The Open Transportation Journal

ISSN: 1874-4478 ― Volume 14, 2020

Note: Average publication time of 18 days between final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication


J.R. Serrano (Biography
J.R. Serrano

José Ramón Serrano received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from “Universitat Politecnica de Valencia”, Spain, where he is also currently working as a professor. Professor Serrano manages a research group about turbocharging and aftertreatment within University’s Institute “CMT-Motores Termicos”. His main expertise is related with 1D gas-dynamics modelling, testing and analysis of performance and emissions from turbocharged engines during transient evolutions.


Department of Engines and Thermo-fluids Machinery
Universitat Politècnica de València


R. Tay (Biography
R. Tay

Richard Tay is Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University. He has worked at University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, Queensland University, University of Calgary, Lincoln University, Nanyang Technological University, Chinese University Hong Kong and as a visiting scholar at MIT in USA. He has published extensively in transportation and serves the editorial boards of many journals like, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Journal of Transportation Safety and Security, Journal of Advanced Transportation, Australian College of Road Safety Journal, Open Transportation Journal, Canadian Journal of Transportation, Asian Transport Studies, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, International Journal of Transportation, Urban, Planning and Transport Research, Analytic Methods in Accident Research and Transportation Research.


School of Business IT and Logistcs
RMIT University

Associate Editor:

Armando Cartenì (Biography
Armando Cartenì

Dr. Armando Cartenì is a professor at Transportation Planning at the University of Campania “L. VanvitellI” (Italy). From 2010 to 2017 he worked at the University of Naples Federico II (Italy). In 2000 he got his Civil Engineering degree and in 2004 he got his PhD in Transportation Engineering and from the Department of Transportation Engineering, University of Naples. His research interests includes, transportation planning and decision-making process, public engagement, sustainable mobility, public transport, discrete choice models for transport user behavior, freight transport and container terminal simulation modelling. He has been participated in many research projects and has authored books and more than 100 papers published in journals, book series and conferences proceedings.


Department of Engineering
University of Campania “L. VanvitellI”

Editorial Board Members:

I. Aghayan (Biography
I. Aghayan

Dr. Iman Aghayan is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the Shahrood University of Technology, Iran. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2013 from the Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus. His research interests are Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Accident Analysis, and Transport Network Analysis. He received the distinguished research award from Shahrood University of Technology in 2017. Dr. Aghayan is currently the Head of Science Association of Civil Engineering Department and the Leader of Transport Research Center at the Shahrood University of Technology.


Department of Civil Engineering
Shahrood University of Technology

A.A. Alhasan (Biography
A.A. Alhasan

Dr. Alhasan is currently an Associate Research Scientist at Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University, Ames, USA. He has completed Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Emphasis: Geomaterials/Geotechnical Engineering) in 2015. Her research projects include High Friction Surface Treatment for High Crash Locations, Conducting physical friction measurements at sections with high friction surface treatments and Developing a new tool to correlate different friction measurements to each other and to fundamental friction characteristics. He has industry experience too where he managed and supervised geotechnical and construction material testing services. His research interests include Pavement management, quality assurance and spatiotemporal pavement monitoring, pavement friction analysis, Geo-spatial analysis for geo-materials, reliability stochastic analysis and geo-statistics, automated geo-construction. He has been awarded Research Excellence Award by Iowa State University. He has more than 10 publications.


Center for Transportation Research and Education
Institute for Transportation
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

A. Bhaskar (Biography
A. Bhaskar

Dr. Ashish Bhaskar is a senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. He holds a PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland; Masters’ degree from The University of Tokyo, Japan; and Bachelors’ in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. His research interests includes transport data analytics, transport modelling and simulation, and traffic management and control.


Faculty of Science and Engineering
Queensland University of Technology

S. Chandra (Biography
S. Chandra

Dr. Chandra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). He obtained his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) in 2006. He earned his degrees in MS and Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 2009 and 2012, respectively. He has more than 20 articles published in papers. His main area of interest are Urban transport, transportation economics and planning.


Department of Civil Engineering & Construction Engineering Management
California State University
Long Beach, CA

J.-H. Cheng (Biography
J.-H. Cheng

Jao-Hong Cheng is a professor of Information Management at National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. He has published in many leading international journals, including OMEGA: the International Journal of Management Science, Transportation Part E, International Journal of Information Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Industrial Marketing Management, and Tourism Management. His current research interests include supply chain management, e-business, collaborative commerce, and open innovation.


Department of Information Management
National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

C. D'Agostino (Biography
C. D'Agostino

Dr. CARMELO D’AGOSTINO completed his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2005 and Master of Science in Transportation Engineering in 2010 from the University of Catania. He has been awarded PhD in Transportation Engineering in 2014. He has also been recognized with awards and honors such as 2015 best paper award for the paper “Reliability-based assessment of benefits in roadway safety management” and Doctor International Certification of the PhD in Engineering of Hydraulic Infrastructure, Environmental Health and Transportation by European Rector association. He is serving as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Catania and he is also a Research Associate there. He has contributed his publications in different scientific journals.


Department of Technology and Society
Lund University

H. Fazlollahtabar (Biography
H. Fazlollahtabar

Hamed Fazlollahtabar has been graduated in BSc and MSc of Industrial Engineering at Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Babol, Iran. He received PhD of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran. He completed Postdoctoral research fellowship at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in the area of Reliability Engineering for Complex Systems at 2017. He is in the editorial board several journals. His research interests are mathematical modeling, robot path planning, reliability engineering, supply chain planning, and manufacturing systems. He has published over 200 research papers in international book chapters, journals and conferences. Also he published 5 books which three of them are internationally distributed to the academicians.


Department of Industrial Engineering
Damghan University

M. Garai (Biography
M. Garai

Massimo Garai is full professor in Environmental Physics and Applied Acoustics at the University of Bologna, Italy. He got PhD degree in Environmental Physics from the University of Bologna. Author/co-author of more than 230 papers and 3 books. His scientific interests include: outdoor sound propagation, environmental impact assessment, noise control, digital signal processing, properties of materials, sustainability. Best Paper Award at the IBPC 2015. General chairman of the ISTD8, 2017. Outstanding Reviewer in 2013 and 2015 for the journal Applied Acoustics. President of the Acoustics and Vibration committee of UNI (Italian Standardisation Organisation) and convenor of CEN/TC 256/SC 1/WG 40 Noise barriers for rail infrastructure.


Department of Industrial Engineering (DIN)
University of Bologna

V. Gitelman (Biography
V. Gitelman

Dr. Gitelman obtained her Ph.D. in technical sciences from Moscow Transport University. She is a senior research scientist and a head of the road safety research group at the Transportation Research Institute, Technion (Haifa, Israel). She is engaged in evaluation research in road safety and traffic engineering for over twenty years and has published over 90 journal and conference papers.


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Transportation Research Institute (TRI)

Z. Habib (Biography
Z. Habib

Dr. Habib earned PhD degree in Computer Science (2004) from Kagoshima University Japan followed by the award of Postdoctoral fellowship of two years by JSPS. Currently, holding the position of Professor and Chairman at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore. He has nearly 25 years of experience in teaching, research, and administration in Pakistan, Germany and Japan. He is member of editorial board, advisor and reviewer of many famous ISI journals and funding agencies. He has been invited as keynote or tutorial speaker to numerous conferences and involved in various academic activities. He has published a large number of highly cited research papers in impact factor journals.


Department of Computer Science
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology

C. Jiang (Biography
C. Jiang

Changmin Jiang is an Associate Professor at the Asper School of Business in the University of Manitoba, Canada. With his PhD degree in Management Science from the University of British Columbia, Canada, his major research area is transportation and logistics, which in particular involves economic and policy analysis. His studies focus on the competition and cooperation within and between different transport sectors, including air, rail and maritime.


