Technology Transfer - Publications

Faculty members report that twelve papers and one book chapter were published in refereed journals and conference proceedings in 2011.  These papers were based on the results of UTCA research projects.  Specific details of each publication are provided on this page.

Ashour, M. and H. Ardalan.  Analysis of Pile Stabilized Slopes Based on Soil–Pile Interaction.  Journal of Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 39, pp. 85-97, 2011.

Deganis, L.E. and Q.H. Zuo.  Crack-Mechanics Based Brittle Damage Model Including Nonlinear Equation of State and Porosity Growth.  Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 109, no. 073504, pp. 1–11, 2011.

Garner, A.A., P.R. Fine, C.A. Franklin, R.W. Sattin, and D. Stavrinos.  Distracted Driving among Adolescents: Challenges and Opportunities.  Injury Prevention, Vol. 17, no. 4, p. 285, 2011.

Gurupackiam, S. and S.L. Jones.  Empirical Study of Lane Changing in Urban Streets under Varying Traffic Conditions.  Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 16, pp. 259–269, 2011.

Gurupackiam, S., S.L. Jones, and D.J. Fonseca.  Investigating Initialization Times, Repetitions, and MOE Variability in Simulation of Under Saturated and Saturated Traffic Signals.  Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 16, pp. 470–480, 2011.

Lou, Y., G. Mehta, and D. Turner.  Factors Influencing Students’ Usage of School Bus Seat Belts: An Empirical Analysis of the Alabama Pilot Project.  Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 43, no. 9, pp. 1644–1651, 2011.

Melouk, S., B. Keskin, C. Armbrester, and M. Anderson A Simulation Optimization-Based Decision Support Tool for Mitigating Traffic Congestion.  Journal of the Operational Research Society, Vol. 62, no. 11, pp. 1971-1982, 2011.

Sisiopiku, V.  Active Traffic Management as a Tool for Addressing Traffic Congestion.  Book chapter in Intelligent Transportation Systems, edited by Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, 2011.

Sisiopiku, V.P. and A. Sullivan.  Impacts of Signal System Timings on Rain Related Congestion.  International Journal of Engineering and Industries, Vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1–12, 2011.

Sisiopiku, V.P., and A.M. Abro.  Establishing the Connection between Livable Community Assets and Public Health.  Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Health Economics, Management, and Policy, Athens, Greece, 2011.

Sisiopiku, V.P. and O. Cavusoglu.  Evaluating Designated Truck Lane Strategies for an Urban Freeway Corridor.  Journal of Transportation of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Vol. 2, no. I, pp. 57–70, 2011.

Sisiopiku, V.P., K. Mouskos, and C. Barrett.  Evaluation of Lane-Reversal Plans for I-65 in Alabama.  Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, 2011.