The Open Transportation Journal




ISSN: 1874-4478 (Online)
ISSN: 2667-1212 (Print)
Volume 14, 2020

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

Editor-in-Chief:

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

Prof. José Ramón Serrano received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from “Universitat Politecnica de Valencia”, Spain, where he is also working as a Professor. Prof. Serrano manages a research group about turbocharging and after treatment 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.

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



Co-Editor:

R. Tay (Biography
R. Tay

Dr. Richard Tay is a 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 visiting scholar at MIT in the 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.

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School of Business IT and Logistcs
RMIT University
Melbourne
Australia


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.

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Department of Civil Engineering
Shahrood University of Technology
Shahrood
Iran

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.

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

M. Keshavarz-Ghorabaee (Biography
M. Keshavarz-Ghorabaee

Mehdi Keshavarz-Ghorabaee is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Management at Gonbad Kavous University, Gonbad Kavous, Iran. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Guilan in 2010, M.S. in production management from Allameh Tabataba’i University in 2013, and PhD in management-operations research from Allameh Tabataba’i University in 2017. He has published several papers in leading international journals such as Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Applied Soft Computing, Journal of Cleaner Production and Applied Mathematical Modelling. His research interests include multi-criteria decision making (MCDM), genetic algorithm, fuzzy MCDM, inventory control and supply chain management.

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Faculty of Humanities
Gonbad Kavous University
Gonbad Kavous
Iran

G. Lutzemberger (Biography
G. Lutzemberger

Dr. Giovanni Lutzemberger was born in Pisa in 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 was holding a Research grant on modelling and experimental activities on lithium batteries. In 2014, he became a researcher in the Electric Power Systems area at University of Pisa. In 2016, he became a senior researcher in the Electric Power Systems area, always at the University of Pisa. His research field is focused on feeding systems for electrified transportation systems, electric and hybrid propulsion systems, electrochemical storage systems.

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

J. Raiyn (Biography
J. Raiyn

Dr. Jamal Raiyn received a Master of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Hannover University in Germany in 2000 and he finished his 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 the 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.

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

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.

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School of Engineering
RMIT University
Melbourne
Australia

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.

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Computer Science Department
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan
Israel

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.

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Faculty of Science and Engineering
Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane
Australia

H. Fazlollahtabar (Biography
H. Fazlollahtabar

Dr. Hamed Fazlollahtabar obtained 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 a Postdoctoral research fellowship at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in the area of Reliability Engineering for Complex Systems in 2017. He has been serving as an editorial board member in several scientific journals for many years. 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. He has also published 5 books in which three of them are internationally distributed to the academicians.

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Department of Industrial Engineering
Damghan University
Damghan
Iran

M. Guerrieri (Biography
M. Guerrieri

Dr. Marco Guerrieri, born in Palermo on 24/12/1976, has 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). Dr. Guerrieri is a member of Italian Society of Transport Infrastructures (SIIV). Dr. Guerrieri is author of over 90 scientific papers, 2 patents of inventions, 1 book and many scientific reports. He is a member of the editorial board for several scientific journals.

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Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering
University of Trento
Trento
Italy

C. Pronello (Biography
C. Pronello

Dr. Cristina Pronello has been serving as a full professor at Sorbonne Universités – UTC, Laboratoire AVENUES since 2016. She has also been serving as a President of the Transport Authority of the Piemonte Region since 30th of September 2016. She was a member of Scientific Advisory Board of JPI Urban Europe; Chair of the COST “Transport and Urban Development” Domain Committee (2006-2014). She was also a member of the ECTRI Board (European Conference of Transport Research Institutes) from 2005 to 2013. She is also serving as a member of the US TRB Committees on International Activities, Technology Transfer and Women's Issues in Transportation. Her Main research fields are transport systems’ environmental impacts, travel behavior and travel surveys, ITS.

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

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).

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

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.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Coimbra
Coimbra
Portugal

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.

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Department of Civil Engineering
University of Thessaly
Volos
Greece


Associate Editorial Board Members:

B. Barabino (Biography
B. Barabino

Dr. 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 the journal “Logistics and Supply Chain Management”.

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

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.

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

H. Fourati (Biography
H. Fourati

Dr. 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.

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Automatic Control Department
GIPSA-Lab
Martin-d'Hères
France

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

Dr. 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.

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

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.

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Department of Business Administration
Hacettepe University
Ankara
Turkey

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

Dr. J. Ben Edigbe was born on 14th January 1954. He completed his BE in Civil Engineering, South Bank University, London-England and M.Sc. in Transport Engineering and Planning, University of Salford, England. He further obtained PhD in Civil Engineering-Transportation from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He has contributed meritoriously to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervisions. He also developed a programme of original research that complements and extends existing transportation engineering strengths. He has published 2 books, 12 book chapters, over 100 research papers. He has a track record of obtaining external funding and delivering research outputs. He has over 30 years of civil engineering-transportation teaching, research and consultancy experience and is a former senior lecturer at the department of Civil Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Nigeria.

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Department Of Civil Engineering
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
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.

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Department of Engineering
University "Roma Tre"
Rome
Italy

X. Liu (Biography
X. Liu

Dr. Xintao Liu, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Land Surveying and Geo- Informatics in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interest includes GIS in Transportation, GIScience, and urban informatics. His research goal is to use state-of-art technologies to advance smart city for a better city life. He received Bachelor of Engineering in Survey from Hohai University, China in 1998, Master of Science in Cartography & GIS from Nanjing Normal University, China in 2003, and PhD in Geo-Informatics from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden in 2012.

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Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kowloon
Hong Kong

B. Sawik (Biography
B. Sawik

Dr. Bartosz Sawik holds an Executive Course on Innovation and New Technology in Science at University of California at Berkeley. He Received PhD with honors in Operations Engineering at School of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Electronics, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow.He 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.

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Department of Applied Computer Science
AGH University of Science & Technology
Krakow
Poland












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