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Education

2001 – Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette.

1997 – M.S.C.E., Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette.

1987 – B.S., Civil Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

 

Experience

Professor, Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University.   Starting July 2016

 

Associate Professor, Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University.   August 2011 – July 2016

 

Assistant Professor, Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University.   August 2005 – August 2011

 

Visiting Scholar, MIT School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development

Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   August 2006 – August 2007

 

Visiting Professor in Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University.   September 2001 – August 2005

 

Graduate Research Assistant, Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Engineering

School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University.   1995 – 2001

 

Engineer/Assistant Engineer

Conterra Limited (Consulting Engineers).   1988 – 1995

 

National Service Personnel

Community Improvement Unit of the National Service Secretariat.   1987 – 1988

 

Awards & Honors

Frank M. Masters Award for innovations and contributions to the advancement of the knowledge and practice of transportation engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2014.

 

Best Paper Award, 10th International Conference of the Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2) Conference, 2014. co-authors include Michelle Dojutrek and Eric Dietz.

 

AASHTO Award for Best High Value Research Project in Region 3 of the United States, awarded to the research group, by the American Association of State Highway and Transp. Professionals, 2014.

 

Bravo Award (College of Engineering, Purdue University) for authoring a textbook on civil engineering systems for profound impact on civil engineering curricula at Purdue and other universities, 2014.

 

Outstanding Reviewer Award for review work done for the Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012.

 

Roy and Myrna Wansik Award for Research Leadership, Purdue University, 2011.

 

K.B. Woods Award for Best Paper in Design and Construction, awarded by the Transportation Research Board (TRB), presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the TRB in Washington, D.C., 2008.

 

Bryant Mather Award for Best Paper in Concrete Materials, awarded by the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., 2007.

 

Milton Pikarski Award for Best National Ph.D. Dissertation in Transportation (Science and Technology category), awarded by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC), 2002.

 

Membership of Professional Organizations & Scholarly Societies

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Transportation Research Forum (TRF)

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

American Planning Association (APA)

American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS)

International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCEE)

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Sigma Xi (the Scientific Research Society)      

Chi Epsilon (National Civil Engineering Honor Society)

 

Books

  1. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. (2007). Transportation Decision-Making: Principles of Project Evaluation and Programming, Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.

  2. Labi, S. (2014). Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems, Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.

  3. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. (expected release date December 2017). Highway Infrastructure Asset Management, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

 

Book Chapters

  1. Lavrenz, S., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Labi, S. (due 2013). Constructs for quantifying the long-term effectiveness of infrastructure interventions, in Maintenance and  Safety of Aging Infrastructure, Editors: Frangopol, D., Tsompanakis, Y., Taylor & Francis.

  2. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. Ong, G.P. (2010). Transportation Decision-Making in a Changing World: Current Challenges and Future Prospects, in Feasibility Decisions in Transportation Engineering and Economics, Editors: Cappelli, A., Nocera, S., McGraw-Hill.

  3. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2007). Highway Engineering, in Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw Hill.

  4. Labi, S., Li, Z., Sinha, K.C. (2002). Highway Infrastructure Management,” in Civil Engineering Handbook, 2nd Edition, (Editors: Lieu, J.Y.R., Chen, W.F.), CRC Press.

  5. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2001). Highway Engineering, in Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw Hill.

 

Articles in Archival Journals

  1. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2002). Grassroots Perspectives of Pavement Preventive Maintenance- A State-of-Practice Survey in Indiana, International Journal of Pavements 1(3), 44–57.

  2. Konduri S., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2003). Incident Occurrence Models for Freeway Incident Management, Transportation Research Record 1856, 125–134.

  3. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2003). Measures of Short-term Effectiveness of Highway Pavement Maintenance, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 129(6), 673–683.

  4. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2004).  Effectiveness Models for Seal Coating on Highway Pavements, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 130(1), 14–23.

  5. Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2005). Life-cycle Evaluation of Pavement Preventive Maintenance, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 131(10), 744–751.

  6. Labi, S., Lamptey, G., Konduri, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2005). An Analysis of Long-Term Effectiveness of Thin Hot Mix Asphaltic Concrete Overlay Treatments, Transportation Research Record 1940, 3–12.

  7. Lamptey, G., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2005). Investigating the Sensitivity of Optimal Network Safety Needs to Key Safety Management Inputs, Transportation Research Record 1922, 52–61.

  8. Labi, S., Rodriguez, M. M., Sinha, K.C. (2006). Assessing Preservation Needs for a Bridge Network: A Comparison of Alternative Approaches, Structure & Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance 4(3), 221–235.

  9. Rodriguez M. M., Labi, S., Li, Z. (2006). Enhanced Bridge Replacement Cost Models for Indiana’s Bridge Management System, Transportation Research Record 1958, 13–23.

  10. Labi, S., and Lamptey, G., and Kong, S. (2007). Effectiveness of Microsurfacing Treatments, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 133(5), 298–307.

  11. Singh, P., Oh, J., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2007). Cost-effectiveness of Warranty Projects in Indiana, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 133(3), 217–224.

  12. Pasupathy, R., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2007). Optimal Reconstruction Periods for Stochastically-Deteriorating Infrastructures, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 22(6), 389–399.

  13. Fang, C., Labi, S. (2007). Evaluating the Static Segregation Resistance of Hardened Self-Consolidating Concrete using Image Processing Technology, Transportation Research Record 2020, 1–9.

  14. Patidar, V., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P.D., Hyman, W.A., Shirolé, A. (2007). Performance Measures for Enhanced Bridge Management, Transportation Research Record 1991, 43–53.

  15. Oh, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2007). Implementation and Evaluation of Self-Financing Highway Pricing Schemes - Numerical Analysis for the State of Indiana, in Transportation Research Record 1966, 25–33.

  16. Gkritza K., Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., Mannering, F.L. (2008). Influence of Highway Construction Projects on Economic Development: An Empirical Assessment. Annals of Regional Science 42, 545–563.

  17. Lamptey, G., Labi, S., Li, Z. (2008). Decision Support for Optimal Scheduling of Highway Pavement Preventive Maintenance within Resurfacing Cycle, Elsevier Decision Support Systems 46(1), 376–387.

  18. Mannering, F. L. Oh, J., Labi, S., Hamideh, A. (2008). Public Acceptance of Local Government Transportation Sales Taxes: A Statistical Assessment, State and Local Government Review 40(3), 150–159.

  19. Gkritza K., Labi, S. (2008) Estimating Cost Discrepancies in Highway Contracts: A Multi-Step Econometric Approach, in ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 134(12), 953–962.

  20. Thompson, P.D., Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., Patidar, V. (2008). Multiobjective Optimization for Bridge Management Systems, Transportation Research E-Circular E-C 128, 195–209.

  21. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2009). Comparing the Methods for Evaluating Pavement Interventions - A Discussion and Case Study, Transportation Research Record, 2108, 25–36.

  22. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2009). An Analysis of the Cost-effectiveness of Rigid Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments, Structure & Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance 7(9), 715–727.

  23. Irfan, M., Khurshid, M.B., Labi, S., Flora, W. (2009). Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of Flexible Rehabilitation Alternatives using Different Performance Criteria, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 135(10), 753–763.

  24. Sinha, K.C., Patidar, V., Li, Z., Labi, S. Thompson, P.D. (2009). Establishing the Weights of Performance Criteria – Case Studies in Transportation Facility Management, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 135(9), 619–631.

  25. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Labi, S. (2010). Service Life of Thin HMA Overlay Using Different Performance Indicators, in Transportation Research Record 2108, 37–45.

  26. Anastasopoulos, P., Florax, R., Labi, S., Karlaftis, M.G. (2010). Contracting in Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation: Are Spatial Effects Important? Accepted for publication, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 44, 136–146.

  27. Bhargava, A., Anastasopoulos, P., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Mannering, F. (2010). A Three-Stage Least Squares Analysis of Time and Cost Overruns in Construction Contracts. ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 136(11), 1207–1219.

  28. Anastasopoulos, P., Labi, S., McCullough, B. (2010). Analyzing Duration and Prolongation of Performance-based Contracts Using Hazard-based Duration and Zero-Inflated Random Parameters Poisson Models, Transportation Research Record 2136, 11–19.

  29. Lamptey, G., Singh, L., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2010). A Systematic Framework for Incorporating Safety in Network-Level Transportation Planning & Programming, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 136(5), 436–447.

  30. Anastasopoulos, P., Labi, S., Bhargava, A., Bordat, C., Mannering, F. (2010). Frequency of change orders in highway construction using alternate count-data modeling methods, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 136(8), 886–893.

  31. Li, Z., Labi, S., Karlaftis, M., Kepaptsoglou, K., Abbas, M., Zhou, B., Madanu, S. (2010). Project-level life-cycle benefit-cost evaluation of safety hardware improvements, Transportation Research Record 2160, 1–11.

  32. Anastasopoulos, P., Labi S., McCullouch, B., Karlaftis, M., Moavenzadeh, F. (2010). Influence of Highway Project Characteristics on Contract Type Selection – An Empirical Assessment. Accepted for publication, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 16(4), 323–334.

  33. Anastasopoulos, A., Volovski, M., Islam, M., Powell, J., Labi, S. (2010). Comparative Evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships in Roadway Preservation, Transportation Research Record 2235, 9–19.

  34. Irfan, M., Khurshid, M. B., Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2010). Estimating Treatment Costs at the Planning Stage, Pavement Preservation Journal, Fall 2010 Issue, 36–37.

  35. Irfan, M., Bilal Khurshid, M., Anastasopoulos, P., Labi, S., Moavenzadeh, F. (2011). Planning-stage estimation of highway project duration on the basis of anticipated project cost, project type, and contract type. International Journal of Project Management 29(1), 78–93.

  36. Labi, S. (2011). Efficacies of Roadway Safety Improvements across Functional Sub-Classes of Rural Two-Lane Highways, Elsevier Journal of Safety Research 42(4), 231–239.

  37. Anastasopoulos, A., Labi, S., Karlaftis, M.G., Mannering, F.L. (2011). An Exploratory State-Level Empirical Assessment of Pavement Performance, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 17(4), 200–215.

  38. Patidar, V., Labi, S., Morin, T., Thompson, P.D., Sinha, K.C. (2011). Evaluating Alternative Solution Methods and Algorithms for Multi-Criteria Bridge Management at the Network Level, Transportation Research Record 2220, 38–47

  39. Irfan M., Khurshid, M. B., Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2011). Scale and Condition Economies in Asset Preservation Cost Function - A Case Study Involving Flexible Pavement Treatments. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 138(2), 218–228.

