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Intelligent Infrastructure in Transportation and Management: Proceedings of I-Tram 2021 (Studies in Infrastructure and Control)

Intelligent Infrastructure in Transportation and Management: Proceedings of I-Tram 2021 (Studies in Infrastructure and Control)

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Publication Date: December 15th, 2022
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This book mainly focuses on the innovations in intelligent transportation infrastructure and management. The content of the book is selected in such a way that it will cover a wide range of areas to integrate advanced technologies and provide best and innovative solution to problems faced by the rapidly growing transportation sector. The topics of the book primarily address the needs of the students in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering. It is equally useful as reference material for innovators, inventors, practitioners, and policymaker for an innovative and classified solution in the field of transportation and infrastructure management. Looking at the global electric and hybrid vehicles market, the book focuses on and discuss recent developments in electric mobility across the globe. In this edition, we try to feature toward an update on the performance and costs of batteries which is the current demand of the consumers. The book inspires researchers, innovators, industry experts, and policymakers to consider the solutions into the practice.

About the Author

Dr. Jiten Shah is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, IITRAM, Ahmedabad. He is also a coordinator of Student Start-up Innovation Policy (SSIP), incubation cell at the IITRAM. . He completed his Ph.D. research in the Transportation Engineering Planning Division, Department of Civil Engineering, SVNIT Surat. His research interest includes vehicular and human behavior, transportation planning, traffic facility design, and traffic flow modelling including non-motorized traffic. He has guided seven M.Tech thesis. He was involved various consultancy work like in intersection design, road safety audit, etc. He has several publications to his credit in reputed international and national journals. He is a recipient of the gold medal from the Gujarat Institute of Civil Engineers and Architects (GICEA). He is a reviewer for the journals such as Transportation Letters, Taylor & Francis, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Transportation Research Record, TRB, World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research. He is also a member of renowned society/institute including Transportation Research Group of India (TRG), Institute of Urban Transportation (India), and the Institute of Engineers (India). Dr. Shriniwas S. Arkatkar is currently working as an 'associate professor' in the Department of Civil Engineering at SVNIT Surat. Recently, he also holds a position of 'adjunct professor' at the Department of Civil Engineering, Ryerson university, Ontario, Canada. He is actively involved in teaching, research and consultancy with a specialization in different areas of transportation engineering. He completed his Ph.D. research in the Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras. Dr. Arkatkar's research interests are: (i) Traffic Flow Modelling and Simulation, (ii) Traffic Operation and Management, Data Collection using new technologies, (iii) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) (iv) Transportation Systems Planning, Design and Operation, (v) Public Transportation and Sustainable Transportation, and (vi) Road Safety and Simulation. He has published more than 200 research papers in international/national journals and conference proceedings. His research monograph is also published by VDM Verlag, Germany. Seven of his papers have received the 'Best Paper' award, including an award for excellence in research in the area of 'Traffic Engineering.' He is serving as associate editor in the Journals, Transportation Letters; The International Journal of Transportation Research, Taylor and Francis, IET Intelligent Transportation Systems, Journal of Advanced Transportation and also as guest editor for a special issue in the Journals, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part-A Systems and Designs, An open Access journal by MDPI. He is currently a member of Indian Roads Congress (IRC), Institute of Urban Transport (IUT) and Transportation Research Group of India (TRG). Presently, he is serving as the vice president, Transportation Research Group India (TRG). He is also a member of 'Principal Technical Agency, ' which is responsible for overall development of PMGSY roads in Gujarat under NRRDA, Ministry of Rural Roads. He has guided eight doctoral students and more than forty masters' students on their dissertation topics from his research interests. He is actively involved in the collaborative research works with IIT Madras, UNCC-USA, QUT-Australia, TUM- Germany, and Ryerson University-Canada.Dr. Pravin Jadhav completed his post-graduation from the University of Pune in Economics in 2007. Later, he obtained a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in 2015. He was associated with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade from January 2008 to July 2012. In IIFT, he did extensive research and undertook various research studies for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the European Union. He also served as a researcher for the Planning Commission's Working Sub-Group on Technology Intensity in India's Manufacturing Exports, for framing the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-2017). He also served as a Trainee Economist at QED Enabled Services Pvt. Ltd, Pune for a short duration. He was associated with the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies as an assistant professor from August 2012 to September 2016. He was the programme coordinator of the BBA in Aviation Management. At UPES, he was awarded the Best Performer for his contribution to club activities. He has been working as an assistant professor at the Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research, and Management (IITRAM), an Autonomous University established by the Government of Gujarat from 2016. Currently, he is working in the area of infrastructure planning and management. The combination of extensive scholarly research experience in both industry and academia through various research projects undertaken, makes him a well-rounded international business educationist. He has published and presented multiple research papers in the fields of Business Economics, International Business, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Infrastructure planning and Management. He has more than 460 citations for his research work. His articles are regularly published in book chapters, cases, and blogs. He serves as a reviewer for various Scopus indexed and ABDC listed journals. He has also participated in many Managements Development Programs (MDP) and various international conferences. He is also serving as an advisor and board of studies member for some colleges and universities. He was awarded with a young achiever award for his commendable work on FDI and has received best paper awards at two international conferences.