TEACHING

I teach the following undergraduate and graduate courses at University of Missouri.
 

CE 8110: THEORY OF TRAFFIC FLOW

Graduate only class (F16)

 

Topics: Time-space diagrams, Car following models, Traffic stream characteristics, Fluid flow models, Shock wave analysis, and Signalized and unsignalized intersection analysis. 

 

CE 4110/7110: TRANSPORTATION SIMULATION
Joint undergraduate and graduate class (offered in S09, F10, F16)


Topics: Introduction to modeling and simulation, Simulation terminology and software, Review of probability and statistics, Random numbers in simulation, Simulating car-following behavior, lane changing behavior, traffic signals, roundabouts, signalized corridors, adaptive traffic signals, Calibration of commercial simulators, Safety surrogates from simulation.

CE 3100: FUNDAMENTALS OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Undergraduate only class (offered in F07, S08, F08, F09, F10, S11, S12, F12, S13, S14, S15)

Topics: Functional classification of roads and design vehicles, Horizontal design, Cross-section and superelevation design, Vertical design, Traffic flow theory, Traffic control (MUTCD warrants), Signal timing, Transportation planning (Four-step method), Pavement design (AASHTO methods)

CE 8100: TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND MODELS
Graduate only class (S10, F11, F13, F15)

Topics: Introduction to planning and models, Sampling and survey methods, Trip generation, Trip distribution, Mode choice, Traffic assignment models, Discrete choice models

CE 8001: ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODS IN TRANSPORTATION
Graduate only class (S11, S13, S15)

Topics: Time-series methods (AR, MA, ARIMA, Smoothing), Ordered Probability Methods (Logit and Probit), Artificial Intelligence Methods (Fuzzy Sets and Neural Networks), Regression methods