Venkatesan Kanagaraj

PhD (IIT Madras)

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interest



  • Ph.D., IIT Madras, 2011
  • M.E., College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, 2004
  • B.E., Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, 2002



  • Kanagaraj, V., Treiber, M. (2018): Self-driven particle model for mixed traffic and other disordered flows. Physica A (Elsevier), 509, 1-11.

  • Kanagaraj, V., Srinivasan, K. K., Sivanandan, R., Asaithambi, G. (2015): Modeling unique merging behavior under mixed traffic conditions. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (Elsevier), 29, 98-112.

  • Treiber, M., Kanagaraj, V. (2015): Comparing numerical integration schemes for time continuous car-following models. Physica A (Elsevier), 419, 183-195.

  • Kanagaraj, V., Asaithambi G., Toledo, T., Lee, T. C. (2015): Trajectory data and flow characteristics of mixed traffic. Transportation Research Record 2491, Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA, 1-11.

  • Kanagaraj, V., Srinivasan, K. K., Sivanandan, R. (2010): Modeling vehicular merging behavior under heterogeneous traffic conditions. Transportation Research Record 2188, Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C. USA, 140-147.

  • Marie Curie Fellow, TU Dresden, Germany

  • Humboldt Research Fellow, TU Dresden, Germany

  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Technion | Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

  • Scientific Software Developer, Transport Simulation Systems (TSS), Barcelona, Spain

  • Teaching Assistant, IIT Madras  

  • Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, funded by European Commission

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship, funded by Alexander Von Humboldt Foundation

  • PBC Fellowship Program for Outstanding Post-Doctoral Researchers, funded by Israel Council for Higher Education

  • Best Project Award for Post Graduate thesis awarded by College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University.


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