Abdul Rawoof Pinjari, Ph.D.
Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave., ENB 118, Tampa, FL 33620
Office location: ENC 3208
Tel: 813-974-9671, Fax: 813-974-2957
Email: apinjari (at) usf.edu
- Doctor of Philosophy Civil Engineering University of Texas at Austin 2008
- Master of Science Civil Engineering University of South Florida, Tampa 2004
- Bachelor of Technology Civil Engineering Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Madras 2002
- Associate Professor, 2014-Present, University of South Florida, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Assistant Professor, 2008-2014, University of South Florida, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Faculty Affiliate (courtesy appointment), 2009-present, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
- Research Project Manager, 2007-2008, Center for Transportation Research, University of Texas at Austin
- Graduate Research Assistant, 2004-2008, Center for Transportation Research, University of Texas at Austin
- Graduate Research Assistant, 2002-2004, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of South Florida
- Transportation Planning and Travel Demand Forecasting: Multimodal transportation planning and modeling; Activity-based and micro-simulation approaches to urban travel demand forecasting; Long-distance/Inter-regional travel analysis
- Choice Modeling, Applied Econometric Analysis: Discrete choice models; Discrete-continuous systems; Multidimensional choice systems; Kuhn-Tucker Demand Systems; Copula models; Duration models; Statistical analysis and mining of large datasets
- Freight Movement Analysis and Modeling: Use of GPS data for freight modeling and planning; Statewide freight travel models; Metropolitan goods movement and commercial vehicle movement; Megaregional freight flow analysis; Economic impacts of freight and logisitics investments.
- Land-use and Transportation Interactions: Urban form and travel behavior; Residential self-selection effects, Integrated land-use and travel demand models
- Sustainable Transport, Energy and Environment: Travel behavior analysis for sustainable transport planning and policy formulation; Residential and transport-related energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions; Human exposures to traffic pollutants and related inequities; Household vehicle ownership and usage; Bicycle and pedestrian travel; Elderly mobility issues
- Consumer perception, market penetration, and activity/travel behavior impacts of autonomous vehicles/driver-less cars.
- Transportation Surveys and Data Collection: Activity-travel surveys and methods; Stated preference studies; Data fusion
- Transportation Safety: Traffic crash exposure, occurrence, and occupant injury severity