  40. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2011). Optimal Performance Threshold Determination for Highway Asset Interventions: Analytical Framework and Application, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 137(2), 128–140.

  41. Ahmed, A., Van Boxel, D., Anastasopoulos, A., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2011). Passenger Car Equivalents Based On Lagging Headways: Some New Evidence Using a System of Equations Approach, ITE Transportation Journal 1(2), 1–18.

  42. Irfan, M., Khurshid, M.B., Bai, Q., Morin, T.L., Labi, S. (2011). Establishing Optimal Project-Level Strategies for Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation – A Framework and Case Study. Journal of Engineering Optimization 44(5), 565–589.

  43. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2012). Tradeoff Analysis for Multiobjective Optimization in Transportation Asset Management by Generating Pareto Frontiers Using Extreme Points NSGA II, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering 138(6), 798–808.

  44. Anastasopoulos, A., Labi, S., Bhargava, A., Mannering, F.L. (2012). Empirical Assessment of the Likelihood and Duration of Highway Project Time Delays, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138(3), 390–398.

  45. Ahmed, A., Anastasopoulos, P., Ong G., Labi, S., Islam, M. (2012). Factors Affecting Highway Safety, Health Care Services, and Motorization - An Exploratory Empirical Analysis using Aggregate Data. Journal of Transportation Safety and Security 4(2), 94–115.

  46. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.S., Thompson, P.D. (2011) Bridge User Cost Estimation – A Synthesis of Existing Methods and Addressing the Issues of Multiple Counting, Workzones, and Traffic Capacity Limitation, Structure & Infrastructure Eng.: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance 9(9), 849–859.

  47. Ong, G., Fitzpatrick, V., Labi, S., and Sinha, K. (2012). A Hazard‐Based Analysis of Highway Project Development Times. ASCE Journal of Transp. Eng., 138(10), 1259–1268.

  48. Cope, A., Bai, Q., Samdariya, A., Labi, S. (2013). Assessing the Efficacy of Stainless Steel for Bridge Deck Reinforcement under Uncertainty using Monte Carlo Simulation, Structure & Infrastructure Eng.: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance 9(7), 634–647.

  49. Ahmed, A., Labi, S., Shields, T. (2013). Aggregate and Disaggregate Evaluation of the Effectiveness of LTPP SPS-5 Flexible Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments, Structure & Infrastructure Eng.: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Performance 9(2), 172–187.

  50. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P. (2013). Multi-Objective Optimization for Project Selection in Network-Level Bridge Management Incorporating Decision-Maker's Preference Using the Concept of Holism, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering 18(9), 879–889.

  51. Zhang, Z., Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2013). Framework for Evaluating Long-Term Leasing of Toll Roads: Case Study of Indiana I-90, Transportation Research Record 2345, 83–91.

  52. Arman, M.H., Labi, S., Sinha, K. (2013). Perspectives of the Operational Performance of Public Transportation Agencies with Data Envelopment Analysis Technique, Transportation Research Record 2351, 30–37.

  53. Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2013). Preservation: Are Public Private Partnerships Cutting Costs? Pavement Preservation Journal 6(3), 33–35.

  54. Khurshid, M. B., Irfan, M., Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2014). Multidimensional benefit-cost evaluation of asphaltic concrete overlays of rigid pavements, Structure & Infrastructure Engineering 10(6), 792–810.

  55. Ahmed, A., Bai, Q., Labi, S. (2014). Pavement Damage Cost Estimation for Heavy-Vehicle Charging: A Synthesis of Past Research and Opportunities for Enhancement. Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) Transport 168(1), 48–58.

  56. Ahmed, A., Bai, Q., Lavrenz, S., Labi, S. (2014). Estimating the Marginal Cost of Pavement Damage by Highway Users on the basis of Practical Schedules for Pavement Maintenance, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering 11(8), 1–14.

  57. Bardaka, E., Labi, S., Haddock, J. (2014). Using Enhanced Econometric Techniques to Verify the Service Life of Asset Interventions: A Case Study for Indiana, Transportation Research Record 2431, 16–23.

  58. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M. Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2014). A framework for assessing the consequences of deferred or hastened highway asset interventions, Structure and Infrastructure Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 11(3), 282–296.

  59. Ahmed, A., Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2014). Marginal Pavement Damage Cost Estimation Using Field Data: Issues and Opportunities, IRF Examiner 4, 6–12.

  60. Ahmed, A., Khurshid, Labi, S. (2014). Impact of Vehicle Characteristics on Level of Service: A Comparative Analysis of Rural and Urban Freeways, International Journal of Civil, Environmental, Structural, Construction, and Architectural Engineering, 8(11), 1151–1155.

  61. Dojutrek, M., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2015). Elemental Decomposition and Multicriteria Method for Valuing Transportation Infrastructure, Transportation Research Record 2460, 137–145.

  62. Volovski, M., Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. (2015). Using Kriging Estimation to Enhance Geospatial Climate Data Integrity for Infrastructure Management, Transportation Research Record 2440, 60–68.

  63. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2014). A Hybrid Pareto Frontier Generation Method for Trade-off Analysis in Transportation Asset Management, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 30(3), 163–180.

  64. Murillo Hoyos, J., Athigakunagorn, N., Labi, S. (2015). Rural Two-Lane Highway Safety Improvement Programming Using Constrained Network-Level Optimization, Transportation Research Part C Emerging Technologies 50, 106–116.

  65. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Noureldin, S. (2015). Linking Interstate Pavement Preservation Investment to Performance: An Exploratory Aggregate Analysis, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 21(4), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000256, 04015004.

  66. Zhang, Z., Agbelie, B., Labi, S. (2015). Efficiency Measurement of Interstate Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Transportation Research Record 2481, 1–9.

  67. Ahmed, A., Lavrenz, S., Labi, S. (2015). Highway User Fees for Overweight Trucks: Consequences of Deviations from the 4th Power Law, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 08/2015; DOI:10.1080/15568318.2015.1014779.

  68. Everett, S., Athigakunagorn, N., Roshandeh, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2015). A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Tool for Enhancing Overweight-Vehicle Permitting Administration, Transportation Research Record 2478, 76–81.

  69. Woldemariam, W., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Labi, S. (2016). Estimating Annual Maintenance Expenditure for Infrastructure: An Artificial Neural Network Approach, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 22(2), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000280, 04015025.

  70. Agbelie, B., Volovski, M., Bardaka, E., Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2016). Updating State and Local Highway Cost Allocation and Revenue Attribution – A Case Study for Indiana, Transportation Research Record 2597, 1–10.

  71. Dojutrek, M., Dietz, E., Labi, S. (2016). A Multi-Criteria Methodology for Measuring the Resilience of Transportation Assets, International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment 7(3), 290–301.

  72. Murillo Hoyos, J., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2016). An Econometric Analysis of Purchase Cost for Public Transportation Rolling Stock, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science 12(5), 436–547.

  73. Qiao, Y., Zhang, Z., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2016). Modeling the Deterioration of Bridge Components Using Binary Probit Techniques with Random Effects, Transportation Research Record 2550, 96–105.

  74. Bardaka, E., Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Mannering, F.L. (2016). A Statistical Assessment of the Cost Effectiveness of Highway Pavement Warranty Contracts ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 22(3), DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000299, 04016017.

  75. Agbelie, B., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2016). Charging Mechanisms for Road Use: An Interface between Engineering and Public Policy, National Academy of Engineering Bridge Journal, 39–46.

  76. Volovksi, M., Murillo Hoyos, J., Saeed, T., Labi, S. (2017). Estimation of Routine Maintenance Expenditures for Highway Pavement Segments: Accounting for Heterogeneity Using Random-Effects Models, Accepted for publication, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, DOI: 10.1061/JTEPBS.0000041.

  77. Volovksi, M., Labi, S., Sommer, K., Noureldin, S., Walker, R. (2017). Developing Statistical Limits for Using the Light Weight Deflectometer in Construction Quality Assurance, Accepted for publication, Road Materials &Pavement Design. DOI 10.1080/14680629.2016.1274269.

  78. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Estimating the Marginal Costs of Bridge Damage due to Overweight Vehicles using a Modified Equivalent Vehicle Methodology and In-service Data on Life-cycle Costs and Usage, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 95, 275–288.

  79. Xiong, Y., Fricker, J.D., Labi, S. (2017). Bundling or Grouping Pavement and Bridge Projects: Analysis and Strategies, Transportation Research Record 2613, 37–44.

  80. Saeed, T., Moomen, M., Ahmed, A., Murillo Hoyos, J., Volovksi, M., Labi, S. (2017). Performance Evaluation and Life Prediction of Highway Concrete Bridge Superstructure across Design Types, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities 31(5) DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE) CF.1943-5509.000105.

  81. Ahmed, A., Saeed, T., Murillo Hoyos, J., Labi, S. (2017). Pavement Repair Marginal Costs – Accounting for Heterogeneity Using Random-Parameter Regression, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems 23(4), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000367.

  82. Klatko, T., Saeed, T.U., Volovski, M., Labi, S., Fricker, J., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Addressing the Local Road VMT Estimation Problem using Spatial Interpolation Techniques, Journal of Transportation Engineering.

  83. Agbelie, B., Labi, S. Fricker, J., Qiao, Y., Zhang, Z., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Life Cycle Decision Framework for Steel Bridge Painting, Journal of Bridge Engineering.

  84. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. Agbelie, B. (2017). Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management in the New Millennium: Continuing Issues, and Emerging Challenges and Opportunities, Transportmetrica Part A: Transport Science, doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2017.1308977, 1–16.

  85. Liao, T., Kumar, I., Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. (2017). Updating Secondary Climate Attributes for Purposes of Transportation Infrastructure Management, Journal of Infrastructure Systems.

  86. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Traffic Volume Benchmarks for Major Arterial Widening versus Expressway Construction - An Exploratory Approach, Journal of Transportation Engineering.

  87. Saeed, T.U., Qiao, Y., Chen, S., Gkritza, K., Labi, S. (2017). Methodology for Probabilistic Modeling of Bridge Component Condition: Accounting for Improvement Effectiveness and Incorporating Random Effects, Journal of Infrastructure Systems.

  88. Labi, S., Chen, S., Preckel, P., QiaoG, Y., Woldemariam, W. (2017). Rural two-lane highway shoulder and lane width policy evaluation using multiobjective optimization, Transportmetrica Part A: Transport Science.

