June 16, 2016 Meeting
Topic: Motorists’ Perception on Travel Time Reliability: “Value” and Transportation Projects’ Economic Viability
Presenter: Srinivas S. Pulugurtha, Ph.D., P.E. - Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Director of IDEAS Center at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dr. Pulugurtha has over 23 years of experience conducting research on a wide range of topics related to transportation planning / modeling, alternate modes of transportation (includes transit and pedestrians), traffic operations and safety, risk assessment, GIS and Internet mapping applications, quantitative analysis, and the application of emerging technologies. He has published actively and won international awards for his technical papers. He has served as a PI or co-PI on 70 grants and sponsored research projects. These projects were sponsored by federal, state, regional and local agencies, private sector and non-profit organizations. He is a member of ASCE, TRB and ITE. He currently chairs the ASCE T&DI Planning, Economics and Finance Committee.