Contact Information

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Co-Director,Transportation Technology and People Lab
Portland State University

Physical Location: Engineering Building, 301D
1930 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, OR 97201

Mailing Address: Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
PO Box 751 - CEE
Portland, OR 97207

Curriculum Vitae
Tel: 503 725 2872
Fax: 503 725 5950
Email: uavinash at pdx dot edu

Education

  • Ph.D, University of Texas at Austin, Aug 2008. Advisor: S. Travis Waller
    Dissertation: Equilibrium Models acounting for Uncertainty and Information Provision in Transportation Networks
  • M.S, Vanderbilt University, May 2004, Advisor: Karthik K. Srinivasan
    Thesis: Dynamic User Class Model: Theoretical Framework and Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS) Applications
  • B.Tech, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Aug 2002.

Current and Previous Positions Held

Professional Activities

Selected Funded Projects

Honors and Awards

  • David E. Wedge Excellence in Teaching Award, Portland State University, Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science, 2017
  • Transportation Research Board Fred Burgraff Award 2014
  • Outstanding Advisor Award, West Virginia University, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2014
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, West Virginia University, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2013
  • Outstanding New Researcher Award, West Virginia University, Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2012
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award for the American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Infrastructure Systems for the year 2011
  • Recipient of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEED) Teaching Fellowship for the year 2010
  • Excellence in Teaching Award by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at West Virginia University for the years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.