Faculty Profile
 

Vinod Vasudevan
Assistant Professor

B.Tech., NSS Collge of Engineering, Calicut University, India 1999
M.S.E.., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA 2003
Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA 2008

Room: 303 Faculty Building
Phone: (91-512) 259 6708
eMail: vinodv[AT]iitk.ac.in
Web: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~vinodv/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Traffic safety
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Highway financing
  • Policy analyses

SELECTED AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • Engineering Honoree: Sponsored by the Safe Community Partnership and the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety (2008)
  • Member: Golden Key Honor Society (2008)
  • Scholarship for Best Graduate Student Majoring in Transportation Engineering in Nevada, Sponsored by the ITE Nevada Chapter (2002)
  • Best Paper in the Student Paper Competition (Paper Title: Identifying High Pedestrian Crash Locations in Las Vegas Metropolitan Area), 10th Annual Fall Transportation Conference, Las Vegas, NV (2002)

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • S. Dash, V. Vasudevan, S.K. Singh (2013), A Disaggregate Vehicle Ownership Behaviour Model of Indian Households, Transportation Research Records, of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, USA (Recommended for publication).
  • V. Vasudevan, S. Nambisan (2013), A Model to Estimate Passenger Vehicle Fleet Composition, VMT, and Fuel Consumption, Public Works Management & Policy, Sage Publications, January 2013 18: 56-81.
  • S. Pulugurtha, V. Vasudevan, S. Nambisan, M. Dangeti (2012), Evaluating Effectiveness of Infrastructure-Based Countermeasures for Pedestrian Safety, Transportation Research Records, of the Transportation Research Board, Issue 2299, 2012, pp 100–109.
  • V. Vasudevan, S. Pulugurtha, S. Nambisan, M. Dangeti (2011), Evaluating the Effectiveness of Signal-based Countermeasures on Pedestrian Safety: Findings from a Pilot Study, Transportation Research Records, of the Transportation Research Board, Issue 2264, 2011, pp 44-53.
  • V. Vasudevan, S. Nambisan, A. K. Singh, T. Pearl (2009), An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Media and Enforcement Campaigns in Increasing Seat Belt Usage Rates in A State with A Secondary Seat Belt Law, Journal Traffic Injury Prevention, Taylor & Francis Group Publications Vol. 10, Issue 4, Pages 330-339.
  • Nambisan,S., Pulugurtha, S., Vasudevan, V., Dangeti, M., and Virupaksha, V., Effectiveness of Automatic Pedestrian Detection Device and Smart Lighting on Pedestrian Safety, Transportation Research Records, of the Transportation Research Board, Vol.2140, 2010, pp.27-34.
  • Vasudevan, V., Nambisan, S., Singh, K. A., Pearl, T., An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Media and Enforcement Campaigns in Increasing Seat Belt Usage Rates in A State with A Secondary Seat Belt Law, Journal Traffic Injury Prevention, Taylor & Francis Group Publications Vol. 10(4),  2009, pp.330-339.
  • Vasudevan, V., Pulugurtha, S., Nambisan, S., Methods to Prioritize Pedestrian High Crash Locations and A Statistical Analysis of Relationships Between Them, Transportation Research Records, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol.2002, 2007, pp.39-54.
  • Nambisan, S., Vasudevan, V., Is Seat Belt Usage by Front SeatPassengers Related to Seat Belt Usage by Their Drivers?, Journal of Safety Research, Elsevier Publications, Vol.38(5), 2007, pp.545-555.
  • Anand, K. B., Vasudevan, V., and Ramamurthy, K., Water Permeability Assessment of Alternate Masonry Systems, Building and Environment, Elsevier Publications, Vol. 38(7), 2003, pp.947-957.

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