  89. Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. The Evolution of Pavement Design and Current Status of MEPDG Implementation, International Journal of Pavements.

  90. Montgomery, S., Labi, S., Haddock, J. Load Transfer Restoration with Diamond Grinding on Rigid Pavements: Short-Term and Long-Term Effectiveness, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements.

  91. Bhargava, A., Labi, S., Chen, S., Saeed, T., Sinha, K.C. Predicting Cost Escalation Pathways and Overrun/Underrun Severities of Infrastructure Projects using Risk-based Econometric Modeling and Monte Carlo Simulation: A Methodology and Case Study, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.

  92. Ahmed, A., Saeed, T.U., Labi, S. (2015) Estimation of rest periods for newly constructed/reconstructed pavements, Transport, 31:2, 183-191, http://dx.doi.org/10.3846/16484142.2016.1193050

  93. Saeed, T.U., Moomen, M., Ahmed, A., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2017) Performance Evaluation and Life Prediction of Highway Concrete Bridge Superstructure across Design Types. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001051

  94. Labi, S. (2005). Review of “Pavement Design and Analysis” by Yang H. Huang. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Volume 131,  page 482.

 

Editorial Board Membership

ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems

ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

International Journal of Transportation Science & Technology

 

Reviewer of Academic for Research Programs

Singapore National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chennai, India

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dharan, Saudi Arabia

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)

Texas Southern University

 

Reviewer for Journals and Conferences

  1. ASCE Journals: Transp. Engineering; Infrastructure Systems; Structural Engineering; Management; Bridge Engineering; Computing in Civil Engineering.

  2. Blackwell’s Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

  3. Conference Papers for 10th World Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2003

  4. Elsevier’s Decision Support Systems Journal

  5. Transportation Research Record and TRB Annual Meetings

  6. Journal of Transportation and Statistics

  7. Conference Papers for TRB International Conference on Bridge Management, 2003

  8. Elsevier’s Automation in Construction

  9. Taylor and Francis’ International Journal of Pavement Engineering

  10. International Journal of Pavement Engineering

  11. Structure & Infrastructure Eng.: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design & Perf., Taylor & Francis  

  12. 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece

  13. 10th International Conference on Application of Statistics & Probability in Civil Eng. (ICASP10), Tokyo, Japan

  14. 1st International Conference on Transportation Decision Making: Issues, Tools, Models and Case Studies, 2008, Venice, Italy

  15. International Conference on the Capacity of Transport Systems: Arcs, Nodes, Services and Technologies, 2009, Venice, Italy.

  16. 13th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2010, Portugal.

 

Books Reviewed for Publishers

  1. Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, by William Navidi. Reviewed for McGraw-Hill, Boston, 2002.

  2. Assessing and Managing Ecological Impacts of Paved Roads, by the Committee on Ecological Impacts of Road Density, National Research Council, National Academies, Reviewed for National Academy Press, 2004.

  3. Infrastructure Planning Handbook: Planning, Engineering, and Economics, by Goodman A.S., and Hastak, M. Reviewed for ASCE/McGraw-Hill, 2004.

  4. Pavement Design and Analysis, by Yang Huang, Published by Pearson Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., Reviewed for ASCE Journal of Transportation, 2005.

  5. Introduction to Information Quality, by Fisher, C., Lauria, E., Chengalur-Smith, I., Wang, R. Reviewed for Elsevier, 2008.

 

Invited Presentations

  1. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. (2002). Does a Stitch in Time Really Save Nine? The Role of Highway Pavement Preventive Maintenance, Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Kunming, People’s Republic of China.

  2. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. (2008). Transportation Decision-Making in a Changing World: Current Challenges and Future Prospects and Challenges, Presentation at the 1st International Conference on Transportation Decision Making: Issues, Tools, Models and Case Studies, University of Venice,Venice, Italy.

  3. Labi, S. (2008). Multiple-objective Optimization and Applications in Facility Preservation and Materials Selection, Bruce Podwal Seminar Series, City College of New York.

  4. Labi, S., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Sinha, K.C. (2011). Emerging and Non-Traditional Pavement Materials and Criteria for their Evaluation, Presentation at International Seminar on New Generation Pavement Structure and Material, Tonji University People’s Republic of China.

 

Presentations and Published Conference Proceedings and / or Presentations

  1. Labi, S, Sinha, K.C. (2002). Does a Stitch in Time Really Save Nine? The Role of Highway Pavement Preventive Maintenance, Proceedings of Conference: 4th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Kunming, People’s Republic of China, k38-k51.

  2. Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2003). Life-Cycle Evaluation of Highway Pavement Preventive Maintenance, 82nd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  3. Konduri S., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2003). Statistical Models for Freeway Incident Management, 82nd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  4. Lamptey, G., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2004). Development of Pavement Rehabilitation and Maintenance Strategies for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis, 83rd Ann. Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Procs. in CD ROM.

  5. Lamptey, G., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2004). A Framework for Safety Management System in Indiana, 83rd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  6. Labi, S., Pasupathy, R., Sinha, K.C. (2004). Optimal Performance Thresholds for Reconstruction in Infrastructure Asset Management, 83rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Procs. in CD ROM.

  7. Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2004). Cost and Effectiveness Models for Selected Preventive Maintenance Treatments, 83rd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  8. Rodriguez, M., Gkritza, K., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2005). Factors Affecting Bridge Deck Deterioration in Indiana, 84th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  9. Labi, S., Lamptey, G., Konduri, S., Sinha, K.C. (2005). Analysis of Long-Term Effectiveness of Thin HMA Overlays, 84th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  10. Lamptey, G., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2005). Optimization of Preventive Maintenance within Intervals of Pavement Rehabilitation, 84th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  11. Lamptey, G., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2005). Investigating the Sensitivity of Optimal Network Safety Needs to Key Safety Management Inputs, 84th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  12. Lamptey, G., Oh, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2005). Pavement Rehabilitation and Maintenance Strategies, Presentation and Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Seoul, Korea, May 10-12, 2005,  654-667.

  13. Singh, P., Oh, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2005). The Benefits of Pavement Warranty Practice in Indiana, USA, 5th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Seoul, Korea, May 10-12,  620-636.

  14. Labi, S., Rodriguez M. M., Shah, H., Sinha, K. C. (2006). A Performance-Based Approach for Estimating Bridge Preservation Funding Needs, 85th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  15. Rodriguez M. M., Labi, S., Li, Z. (2006). Enhanced Bridge Replacement Cost Models for Indiana’s Bridge Management System, 85th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  16. Gkritza, K., Labi, S. (2006). Likelihood of Occurrence, Magnitude and Rate of Cost Discrepancies in Highway Contracts, 85th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  17. Labi, S., Siew-Hwee, K., Lamptey, G., and Nunoo, C. (2006). Long-term Benefits of Microsurfacing Applications in Indiana, 85th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  18. Mannering, F., Oh, J., Labi, S., Hamideh, A. (2006). An Econometric Analysis of Post-Election Opinion Surveys: Understanding Public Acceptance of Local Transportation Sales Taxes, 85th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Proceedings in CD ROM.

  19. Oh, J., Singh, P., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2006). Warranty Practice In Pavement Construction – An Assessment of the Costs and Benefits, 85th Annual Meeting of Trans. Res. Board, Procs. in CD ROM.

  20. Thompson, P.D., Patidar, V., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Hyman, W.A., Shirolé, A. (2006) Multi-objective Optimization for Bridge Management, Presented at IABMAS'06 - Third International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, July 16-19, 2006, Porto, Portugal.

  21. Gkritza, K., Labi, S., Mannering, F.L., and Sinha, K.C. Economic Development Effects of Highway Added-Capacity Projects (2006). Transportation and Economic Development Conference (TED), Little Rock, AR.

  22. Gkritza, K., Rodriguez M. M., Labi, S., Li, Z. (2007). Development of Bridge Preservation Cost Models for Planning, Programming, and Budgeting, 86th Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  23. Oh, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2007). Implementation and Evaluation of Self-Financing Highway Pricing Schemes – Numerical Analysis for Indiana, 86th Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  24. Fang, C., Labi, S. (2007). Evaluating the Static Segregation Resistance of Hardened Self-Consolidating Concrete using Image Processing Technology, 86th Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  25. Labi, S., Mohammad, I.M., Fang, C., Nunoo, C. (2007). Cost-Effectiveness of Microsurfacing and Thin HMA Overlays – A Comparative Analysis, 86th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  26. Bhargava, A., Anastasopoulos, P. Mannering, F.L., Sinha, K.C., Labi, S. (2008). Analyzing Time Delay of Highway Construction Transportation Contracts, 2008 Joint Statistical Meeting, in Denver, CO, August 3–7.

  27. Kong, S., Labi, S. Fang, C., Itsung, T (2008). Estimating the Planning-level Costs of Rolling Stock and Fixed Facilities for Light Rail Transit Systems, 87th Ann. Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  28. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2008). Effectiveness of Asphaltic Concrete Overlays of Rigid Highway Pavements Using LTPP SPS-6 Data, 87th Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  29. Labi, S. (2008). Uncertainty-Based Tradeoff Analysis for Integrated Transportation Investments, 94th Annual Road School of the Joint Transportation Research Program, Mar 24-26, W. Lafayette, IN. Presentation Only.

  30. Labi, S. Patidar, V., Li, Z., Sinha, K.C. (2008). Development of Weights to Reflect the Relative Importance of Transportation Performance Criteria, 87th Ann. Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  31. Lamptey, G., Singh, L., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2008). Incorporating Safety Management In Network-level Planning - A Framework, Software Package, And Case Study, 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece.

  32. Adom, R. Giraud, T., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2008). A Framework for Managing the Tort Liability Risks Associated with the Use of Transportation Infrastructure, 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece.

  33. Bhargava, A., Anastasopoulos, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. Mannering, F.L. (2008). A Simple Model for Predicting Delay at Actuated Signalized Intersections for Long-Term Planning Purposes, 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece.

  34. Bhargava, A., Anastasopoulos, A., Bordat, C., Labi, S., Mannering, F.L. (2008). An Analysis of Cost and Time Overruns of Construction Contracts Using Three Stage Least Squares, 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece.

  35. Gkritza, K., Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., Mannering, F.L. (2008). Economic Development and Highway Project Decision-Making, 10th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008), Athens, Greece.