Department of Supply Chain Management
University of Manitoba

J.S. Kim (Biography
J.S. Kim

Dr. Jung-Seok Kim received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering from KAIST in 1994 and 1999, respectively. Dr. Kim is currently a principal researcher at Korea Railroad Research Institute in Uiwang, Korea. His research interest is lightweight design of railway vehicles using composite materials.

He has published more than 100 scientific publications and is a named inventor of 59 issued Korea patents.


Korea Railroad Research Institute
South Korea

P. Lorange (Biography
P. Lorange

Prof. Lorange is Honorary President of the Zurich Institute of Business Education. He is currently Emeritus Professor at IMD, was formerly president of the Norwegian School of Management, Oslo. He was affiliated with the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in various assignments, including director for the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and The William H. Wurster Center for International Management Studies. Mr. Lorange serves on the board of directors of several corporations. He did MA from Yale University and DBA from Harvard University, he has been awarded 6 Honorary Doctorates. Professor Lorange has written or edited 18 books and some 120 articles. His area of special interest is Global Strategic Management, Strategic Planning and Entrepreneurship for Growth.


Lorange Institute of Business
Zurich Institute of Business Education

F. Di Natale (Biography
F. Di Natale

Dr. Francesco Di Natale, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Unit Operations and Environmental Pollution Control at the Department of Chemical, Material and Industrial Production Engineering of the University of Naples, “Federico II” in Italy. His research interests cover a wide range of Environmental Chemical Engineering topics, including gas and water cleaning, ultrafine particle capture and energy recovery, especially for marine applications, as well as recovery of precious metals and the chemo-electro-hydrodynamics of charged sprays. Most of the research activities are performed in strict cooperation with players of the industry, energy and marine sectors.


Department of Chemical, Material and Industrial Production Engineering
University of Naples

F.G. Praticò (Biography
F.G. Praticò

Laurea Degree in Civil Engineering (Bachelor and Master)-Pisa University (110/110, equivalent first class degree) and Ph.D. in Transportation Infrastructures -Palermo University. After industrial occupation, Filippo joined the Mediterranea University and became Associate Professor in 2002, habilitated full in 2012 call, serving as Deputy of the Master School, Deputy of the DIMET Department, Director of the Road Laboratory. Member of the TRB of U.S. National Academies, he is Chair of several international committees. Involved in national and international research and industrial projects.


Department DIIES
University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria
Reggio Calabria

K.S. Kim (Biography
K.S. Kim

Dr. Kim is an associate professor at the Department of Electronics and Control Engineering of Hanbat National University (HNU), Daejeon, Korea. He obtained his BS, MS, Ph.D degrees in the Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Before joining the HNU, he has worked for Samsung Electronics as a senior engineer and Hyundai Motor Company as a manager in the field of telematics and car informatics.


Department of Electronics and Control Engineering
Hanbat National University
South Korea

K.C. Mahboub (Biography
K.C. Mahboub

Dr. Mahboub joined the University of Kentucky in 1988, his primary research was focused in the area of mechanistic characterization of construction materials and pavements. In addition to over seventy peer-reviewed publications, he has co-authored two books. He has served as an Associate Dean of Engineering as well as Director of Graduate Studies. He has worked with various domestic and international academic institutions to recruit high quality engineering students. He has also worked with international partners to expand education abroad opportunities for UK students. He received his BSCE from the University of Texas (Austin), and MSCE and Ph.D. from A&M University (Texas). He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in Kentucky, and an ASCE Fellow.


Department of Civil Engineering
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

S. Moridpour (Biography
S. Moridpour

Sara holds a bachelor of civil engineering and received her masters and PhD degrees in transportation and traffic engineering. She has 12 years of work and research experience in the field of traffic and transportation. She has been working at RMIT University, from 2010. Sara is highly engaged in a range of research and professional activities within and beyond RMIT. She has published numerous journal papers, and presented in many prestigious conferences in traffic/transport engineering. She has served as technical and organising committee member of different conferences and editorial board member of journals. She has been invited to speak at traffic/transport conferences, workshops and symposiums.


Department of Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
RMIT University

T.H. Oum (Biography
T.H. Oum

Dr. Tae Hoon OUM, (MBA, PhD from University of British Columbia) is Professor Emeritus, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, and Chairman of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS). Dr. Oum focuses on economics, management strategy and policy analysis in transport, infrastructure and logistics sectors. He is Editor-in-Chief of Transport Policy, and serves Editorial Boards of 12 international journals. He has authored/co-authored 36 books, 130+ refereed journal papers, and numerous reports for World Bank, OECD-ITF, ICAO and for many government agencies, regulatory commissions and corporations (Canada, USA, UK, Netherlands, Japan, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore,Turkey). He has delivered over 350 keynote addresses, invited speeches/seminars and presentations.


Centre for Transportation Studies
The University of British Columbia

D. Pamucar (Biography
D. Pamucar

Dr. Dragan Pamucar is an Assistant Professor at University of Defence in Belgrade, Military academy, Department of Logistics, Serbia. Dr. Pamucar received a PhD in Applied Mathematics with specialization of Multi-criteria modeling and soft computing techniques, from University of Defence in Belgrade, Serbia in 2013 and an MSc degree from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering in Belgrade, 2009. His research interest are in the field of Computational Intelligence, Multi-Criteria Decision Making, Neuro-Fuzzy Systems, fuzzy, rough and intuitionistic fuzzy set theory, neutrosophic theory, application of operational research models in wide range of logistics and transportation problems. He has contributed more than 80 publications, having citations more than 1000.


Department of Logistics
University of Defence in Belgrade

C. Pronello (Biography
C. Pronello

Cristina Pronello is Full Professor, Chair of Intelligent Transport Systems and Territorial Dynamics, at Sorbonne Universités – UTC, Laboratoire AVENUES from the 1st of November 2016.

She is the President of the Transport Authority of the Piemonte Region since 30th of September 2016.

Till October 2016 she has been Associate Professor at Politecnico di Torino, Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning where she still coordinates the TRIS (Transport Research for Innovation and Sustainability) research group.

From September 2010 to September 2012 she was Full Professor at Université Lumiere Lyon2, Laboratoire d'Economie des Transports.

She has been national expert in the Transport Programme Committee at the European Commission; she is member of Scientific Advisory Board of JPI Urban Europe; Chair of the COST “Transport and Urban Development” Domain Committee (2006-2014); member of the ECTRI Board (European Conference of Transport Research Institutes) from 2005 to 2013; member of the US TRB Committees on International Activities, Technology Transfer and Women's Issues in Transportation.

Main research fields are transport systems’ environmental impacts, travel behaviour and travel surveys, ITS.


Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning
Politecnico di Torino

Q. Qu (Biography
Q. Qu

Prof. Qu is working at CAS, Executive director of Global Center, and the director of peersafe IoT security lab (SIAT, CAS). He did Ph.D. supported by the GEOCrowd project (Aarhus University). He worked as Visiting scientist at ETH Zurich in 2014-2015, Visiting scholar at Carnegie Mellon University and Nanyang Technological University, and research fellow at Singapore Management University. He was TPC member of several conferences, chaired workshops in VLDB 2017, ICDM 2015, and APWEB-WAIM 2017 on mobility analysis. His current research focused on data-intensive applications and systems, efficient and scalable algorithm design, blockchain, data sense-making, and mobility intelligence.


Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology
Shenzhen University Town

S. Rakheja (Biography
S. Rakheja

Dr. Subhash Rakheja is a renowned Professor of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering at Concordia University Montreal, Canada. He has almost 32 years of experience as a professor. He has done PHd in Vehicle Dynamics and Human Vibration from Concordia University. His fields of expertise areCommercial vehicles, directional control and stability ofDriver-vehicle interactions, Seating dynamics, Vehicle and ride dynamics, Vehicle suspension analysis, Vibration, driver, Vibration control, semi-active and active Vibrations, and power tools and hand-transmitted.


Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Concordia University

Y.K. Ro (Biography
Y.K. Ro

Dr. Young K. Ro is an Associate Professor of Operations Management in the College of Business at The University of Michigan at Dearborn. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Supply Chain Management, the IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, the Journal of Scheduling, the International Journal of Automotive Technology & Management, and the Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, among others.


School of Management
University of Michigan–Dearborn
Dearborn, MI

N. Shiwakoti (Biography
N. Shiwakoti

Dr Nirajan Shiwakoti is a Transportation Engineer with over 12 years of academic and professional experience. He is also a Program Leader of Urban Transportation Systems research theme and a key founding member of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Group. He has published over 70 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He has several research grants for his research including highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) grant. His research team on Urban Transportation Systems work on two key research activities. He has also contributed his valued publications in different journals.


School of Engineering
RMIT University

Z. Turskis (Biography
Z. Turskis

Dr. Zenonas Turskis serves as a professor in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. He has obtained Ph. D. degree in technical sciences from Vilniaus Technical University. He is also serving as a chief researcher in different institutions. His skills and expertise are in Sustainability, Environmental Impact Assessment, Sustainable Development, Optimization, Construction, Strategic Planning, Environmental Analysis, Architecture, Construction Materials and Building. He has contributed more than 160 publications, having citations more than 5000.


Department of Construction Technology and Management
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

J. Wu (Biography
J. Wu

Yen-Chun Jim Wu (Ph.D, University of Michigan) is Distinguished Professor of Graduate Institute of Global Business and Strategy at National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan. His papers have appeared in more than 20 leading international journals including Academy of Management Learning and Education, Sloan Management Review, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information & Management, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Supply Chain Management, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, International Journal of Production Economics, Transportation Research Part A,D & E, and Technological Forecasting and Social Change, etc.


Institute of Vehicle Engineering
National Changhua University of Education

D. Ngoduy (Biography
D. Ngoduy

Prof. Dong Ngoduy obtained his Ph.D. degree in traffic flow theory and simulation from the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, in 2006. He currently leading the Connected Traffic and Complex Systems Lab at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), which looks into modelling and managing the operations of heterogeneous intelligent traffic flow in networks. In addition, Prof. Ngoduy has published over 80 papers in the field. These include the modelling and analysis of the dynamics of traffic flow in time and space, applying advanced methodologies in traffic state estimation techniques, and information and communication technologies to traffic management.


Institute for Transport Studies
University of Leeds

Y. Wiseman (Biography
Y. Wiseman

Dr. Yair Wiseman got a Summa Cum Laude M.Sc. and a PhD from Bar-Ilan University and completed two Post-Docs - one at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and one in Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Wiseman authored two books and has collaborated with other partners and received research grants to run an active laboratory from inter alia Sun Microsystems, Intel, Polak Foundation and the Open University. Dr. Wiseman has been supervising many graduate students and an interesting point is that Albert Einstein is Dr. Wiseman's academic great-great-grandfather.


Computer Science Department
Bar-Ilan University

M. Xu (Biography
M. Xu

Dr. Meng Xu is a Professor of the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety and the Institute of Transportation System Science and Engineering (TSSE) at Beijing Jiaotong University. His research focuses on transport policy analysis, transport and land use studies, sustainable urbanization, modeling and analysis of transportation systems, network equilibrium models and solution algorithm development, and large-scale traffic data sets analysis. He is associate editor of the International journal of urban sciences, and serves on the board of several other journals in Transportation. He is also the international committee of the International Symposium on Travel Demand Management.


State Key Lab Rail Traff Control & Safety
Beijing Jiaotong University

W. Zhang (Biography
W. Zhang

Dr. Wenyi Zhang is now an assistant professor of transportation system planning and management at School of Traffic and Transportation, Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). His traditional research interest is to clarify and model the day-to-day evolution mechanism of urban network traffic, and then identify effective managements to improve the dynamic mobility. Currently, he commences the researches on transportation scheduling problem, including airport surface scheduling, air traffic flow management, and vehicle routing problem under emerging restrictions. He has published over 30+ papers in academic journals or conference proceedings.


School of Traffic and Transportation
Beijing Jiaotong University

Y. Zou (Biography
Y. Zou

Dr. Zou’s major research achievements are formulation and development of innovative statistical methods that allow people to better understand the characteristics of freeway operations, and to better analyze highway accident data. Dr. Zou’s research accomplishments have led to the publication of over 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals with a peer-reviewed process. He also received several important awards, such as the World Transport Convention 2018 Best Paper Award, Transportation Research Board 2015 Young Researcher Award (TRB Committee ANB20), etc.


College of Transportation Engineering
Tongji University

C.M. Penchina (Biography
C.M. Penchina

Claude M. Penchina joined the faculty at UMass Amherst in 1965, one year after completing his doctorate at Syracuse and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois. A productive researcher, his research centered on opto-electronics, he also contributed to fields as diverse as physics education and transportation research. The Penchina collection includes a range of correspondence, lecture notes, grant proposals, and manuscripts, reflecting every phase of Penchina’s career from graduate school through retirement. The collection includes valuable research notes and communications with other physical scientists, as well as a large quantity of material relating to Penchina’s interest in undergraduate education.


Department of Physics
University of Massachusettes
Amherst, MA

G. Albert (Biography
G. Albert

Dr. Gila Albert is a Senior Lecturer at H.I.T – Holon Institute of Technology and the Head of graduate studies in Technology Management. She has a B.Sc. in Economics and Management, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Transportation Sciences from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Her primary research interest focuses on evaluation of technology and countermeasures to enhance transportation management and safety. Dr. Albert has a multidisciplinary background and has been involved in numerous research studies dealing with these topics, funded by various sources, e.g., the European Commission, Israeli Ministry of Transport and Road Safety.


Faculty of Technology Management
Holon Institute of Technology

S.G. Azevedo (Biography
S.G. Azevedo

Susana Azevedo is an Associated Professor with Habilitation of Logistics in the Business and Economics Department at the University of Beira Interior (Portugal). She holds MSc and Ph.D degree in Management. Her research areas are sustainability; performance; automotive supply chain; lean, agile, green, and resilient of supply chains. She has more than 300 scientific works published in books, chapters, articles and conference proceedings. She is a reviewer for many journals and international conferences and editor-in-chief, associate editor and editorial board member of several international journals of reference.


Department of Business and Economics
University of Beira Interior

J.L. Boada (Biography
J.L. Boada

Maria Jesús L. Boada received her Industrial Engineering and doctoral degrees from UC3M in 1996 and 2002, respectively. She was research assistant in the Department of Systems and Automation Engineering at UC3M between 1997 and 2002. She has worked in control architectures and development of learning skills in autonomous mobile robots. She is currently professor in the UC3M Mechanical Engineering Department. Her research area includes control of vehicle dynamics, parameter optimization, sensor fusion and modelling of magnetorheological dampers. She has published more than 60 scientific publications.


