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Dr. Anuj Sharma

Assistant Professor
Transportation System Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
330F WHIT
Lincoln, NE 68583-0855
Phone: 402-472-6391
Email: asharma3@unl.edu
Education
2008 Ph.D. in Civil Engineering Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2004 M.S. in Civil Engineering Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2001 B.E. in Civil Engineering Regional Engineering College, Rourkela, India

Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M
  • Programmer Analyst, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Selected Publications
2011 Estimating Dilemma Zone Hazard Function at High Speed Isolated Intersection.
published in Transportation Research Part C
2011 Wide Area Detection for Reducing Dilemma Zone Incursions at Isolated High Speed Intersections: Opportunities and Challenges
published in 18th ITS World congress
2011 Comparison of Theoretical and Observation Based Probability of Conflict Curves
published in International Conference on Road safety and Simulation
2011 Impact of Signal Timing Information on Safety and Efficiency of Signalized Intersections
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2011 Wind/solar hybrid generation-based roadway microgrids
published in Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2011 IEEE
2010 Impact of Inclement Weather on Dilemma Zone Boundaries
published in 89th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
2010 Red Light Violation Characteristics Under Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions: With and Without Countdown timers
published in 89th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
2009 Effect of Phase Countdown Timers on Queue Discharge Characteristics Under Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions
published in Transportation Research Record 2130
2008 Performance Requirement and Evaluation Procedures for Advance Wide Area Detector
published in 87th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
2008 Field Evaluation of Alternative Real-time Methods for Estimating Approach Delay at Signalized Intersections
published in 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced technologies in Transportation
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Projects
Smart City Lincoln: Safe Intersections and Intelligent Enforcement
Investigating Operations at Geometrically Unconventional Intersections
IntelliDrive Technology based Yellow Onset Decision Assistance System for Trucks
Assessing the Structural, Driver and Economic Impacts of Traffic Pole Mounted Wind Power Generator and Solar Panel Hybrid System
NDOR Effect of Phase Countdown Timers on Safety and Efficiency of Operations at Signalized Intersections
NDOR Speed Limit Recommendation in Vicinity of Signalized High-Speed Intersection
Assessing the Risk of Crash for Trucks on Onset Yellow
Effect of Freeway Level of Service and Driver Education on Truck Driver's Stress - Phase 1
Safe Track Protection and Advance Warning System

Awards
2008 Pikarsky Award for Outstanding PhD Dissertation in Science and Technology, Council of University Transportation Centers
2007-2008 Edward J. Cox Memorial Transportation Scholarship Award,Institute of Transportation Engineering Indiana Section
2006-2007 Exceptional Paper Award, Traffic Signal System Committee at TRB 86th Annual Meeting
2002 Joseph A. Orr Civil Engineering Graduate Endowed Fellowship, Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
2000-2001 Best All Rounder, National Institute Technology, Rourkela, India

Leadership Activities
Control Architecture Subcommittee of Traffic Signal Systems Committee Transportation Research Board

Presentations
2011 Using Transportation Infrastructure for Generating Renewable Energy
2011 Improving Safety and Mobility at High Speed Intersection with Innovations in Sensor Technology
2011 Wind/solar hybrid generation-based roadway microgrids
2011 Wind Energy Resource Evaluation models for Roadway Wind/Solar Hybrid
2011 Roadway Wind/Solar Hybrid Power Generation and Distribution System towards Energy Plus Roadways
2010 Roadway Wind/Solar Hybrid Power Generation and Distribution System towards Energy Plus Roadways
2010 Optimal Advance Detector Location for Green Termination Systems on High Speed Isolated Intersection
2010 High Speed Intersection Control
2010 Optimal Advance Detector Location for Green Termination Systems on High Speed Isolated Intersections