  36. Thompson, P.D., Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., Patidar, V. (2008). Multi-objective Optimization for Bridge Management, 10th International Bridge and Structure Management Conference, Buffalo, New York, October 20-22, 2008. 10th International Bridge and Structure Management Conference, Buffalo, New York, Oct 20-22, 2008.

  37. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2008). A Comparison of Two Types of Overlay Treatment for PCC Pavements, 7th International Conference on Managing Pavements (ICMPA), Calgary, Canada.

  38. Irfan, M., Khurshid, M.B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2008). Cost-Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Alternatives – The Case for Flexible Pavements, 7th International Conference on Managing Pavements (ICMPA), Calgary, Canada.

  39. Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2008). Transportation Decision-Making in a Changing World: Current Challenges And Future Prospects and Challenges, 1st International Conference on Transportation Decision Making: Issues, Tools, Models and Case Studies, Venice, Italy, November 13 – 14.

  40. Anastasopoulos, P. Labi, S., McCullough, B. (2009). Identifying the Appropriate Contract Types for Highway Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects on the basis of Project Characteristics, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  41. Anastasopoulos, P. Labi, S., McCullough, B. (2009). Analyzing Duration and Prolongation of Performance-based Contracts Using Hazard-based Duration and Zero-Inflated Random Parameters Poisson Models, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  42. Anastasopoulos, P. Labi, S., Karlaftis, M. Mannering, F.L. (2009). Exploring Relationships Between Aggregate Pavement Performance, and Surface Geology, Climate and Expenditure: An Econometric Analysis of State-Level Data, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  43. Cope, A., Labi, S. (2009). Does Stainless Cost Less? Assessing the Feasibility of Stainless Steel as a Reinforcement Material for Bridge Decks on the Basis of Life-cycle Costing, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  44. Li, Z., Labi, S., Patidar, V., Sinha., K.C., Thompson, P. (2009). Establishing a Common Scale for Measuring and Combining Different Impact Types and Program Areas – A Discussion and Case Studies in Bridge and Asset Management, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  45. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Labi, S. (2009) An Econometric Analysis of the Influence of Highway Project Size, Project Type, and Contract Type on Contract Duration, 88th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  46. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2009) Comparing the Methods for Evaluating Pavement Interventions - A Discussion and Case Study, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  47. Bai, Q., Labi, S. Noureldin, S. (2009). Transportation Asset Management Research, 95th Annual Road School of the Joint Transportation Research Program, Mar 10-12, W. Lafayette, IN.

  48. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Labi, S. (2009) Service Life of Thin HMA Overlay Using Different Performance Indicators, 88th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  49. Labi, S. (2009). New Course in Engineering Systems at Purdue University - Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design, Second International Conference on Engineering Systems at MIT, June 15-17, Cambridge, MA.

  50. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Labi, S. (2009). Parametric Estimation of Planning-Level Asset Preservation Costs – A Case Study in Flexible Pavement Assets, 5th Annual Inter-University Symposium on Infrastructure Management, June 19-20, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

  51. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2009). A Framework for Establishing Optimal Performance Thresholds for Highway Asset Interventions, 5th Annual Inter-University Symposium on Infrastructure Management, June 19-20, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

  52. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Noureldin, S., Steckler, B., Unkefer, D., Keefer, D. (2009) Asset Management Trade-Off Analysis – The Experience of the Indiana DOT in Developing a Framework and Computer Analysis Tool, 8th National Conference on Asset Management, Oct. 19-22, Portland, OR.

  53. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Labi, S. (2010) Establishing Optimal Pavement Profiles at Project Level: Framework Involving Different Cost and Treatment Types, 89th Annual Mtg., Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  54. Li, Z., Labi, S., Karlaftis, M.G. (2010). Project-Level Life-Cycle Benefit-Cost Analysis Evaluation of Highway Safety Hardware Improvements, 89th Annual Meeting, Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  55. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M., Labi, S. (2010) Establishment of Optimal Performance Thresholds for Highway Asset Interventions – A Framework & Case Study, 89th Annual Mtg. of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  56. Irfan, M., Bilal, M.K., Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2010) Estimation of Planning-Level Asset Preservation Costs – A Case Study involving Flexible Pavement Treatments, 89th Annual Mtg. of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  57. Cope, A. Labi, S. (2010). Feasibility of Stainless Steel as a Bridge Deck Reinforcement Material: Sensitivity of Life-Cycle Evaluation Outcome with Respect to Key Analysis Variables, 89th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  58. Ahmed, A., Labi, S., Shields, T. (2010). LTPP Flexible Pavement Rehabilitation Treatment Effectiveness Analysis using SPS-5 data, 6th Annual Inter-University Symposium on Infrastructure Management, June 18 – 19, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.

  59. Bai, Q., Bhargava, A., Ong, G.P., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P.D. (2010) A Framework for Comprehensive Estimation of User Costs for Bridge Management: A Synopsis of Existing Practices and Discussion of New Considerations, 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS2010), July 11-15, Philadelphia, PA.

  60. Cope, A., Labi, S., Fang, C. (2010). An Empirical Life-Cycle Assessment of the Relative Cost-effectiveness of Alternative Materials for Reinforcing Bridge Decks, 5th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS2010), July 11-15, Philadelphia, PA.

  61. Long, M.K., Fitzpatrick, V., Labi, S. (2010). Climate Change Impacts on Civil Engineering Structures – An Exploratory Discourse, 2010 Midwest Regional Summit on Regional, Population and Health Economics, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.

  62. Ahmed, A., Volvoski M., Agbelie, B., Labi, S. (2011). Modeling Vehicle Class Lagging Headways for Estimation of Passenger Car Equivalent: A Comparative Analysis between 3SLS and SURE Modeling Approaches. Proceedings of Conference: 2011 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa.

  63. Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2011) Average Annual Maintenance Expenditure (AAMEX) Modeling for Indiana Highway Assets: A Statistical and Econometric Analysis of the Effect of an Asset's Age on Expected Maintenance Costs. 2011 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa.

  64. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P.D. (2011) Bridge User Cost Estimation Methods – Closing the Gaps, Presented at the 97th Annual Road School, Purdue University, March 8-11, West Lafayette, IN.

  65. Samdariya, A., Bai, Q., Cope, A., Sim, C., Labi, S., Frosch, R.J. (2011) Increasing Bridge Deck Service Life: Multiple-Criteria Life-Cycle Evaluation of Alternative Materials for Bridge Deck Reinforcement, Presented at the 97th Annual Road School, Purdue University, March 8-11, West Lafayette, IN.

  66. Anastasopoulos, A., Labi, S., Bhargava, A., Mannering, F.L. (2011). Empirical Assessment of the Likelihood and Duration of Highway Project Time Delays, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Res. Board, Washington, DC.

  67. Ahmed, A., Volovski, M, Anastasopoulos, P., Labi, S. (2011). Passenger Car Equivalents for Basic Freeway Segments Based on Lagging Headways: Some New Evidence using a System of Equations Approach, 52nd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Long Beach, CA.

  68. Ahmed, A., Anastasopoulos, A. Islam, M., Labi, S. (2011). Road Fatalities, Health Service Quality, And Motorization Level: An Empirical Analysis Using Aggregate Country-level Data, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  69. Anastasopoulos, A., Volovski, M., Islam, M., Powell, J., Labi, S. (2011). Comparative Evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships in Roadway Preservation, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  70. Labi, S., Thompson, P.D., Shirolé, A., Sinha, K.C. (2011) Equations for Quantitative Assessments of the Long-Term Effectiveness of Bridge Actions, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  71. Bai, Q., Labi, S. (2011). Tradeoff Analysis for Multiobjective Optimization in Transportation Asset Management by Generating Pareto Frontiers Using Extreme Points NSGA II, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  72. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.S., Thompson, P.D. (2011) Bridge User Cost Estimation – A Synthesis of Existing 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.of Multiple Counting, Workzones, and Traffic Capacity Limitation, Transportation Research Record.

  73. Khurshid, M.B., Irfan, M. Ahmed, A., Labi, S. (2011). Quantifying the Consequences of Hastened or Deferred Interventions, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  74. Bhargava, A., Ford, K., Labi, S., Sinha, KC. (2011). Evolution of Cost Estimates across Highway Project Development Phases: Identifying the Patterns and Influential Factors using Econometric Techniques, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  75. Patidar, V., Labi, S., Morin, T., Thompson, P.D., Sinha, K.C. (2011). Evaluating Alternative Solution Methods and Algorithms for Multi-Criteria Bridge Management at the Network Level, 90th Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  76. Labi, S., Bai, Q., Indraneel K., Ahmed, A., Anastasopoulos P. (2011). Quantifying System Vulnerability as a Performance Measure for Systems Investment Evaluation and Decision-making, 1st ASCE International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), Hyattsville, MD.

  77. Long, M., Fitzpatrick, V., Labi, S. (2011). Assessing the Vulnerability of Civil Engineering Structures to Long-term Climate Change, 1st International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), Hyattsville, MD.

  78. Kumar, I. Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. (2011). Assessing the Vulnerability of Indiana’s Highway Bridges to Geo-Hazards. 1st ASCE International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), April 2011, Hyattsville, MD.

  79. Bai, Q., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2011). Generating Safety-performance Pareto frontiers for Tradeoff Analysis in Highway Asset Management using the Extreme Points NSGA II Technique. 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis (RSS 2011), IN, USA, September14-16,  2011.

  80. Agbelie, B, Labi, S. (2011). Safety Countermeasures at Rural Two-Lane Roads: Does Their Effectiveness Differ by Functional Class?. 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis (RSS 2011), IN, USA, September14-16, 2011.

  81. Lamptey, G., Samdariya, A., Labi,S., Sinha, K. (2011). Indiana's Safety Management System Software (SMSS)-An Update. 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS 2011), Indianapolis, USA.

  82. Bai Q., Ahmed, A., Irfan M., Khurshid, M. B., Labi, S. (2011). Establishing Efficient Project-Level Strategies for Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation considering Multiple Objectives, using Data Envelopment Analysis. 2011 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa.

  83. Ahmed, A., Labi, S., Li, Z. (2011). Effectiveness of Flexible Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments – Evidence from a National Experiment. 2011 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa.