Department of Mechanical Engineering
University Carlos III de Madrid

J. Cheng (Biography
J. Cheng

Jianquan Cheng, is currently a reader in urban studies at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and a director of transport at the MMU Crime and Well-being Big Data Centre. Jianquan has had a BSc in computational mathematics (Shandong University), MSc in GIS for urban applications (Twente University) and PhD in human geography (Utrecht University). Jianquan has also worked in Wuhan University as an associate professor until 2006. He has completed several transport-related projects based on Chinese, Dutch and British cities using GIS and big data methods and published about 50 journal papers including Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Transport Geography. His main interests include urban and regional analytics including transport modelling, urbanization in China (including sustainable transportation).


School of Science and the Environment
Manchester Metropolitan University

S. Chiou (Biography
S. Chiou

Suh-Wen Chiou received her Ph.D. degree in Transport Studies in 1998 from UCL, University of London, UK. She served as a Research Associate at the Department of Computer Science, KCL, from 1997 to 1999. In 2002, she took the post as an Assistant Professor at Department of Information Management at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan. In 2008, she took a chair as a fully Professor. She has published more than 40 papers in international SCIE/SSCI journals such as Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part B, Computers and Operations Research, Applied Mathematics and Computation, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Information Sciences, Automatica, and IEEE Trans. on Automatic Control. Her research interests include ITS, area traffic control, transport modeling, traffic management, and operations research. Prof. Chiou is currently members of editorial advisory board of The Open Transportation Journal, The Open Operational Research Journal and The Open Management Journal.


Department of Information Management
National Dong Hwa University

A. Doria (Biography
A. Doria

Alberto Doria received the Laurea degree (honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Padova (1984). Then he joined the Italian Research Authority, becoming member of the design group of RFX, an Euratom fusion experiment. He received the degree “Perfezionamento in Ingegneria del Plasma e della Fusione Termonucleare Controllata” from the University of Padova (1987). Alberto Doria in 1990 joined the University of Padova and carried out researches in vibrations and two-wheeled vehicles. In 2002 Alberto Doria became Associate Professor of Mechanics of Machines. The present research activities are: dynamics of light vehicles; modal analysis and identification; vibration energy harvesting.


Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Padova

C. Forciniti (Biography
C. Forciniti

Carmen Forciniti has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering - Transportation and since 2013 she is Research Fellow at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Calabria. Her research interests regards issues of transit service quality, transit planning, accessibility measures, spatial analysis, land use and transport interaction, sustainable transportation, transportation planning, analysis and modelling of travel demand, transportation engineering, and road safety and accident risk analysis.


Department Of Civil Engineering
University of Calabria

M. Ghazel (Biography
M. Ghazel

Mohamed Ghazel is a senior researcher and deputy director of the Evaluation and Safety of Automated Transport Systems (ESTAS) Research Team, French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR). He has been involved in several national and European research projects dealing with security and safety of transportation systems. Dr. Ghazel is a member of the IFAC Technical Committee TC 7.4 on Transportation Systems and acts as an expert for the European Commission in the framework of innovation programs.


COSYS Department - ESTAS Unit
French Institute of Sciences and Technologies of Transport, Planning and Networks (IFSTTAR)

M. Guerrieri (Biography
M. Guerrieri

Marco Guerrieri, born in Palermo on 24/12/1976, has been graduated in 2001 cum laude in Civil Transportation Engineering (degree course lasting five years). He received the PhD in highway and railway Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Palermo (Italy), in 2006. He is Assistant Professor of Highway Engineering at University of Trento and qualified as Full Professor in the Italian academic discipline ICAR/04 (Roads, Railways and Airports). Marco Guerrieri is member of Italian Society of Transport Infrastructures (SIIV). Marco Guerrieri is author of over 90 scientific papers, 2 patents of inventions, 1 book and many scientific reports. He is member of editorial board for several scientific journals.


Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering
University of Trento

X. He (Biography
X. He

Prof. Xuhui He is a professor of Civil Engineering at Central South University, China. He has published in many leading international journals. He was Visiting Scholar at Penn State University, USA (2009-2010). He is working as Director of Wind Tunnel Laboratory and Deputy Dean of School of Civil Engineering, Central South University. His current research interests Civil engineering, bridge engineering, wind engineering, high speed railway, rail traffic safety, structural health monitoring, structure state assessment, etc.


School of Civil Engineering
Central South University

L.Z. Jiang (Biography
L.Z. Jiang

Dr. Lizhong Jiang is a Full Professor, Ph.D. and the associate dean of school of Civil Engineering at Central South University. He is also the executive vice-director of National Engineering Laboratory for High Speed Railway Construction. His expertise includes the areas of Structural aseismic and seismic isolation of high-speed railway bridges and steel-concrete composite structures. Prof. Jiang is the Principal Investigator (PI) of more than 30 projects granted by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, China Railway Corporation, Hunan Province and many railway design institutes. He has obtained two National Science & Technology Progress Award and five Hunan province Science & Technology Progress Award.


School of Civil Engineering
Central South University

S.K. Lee (Biography
S.K. Lee

Dr. Seul Ki Lee is Associate Professor of Hotel and Tourism Management and the Associate Dean of International Affairs at Sejong University, Seoul, Korea. He is also the Director of Tourism Industry Data Analytics Lab (TIDA), which specializes in the analysis of structured and unstructured data to provide insight on the state of the tourism industry, as well as projects in International Tourism Cooperation. Dr. Lee’s research interests are spatial patterns and clusters in tourism, including spatial econometric models that analyze the performance of tourism regions and businesses based on their relative location. As of May 2019, he has published more than 30 research articles in peer-reviewed tourism journals indexed in the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI), been a recipient of multiple grants from the National Research Foundation (NRF), and received recognition from the university for his contribution through research and teaching. Dr. Lee received his B.S. in Hotel and Tourism Management from Sejong University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University, IN, U.S.A. Before joining Sejong University, he was an Assistant Professor in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (STHM) at Temple University, PA, U.S.A. and Specialist of International Cooperation at Korea Nuclear International Cooperation Foundation (KONICOF), Daejeon, Korea.


Department of Hotel and Tourism Management
Sejong University
South Korea

G. Lutzemberger (Biography
G. Lutzemberger

Giovanni Lutzemberger was born in Pisa on 1981. He received his Master’s degree in Land Vehicles Engineering in 2007. He received his PhD title in Land Vehicles and Transportation System in 2011. From 2011 to 2014, he holds a Research grant on modelling and experimental activities on lithium batteries. In 2014, he became researcher in Electric Power Systems area at University of Pisa. In 2016, he became senior researcher in Electric Power Systems area, always at University of Pisa. His research field is focused on feeding systems for electrified transportation systems, electric and hybrid propulsion systems, electrochemical storage systems.


Department of Energy, Systems, Territory and Constructions Engineering (DESTEC)
University of Pisa

B. Pradhan (Biography
B. Pradhan

He has more than eighteen years of teaching, research, and industrial experience in the field of Geospatial Information Systems. He is listed as the World’s most Highly Cited researcher by Clarivate Analytic's Report in 2017 and 2016 as one of the world’s most influential mind.

He received B.Sc. degree (with honors) from Berhampur University, India, M.Sc. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India, the M.Tech. degree in civil engineering from IIT, Kanpur, India, and the Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany, and Ph.D. degree in GIS and Geomatics engineering from the University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia.


Faculty of Engineering & IT
University of Technology Sydney

J.T. Kim (Biography
J.T. Kim

Dr. Jin-Tae Kim obtained a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Transportation Engineering at the University of Florida. He also holds a Master’s degree in Transportation Engineering at the University of Florida. Currently, Dr. Kim is a professor in the Graduate School of Transportation at the Korea National University of Transportation. He has published more than 100 scientific publications and delivered transportation engineering software and patents.


