Faculty Profile

Partha Chakroborty

B.Tech.(Hons.), IIT Kharagpur, 1988
M.C.E., University of Delaware, 1990
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1993

Room: 303D Western Laboratory Extension
Phone: (91-512) 259 7037
eMail: partha[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~partha/


  • Traffic flow theory and Traffic Engineering
  • Travel Demand
  • Transit Systems and Vehicle Routing
  • Transport System Evaluation and Management


  • All India Council for Technical Education's Career Award for Young Teachers in 1998.
  • ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering's Best Paper Award in 1996. (Awarded for the 1995 paper on transit system scheduling.)
  • International Neural Network Society's Neural Network Leadership Award awarded at the World Congress on Neural Networks held at Washington, D.C. USA in 1995.
  • IIT Kanpur commendation certificates for excellence in teaching.
  • World Conference on Transport Research's Best Paper Award awarded at the sixth edition of the conference in Lyon, France in 1992 for the paper on fuzzy notion of level of service.
  • University of Delaware's Competitive Fellowship for Academic Excellence in Graduate Studies in 1991.


  • Chakroborty, Partha., Das, Animesh. and Ghosh, Pijush., Determining Reliability of an Asphalt Mix Design: Case of Marshall Method. ASCE J. of Transportation Engineering. vol.136(1), 2010.
  • Chattaraj, Ujjal., Seyfried, Armin. and Chakroborty, Partha., Comparison of Pedestrian Fundamental Diagram across Cultures. Advances in Complex Systems, Vol. 12(3), 2009, pp. 393 - 405.
  • Partha Chakroborty and Maurya, Akhilesh. K. Microscopic Analysis of Cellular Automata Based Traffic Flow Models and an Improved Model. Transport Reviews, Vol. 28(6), 2008, pp. 717-734.
  • Chakroborty, Partha., and  Vikram, Durgesh., Optimum Assignment of Trains to Platforms under Partial Schedule Compliance. Transportation Research, Part B, Vol. 42, 2008, pp. 169-184.
  • Kikuchi, Shinya. and Chakroborty, Partha., Frameworks to Represent the Uncertainty when Determining the Level of Service. Transportation Research Record, 1968, 2007, pp. 53-62.
  • Chakroborty, Partha., Model of Vehicular Traffic: An Engineering Perspective. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 372, 2006, pp. 151-161.
  • Kikuchi, Shinya. and Chakroborty, Partha., Place of Possibility Theory in Transportation Analysis. Transportation Research, Part B, Vol.40, 2006,  pp. 595-615.
  • Agarwal, P. K., Das, Animesh., and Chakroborty, Partha.,  A Simple Model for Structural Evaluation of Asphalt Concrete Pavements at the Network Level. ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Vol. 12(1), 2006, pp. 41-49.
  • Chakroborty, Partha., and Mandal, Arijit., An Asexual Genetic Algorithm for the General Single Vehicle Routing Problem. Engineering Optimization, Vol. 37(1), 2005, pp. 1-28.
  • Kikuchi, Shinya., Masanobu, Kii. and Chakroborty, Partha., Lengths of Double (Dual) Left Turn Lanes. Transportation Research Record, 1881, 2004, pp. 72-81.