  84. 84 . Labi, S., Ceylan, H. (2012). Pavement Performance Prediction with LTPP Data, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  85. Ahmed, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C (2012). Pavement Damage Cost Estimation for Heavy Vehicle Charging – A Synthesis of Past Research and Opportunities for Enhancement, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  86. Arman, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C (2012). Assessment of Operational Performance of Public Transit Agencies Using Data Envelopment Analysis Technique, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  87. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C (2012). Trade-off Analysis for Multiobjective Optimization in Transportation Asset Management by Generating Pareto Frontiers Using Extreme Points Nondominated Sorting Genetic Algorithm, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  88. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C (2012). Multiobjective Optimization for Project Selection in Network-Level Bridge Management Incorporating Nonlinear UtilityFunctions Using the Concept of Holism, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  89. Samdariya, A., Labi, S., (2012). Tool for LCC Assessment of Alternative Materials for Bridge Deck Reinforcement. AHD35-Bridge Management Committee, 91st Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  90. Ahmed, A., Hoyos, J. M., Samdariya, A., Labi, S. (2012). The Use of Econometric Models to Estimate Initial Rest Periods for Purposes of Highway Pavement Preservation Scheduling, 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, FL.

  91. Anwaar, A., Bai, Q., Labi, S. (2012). Estimation of Marginal Pavement Damage Cost on the Basis of Maintenance, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction Schedules, 53rd Annual Transp. Research Forum, Tampa, FL.

  92. Labi, S., Bai, Q., Samdariya, A., Anwaar, A. (2012). Generalized Needs Assessment Scenarios for Transportation Infrastructure, 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, FL.

  93. Murillo Hoyos, J., Arman, M., Labi, S. (2012). Performance Modeling and Cost Assessment of Transit Systems, 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, FL.

  94. Liao, T., Mbakogu, E., Nguyen, N.T., Refai, S., Akinbade, Y., Bardaka, E., Labi, S. (2012). Analyzing the Spatial Distributions of Climatic Condition in the Continental USA for Infrastructure Management Purposes, 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, FL.

  95. Thompson, P.D., Ford, K.M., Arman, H.R., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Shirolé, A. (2012). Estimating Life Expectancy of Highway Assets, 9th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management, San Diego, CA.

  96. Dojutrek, M., Labi., S. (2012). Incorporating Asset Values in Investment Evaluation and Decision Making, 9th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management, San Diego, CA.

  97. Bardaka, E., Labi., S., Haddock, J. (2012). A Comparative Evaluation of Prediction Techniques for Highway Pavement Treatment Service Life, 9th National Conference on Transp. Asset Management, San Diego, CA.

  98. Ford, K.M., Labi, S., Arman, H.R., Sinha, K.C., Shirolé, A., Thompson, P.D. (2012). Incorporating Risk into Asset Management Decisions: Case Study of the Impact of Uncertain Climatic Effects on Long-Term Asset Needs, 9th National Conference on Transportation Asset Management, San Diego, CA.

  99. Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. (2012). Highway Asset Valuation for Indiana, 100th Annual Road School, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.

  100. Murillo Hoyos, J., Arman, M., Labi, S. (2012). Effectiveness Evaluation of Transit Systems in Indiana, 100th Annual Road School, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN.

  101. Arman, M., Labi, S. (2013). Measuring Efficiency of Indiana Fixed-Route Transit Agencies Using Data Envelopment Analysis, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  102. Zhang, Z., Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2013). General Framework for Evaluating Long-Term Leasing of Toll Roads: Case Study of Indiana I-90, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  103. Zhang, Z., Arman, M., Labi, S. (2013). Efficiency Measurement of Interstate Highway Pavement Maintenance Using Data Envelopment Analysis, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  104. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2013). Methodology to Estimate Added Bridge Costs due to Overweight Trucks, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  105. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Nouredin, S., Sinha, K.C. (2013). Linking Interstate Pavement Preservation Investment to Performance: Exploratory Aggregate Analysis, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  106. Woldemariam, W., Labi, S. (2013). Proposed Performance Measure for Bridge Management: Contribution to Network Connectivity and Accessibility, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  107. Liao, T., Labi, S. (2013). Environmental Parameters for Infrastructure Modeling: Updating Existing Data on Spatial Distribution of the Climatic Conditions in the Continental USA, 92nd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  108. Ford, K.M. Arman, M. Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. Thompson P.D., Shirole A.M. (2013). Estimating the life expectancies of civil engineering infrastructure, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICCOSAR 2013), June 16-20, Columbia University, New York, NY.

  109. Lavrenz, S., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Labi, S. (2013). Long-term effectiveness of civil infrastructure interventions, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICCOSAR 2013), June 16-20, Columbia University, New York, NY.

  110. Athigakunagorn N., Murillo Hoyos, J., Labi S., Sinha K.C. (2013). Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Shoulder Widening using Real Options, presented at the 4th International Road Safety and Simulation International Conference (RSS 2013) October 23-25, Rome, Italy.

  111. Makwana, P., Athigakunagorn N., Murillo Hoyos J., Labi S., Sinha K.C. (2013). Rural two-lane highway safety improvement programming using constrained network-level optimization, presented at the 4th International Road Safety and Simulation International Conference (RSS 2013) October 23-25, Rome, Italy.

  112. Murillo-Hoyos, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2013). Criteria for Evaluating Innovative and Non-Traditional Materials for Highway Pavement Construction, accepted for presentation at the 17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 10-13, 2013.

  113. Bardaka, E., Labi, S., Haddock, J. (2014). Verifying the Service Life of Asset Interventions Using Enhanced Econometric Techniques: A Case Study for Indiana, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  114. Bardaka, E., Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2014). Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Short-Term Performance Warranty Contracts: Case Study of Indiana Pavement Warranty Contracts, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  115. Liao, T., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2014). Using Kriging Estimation to Enhance Climate Data for Transportation Asset Management, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  116. Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2014). Prediction of Routine Highway Expenditures - Accounting for Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity using Random-Effects Panel-Data Modeling, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  117. Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. (2014). Elemental Decomposition and Multi-Criteria Method for Valuing Transportation Infrastructure, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  118. Ahmed, A., Lavrenz, S., Labi, S. (2014). Establishing Equitable Heavy Vehicle Fees for Highway Usage and Consequences of Deviations from the 4th Power Law, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  119. Woldemariam, W., Labi, S. (2014). A Framework for Network Accessibility for Purpose of Network Level Road Maintenance Planning, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  120. Arman, M., Murillo-Hoyos, J., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2014). An Econometric Analysis of Transit Rolling Stock Costs of Motorized Bus and Demand Response Modes, accepted for presentation at the 93rd Annual Meeting of Transp. Research Board, Washington, DC.

  121. Dojutrek, M.S., Labi, S., Dietz, J.E. (2014). A Fuzzy Approach for Assessing Transportation Infrastructure Security. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of Complex Systems Design and Management. November 2014, Paris, France. New York: Springer, 2014.

  122. Everett, S., Athigakunagorn, N., Roshandeh, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Tool for Enhancing Overweight-Vehicle Permitting Administration, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  123. Zhang Z., Agbelie, B., Labi, S. Efficiency Measurement of Interstate Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  124. Woldemariam, W., Murillo Hoyos, J., Labi, S. Estimation of Pavement Maintenance Expenditure for Rural Interstate Highways: An Artificial Neural Network Approach, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  125. Dojutrek, M., Labi, S. A Fuzzy Approach for Assessing Bridge Infrastructure Security, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  126. Ye, Q., Labi, S. Breakeven Analysis for the Choice of Optimum Bridge Deck Reinforcement Material based on Service Life Uncertainty, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  127. Ahmed, A., Murillo Hoyos, J., Labi, S. Estimation of Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Marginal Cost by Heavy Vehicle - A Random Parameter Regression Model Approach, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  128. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Li, Z., Sinha, K.C. A Methodology for Uncertainty-Based Trade-off Analysis in Multiobjective Optimization for Transportation Asset Management, Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2015.

  129. Nantung, T., Labi, S., Ahmed, A., Agbelie, B., Lavrenz, S. Cost and Revenues Associated with Overweight Trucks in Indiana, Presented in Session for State Department of Transportation High-Value Research Projects, TRB Annual Meeting, January 12, 2015.

  130. Nantung, T., Labi, S., Ahmed, A., Agbelie, B., Lavrenz, S. Innovations Worth Deploying Now: High Value Research Results, Presented in Session for Innovations Worth Deploying Now: High Value Research Results, TRB Annual Meeting, January 12, 2015.

  131. Usman, T.S., Ahmed, A., Hoyos, J.M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2015). Investigating the Changes of Marginal Pavement Damage Cost to Key Variables using Sensitivity Analysis. 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Georgia Tech USA. March 12-14.

  132. Usman, T.S., Issariyanukula, A., Ahmed, A., Hoyos, J.M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2015). Enhanced Prediction of Transportation Project Costs Using a Risk-Based Approach. 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Georgia Tech USA. March 12-14.

  133. Labi, S., Lavrenz, S., Volovski, M., Hoyos, J.M., Usman, T.S., (2015). Service Life Prediction of Steel Bridges. Accepted for the 8th International Symposium on Steel Bridges: Innovation & New Challenges 2015 (SBIC-2015). 14-16 September, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

  134. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2015). Allocating the Life Cycle Costs of Steel Bridges to Overweight Vehicles – A Case Study, 14-16 September, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.

  135. Labi, S., Usman, T.S., Volovski, M., Al-Qadi, S., (2015). An exploratory discussion of the impacts of driverless vehicle operations on the man-made environment. Keynote Address. 1st International Conference on Mechanical and Transportation Engineering (ICMTE '15). April 23–25, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  136. Usman, T.S., Al-Qadi, S., Labi, S. (2015). The expected impacts of driverless vehicle operations on roadway infrastructure: A discussion, 30th Annual Conference of Transport Chicago, 12 June, 2015, Chicago, Illinois.

  137. Murillo-Hoyos, J., Lavrenz, S., Usman, T., Volovski, M., Labi, S. (2016). Service Life & Condition Rating Prediction of Steel Bridges: New Evidence using Three-Stage Least Squares Modeling, Accepted for presentation 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  138. Moomen, M., Usman, T., Qiao, Y., Labi, S. (2016). An Empirical Analysis of Concrete Bridge Superstructure Condition: Influential Factors and Deterioration Prediction, Accepted for presentation 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  139. Qiao, Y., Zhang, Z., M., Usman, T., Labi, S. (2016). Modeling The Deterioration of Bridge Components Using Binary Probit Techniques with Random Effects, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  140. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K. (2016). Evaluation Of Highway Financing Options on the Basis of User Equities, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Washington, DC.