Graduate School of Transportation
Korea National University of Transportation
South Korea

G. Mantriota (Biography
G. Mantriota

Giacomo Mantriota born in Monopoli (Italy) in 1964, he graduated from Università di Bari (Italy) in Mech. Eng. in 1987 cum laude. In 1993 he obtained the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Bari. Giacomo Mantriota is Full Professor of Mechanical Design at the Politecnico di Bari – Italy.

He has published more than 120 scientific papers (about 55 being refereed journal-articles or book-chapters). His interests of research are in the areas of Heavy Vehicle Systems; Power flows and efficiency in infinitely variable transmissions; Performance of vehicles with a Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT); Shifting dynamics of metal pushing V-belt; Robotic grippers; Triblology.


Department of Mechanics Mathematics and Management Polytechnic
University of Bari

A.A.S. Mohamed (Biography
A.A.S. Mohamed

Dr. Ahmed Mohamed is a Research Engineer at the U.S. National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL). He received his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at FIU, Miami, FL, USA in 2017; and his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from , ZU, Egypt. From 2008 to 2014, Dr. Mohamed was a faculty member at the Electrical Power and Machines Department, ZU, Egypt. His research interests include control and power electronic of wireless power transfer technology for electric vehicle applications and PV systems. He is a senior IEEE member and was the recipient of the outstanding doctoral student award from FIU. He expertise are in inductive power transfer system modeling, design and control. He has two patents, two books and more than 15 published articles.


Transportation & Hydrogen Systems
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, CO

K. Obeng (Biography
K. Obeng

Prof. Obeng received PhD in City and Regional Planning concentrating in Transportation Planning from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He has more than 80 publications including 57 articles in top-tier transportation journals, and others in economics, management and public administration journals. He has served as Co-General Editor of the Journal of the Transportation Research Forum and is on the Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part E: The Logistics and Transportation Review. He has received numerous citations for his work and has been awarded by his institution where he is in his fourth decade of teaching, and the Transportation Research Forum.


Department of Economics and Transportation/Logistics
North Carolina A & T State University
Greensboro, NC

F. Pagliara (Biography
F. Pagliara

Prof. Francesca Pagliara is Assistant professor in Transportation Engineering at the University of Naples Federico II. Her main fields of research are integrated land-use/transport models; High-Speed Rail systems impacts, Decision-making process and Public Engagement; Polarization of large urbanised areas and regional rail networks..


Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
University of Naples Federico II

P.M. Pardalos (Biography
P.M. Pardalos

Panos M. Pardalos serves as distinguished professor of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida. Additionally, he is the Paul and Heidi Brown Preeminent Professor of industrial and systems engineering. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the computer and information science Department, the Hellenic Studies Center, and the biomedical engineering program. He is also the director of the Center for Applied Optimization. Pardalos is a world leading expert in global and combinatorial optimization. His recent research interests include network design problems, optimization in telecommunications, e-commerce, data mining, biomedical applications, and massive computing.


Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

F. Qiao (Biography
F. Qiao

Dr. Qiao is Ph.D in Civil Engineering majoring in Transportation Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Qiao is a full professor in Department of Transportation Studies, Co-director of Innovative Transportation Research Institute, an affiliated professor in Department of Environmental and Interdisciplinary Sciences, and in Department of Engineering, all in Texas Southern University,USA. He has published more than 200 scientific publications. His research interests include transportation operation and modeling, intelligent transportation system, vehicle emission testing and modeling, transportation impacts on environment and public health, data mining, and artificial intelligence applications in transportation and environmental systems.


Department of Transportation Studies
Texas Southern University
Houston, TX

J. Raiyn (Biography
J. Raiyn

Jamal Raiyn received a Master of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Hannover University in Germany in 2000 and he finished PhD study at Leibniz University of Hannover in Germany. In June 2010 he finished his postdoctoral work at Technion in Israel. From September 2002 to the present, he has been an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at the Al Qasemi Academic College in Israel, and since 2010, he has been the head of Computer Science Department there. Since 2014, he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Science. He has published more than 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and at conferences.


Computer Science Department
Al-Qasemi-Academic College of Education
Baqa El-Gharbia

P. Ranjitkar (Biography
P. Ranjitkar

Dr Prakash Ranjitkar is a Senior Lecturer in Transportation Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Prakash has over 19 years of academic, research and consulting work experience in a range of transport and other infrastructure engineering projects in New Zealand, Japan, USA, UK, Thailand and Nepal. Prakash has published numerous technical articles in journals and international conferences in areas including intelligent transport systems, urban traffic control systems, public transport, modelling and simulation of transport facilities, highway capacity analysis, human factors, traffic safety, and application of emerging technologies in transportation. He has served for professional journals in different roles including editorial board member, member of scientific committee and reviewer. Prakash is a member of IPENZ Transportation Group and Institute of Transportation Engineers (USA).


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

M.R. Shaharudin (Biography
M.R. Shaharudin

Mohd Rizaimy Shaharudin is an Associate Professor with Faculty of Business and Management at the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from Universiti Sains Malaysia. His research interests concern green and sustainability in supply chain management, product returns, industrial ecology, and corporate social responsibility. He has more than 60 scientific works published in articles, conference proceedings and chapters. He has served as a referee for some top journals. He is also a member of the editorial board for several journals and technical committee for international conferences.


Department of Management (Operations Management)
Universiti Teknologi MARA

J. Tang (Biography
J. Tang

Dr. Tang is currently an Associate Professor in Central South University, China. Dr. Tang’s research interests include traffic flow prediction, data mining in transportation system, intelligent transportation systems and transportation modeling. He published more than 60 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals, including IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transportation Research Part C, Journal of Transport Geography, Expert Systems with Applications, etc. He also serves as reviewer for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Tang is the PI of one NSFC projects and several projects founded from Department of transportation in Hunan Province.


School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering
Central South University

H. Wei (Biography
H. Wei

Dr. Heng Wei is a Professor of Transportation Systems and Engineering, and Director of the Advanced Research on Transportation Engineering and Systems (ART-EngineS) in Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering & Construction Management at The University of Cincinnati. He has a wide spectrum of research interests and expertise in transportation systems. To date, he has published 167 peer-reviewed and referred papers, and he is an author of one book and eight book chapters, as well as an Editor-in-Chief of four international conference proceedings. He is a member of numerous outstanding professional committees in the US, and member of review panels for SHRP 2 Projects, US DOT UTCs, NSF, as well as referee for a number of top transportation journals. He is an associate editor of the Open Journal of Civil Engineering and editorial board member of the Open Transportation Journal.


Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

M.C.G. da Silva (Biography
M.C.G. da Silva

Dr. Manuel Carlos Gameiro Da Silva, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Fluid Mechanics, Sustainability, Modeling and Simulation, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Renewable Energy Technologies, Numerical Modeling, Mechanical Testing, Engineering Thermodynamics, etc. Dr. Da Silva, as an author/co-author, has published more than 45 articles in various journals, having over 845 total citations.


Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Coimbra

X. Tian (Biography
X. Tian

Xinliang Tian is an associate professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He got his bachelor and doctoral degrees in Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests focus on the various aspects of fluid dynamics in both nature and engineering. He has published over 70 scientific papers in which more than 30 papers were published in high impact journals.


