil-Transferring Portland-Limestone Cement and Geosynthetics Technology Toward Sustainable Solutions to Dredged Material Management


Isaac Howard (MSU)


Summary


2016_04


Status of Concrete Highway Bridges on Main Freight Routes in Mississippi


Seamus Freyne (MSU)


Summary


2016_05


North Mississippi Railway Intermodal Alternatives Assessment


Steve Puryear (MSU)


Summary


2016_06


Port Utilization Measurement of Mississippi’s Intermodal Ports


Steve Puryear (MSU)


Summary


2016_07


Technology Transfer Products for NCITEC Projects at University of Mississippi


Waheed Uddin (UM)


Summary


2016_08


Toxic Transportation Spills: Invisible or Ignored?


Kristen Alley Swain (UM)


Summary


2016_09


RIDE & TRAC Modules to Bolster STEM Skills of K-12 Students to Solve Problems in Transportation Engineering


Sam Cooper (LSU)


Summary


2016_10


Identify High Crash Risk Locations for Rural Roadways: A Systemic Approach to Reduce Severe and Fatal Traffic Crashes in Louisiana and Mississippi


Xiaoduan Sun (ULL)


Summary


2016_11


Exploring Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS) Data and Roadway Information Database (RID) for Emerging Applications in Traffic Safety


Sherif Ishak (LSU)


Summary


2016_12


Workforce Development, Recruitment, Retention and Promotion of Women and Underrepresented Groups in the Intermodal Trucking Industry: Development of a Multi-Level Model for Entry, Mid-Level and Senior Management


Patrick Sherry (DU)


Summary


2016_13


Experimental Studies and Theoretical Analysis On Concrete Structures to Evaluate Structural Integrity of Highway Bridge Concrete Columns


Vadivel Jagasivamani (HU)


Summary


2016_14


Longitudinal Study of the Effect of Simulator Experience on the Behavior Modification of Adult Drivers


Kelwyn D’Souza & Sharad Maheshwari (HU)


Summary


2016_15


Steel Girder Supporting Bridges: An Experimental Study and Theoretical Analysis to Evaluate Structural Integrity of Steel Girders


Vitaly Khaykin (HU)


Summary


2016_16


2016 Mississippi Summer Transportation Institute


Dennis Truax (MSU)


Summary


2016_17


Electric Vehicle Charging Station Expansion Plans under Uncertainty


Mohammad Marufuzzaman (MSU)


Summary

2013 Projects

Project Number Project Title
(Link to final report)
PI & Institution Summaries

2013_01


Assessing Impact of Driving Simulator Experience on Reduction of Cell-phone Distraction among Adult Drivers


Sharad Maheshwari (HU)


Summary


2013_02


Macro-level Intermodal Capacity Modeling


Sharad Maheshwari (HU)


Summary


2013_03


Acoustic Emission Safety Monitoring of Intermodal Transportation Infrastructure


Vitali Khaikine (HU)


Summary


2013_05


Sustainably Enhancing Intermodal Freight Operation of Ports using Geotextile Tubes


Farshid Vahedifard (MSU)


Summary


2013_07


The Economic Demography of Passenger Intermodal Transportation: Opportunities and Challenges


Guangqing Chi (MSU)


Summary


2013_08


Economic and Demographic Impacts of Passenger Rail Systems: A Scenario Analysis of Restoring the Passenger Rail Corridor between New Orleans and Orlando


Guangqing Chi (MSU)


Summary


2013_09


Optimizing The Mobility and Safety of Walk-and-Ride Systems


Hugh Medal (MSU)


Summary


2013_11


Assessing Sustainability Effect of Infrastructure Transportation Projects Using Systems-Based Analytic Framework


Islam El-adaway (MSU)


Summary


2013_13


A Real-time Online Decision Support System for Intermodal Passenger Travel


Islam El-adaway (MSU)


Summary


2013_15


Mission Intermodal Excellence – Year 2


Sandra D. Eksioglu (MSU)


Summary


2013_18


Effective Utilization of Innovation Techniques within Mississippi’s Intermodal Professional Workforce


Steve Puryear (MSU)


Summary


2013_19


Supply Chain and Inventory Management through Intermodal Logistics Analysis


Travis Hill (MSU)


Summary


2013_21


Student Technology Exchange Program (STEP) for Engineering/Robotics in Middle School Students


Victor Branch (MSU)


Summary


2013_22


Intermodal Logistic System Network Design with Expedited Transportation Services


Xiaopeng Li (MSU)


Summary


2013_25


Predicting Erosion Impact on Safety of Highway and Railroad Bridge Substructures


Charles T. Swann (UM)


Summary


2013_26


Detecting Weakened Highway and Railroad Bridge Substructures at Deck Level


Chris L. Mullen (UM)


Summary


2013_27


Rapid Non-contact Measurement using Multiple Point Laser Doppler Vibrometry for Health Evaluation of Rail and Road Bridges


Elizabeth K. Ervin (UM)


Summary


2013_29


Risk framing of U.S. intermodal transportation toxic spills in news and social media


Kristen Alley Swain (UM)


Summary


2013_31


Harvesting Vibrational Energy due to Intermodal Transport Systems via Nano Coated Piezo Electric Devices


Tyrus McCarty (UM)


Summary


2013_32


Intermodal Optimization for Economically Viable Integration of Surface and Waterborne Freight Transport


Waheed Uddin (UM)


Summary


2013_33


Restoration of Gulf Coast Passenger Rail Service for Sustainable and Economically Efficient Intermodal Corridor Integration


Waheed Uddin (UM)