  141. Agbelie, B., Volovski, M., Bardaka, E., Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2016). (2016). Updating State And Local Highway Cost Allocation And Revenue Attribution – A Case Study For Indiana, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the TRB, Washington, DC.

  142. Roshandeh, A., Everett, S., Athigakunagorn, N., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2016). Assessing the Impacts of Overweight Truck Operations on Traffic Safety and Mobility, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  143. Athigakunagorn, N., Everett, S., Roshandeh, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2016). Assessing the Impact of a State’s Overweight-Vehicle Legislation on Highway Bridge Infrastructure, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  144. Volovksi, M., Arman, M., Labi, S. (2016). Developing Statistical Limits for Using the Light Weight Deflectometer (LWD) in Construction Quality Assurance, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board(TRB), Washington, DC.

  145. Pyrialakou, DV., Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Gkritza, K. (2016). Assessment of the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Overall Performance of Rural Transit Systems: A Case Study of Rural Indiana, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the TRB, Washington, DC.

  146. Klatko, T., Saeed, T.U., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Fricker, J. (2016). Estimating Local Road VMT –A Comparative Analysis of Spatial Interpolation Techniques, Accepted for presentation, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

  147. Manojkumar, N., Labi (2016). Financial Needs Assessment across Various States of the USA, Annual Meeting of the ASCE Committee on Finance and Economics, Washington, DC.

  148. Qiao, Y., Usman, T.S., Labi, S. (2016). Exploring the applications of computational engineering tools in bridge management systems, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), June 16–30, 2016, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

  149. Qiao, Y., Usman, T.S., Moomen, M., Alqadhi, S., Labi, S. (2016). Discrete-outcome deterioration modeling of concrete and steel bridges using National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Database, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), June 16–30, 2016, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

  150. Taylor, B., Qiao, Y., Bowman, M., Labi, S. (2016). Cost-effectiveness of a Systemwide Program for Bridge Deck Condition Monitoring using NDT, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), June 16–30, 2016, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil.

  151. Roshandeh, A., Everett, S., Athigakunagorn, N., Labi, S. (2016). A Methodology for Assessing the Impacts of Overweight Truck Operations on Traffic Safety and Mobility, International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston, Texas, June 26-29, 2016.

  152. Labi, S. (2016). The Tri-Zone Concept: Exploring the Relationships between the Intensity of Safety Features and Safety Performance, International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston, Texas, June 26-29, 2016.

  153. Abhishek, A., Qiao, Y., Chen, S., Labi, S. (2016). Addressing Uncertainty in Bridge Projects – Estimating the Cost Escalation Pathway Likelihood and Overrun Severities for Infrastructure Expansion Contracts, International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston, Texas, June 26-29, 2016.

  154. Labi, S. (2016). Infrastructure Deterioration Modeling – The Factor Moment Approach, International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston, Texas, June 26-29, 2016.

  155. Zhang, D., Usman, T.S., Murillo Hoyos, J., Labi, S. (2016). Impact of Initial (Pre-Rehabilitation) Condition on Pavement Rehabilitation Cost, 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements, Singapore, 27–29 July 2016.

  156. Alqadhi, S., Murillo Hoyos, J., Qiao, Y., Labi, S. (2016). Effectiveness Measurement of Pavement Rehabilitation: Constructs and Comparison of Current Findings to Existing Literature, 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV8), Singapore, 27–29 July 2016.

  157. Chen, S., Usman, T., Alqadhi, S., Labi, S. (2016). Safety Impacts of Pavement Rehabilitation at Multi-Lane Highways, 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV8), Singapore, 27–29 July 2016.

  158. Klatko, T., Agbelie, B., Labi, S. (2016). Multi-Dimensional Characterization of Scale Economies In Pavement Rehabilitation And Reconstruction, 8th International Conference on Maintenance & Rehabilitation of Pavements, Singapore, 27–29 July 2016.

 

National Webinars

Bardaka, E., Labi., S., Haddock, J. (2012). A Comparative Evaluation of Alternative Prediction Techniques for Highway Pavement Treatment Service Life, September 19th 2012, webinar sponsored by the Transportation Asset Management Committee, Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Science.

 

Conference Organization / Planning

Member, Technical Program Committee, 12th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2006), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA. November 9-10, 2006.

Member, Scientific Committee, 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT 2008) in Athens, Greece, on May 27-31, 2008.

Committee Relator, 2008 International Conference on Transportation Decision-making: Issues, Tools, Models and Case Studies, Venice, November 14-15, 2008.

Member, Scientific Committee, 2009 International Conference on The Capacity of Transport Systems: arcs, nodes, services and technologies, Venice, Scheduled for November 5-6, 2009.

Chair, Design and Analysis Session, The Fifth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS2010), July 10-14, 2010, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), ASCE Council on Disaster Risk Management April 11-13, 2011, Univ. of Maryland, College Park.

 

Copyright Software Packages

RealCost-IN (Software Package for Life-cycle Cost Analysis for INDOT Pavement Design Procedures).                    

Collaborators: Lamptey, G. Ahmad, M.Z., Sinha, K.C.                                                                                

Client: The Indiana Department of Transportation, Indianapolis, IN, 2004.

 

SMSS – A Software Package for Highway Safety Management in Indiana, 2004                                                    

Collaborators: Lamptey, G. Sinha, K.C.

Client: Indiana Dept. of Transportation (INDOT), Indianapolis, IN

MOO-BMS: A Tool for Multi-objective Optimization for Bridge Management, 2007                                                                                     

Collaborators: Patidar, V., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P.D., Hyman, W.A., Shirolé, A.                                            

Client: National Coop. Highway Research Program, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC.

 

IBMS 2009 Version: Software Package for the Indiana Bridge Management System, 2009                                                        Collaborators: Bhargava, A., Bai, Q., Sinha, K.C. McCullouch, B., Kang, W. 

Client: INDOT                                                       

 

INDOTREV 2010 - Revenue Forecasting Software Package                                                                                             

Collaborators: Bai, Q., Agbelie, B., Sinha, K.C., McCullouch, B. 

Client: INDOT.

 

Research Reports

  1. Labi S. and Fricker J.D. Assessing and Updating the State of Indiana’s Traffic Monitoring System, Joint Transportation Research Program Final Report FHWA/IN/JTRP-98/7, Sept. 1998.

  2. Brown, H.C., Labi, S., Tarko, A.P., and Fricker, J.D. A Tool for Evaluating Access Control on High-Speed Urban Arterials, Part I: Research Report, and Part II: User’s Manual, Joint Transportation Research Program Final Report FHWA/IN/JTRP-98/7, June 1998.

  3. Labi, S. and Sinha K.C. Effectiveness of Maintenance and its Impact on Capital Expenditures, JTRP Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2002/27, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Oct. 2002.

  4. Giraud, T., Vorasett, C., Labi, S., and Sinha K.C. Development of a Risk Management System for the Indiana DOT, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2003/20, Purdue University, West Lafayette, September 2003.

  5. Sinha, K.C., McCullouch, B., Bullock, D., Konduri, S., Fricker, J.D., Labi, S. Impact Evaluation of INDOT Hyperfix Project, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2004/02, Purdue University, West Lafayette, April 2004.

  6. Bordat, C., McCullouch, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. An Analysis of Cost Overruns and Time Delays of INDOT Projects, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2004/7, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Dec. 2004.

  7. Lamptey, G., Ahmad, M., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C., Life Cycle Cost Analysis for INDOT Pavement Design Procedures, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2004/28, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, January 2005.

  8. Singh, P., Labi, S., McCullouch, B., and Sinha K. C. An Evaluation of the Cost-Effectiveness of Warranty Contracts in Indiana, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2004/34, Purdue University, West Lafayette, February 2005.

  9. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., Hodge, S., Tine, G., and Shah, H. An Assessment of Highway Financing Needs in Indiana, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2005/09, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, March 2005.

  10. Labi, S., Effect of Geometric Characteristics of Rural Two-lane Roads on Safety, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2005/02, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, June 2006.

  11. Oware, E., Bhargava, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Ramp Metering and High Occupancy Vehicle Facilities: A Synthesis Study, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2006/02, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, June, 2006.

  12. Patidar, V., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Thompson, P.D., Hyman, W.A., Shirolé, A. M. Multi-objective Optimization for Bridge Management, Final Report Vol. 1 (Main Report) and 2 (Software Users Manual), National Cooperative Highway Research Program, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, Dec. 2006.

  13. Gritzka, K. Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. Economic Development Effects of INDOT Transportation Projects, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2006/37, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, May 2007.

  14. Malyshkina, N., Mannering, F., Labi, S., Influence of Speed Limits on Roadway Safety, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2007/06, for the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Jun. 2008.

  15. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Li, Z. Trade-off Analysis Methodology for Asset Management, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2008, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, December 2008.

  16. Bai, Q., Labi, S. Uncertainty-Based Tradeoff Analysis Methodology for Integrated Transportation Investment Decision-Making, Nextrans Technical Report Nr. 020PY01, USDOT Region V Regional University Transportation Center, October 2009.

  17. Anwaar, A., Volovski, M., Van Boxel, D., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. Truck Travel Characteristics as an Indicator of System Condition and Performance, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2011/07, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, January 2011.

  18. Agbelie, B., Bai, Q., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. Forecasting of Highway Revenues Under Various Options, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/3, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, September 2010.

  19. Bilal, M.K., Irfan, M., Anwaar, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. A Synthesis of Overweight Truck Permitting, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/12, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, September 2010.

  20. Bhargava, A., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. Development of a Framework for Ex Post Facto Evaluation of Highway Project Costs in Indiana, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP-2009/33, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, March 2010.

  21. Sinha, K.C., Labi, S., McCullouch, B.G., Bhargava, A., Bai, Q. Updating and Enhancing the Indiana Bridge Management System (IBMS), Final Rep. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2008/30, Purdue Univ.,, W. Lafayette, Mar 2010.

  22. Anastasopoulos, P., Volovski, M., Pradhan, S., Islam, M., Labi, S. Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Highway Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, and Operations, Nextrans Technical Report Nr. 045PY02, USDOT Region V Regional University Transportation Center, Oct. 2011.

  23. Issariyanukula, A., Labi, S. Financial and Technical Feasibility of Dynamic Congestion Pricing as a Revenue Generation Source in Indiana – Exploiting the Availability of Real-Time Information and Dynamic Pricing Technologies, Nextrans Technical Report Nr. 044PY02, USDOT Region V Regional Univ. Transp. Center, Oct. 2011.

