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Dr. Abhisek Mudgal
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU)
(+91) 8890711612
Area of Interest: 
Transportation and Health, On-Road Emission Modelling, Sustainable Transportation, Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety, Transportation and Economic Development, Intelligent Transportation System

Journal Articles


  • Saboo, N., Mudgal, A. (2018) Modelling Creep and Recovery Response of Asphalt Binders Using Generalized Burgers Model. Petroleum Science and Technology. In Press.
  • Das, S., Mudgal, A., Dutta, A., & Geedipally, S. R. (2018). Vehicle consumer complaint reports involving severe incidents: Mining large contingency tables. Journal of Transportation Research Record. (accepted) 
  • Aldrete, R., Vadali, S., Kruse, J., Salgado, D., Mudgal, A., Villa, J. (2018). Tools for port authority transportation reinvestment zones (TRZ) and TRZs for multimodal applications. Journal of Transportation Research Record. (accepted)
  • Davis, G. and Mudgal, A. Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification for Planar Impact Crashes via Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulation, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1481, 2016, doi:10.4271/2016-01-1481
  • Mudgal, A., Hallmark, S., Carriquiry, A., Gkritza, K. Driving behavior at a roundabout: a hierarchical Bayesian regression analysis. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 2014, 26, 2026.
  • Mudgal, A., Gopalakrishnan, K., Hallmark, S. Prediction of emissions from biodiesel fueled transit buses using artificial neural networks. International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, 2011; 1(2):115-131.
  • Gopalakrishnan, K., Mudgal, A., Hallmark, S. Neuro-Fuzzy approach to predictive modeling of emissions from biodiesel powered transit buses. 2011. Transport Journal Volume 26(4):344-352.
  • Hallmark, S., Wang, B., Mudgal, A., Isebrands, H.L. (2011) On-road evaluation of emission impacts of roundabouts. 2011. Transportation Research Record 2265, 226-233.
  • Hallmark, S., Sperry, B., Mudgal, A. (2011) In-use fuel economy of hybrid-electric school buses in Iowa. Journal of Air and Waste Management Association. 2011 May; 61(5); 504-510

Peer-Reviewed Conference Articles

  • Mudgal, A.Kang, D., Sharma, S., Samant, S.(2018). Data-Driven Performance Score for Evaluating and Comparing International Ports-of-Entry. Transportation Research Board 2017 Annual Meeting. January 7-11, 2018. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Mudgal, A. Hallmark, S. (2018).Exploring Freeway Entrance Ramps as Emission Hotspots with Vehicle Trajectory and Road Grade Information. Transportation Research Board 2017 Annual Meeting. January 7-11, 2018. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Mudgal, A. Hourdos, J. (2017). Impact of variable speed limits on freeway rear-end Collisions. Transportation Research Board 2017 Annual Meeting. January 8-12, 2017. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • D.,Jolovic,A.,Mudgal,I.,Tasic,A.,Stevanovic,P.,Martin. (2017). Impact of Traffic Signal Control Parameters on Frequency and Severity of Intersection-Related Crashes. Transportation Research Board 96th Annual MeetingTransportation Research Board
  • Mudgal,A,Davis,G.(2015). Gap Selection Behavior at Permitted Left-Turn Indications on an Urban Arterial. Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting. January 11-15, 2015. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Hallmark, S., Mudgal, A. (2012). Comparison of VSP profiles for three types of intersection control and implications for emissions. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems,Proceedings. September 16-19, 2012. Anchorage, AK, USA.
  • Kumar, P., Pande, A., Mittal, A., Mudgal, A. (2011). Distributed video surveillance using mobile agents In: IEEE International Conference on Digital Convergence. February 19-20, 2011,
  • Hyderabad, India
  • Hallmark, S., Sperry, B., Mudgal, A. (2011). Comparison of in-use operating costs of hybrid-electric school buses and conventional school buses in Iowa (USA). IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems (FISTS), Vienna, Austria, 29 June-1 July, 2011.

Book Chapter

  • Kumar, P., Pande, A., Mittal, A., Mudgal, A. (2012). Distributed video coding and content analysis for resource constraint multimedia applications. In S. Bagchi (Ed.), Ubiquitous Multimedia and Mobile Agents: Models and Implementations. Ch-11 (pp.251-273). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-61350-107-8.
  • Alternative Transportation Finance White Paper. Funded by California Department of Transportation. (Jun 2017–Nov 2017, Co-PI, Rs. 30 Lakh or $ 47,000)
  • Developing Adaptive Border Crossing Mobility Measures and Short-Term Travel Time Prediction Model Using Multiple Datasets. Sponsored by Center for International Intelligent Transportation System, Texas Transportation Institute. (Jan 2017–Aug 2017, Co-PI, Rs.52 Lakh or $ 80,000)
  • Developing and Validating a Model of Left Turn Crashes to Support Safer Design and Operations. Funded by Roadway Safety Institute, University of Minnesota. (Feb 2014–Jul 2015, Co-PI, Rs.39 Lakh or $ 60,000)
  • Graduate Student Travel Award, Iowa State University, May 2011
  • Midwest Transportation Consortium Scholarship, Aug 2007 to Aug 2011
  • Tax Increment Revenue Estimator: A software that simulates land use development and land use switching dynamics and quantifies economic development caused by transportation improvement.
  • TTI TRZ Tools: A set of ESRI ArcMap extensions that extracts relevant GIS data to perform Trasportation Reinvestment Zone Assessment
  • Transmodeler Emissions Estimator: A Transmodeler (A traffic simulation software) Addin that estimates emissions produced by passenger cars and commercial trucks.
  • CMAQ Analysis Tool: An Microsoft Excel Dashboard for Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ)
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering, Minor in Statistics), Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Dec 2011
  • M.S. in Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering), Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA Jan 2009
  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India Aug 2007
  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, UP, India Feb 2018–Present
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, El Paso, TX, USA Oct 2015–Jan 2018, 
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN, USA Oct 2012–Jul 2015
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA Nov 2011– Aug 2012