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  • Research Assistant Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin

Professional Service

  • Transportation Research Board. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for Committee on Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation (ANB20) - 1 paper. 08/2019 - present
  • Transportation Research Board. Role: Reviewer and Judge. Reviewer and Judge for Doctoral Student Research in Transportation Safety Session. 01/2019 - 01/2019
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for Committee on Statewide Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ20) - 1 paper. 09/2017 - 10/2017
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for Committee on Work zone Traffic Control (AHB55) - 1 paper. 09/2017 - 10/2017
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for Committee on Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation (ANB20) - 4 papers. 09/2017 - 10/2017
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for Committee on Transportation Safety Management (ANB10) - 1 paper. 09/2017 - 09/2017
  • ACM Computing Surveys. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer of 1 paper - 1 rounds of re-reviews. 02/2017 - 02/2017
  • Utah Traffic Records Coordinating Committee. Role: Member of the Committee. Presentation on UTAPS-CDI and potential avenues for cooperation with other state agencies, and participation in quarterly meetings . 01/2017 - 12/2017
  • EIT Intelligent Transport Systems. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for the journal - 1 paper. 10/2016 - 10/2016
  • ACM Computing Surveys. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for journal publication - 1 paper (first review and re-review). 08/2016 - 12/2016
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for the Committee on Highway/Rail Grade Crossings (AHB60) - 3 papers. 08/2016 - 09/2016
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for the Committee on Statewide Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ20) - 1 paper. 08/2016 - 09/2016
  • TRB. Role: Paper Reviewer. Reviewer for the Committee on Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) - 2 papers. 08/2016 - 09/2016
  • IEEE ITSC. Paper reviewer for the IEEE Conference of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Society - 1 paper. 07/2016 - 07/2017
  • Utah Traffic Records Advisory Committe. Role: Member. Participate and discuss issues related to data in transportation in the state; Present progress related to UTAPS-CDI. 01/2016 - 12/2016

Internal Service

  • Participation in Engineering Day - Prepared and delivered presentations for visitors . Presenter, 11/2017 - 11/2017. Department service.
  • Participation in Summer Transportation Camp - Prepared and delivered sessions including driving simulator demos and lab equipment/capabilities demos for the summer camp . Presenter, 07/2017 - 07/2017. Department service.
  • Search for UTAPS-CDI DBA position. My role included reviewing applications, conducting on-site interviews, and providing recommendations. The position was advertised twice due to the first offering not being completed successfully (the second round was successful). A total of 6 on-site interviews were conducted. Member of Search Committee, 06/2017 - 10/2017. Department service.
  • Preparation and delivery of presentation to the group in February 2017 on our capabilities to gather, analyze, and process data from transportation-related sensors and other sources. Member NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) Smart Cities Group, 02/2017 - 02/2017. College service.
  • For 2 faculty searches in transportation (1 out of 2 fulfilled in fall 2017, 1 to be filled in fall 2018). My role included reviewing applications, conducting Skype interviews, assisting during on-site interviews, and providing recommendations. Total of 13 Skype interviews in February, 5 on-site interviews in March. Beginning of new search in December. Member of Search Committee, 01/2017 - 12/2017. Department service.
  • Currently advising and directing research for the following Ph.D. students: M. Scott Shea, Jeffrey Taylor, Roghayeh Zoleikani, Steven Peterson (co-advising with Cathy Liu), and Fahmid Hossain (currently not an RA). Also advising 1 master thesis student: Nuzhat Azra. Weekly or bi-weekly meetings with the students. Member of Thesis Committee and Adviser, 01/2017 - 12/2017. Department service.

Outreach

  • Member of FHWA’s Roadway Data Improvement Program (RDIP) Team. This was a competitive effort to win participation in the RDIP program that assists states with their data Improvement Program implementations. Team leadership is at the UNC Highway Safety Research Center and the team will travel to several states to provide technical assistance . 08/2017 - 12/2017
  • Team Leader and Point of Contact for the Utah Team - IDIQ FHWA Office of Safety Our transportation group is member of the Infinite-Delivery Infinite-Quantify (IDIQ) program sponsored by FHWA’s Office of Safety. Our overall team is led by VHB and we receive fast-turnaround proposals from FHWA. My role is to determine team members that could join efforts for proposals (i.e. College of Health, College of Psychology, and internally in the CvEEN Department), distribute documents, and maintain communication between team members and external teams. 01/2017 - 12/2017
  • Joint proposals and efforts as a result of collaborative efforts with faculty from the following departments: - Department of Health: Future data integration for the CODES Program – collaboration with Dr. Larry Cook; EMS Data Integration - collaboration with Felicia Alvarez (EMS Data Manager) - Geography Department: NITC UTC Project to analyze network effects of disruptive events (2017-2019)– collaboration with Dr. Ran Wei (recently moved to UC Riverside) - City and Metropolitan Planning: UTRAC 2017 proposal submitted in coordination with Dr. Reid Ewing - re-submitted in 2018 - Department of Psychology: Team members for NCHRP 17-86 proposal submitted in January 2018. 01/2017 - 12/2017

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