TTI Associate Research ScientistMulti-Resolution Modeling
Texas A&M Transportation Institute
110 N. Davis Drive, Room 106
Arlington, TX 76013
(817) 462-0508 x11508
- PDF, Transportation Systems (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Purdue University, 2013
- Ph.D., Transportation Systems, Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, 2009
- M.S., Transportation Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, 2004
- B.S.C.E., National Institute of Technology, 2001
Dr. Sushant Sharma is an Associate Research Scientist in Multi-Resolution Modeling Program at Texas A&M Tranportation Institute. He has multiple years of professional research experience in transportation modeling and planning, big-data analytics, human factors and systems modeling, traffic safety and operations, freight modeling, automated and connected vehicle impacts, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). He has worked on research sponsored by FHWA, NCHRP, SHRP 2, UTC, and State DOTs (INDOT, TxDOT etc.). Prior to his current position, he was working at Purdue University as a research associate and post-doc (PDF) at the NEXTRANS Center, a USDOT Regional University Transportation Center.
Dr. Sharma has a proven track record of high-quality independent research and timely completion of projects and holds publication with high citation numbers in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to working on projects, Dr. Sharma has published a book chapter, 42 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, and 21 technical/research reports on topics such as safety, real-time traffic operations, network modeling, travel forecasting, evacuation, GIS data integration and transit asset management.
Dr. Sharma serves as a Chair of Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics (AT015) Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is also a member of the TRB's Transportation Network Modeling (ADB30) committee and recently completed his 9-year term as a member User Information Systems Committee (AND20).
Dr. Sharma is Associate Editor of Transportation Research Record (TRR) and serves as a reviewer of many journals (Transportation Research Part A and Part C, IEEE Journal, Computer-Aided Civil, and Infrastructure Engineering, Network and Spatial Economics, Environment and Planning, Journal of ITS, Transportation Research Record, and others) and has reviewed numerous research articles. He also serves on the review board of various conferences like IEEE Conference on ITS, World Conference on ITS, and TPMDC. Dr. Sharma has also taught graduate-level courses in transportation and infrastructure systems at Purdue University and received high student-evaluation scores for his instruction.