  24. Bai, Q., Labi, S., Enhancement, Calibration, and Implementation of Tradeoff Analysis Methodology Developed for INDOT, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Dec. 2012.

  25. Ford, K.M., Labi, S., Arman, H.R., Sinha, K.C., Shirolé, A., Thompson, P.D. (2012). Life Expectancy Estimation of Highway Assets, Final Report Vol. 1 (Main Report) and Vol. 2 (Guidebook), NCHRP 08-71, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C

  26. Dojutrek, M., Makwana, P., Labi, S., Valuation of Highway Assets in Indiana, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, December, 2012.

  27. Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Mannering, F., Sinha, K.C. Updates To Indiana Fuel Tax And Registration Revenue Projections, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, November, 2012.

  28. Bardaka, M., Labi, S., Haddock, J. Service Lives of Selected Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Dec. 2012.

  29. Ahmed, A., Agbelie, B., Lavrenz, S., Keefer, M., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C., Costs and revenue Associated with Overweight Trucks in Indiana, Final Report, FHWA/IN/JTRP, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Dec, 2012.

  30. Volovski, M., Arman, M., Labi, S. Developing Statistical Limits for using the Lightweight Deflectometer in Construction Quality Assurance, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Dec. 2014.

  31. Everett, S., Athigakunagorn, N., Roshandeh, A., Arman, M., Woldemariam, W., Gkritza, K., Labi, S., Sinha, K. Impact of HEA -1481 on Indiana’s Highway Revenue Generation, Asset Degradation, Modal Distribution, and Economic Development and Competitiveness. Final Report, Joint Transportation Research Program, W. Lafayette, October 2014.

  32. Murillo-Hoyos, J., Ahmed, A., Labi, S. Using Regional Freight Traffic Assignment Modeling to Quantify the Variability of Pavement Damage for Highway Cost Allocation and Revenue Analysis, Nextrans Technical Report Nr. 083PY04, USDOT Region V Regional University Transportation Center, Feb. 2015.

  33. Volovski, M., Bardaka, E., Zhang, Z., Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2015). Indiana Highway Cost Allocation and Revenue Attribution Study, Final Report, Joint Transportation Research Program, W. Lafayette, August, 2015.

 

Courses Taught & Student Evaluations

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2015            3.9/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2016       4.7/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2015            3.8/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2015       4.7/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2014            3.4/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2014       4.3/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2013            3.7/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2013       4.1/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2012            3.6/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2012       3.7/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2011            3.6/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2011       4.0/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2010            3.7/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2010       4.2/5

CE 103 (Introduction to Careers in Engineering)                                        Fall 2009            4.2/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2009            3.9/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                           Spring 2009       4.0/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2008            4.0/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Spring 2008       3.8/5

CE 561 (Evaluation of Transportation Systems)                                          Fall 2007            4.1/5

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2007            4.1/5

CEE 1.040/1.401, ESD .018 (Project Management), at MIT                      Spring 2007       4.9/7

CE 398 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Spring 2006       3.9/5

CE 561 (Evaluation of Transportation Systems)                                          Fall 2005            4.7/5

CE 561 (Evaluation of Transportation Systems)                                          Fall 2004            4.6/5

CE 568 (Highway Infrastructure Management Systems)                          Spring 2004        4.6/5

CE 497 (Introduction to Civil Engineering Systems Design)                      Fall 2003            4.2/5

CE 392 (Stochastic Concepts and Methods in Civil Engineering)             Fall 2002            4.2/5

CE 392 (Stochastic Concepts and Methods in Civil Engineering)             Summer 2002   4.8/5

CE 392 (Stochastic Concepts and Methods in Civil Engineering)             Spring 2002       4.6/5

CE 394 (Economics, Ethics and Case Histories in Civil Engineering)        Fall 2001            3.5/5

 

Teaching Related Activities

Certificate in “Basics of Teaching”, College Teaching Workshop Series, Center for Instructional Excellence, at Purdue University, West Lafayette Indiana, 2001.

Assists in organization of annual Road School for highway engineering practitioners in Indiana.

 

New Course Development

CE 497/CE 398 (Introduction to Systems Design in Civil Engineering), required core course:

Developed and taught this first-time course that was established as part of the School’s revisions to its undergraduate curriculum, Fall 2003.

 

Students Supervised as Major Advisor

Served/Serving as Major Advisor the following Ph.D. students:

Michelle Dojutrek, 2011 – 2014 (Graduated)

Muhammad Arman, 2008 – 2014 (Graduated)

Qiang Bai, 2007 – May 2013 (Graduated)

Anwar Ahmed, 2010 – May 2012 (Graduated)

Apichai Issariyanukula, 2008 – 2011 (Graduated)

Kevin Ford, 2008 – 2011 (Graduated)

Muhammad Irfan, 2006 – 2010 (Graduated)

Muhammad Bilal, 2006 – 2010 (Graduated)

Matthew Volovski, 2011 – 2015

Wubeshet Woldemariam, 2012 – 2015

Nathee Athigakunagorn, 2013 – 2015

Jackeline Murillo-Hoyos, 2012 – 2016

Zhibo Zhang, 2011 – Present.

Saeed Al-Qadhi, 2014 –  Present  

Tariq Usman, 2014 – Present

Sikai Chen, 2014 – Present

 

Served/Serving as Major Advisor the following M.S. students:

Kong Siew Hwee, 2005 – August 2007 (Graduated)

Essa Mahmodi, 2005 – May 2008 (Graduated)

Amanda Cope, 2007 – May 2009 (Graduated)

Anwaar Ahmed, 2008 – December 2009 (Graduated)

Matthew Volovski, 2009 – May 2011 (Graduated)

Michelle Dojutrek, 2009 – May 2011 (Graduated)

Michel Keefer, 2010 – May 2012 (Graduated)

Ashish Samdariya, 2011 – 2012 (Graduated)

Eleni Bardaka, 2010 – 2012 (Graduated)

Zhibo Zhang, 2010 – 2012 (Graduated)

Jackeline Murillo-Hoyos, 2011 – 2013 (Graduated)

Tao Liao, 2012 – 2014 (Graduated)

Miklhan Momen, 2014 – Present

Trevor Klatko, 2014- Present

Yu Qiao, 2014 – Present

Anlan Li, 2014 – Present

Peng Jiao, 2014 – Present

                         

Served as Co-Advisor for the following (graduated) M.S. thesis graduate students:

Godfrey Lamptey, August 2002 – May 2004

Claire Bordat, August 2001 – December 2003

Bismark Agbelie, 2009 – August 2010

 

Helped advise the following (graduated) M.S. thesis graduate students:

Stacey Hodge, August 2002 – December 2004          

Priyanka Singh, August 2002 – December 2004

Geoffrey Lamptey, August 2002 – May 2004              

Marcela Rodriguez, January 2002 – May 2004             

Thomas Giraud, August 2001 – May 2003

 

Students  Supervised as Examining Committee Member

Serving as Examining Committee Member for the following graduate students:

                               Wayne Richardson, Grant Farnworth, Georgios Kalafatas,

                               Menna Noureldin, Velvet Fitzpatrick, Samiul Hasan, Isaac Tetzloff, Richelle Fosu.

 

Served as Examining Committee Member for the following graduated Ph.D. students:

                             Vandana Patidar, Konstantina Gkritza, Ashad Hamideh, Mehmet Bayraktar

                             George Kalafatas, Jung-Eun Oh, Abhishek Bhargava, Panos Anastasopoulos.

 

Served as Examining Committee Member for the following graduated M.S. thesis students:

                             Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Bilal, Ee Huei Koh, Mohammad Ahmad,

                             Hardik Shah, Gabriel Tine, Nicholas Blonde, Natalie Villwock, Velvet Fitzpatrick

                             William Flora, Kevin Ford, Jennifer Sharkey, Mouyid Islam.

 

Served as Examining Committee Member for the following graduated M.S. non-thesis students:

                            Abisola Kamson, Adeline Akyeampong, Balagopal Panicker, Adadewa Okutu, Stacie Kato.

 
 

Service to Purdue Academic Community & Local Community

Member of Faculty Search Committee, Forensics and Rehabilitation of Infrastructure, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2013.

Ph.D. Qualifying Exams Coordinator, Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Group, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2008 - present

Member, Purdue University Scholastic Delinquencies and Readmissions Committee, 2008 - 2012

Member, Civil Engineering Staff Awards Committee, 2006-2007

Member, Campus Appeals Board, Purdue University, 2009 – 2012

Member, Community Standards Board, Purdue University, 2010 – 2012

Member, College of Engineering Strategic Plan Team 6c: Creativity and Risk –Technology Ethics, Global Impacts, and Policy Think Tank, 2009

Member, Awards Committee, Purdue University Ismail Interdisciplinary Travel Grant, 2009 – present

Department Representative, United Way, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2006 – 2012

Co-advisor, ASCE Student Chapter of Purdue University

Advisor, Vietnamese Students Association

Current Research

Cost Benefit Analysis and Implementation of NDT Testing of INDOT Bridge Decks   $155,000

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2013            

Analyzing the costs and benefits of non-destructive testing of state highway bridge decks in Indiana.

                           

Impact of HB-1481 on Indiana’s Highway Revenue Generation, Asset Degradation, Modal Distribution, and Economic Development & Competitiveness  $350,000                                                                    U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2013            

Analyzing the consequences of the new Indiana legislature House Bill 1481 on Indiana’s highway revenue generation, asset degradation, modal distribution, and economic development & competitiveness.

 

Indiana State Highway Cost Allocation and Revenue Attribution Study/Estimation of Travel by Out-of-State Vehicles on Indiana Highways     $375,000   

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2013            

Estimating the relative damage inflicted by load and non-load forces of deterioration; estimating the shares of damage across the vehicle classes; reviewing the current road user taxes for possible revision. Estimating the volumes of out of state travel on Indiana highways

 
 

Completed Research

Developing Statistical Limits for Using the Light Weight Deflectometer, LWD, in Construction Quality Assurance     $95,145

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2011             

Assessing the viability of using the Light Weight Deflectometer for quality control and assurance of compacted unbound layers during highway pavement construction.

               

Using Regional Freight Traffic Assignment Modeling to Quantify the Variability of Pavement Damage for Highway Cost Allocation and Revenue Analysis   $40,000

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2012            

Developing a framework to assess the variability in damage costs to highway bridge and pavement infrastructure due to overloading, using regional freight traffic assignment modeling.

