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Dr. Justice Appiah

PhD Student
Transportation System Engineering
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
262F WHIT
Lincoln, NE 68583-0851
Phone: 402-472-1975
Fax: 402-472-0859
Email: jappiah2@unl.edu
Education
July 2001 B.Sc. Honors Civil Engineering University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana
August 2004 M.S. Civil Engineering Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
2009 Ph.D Civil Engineering University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Experience

  • Research Assistant, Mid-America Transportation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Research Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Research Assistant, Texas Transportation Institute, College Station
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Assistant Civil Engineer, Enviro-Logos Consults Ltd., Kumasi, Ghana
  • Intern, Ghana Highway Authority, Kumasi, Ghana

Selected Publications
2011 A Methodology for Comparing Non-Intrusive Traffic Detectors Under Different Operating Conditions
published in International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety
2011 Safety Effect of Dilemma-Zone Protection Using Actuated Advance Warning Systems
published in Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting
2011 A Methodology for Comparing Non-Intrusive Traffic Detectors Under Different Operating Conditions
published in 1st International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety
2011 Development of a State of the Art Traffic Microsimulation Model for Nebraska
published in Nebraska Transportation Center, Final Report 2011
2011 A Methodology for Comparing Non‐Intrusive Traffic Detectors under Different Operating Conditions
published in Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE
2010 Estimation of Dynamic Origin-Destination Matrices and Calibration of Micro-Simulation Models Using Aggregate Intersection Turn Count Data
published in 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
2010 Developing a State-wide Traffic Micro-Simulation Model: Issues and Challenges
published in Proceedings of the 8th International Transportation Specialty Conference
2010 Effectiveness of Combined Advance Detection and Advance Warning Flashers
published in Proceedings of the 8th International Transportation Specialty Conference
2010 Joint Estimation of Dynamic Origin-Destination Matrices and Calibration of Micro-simulation Models Using Aggregate Intersection Turn-Count Data
published in Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting
2009 “Development of a Regional Traffic MicroSimulation Model
published in Integrated Corridor Systems Management Modeling: Best Practices Workshop
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Projects
Dilemma Zone Protection on High-Speed Arterials
Assessing the Structural, Driver and Economic Impacts of Traffic Pole Mounted Wind Power Generator and Solar Panel Hybrid System
Calibration of Micro-Simulation Models for Multimodal Freight Networks

Awards
2004 Civil Egnineering Graduate Fellowship, University of Maryland
2005 C.V. Wootan award for best MS thesis in Transportation Policy and Planning, Council of University Transportation Centers, Washington, D.C.
Member, Phi Kappa Phi National Interdisciplinary Honor Society

Presentations
2011 Safety Effect of Dilemma-Zone Protection Using Actuated Advance Warning Systems