Shanghai Jiao Tong University

K.E. Vogiatzis (Biography
K.E. Vogiatzis

Dr. Konstantinos E. Vogiatzis obtained his Ph.D. (Jan 1981) in Regional Analysis and Rural Planning from Université de Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, France. Dr. Vogiatzis’s research interests focus on the protection of the urban acoustic environment, transportation noise, with emphasis on air borne & ground borne noise & vibrations. Furthermore, his research interest is also on the mass urban transportation networks, i.e. Metro, Tram & High Speed Trains, as well as airport operation, urban and semi-urban road transportation infrastructure focusing on the integrated environmental & land use planning management. He, as an author/co-author, has been involved in the publication of more than 85 articles in various international journals.


Department of Civil Engineering
University of Thessaly

Z. Yang (Biography
Z. Yang

Zaili Yang is Professor of Maritime Transport at LJMU, UK. He received his PhD in Maritime Safety from LJMU, UK, in 2006. Prof. Yang’s research interests are analysis and modelling of safety, resilience and sustainability of transport networks, particularly maritime and logistics systems. His research findings have been published in more than 180 refereed papers in risk and supply chain areas, including 77 (60 SCI/SSCI-cited) journal and 86 conference papers. Prof. Yang is serving editorial board of 9 transport/maritime journals. He also served as a member of review boards for national research councils of USA, UK, EU, Norway and China. He has received 7 best paper awards.


Maritime and Mechanical Engineering
Liverpool John Moores University

J. Zheng (Biography
J. Zheng

Dr. Jianfeng Zheng is a Professor of Transportation Engineering College at Dalian Maritime University. He has published more than 40 scientific publications. His main research focuses on urban transportation planning, liner shipping, port operation and modelling, and logistics network optimization. He also serves as an Editorial Board Membership of Maritime Business Review.


Transportation Engineering College
Dalian Maritime University

Q.C. He (Biography
Q.C. He

Dr. He is a Teacher at School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy, China. He received his Ph.D degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2006. His research interests include driver fatigue, virtual prototype and VR/AR application. He has completed more than 30 projects, supported by National Science Fund, National Intelligent Manufacturing Plan, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality and other leading enterprises. He has published about 20 papers in SCI/EI journal.


School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiaotong Univeristy

Associate Editorial Board Members:

S. Anowar (Biography
S. Anowar

Dr. Anowar works as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore. She received her PhD from McGill University, Canada, her MSc. from University of Calgary, Canada and her BSc. from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh. Her research work and interests are multifaceted with a focus on the application of econometric models for examining different decision processes pertaining to both passenger travel, freight transportation, and transportation safety. Her interests also include the investigation of the evolution of travel behavior with the advent of newer/disruptive modes of transport as well as people’s perception and acceptance of these newer options and services. She has more than 20 publications in various journals. She has received Transportation Research Board (TRB) Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics (AT015) Committee Best Paper Award.


Engineering Systems and Design
Singapore University of Technology and Design

J. Ben-Edigbe (Biography
J. Ben-Edigbe

Born 14 th January 1954; BEng Civil Engineering, South Bank University, London-England. MSc Transport Engineering and Planning, University of Salford, England. PhD Civil Engineering- Transportation, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. Contributed meritoriously to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervisions. Developed programme of original research that complements and extends existing transportation engineering strengths. Supervised successfully 1 postdoctoral; 8 PhDs, 35 masters and 80+ Bachelor theses. Published 2 books, 12 book chapters, over 100 research papers. Has track record of obtaining external funding and delivering research outputs. Received the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban South Africa award for outstanding research services in 2017 and University of Technology (UTM) Malaysia award for outstanding research services in 2010. Has over 30 years of civil engineering-transportation teaching, research and consultancy experience. Former Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Nigeria (1999-2001). Former Lecturer Manchester City College, Manchester, England (2002-2006). Former Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Ibadan (2006-2007). Associate Professor, University of Technology (UTM) Malaysia (2007-2014) Professor, University of Ilorin, Nigeria (2013-2014). Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa (2015-Present). Carried out consultancy works with many local authorities in England including, London Borough of Croydon, London Borough of Merton, Birmingham City Council, Surrey County Council and Coventry City Council. Worked with the private sector including, Amey / Mouchel Telford, Aspen Lewis Group (Rural Partners Ltd, Henley Homes, Berkley Homes and Cory Environmental Services) England. Overall achievements in civil engineering-transportation are readily verifiable via electronic search engine.


Department Of Civil Engineering
University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

E. Cipriani (Biography
E. Cipriani

Prof. Ernesto Cipriani is working in at the University of "Roma Tre". He did his PhD in Civil Engineering at “La Sapienza” University of Roma since 1997-2000; after post-doctoral fellowship he become Assistant Professor in 2004 at "Roma Tre" University where. Prof. Cipriani has research and professional activities concerning simulation models and optimization methods of transportation systems for 20 years. His major fields are public and private transportation network design, road traffic control, information systems and transportation demand forecasting, working both at academic and at professional level. He has published more than 60 papers in national and international scientific literature, has tackled numerous topics of transport systems engineering acting as scientific coordinator.


Department of Engineering
University "Roma Tre"

B. R. Kadali (Biography
B. R. Kadali

B Raghuram Kadali, is currently working as Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering Department, VNIT Nagpur, India. He received his PhD in 2017 from Civil Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. His main research interests are in the field of transportation engineering and non-motorized transport safety as well as infrastructure design and level of service. Also, he focuses on statistical techniques for transportation data analysis and modelling.


Department of Civil Engineering
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology

P. Lu (Biography
P. Lu

Dr. Pan Lu is an associate professor of Transportation and Logistics in Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance at North Dakota State University. Her skills and expertise are in Transportation Safety, Freight Transportation, Smart Transportation, Multimodal Transportation, Big Data Analytics for Transportation, Asset Management, Geospatial Transportation Modeling, Optimization, and Sensor Application in Transportation. Dr. Lu has been a member of numerous outstanding professional committees in the US. She has served as editorial board members for 4 transportation/civil/safety journals as well as referee for a number of top transportation journals.


Department of Transportation, Logistics, and Finance
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

S. Murat (Biography
S. Murat

Prof. Dr. Yetiş Şazi MURAT was born at 1971 in Elazıg, Turkey. He was graduated from Civil Engineering Dept. of Dokuz Eylül Univ., İzmir, Turkey in 1992. He has received MSc. Degree from Pamukkale University in 1996 and PhD Degree from Istanbul Technical University in 2001. He has been worked as Post-Doctoral Researcher at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church, USA, for 6 months in 2006 and University of Nevada, Reno in 2017. He has published 80 research papers and conducted many projects on different subjects of Transportation Engineering (especially Traffic Engineering). He is currently working at Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey as full-time Professor of Civil Engineering Department.


Department of Civil Engineering
Pamukkale University

J. Roh (Biography
J. Roh

Hyuk-Jae Roh is currently working as a Project Engineer in the City of Regina at the Department of Roadways & Transportation. The areas of expertise are statistical traffic data modelling, discrete choice modelling algorithms, and other general subjects of transportation planning and engineering. The extensive experience in transportation infrastructure modeling and management, and maintenance were also obtained in municipality government environments. Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) license was obtained in the province of Saskatchewan, Canada.


Department of Roadways and Transportation
City of Regina
Regina, SK

C. Shi (Biography
C. Shi

Chuan Shi (S’16) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with distinguished honor from Wuhan University, Wuhan, China in 2013. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2018. Dr. Shi was the recipient of 2018 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the University of Maryland. He was the recipient of 2016 Harry K. Wells Energy Research Fellowship from the University of Maryland Energy Research Center. His research interests include power electronics, plug-in electric and hybrid electric vehicles, the applications of wide bandgap semiconductors, renewable energy harvesting, and power management of hybrid energy storage systems.


