Dr. Jun-Seok Oh
Director of Transportation Research Center
Professor of Civil and Construction Engineering
College of Engineering and Applied Science

   
 
Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities
 
  Research Interests
Research Problems
Research Projects
Microsimulation
   

 

Non-motorized Transportation
Dynamic Traffic Assignement
Real-time Estimation of Accident Likelihood
Connected & Automated Vehicles
Adaptive Signal Control
Link to Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities


Research

Research Interests

Applying network optimization theories, traffic simulation modeling statistical model analysis and techniques to intelligent transportation systems, advanced travel demand analysis, traffic safety and non-motorized transportation. Special interests include large scale transportation network simulation, intelligent transportation systems, future transportation systems, sustainable transportation systems, non-motorized transportation and livable communities.

 

Current Research Problems

  • Network Demand Analysis
    • Agent-based Activity Chaining Model
    • Travel Time Variability and Network Reliability
    • Microscopic Traffic Simulation Modeling
  • Traffic Safety
    • Real-time Estimation of Accident Likeliehood
    • Non-motorized Traffic Safety
    • Work Zone Traffic Mobility and Safety
  • Smart Cities & Mobility
    • Smart and Livable Cities
    • Connect and Automated Vehicle Systems
    • Sensoring Technologies for Smart Cities & Mobility
 

Funded Research Projects

  • Monitoring Daily Activities and Linking Physical Activity Levels Attributed to Transportation Mobility Choices and Built Environmentn, September 2016 - June 2019, TRCLC
  • Effects of Safe Bicycle Passing Laws on Drivers' Behavior and Bicyclists' Safety, September 2016 - December 2018, TRCLC
  • Paths to ADA-Compliance: The Performance and Cost Efficiency of Measurement Technologies that Support ADA-Mandated, Self-Evaluations of Pedestrian Rights of Way, August 2017 - June 2018, TRCLC
  • Vehicle-to-Device (V2D) Communications: Readiness of the Technology and Potential Applications for People with Disabilities, September 2016 - April 2018, TRCLC
  • Evaluation of Delineation Practices in Michigan, October 1, 2015 - April 1, 2017, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Evaluation of Michigan’s Engineering Improvements for Older Drivers, October 2013 - September 2015, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • An Evaluation of Michigan Continuous Count Station Distribution, March 2016 - April 2018, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Evaluating the Impacts of Speed Limit Changes on Identified Case Studies, March 2016 - December 2017, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Evaluation of Delineation Practices in Michigan, October 1, 2015 - April 1, 2017, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Evaluation of Michigan’s Engineering Improvements for Older Drivers, October 2013 - September 2015, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Costs and Benefits of Michigan ITS Deplopyment, June 2013 - April 2015, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Evaluting Michigan Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Strategies and Facilities, May 2013 - March 2015, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Development of Performance Measures for Non-Motorized Dynamics, October 2012 - December 2013, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Development of Overtime Traffic Enforcement Standards for Michigan, March 2012 - September 2013, Michigan Office of Highway Safety
  • Smart Vehcile: GPS/INS Integration, July 2009 - June 2010, DENSO America
  • TRANSIMS Case Study- Application of TRANSIMS for Highway Work Zones: Travel Pattern and Mobility Impacts, September 2008 - March 2010, Federal Highway Administration
  • Transportation Analysis and Simulation System for Transportation Planning, September 2007 - March 2009, T-Concepts
  • Communication-based Traffic Safety Enhancement Technologies, July 2007 - June 2008, Western Michigan University
  • Microsimulation Study for Roundabout Performance Evaluation, May 2007 - August 2007, Calhoun County
  • Application of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Traffic and Emergency Surveillance: Demonstration and System Design, November 2005 - August 2006, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Development of Southeast Michigan Freeway Simulation Model, September 2005 - June 2007, T-Concepts, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Comprehensive Microscopic Simulation Modeling of California Corridor Networks - Practical Procedures for Data Input, June 2005 - December 2005, UCI, California Department of Transportation
  • Evaluation of Incorporating Hybrid Vehicle Use of HOV Lanes, July 2004 - December 2005, UCI, California PATH
  • Work Zone Traffic Safety and Mobility Analysis via Global Positioning Systems, September 2004 - October 2004, PBF, SAIC, FHWA
 

Microscopic Traffic Simulation Models

  • Paramics
  • AIMSUN
  • VISSIM
  • TransModeler