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


Non-motorized Transportation
Dynamic Traffic Assignement
Real-time Estimation of Accident Likelihood
Path-based Traffic Assignment Algorithm
Adaptive Signal Control
Link to Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities


Research Interests

Applying network optimization theory and techniques to transportation systems analysis, and developing new technologies for Advanced Transportation Management/Information Systems (ATMIS). Special interests include dynamic traffic simulation models, traffic safety, dynamic route guidance systems, adaptive traffic control and advanced traffic monitoring systems, traffic safety, 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
  • Advanced Traffic Control
    • Traffic Management via Vehicle-to-Roadside Communication
    • Connect Vehicle Systems
    • Advanced Traffic Sensors

Funded Research Projects

  • 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
  • TransModeler