Maryland Power Electronics Laboratory (MPEL)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

M. Soysal (Biography
M. Soysal

Dr. Soysal is an Associate Professor in the Operations Management section of the Hacettepe University Business Administration Department, in Turkey. He conducted his Ph.D. research regarding decision support modeling for sustainable food logistics management in the Operations Research and Logistics Group at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He also participated in several European Commission funded projects as a researcher. His main research interest is on developing decision support models for green logistics and supply chain problems. Dr. Soysal’s research is published in international peer reviewed journals, book chapters, technical reports and at international conferences. He also serves as a reviewer in several international journals of operational research, transportation and logistics.


Department of Business Administration
Hacettepe University

E. Veremey (Biography
E. Veremey

Evgeny I. Veremey was born in Novokuznetsk, USSR, on 15-th of January 1950. He received his M. Eng. degree of electrical and mechanical engineering in control and systems from the Physical and Technical Faculty, Dnipropetrovs'k State University, Dnipropetrovs'k, Ukraine. He received his Ph.D and D.Sc degrees in Control Science and Engineering in Applied Mathematics and Control Processes Faculty from Saint Petersburg State University, Russia in 1980 and 1995 respectively. His research interests include control theory and its applications to marine and power systems. Since 2002, he is a Professor of Saint Petersburg State University, Head of the Computer Applications and Systems Department. Since 2004, he is the real member of International Public Association "Academy of Navigation and Motion Control".


Applied Mathematics and Control Processes Faculty
Saint-Petersburg State University
Saint Petersburg

B. Barabino (Biography
B. Barabino

Benedetto Barabino received the PhD degree in transportation technology and economics from the University of Palermo, Italy, in 2007. Since 2016, he has been the head of Department of Studies and Researches of CTM, the local public transportation operator in Cagliari (Italy). His primary research interests include intelligent transportation systems, public transport planning, operations, service quality and fare evasion. Since 2012 he has published as a first author or a co-author in more than 25 SCI/SSCI indexed journal papers and peer-reviewed conference papers in transportation and quality of service. He serves as an editor of journal “Logistics and Supply Chain Management”.


Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Land, Environment and Mathematics
University of Brescia

Y.-J. Byon (Biography
Y.-J. Byon

Dr. Young-Ji Byon was born in 1979 in Seoul, South Korea and moved to Toronto, Canada in 1994. He received his BASc (2003) degree from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada; and MASc (2005), and PhD (2011) degrees from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada, specializing in Transportation Engineering.He is currently an Associate Chair in the Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering at the Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE.


Department of Civil Engineering Khalifa
University of Science and Technology
Abu Dhabi

H. Fourati (Biography
H. Fourati

Hassen Fourati , PhD, is currently an associate professor of the electrical engineering and computer science at the University Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France, and a member of the Networked Controlled Systems Team (NeCS), affiliated to the Automatic Control Department of the GIPSA-Lab. He earned his bachelor of engineering degree in electrical engineering at the National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia; master degree in automated systems and control at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France; and PhD degree in automatic control at the University of Strasbourg, France, in 2006, 2007, and 2010, respectively. His research interests include nonlinear filtering and estimation and multisensor fusion with applications in navigation, robotics, and traffic management.


Automatic Control Department

K. Ksaibati (Biography
K. Ksaibati

Khaled Ksaibati, Ph.D., P.E. secured his BS degree from Wayne State University and his MS and Ph.D. from Purdue University. Dr. Ksaibati worked for a couple of years for the Indiana Department of Transportation prior to coming to the University of Wyoming in 1990. He was promoted to an Associate professor in 1997 and full professor in 2002. Dr. Ksaibati has been the director of the Wyoming Technology Transfer Center for the past ten years.


Wyoming Technology Transfer Center
University Avenue
Laramie, WY

A. M. Molan (Biography
A. M. Molan

Amir M. Molan, PhD., is a Research Associate at the University of Wyoming. He obtained his BS and MS degrees from Azad University in Tehran, and his doctoral degree from Wayne State University. To date, Amir has been first author and co-author of over 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles in civil engineering journals and conferences. His main research interest is on proposing new designs for improving the performance and extending the serviceability of existing interchanges and intersections. Amir has recently invented a new design called a super DDI (super diverging diamond interchange) as an alternative for failing diamond interchanges.


Civil and Environmental Engineering
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

M-B. Park (Biography
M-B. Park

M-B P is assistant professor of the Pai Chai University in South Korea. And he is an instructor at the Yonsei University Healthy city Research center of World Health Organization Alliance. He holds a PhD in Public Health administration from Yonsei University. Moreover he has a variety of working experience as a researcher, government officer and professor. He is particularly interested in the impact of transportation on health service and outcome. Lastly, he is currently a reviewer for various journals in the health area.


Department of Gerontal Health and Welfare
Pai Chai University
South Korea

B. Sawik (Biography
B. Sawik

Bartosz Sawik holds Executive Course on Innovation and New Technology in Science at University of California at Berkeley. Received PhD with honors in Operations Engineering at School of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Electronics, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow. Received MSc, Eng. with honors in Management Science at School of Management, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow. He was a Visiting Scholar at University of California at Berkeley, Invited Researcher at Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Visiting Professor at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, IN3-UOC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, University of Lisbon, IST, Lisbon.


Department of Applied Computer Science
AGH University of Science & Technology

S.K. Singh (Biography
S.K. Singh

Dr. Singh is a Professor in the Business Environment Area at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Development Studies from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Mumbai. Dr. Singh started his academic career as Member of Faculty & Coordinator of Centre for Transport Policy and Economics at Central Institute of Road Transport, Pune, in 2001. He joined XLRI Jamshedpur as Assistant Professor in 2003. He is the recipient of the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award in the area of social sciences for the year 2014. In 2006 he received the Manas Chatterji Award for Excellence in Research in Regional Science. Dr. Singh has published two books and more than fifty research papers in reputed journals. His research interests are in the areas of Transport Economics and Policy, Infrastructure, Industrial Organization, and Regulatory Economics.


Economics & Business Environment
Indian Institute of Management Lucknow

D.J. Sun (Biography
D.J. Sun

Dr. Daniel(Jian) Sun is a professor and deputy chair of Department of Transportation and Shipping Logistics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He obtained Ph.D in Transportation Engineering, University of Florida in 2009. His main research interests include Internet of Vehicles and control, urban driver behavior and simulation, urban transportation environment. He has published more than 40 SCI/SSCI indexed journal papers since 2010, and been served in journal editorial committee boards of Journal of International Transportation (since 2012), Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Version) (since 2014), and the chief member of road and traffic engineering, Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering.


Department of Transportation and Shipping Logistics
Shanghai Jiao Tong University

L. Wu (Biography
L. Wu

Dr. Lingtao Wu is an Assistant Research Scientist at the Center for Transportation Safety with Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). He obtained Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from Texas A&M University in 2016. Dr. Wu’s primary interests are conducting fundamental research on crash analysis, advanced statistical methods for modeling traffic crashes, and effectiveness evaluation of safety treatments. He is the recipient of numerous national and international awards, such as the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Young Researcher Paper Award, the International Road Federation Fellowship, the European Road Safety Award, and the China Highway and Transportation Society Prize.


Center for Transportation Safety
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
College Station, TX

Executive Guest Editors:

F. Aymen (Biography
F. Aymen

Dr. Flah Aymen received his Ph.D. in 2012 from the National School of Engineering of Gabes in electrical engineering. Dr. Flah is currently an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the National School of Engineering of Gabes which offers courses on power systems, power converters, and motor control. In 2018, Dr. Flah was appointed as Publication Chair in the International Symposium on Advanced Electrical and Communication Technologies. He has also contributed a special issue to the journal Energies. His research interests include electric vehicles, motor control, and smart applications.