Summary


2013_34


Managerial Workforce Development and Economic Competitiveness


Sherry, Patrick (DU)


Summary


2013_35


Using a Typological Approach to Compare the Impact of Transit-Oriented Development and Intermodal Transportation in the United States (Phase II)


Ratner, Keith (DU)


Summary


2013_36


Increasing the recruitment and retention of women in the transportation industry


Zucker, Keaton (DU)


Summary


2013_37


Workforce Productivity: Schedules, Fatigue, & Women’s Health


Bodanza, Allison (DU)


Summary


2013_38


Examination of Economic Competitiveness of Passenger Rail Service for Sustainable and Economically Efficient Intermodal Corridor Integration


Sherry, Pat (DU)


Summary


2013_41


Development of an Optimal Ramp Metering Control Strategy for I‐12


Sherif Ishak (LSU)


Summary


2013_42


A Simulation Model for Intermodal Freight Transportation in Louisiana


Peter Kelle (LSU)


Summary


2013_43


Travel Time Estimation Using Bluetooth


Chester Wilmot (LSU)


Summary


2013_44


Traffic Counting Using Existing Video Detection Cameras


Sherif Ishak (LSU)


Summary


2013_45


Drugged Driving in Louisiana


Helmut Schneider (LSU)


Summary

2012 Projects

Project Number Project Title
(Link to final report)
PI & Institution Summaries

2012_01


Aging in Place: Intermodal Transportation and Options for Meeting the Unmet Transportation Needs of Nonmetropolitan Older Adults


Adams-Price, Carolyn (MSU)


Summary


2012_02


Improving Safety Vulnerable Road Users: Effectiveness of Environment and In-Vehicle Warning Systems at Intermodal Interchanges


Carruth, Daniel (MSU)


Summary


2012_03


Passenger Usages of the Intermodal Transportation System: An Analysis of the 2009 National Household Travel Survey Data


Chi, Guangqing (MSU)


Summary


2012_05


Analyzing the Impact of Intermodal-Related Risk to the Design and Management of Biofuel Supply Chain


Eksioglu, Sandra (MSU)


Summary


2012_06


Mission Intermodal Excellence


Eksioglu, Sandra (MSU)


Summary


2012_07


Analyzing Traffic layout Using Dynamic Social Network Analysis


El-adaway, Islam (MSU)


Summary


2012_09


Simulation Modeling of Domestic and International Intermodal Supply Paths


Greenwood, Allen (MSU)


Summary


2012_11


Education Outreach for Intermodal Transportation – Moving minds at the speed of time


Irvin, Lemond (MSU)


Summary


2012_15


Real-time Transit Vehicle Routing Optimization in Intermodal Emergency Evacuations – A Technical Transfer and Research Proposal


Zhang, Li (MSU)


Summary


2012_17


Intermodal Transportation Systems Risk Analysis and Resilience in New Madrid Seismic Zone: the Impact to Mississippi


Zhang, Li (MSU)


Summary


2012_18


Safe and Competent Intermodal Transportation Workers


Bondanza, Allison (DU)


Summary


2012_19


High Speed Rail & Freight Rail Partnerships: Hybrid Models and Their Development in the United States


Goetz, Andrew (DU)


Summary


2012_20


Using a Typological Approach to Assess the Impact of Transit-Oriented Development and Intermodal Transportation in the United States (Phase I)


Goetz, Andrew (DU)


Summary


2012_21


Factors Affecting Recruitment and Retention of Intermodal Transportation Workforce: Inclusion, Advancement, Vocational Interests & Selection


Garriott, Patton (DU)


Summary


2012_22


Effects of Safety Culture & Leadership on Accident Rates Among Transportation Workers


Sherry, Patrick (DU)


Summary


2012_24


Three Integrated Projects to Enhance Non-Contact Rail Inspection Technology for Application to Substructure Health Evaluation on Both Rail and Road Bridges


Ervin, Elizabeth (UM)


Summary


2012_25


Disaster Protection of Transport Infrastructure and Mobility Using Flood Risk Modeling and Geospatial Visualization


Uddin, Waheed (UM)


Summary


2012_26


Terminal Location Planning in Intermodal Transportation with Bayesian Inference Method


Cao, Lei (UM)


Summary


2012_27


Integrated Intermodal Transportation Corridors for Economically Viable and Safe Global Supply Chain


Uddin, Waheed (UM)


Summary


2012_29


Intermodal Transportation Infrastructure Interactions: Utilizing Acoustic Emission and Other Non-destructive Evaluation Technologies


Sheppard, Eric (HU)


Summary


2012_30


Interdisciplinary Transportation Education and Workforce Development Modules


D’Souza, Kelwyn (HU)


Summary


2012_32


The Impact of Modifying Jones Act on the US Domestic Shipping


Ashar, Asaf (UNO)


Summary


2012_34


Development of Performance Measures for Freight Transportation


Kelle, Peter (LSU)


Summary


2012_35


Economic Impact Analysis of Short Line Railroads


Llorens, Jared (LSU)


Summary


2012_37


Development of a Tool for Documenting, Tracking, Recording, and Analyzing Improvements to Intersection Sites and Roadway Departures in Curve Locations


Schneider, Helmut (LSU)


Summary


2012_38


Development of Minimum State Requirements for Local Growth Management Policies


Renne, John (UNO)


Summary


2012_39


Developing a Highway Safety Fundamentals Course


Sun, Xiaoduan (ULL)


Summary


2012_40


Improving Freight Crash Incident Management


Wilmot, Chester (LSU)


Summary