 

Increasing Bridge Deck Service Life  $315,400

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2010             Examining the viability of stainless steel as deck reinforcement material. Includes laboratory tests to ascertain the behavior of reinforcement materials including stainless steel in a saline and free-thaw environment.

 

Service Lives of Selected Pavement Rehabilitation Treatments     $85,760          

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2010             

Established updated values and statistical functions for estimating the service lives of standard pavement rehabilitation treatments.

 

United States Department of Transportation/Indiana DOT: Enhancement, Calibration, and Implementation of Tradeoff Analysis Methodology Developed for INDOT    $100,675          

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, Started 2010            

Investigating the damage occasioned by heavy trucks on highway pavements and bridges in the state of Indiana. Goal is to update vehicle license fees to ensure greater equity in the highway cost allocation process.

 

Updates To Indiana Fuel Tax And Registration Revenue Projections   $51,667          

U.S. Department of Transportation/Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2012            

Refined the statistical models for short-term and long-term prediction of highway revenue expected from different traditional sources.

 

Costs and revenue Associated with Overweight Trucks in Indiana   $200,000                                        

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2010            

This project is investigating the damage occasioned by heavy trucks on highway pavements and bridges in the state of Indiana. The ultimate goal is to update vehicle license fees to ensure greater equity in cost allocation.

 

Valuation of Highway Assets in Indiana     $150,000    

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2010.  

Developed an innovative and comprehensive method for ascertaining the total monetary value of highway assets in the state of Indiana.

 

A Synthesis of Truck Weight Permitting     $25,000

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, 2009 - 2010          

Reviewed the permit fee structure for overweight and overweight vehicles in the state of Indiana, with the objective of ensuring greater efficiency and equity in the fee structures.

 

Forecasting of Highway Revenues Under Various Options         $40,000                                

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Principal Investigator, 2009 - 2010                               

Assessed the financial sustainability of existing funding sources for highway construction and maintenance, and identified potential additional or alternative funding sources and examined their viability

 

Life Expectancy of Highway Assets   $500,000   

National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences -- National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP Project 08-71), Principal Investigator, 2009 - 2011.                  

Established methodologies for assessing the remaining service lives of highway assets thus facilitating the incorporation of facility remaining service life as a viable performance measure in life-cycle costing, multiple criteria analysis and for intervention evaluation and decision-making.

 

Public Private Partnerships in Highway Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, and Operations    $50,000

Nextrans Transportation Center. Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, 2009-2011  

Developed an evaluation and decision support framework for Public Private Partnerships (PPP) to guide agency decisions whether to adopt a PPP for a given project and what type of PPP procurement package.

 

Financial and Technical Feasibility of Dynamic Congestion Pricing as a Revenue Source     $40,000

Nextrans Transportation Center. Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator, 2009 - 2011  

Analyzed dynamic congestion pricing theoretical framework and implementation scenarios for a selected highway corridor in the state of Indiana.

 

Uncertainty-Based Tradeoffs for Integrated Transp. Investment Decision-Making   $50,000

Nextrans Transportation Center. Principal Investigator, 2009 - 2011                                                                            

Developed methodologies for investigating program area trade-offs from the perspective of uncertainty where the outcomes of alternative decisions (as well as their probability distributions) are not known. Includes software module development for decision-making under conditions of uncertainty.

 

Enhancements to Indiana’s Bridge Management System         $275,000                            

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2006 - 2009  

Updated analytical models for bridge deterioration and preservation treatment costs, reviewing intervention decision trees, and re-developing the Indiana Bridge Management System software.

 

Ex Poste Evaluation of Transportation Projects    $100,000                   

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2006 - 2009  

Developed a set of methodologies which can be used by transportation agencies such as the Indiana Department of Transportation to assess the post-construction demand, effectiveness, and costs of transportation projects, assessing the extent of deviation from planning level estimates.

 

Development of a Congestion Management System for Indiana DOT   $75,000         

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Research Engineer, 2002-2009  
Developed a program-level Congestion Management System Software package for evaluating impacts of alternative congestion mitigation techniques on sections of Indiana state highway network.

 

Development of a Safety Management System for Indiana DOT   $150,000                    

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Research Engineer, 2002-2009  

Developed a Safety Management System Software (SMSS) package for monitoring past, current and future safety on various sections of the Indiana state highway network and safety programming.

  

Tradeoff Analysis Methodology for Highway Asset Management   $175,000                                        

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2007-2008  

Provided a methodological framework for examining the trade-offs between the performance and budget, and between the different performance measures that are typically considered in investment analysis at INDOT.

 

Influence of Speed on Highway Safety    $100,000                                                                                            

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2006-2008    

Studied the impact of a recent increase in speed limits in Indiana using statistical and econometric models. Used disaggregate data to examine effect of speed on accident causation and injury severity.

 

Analysis and Evaluation of Alternative Private-Public Partnership Projects    N/A                                         Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 2007 – 2007                                                                                   

Reviewed the current state of practice of PPs in infrastructure project management. Developed decision-support frameworks that would enable cost-effectiveness assessment of alternative PPP schemes.

 

Alternatives to Fuel Tax        $100,000                                                                                           

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2006-2008  

Examined the feasibility of highway funding options other than traditional sources.

 

Bridge Management System Multi-Objective Optimization  $350,000     

National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences -- National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP Project 12-67), Co-Principal Investigator, 2004 - 2006.                                                                                                     Developed analytical and software tools for multi-objective optimization for bridge management, to facilitate development of optimal multi-criteria based long-term management strategies.

 

Analysis of Economic Development Effects of Transportation Investments    $108,000     

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2004-2007  

Investigated the impacts of transportation investment on the overall local and regional economy in Indiana, for possible enhancement and application to major projects including the Interstate 69 Corridor and US Road 31.

 

Evaluation of Congestion Mitigation Strategies for Indiana  $50,000  

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, Started 2004  

Synthesized the state of practice for highway congestion mitigation techniques such as ramp metering and HOV-lanes. Work detail included infrastructure set-ups, costs, and effectiveness.

 

Effect of Shoulder Characteristics on Fatal Crashes on Rural Two-lane Highways    $50,000                Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation, Co-Principal Investigator, 2002-2005

Investigated the impact of traffic, geometric and environmental characteristics on crash severity types and patterns, for safety investment decision-making at Indiana’s rural 2-lane road network.

 

Estimation of Pavement and Bridge Preservation Costs and Service Lives    $95,000 

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2002-2005  

Developed cost and service life models for state highway bridge and pavement preservation treatments. Resulting models are expected to facilitate evaluation of pavement/bridge preservation strategies and needs.

 

An Assessment of Highway Financing Needs in Indiana   $150,000  

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2002-2005  

Assessed annual physical and monetary needs for facility preservation on the basis of network size, deterioration trends, service lives, and minimum standards.

 

An Assessment of Cost-effectiveness of Warranty Contracts in Indiana   $50,000   

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2003-2005  Developed a methodology to assess cost-effectiveness of highway warranty construction practices in Indiana.

 

Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Pavement Design   $150,000                

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Co-Principal Investigator, 2004-2006  Developed a set of guidelines and an accompanying software tool to help INDOT to estimate life cycle costs and benefits associated with each alternative pavement design scenario.

 

An Analysis of Cost and Time Overruns of INDOT Contracts (Completed 8/2004)    $50,000   

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Research Engineer.  2002-2004                                          

Identified influential factors affecting contract cost overruns, time delays and change orders of INDOT construction projects using various statistical and econometric tools.

 

Impact Evaluation of the Hyperfix Project (Completed 4/2004)   $50,000 

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation. Research Engineer, 2003-2004  

Evaluated the impacts of a month-long total closure of Indiana’s busiest highway section (Interstate 65/70) due to reconstruction of pavements and bridges at that section.

 

Development of a Risk Management System for Indiana DOT (Completed 9/2003)     $50,000

Federal Highway Administration/ Indiana Department of Transportation, Co-Principal Investigator, 2002-2004

Identified elements and operational features of the Indiana state highway system that can significantly influence tort liability cases against the state.

Computer & Software Skills/Working Knowledge

Database Tools:                                                         

MS Access, MS Excel, SQL      

Statistical/Econometric Analysis Software:          

LIMDEP, SAS, SPSS, MINITAB

Optimization Software:                                          

GAMS, CPLEX, LINDO

Transportation-related Software and Tools:        

MicroBenCost, HDM-IV, SMSS, CMSS, RealCost, QRS-II,

Highway Capacity Software, CORSIM, TRANSYT, NETSIM,                

AutoCAD, Eaglepoint, ArcView/ArcInfo, TransCAD, HAMS    

Project Management Software:                            

MS Project, Primavera     

 

Industrial & Other Work Experience

Engineer/Assistant Engineer, Conterra Consulting Engineers:

 

 Project Manager, AGC/Barbex Goldfields Warehouse Project                                                 4/95- 8/95

  • Supervised earthworks (30,000 m3) and construction of 20,000 m2 warehouse and access roads.

Field Engineer and Team Leader, GNPC/Westinghouse (USA) Natural Gas Project     1/95 – 4/95

  • Supervised geotechnical and geophysical site investigations for planned thermal power plant at Effasu, West Africa, with Sir Alexander Gibbs (UK), for the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation.

Materials Engineer, Accra City Roads Reconstruction Project (World-Bank sponsored)     3/93 – 1/95

  • Supervised laboratory testing and inspection/quality control of materials and workmanship.

Transportation/Highway Engineer on the following Projects                                      10/88 – 3/93

Design Studies for Reconstruction of Accra City Roads, World-Bank sponsored

  • Helped carry out materials investigations and subgrade studies for five (5) urban arterial highway sections.

Transport Rehabilitation Project, Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Regions of Ghana

  • Assisted in economic appraisal and traffic studies, and carried out engineering design for over 700 km of rural highway sections. Assisted in contract document preparation and tender evaluations.

Feeder (Unpaved) Road Rehabilitation Project, Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, in joint venture with Stanley Engineering Consultants of Canada, World-Bank sponsored

  • Led field team to collect socio-economic and engineering data for over 1200 km of unpaved road sections. Carried out traffic studies and project economic evaluations.

Geotechnical Engineer

Various Structures of National and Regional Importance in West Africa                                                10/88 – 3/93

  • Supervised field sampling and testing of soil, and laboratory testing, carried out foundation and geotechnical designs, and supervised preparation of project reports.

Team Member, Community Development Unit, National Service Secretariat, Ghana                          10/87 – 10/88

Assisted in identifying programs for improving depressed and underprivileged rural and urban communities

 

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