University of Gabes

J. Euchi (Biography
J. Euchi

Dr. Jalel Euchi is faculty member at the Department of Management Information Systems, CBE, Qassim University, KSA. He received his PhD in Computer Science, in the field of Optimisation and Transportation Problems from the Sfax University in Tunisia and LeHavre University in France, in 2011. He is an Associate Researcher in the OLID Laboratory, Sfax University, Tunisia, also in Laboratoire de Mathématiques Appliquées du Havre (LMAH), LeHavre University, France. He has published extensively in the reputed journals like International Journal of Operational Research, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Management Decision, Journal of Operational Research Society and Vehicular Communications. He is a referee of many journals published by Springer and Elsevier publishers.


Quantitatives Methods Departement
Sfax University

M. Milenkovic (Biography
M. Milenkovic

Dr. Milos Milenkovic is Associate Professor at The Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering (University of Belgrade, Serbia) and a Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza Program (Zaragoza, Spain). Dr. Milenkovic has a Ph.D. degree of Technical Sciences in the field of Traffic and Transportation with a focus on rail freight car scheduling and fleet sizing problems, Magisterial degree of Technical Sciences with a focus on train dispatching problems and M.Sc. degree based on intelligent transportation systems from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Dr. Milenkovic´s main research areas are mathematical optimization, model predictive control theory, time series analysis, project management and engineering economy with a special focus on transport related applications. He is engaged as a member of editorial board of a number of scientific conferences and also as a reviewer of a number of prestigious peer-reviewed journals, like “International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems”, ”Applied Mathematical Modelling” and ”Transportation Research Part E”. During his career Dr Milenkovic published more than fifty papers in journals as well as at scientific conferences. Dr. Milenkovic has also been employed for two years in Public Enterprise ”Serbian Railways” as a leading engineer for traffic organization and timetable construction.


University of Belgrade

H. Chen (Biography
H. Chen

Hao Chen is a Vice Dean of School of Automobile, Chang’an University. His fields of expertise are Energy conversion and management, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Applied thermal engineering, Energy and Fuels.


Chang'an University

E. Hassannayebi (Biography
E. Hassannayebi

Dr. Erfan Hassannayebi is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at the Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Iran. He received a B.S. and M.S. from the SUT. He received his Ph.D. in industrial and system engineering from the Tarbiat Modares University in 2017, where he worked on designing algorithmic frameworks for railway disruption management. His research interests span both system engineering and transportation science. Much of his work has been on computer simulation and optimization of transportation systems, mainly through the application of discrete-event simulation techniques. His research interests are transportation planning, operation research, mathematical programming, and simulation- optimization.


Industrial Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology

D. Singh (Biography
D. Singh

Dr. Dilbag Singh is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Manipal University Jaipur, India. He has received his Ph.D., from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala (Pb.), India. He has published 23 papers in SCI/SCIE indexed journals. His research interests include digital image processing, machine learning, data science, meta-heuristic techniques, and wireless sensor networks.


Manipal University Jaipur

Track Your Manuscript:


"Open access will revolutionize 21st century knowledge work and accelerate the diffusion of ideas and evidence that support just in time learning and the evolution of thinking in a number of disciplines."

Daniel Pesut
(Indiana University School of Nursing, USA)

"It is important that students and researchers from all over the world can have easy access to relevant, high-standard and timely scientific information. This is exactly what Open Access Journals provide and this is the reason why I support this endeavor."

Jacques Descotes
(Centre Antipoison-Centre de Pharmacovigilance, France)

"Publishing research articles is the key for future scientific progress. Open Access publishing is therefore of utmost importance for wider dissemination of information, and will help serving the best interest of the scientific community."

Patrice Talaga
(UCB S.A., Belgium)

"Open access journals are a novel concept in the medical literature. They offer accessible information to a wide variety of individuals, including physicians, medical students, clinical investigators, and the general public. They are an outstanding source of medical and scientific information."

Jeffrey M. Weinberg
(St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, USA)

"Open access journals are extremely useful for graduate students, investigators and all other interested persons to read important scientific articles and subscribe scientific journals. Indeed, the research articles span a wide range of area and of high quality. This is specially a must for researchers belonging to institutions with limited library facility and funding to subscribe scientific journals."

Debomoy K. Lahiri
(Indiana University School of Medicine, USA)

"Open access journals represent a major break-through in publishing. They provide easy access to the latest research on a wide variety of issues. Relevant and timely articles are made available in a fraction of the time taken by more conventional publishers. Articles are of uniformly high quality and written by the world's leading authorities."

Robert Looney
(Naval Postgraduate School, USA)

"Open access journals have transformed the way scientific data is published and disseminated: particularly, whilst ensuring a high quality standard and transparency in the editorial process, they have increased the access to the scientific literature by those researchers that have limited library support or that are working on small budgets."

Richard Reithinger
(Westat, USA)

"Not only do open access journals greatly improve the access to high quality information for scientists in the developing world, it also provides extra exposure for our papers."

J. Ferwerda
(University of Oxford, UK)

"Open Access 'Chemistry' Journals allow the dissemination of knowledge at your finger tips without paying for the scientific content."

Sean L. Kitson
(Almac Sciences, Northern Ireland)

"In principle, all scientific journals should have open access, as should be science itself. Open access journals are very helpful for students, researchers and the general public including people from institutions which do not have library or cannot afford to subscribe scientific journals. The articles are high standard and cover a wide area."

Hubert Wolterbeek
(Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)

"The widest possible diffusion of information is critical for the advancement of science. In this perspective, open access journals are instrumental in fostering researches and achievements."

Alessandro Laviano
(Sapienza - University of Rome, Italy)

"Open access journals are very useful for all scientists as they can have quick information in the different fields of science."

Philippe Hernigou
(Paris University, France)

"There are many scientists who can not afford the rather expensive subscriptions to scientific journals. Open access journals offer a good alternative for free access to good quality scientific information."

Fidel Toldrá
(Instituto de Agroquimica y Tecnologia de Alimentos, Spain)

"Open access journals have become a fundamental tool for students, researchers, patients and the general public. Many people from institutions which do not have library or cannot afford to subscribe scientific journals benefit of them on a daily basis. The articles are among the best and cover most scientific areas."

M. Bendandi
(University Clinic of Navarre, Spain)

"These journals provide researchers with a platform for rapid, open access scientific communication. The articles are of high quality and broad scope."

Peter Chiba
(University of Vienna, Austria)

"Open access journals are probably one of the most important contributions to promote and diffuse science worldwide."

Jaime Sampaio
(University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal)

"Open access journals make up a new and rather revolutionary way to scientific publication. This option opens several quite interesting possibilities to disseminate openly and freely new knowledge and even to facilitate interpersonal communication among scientists."

Eduardo A. Castro
(INIFTA, Argentina)

"Open access journals are freely available online throughout the world, for you to read, download, copy, distribute, and use. The articles published in the open access journals are high quality and cover a wide range of fields."

Kenji Hashimoto
(Chiba University, Japan)

"Open Access journals offer an innovative and efficient way of publication for academics and professionals in a wide range of disciplines. The papers published are of high quality after rigorous peer review and they are Indexed in: major international databases. I read Open Access journals to keep abreast of the recent development in my field of study."

Daniel Shek
(Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

"It is a modern trend for publishers to establish open access journals. Researchers, faculty members, and students will be greatly benefited by the new journals of Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. in this category."

Jih Ru Hwu
(National Central University, Taiwan)

Browse Contents

Webmaster Contact:
Copyright © 2020 Bentham Open