Faculty Profile

 Nezamuddin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

GEM 107
219-464-5203
nezamuddin@valpo.edu


Biography

Nezamuddin received a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from UT Austin in 2011, and an M.S and a B. Tech in the same discipline from the University of Central Florida and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), respectively. He was awarded numerous scholarships throughout his studies, including the prestigious Dwight D. Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Mary Kate Collins Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Civil Engineering at UT Austin.  Nezamuddin joined the faculty at Valparaiso University in the fall of 2013.  He is currently an assistant professor of Civil Engineering.

Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin 2011
M.S., Civil Engineering - University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando 2006
B. Tech., Civil Engineering - Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), India 2003

Areas of Specialization

Multimodal Systems, Dynamic Network Modeling, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Active Traffic

Management, Traffic Simulation, Emissions Modeling, Transit Assignment, Users' Route-building

Behavior, Transportation Logistics and Optimization, Parallel Computing

Courses Taught

“Fall 2013”

CE 202 – Statistical applications in Civil Engineering

CE 490-  Traffic Engineering

 


Current Research

Transportation
Nezamuddins' research interests include dynamic network modeling, intelligent transportation systems and active traffic management, and application of high performance computing to solve transportation problems.

Publications

  • Developing Microscopic Toll Plaza and Toll Road Corridor Model with PARAMICS. , Journal of the Transportation Research BoardNo. 2047, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2008, pp. 100-110., 2008  ( N. Nezamuddin and H. Al-Deek)
  • Speed Distribution Profile of Traffic Data and Sample Size Estimation. , Traffic Engineering and Control, Vol. 51, No. 4, April 2010, pp.147-152., 2010  (N. Nezamuddin, J. Crunkleton, P. J. Tarnoff and S. T. Waller.)
  • Operational and Safety Benefits of Variable Speed Limits and Peak-Period Shoulder Use,  Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems. , (in review)  (N. Nezamuddin, N. Jiang, J. Ma, T. Zhang and S. T. Waller.)
  • Routing Strategies for Emergency Management Decision Support Systems during Evacuation.,  Journal of Transportation Safety & Security. , (in review)  (J. Yu, A. Pande, N. Nezamuddin, F. Edwards and V. Dixit. )
  • Applying Traffic Simulation Model for Estimating Emissions in University Campus,  ITE Journal, (in review)  (A. Pande, S. Kilbert, N. Nezamuddin and T. Freed.)
  • A Continuous Dynamic User Equilibrium Algorithm Using the Link Transmission Model, Networks and Spatial Economics, ( in review)  (N. Nezamuddin and S. Boyles)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America)
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)