Hampton University

Research Presentations

Parmar, D. S. & Sharp, S. R. Listening and Locating Microcrack Bursts in Concrete Structure Using Acoustic Emission Technology. The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Fall Conference and Quality Testing Show – 2010, Houston, TX, November 15-19, 2010.

Parmar, D. S. & Sharp, S. R. Non-destructive Evaluation of Virginia Bridges – Health Monitoring with Acoustic Emission Technology. Poster presented at the 2010 Regional Transportation Symposium, Hampton, VA. October 1, 2010.

Parmar, D. S. & Sharp, S. R. Cost Benefits and Assessment for Evaluation of Bridge Cables Using Acoustic Emission Technology.2010 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Forum, Madison, WI. August 19-20, 2010.

Parmar, D. S. & Sharp, S. R. Acoustic Emission Studies for Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) of Bridge Cables.The ASNT Conference on NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology (SMT2010), New York, NY, August 16-19, 2010.

Akyurtlu, A., Mitchell, C. & Akyurtlu, J. Investigation of the Transport of Nitrogen Oxide Emissions from a Major Roadway, I-64. Presented at the Urban Environmental Pollution Conference, Boston, MA. June 20-23, 2010.

Maheshwari, S. K.  Statistical Predictive Models for Vehicular Traffic Accidents. Presented at the Spring International Conference of Allied Academies, New Orleans, LA. April 14-17, 2010.

Akyurtlu, A., Mitchell, C. & Akyurtlu, J. Investigation of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions from a Major Roadway. Presented at the 51st Annual Transportation Research Forum, Arlington, VA. March 11-13, 2010.

Parmar, D.S.  Participated in the Plenary Session on Consensus Building Conversation Circle held at Beyond the Crossroads: A National Discussion on Transportation Policy and Regulation, Denver, CO, May 28, 2009.

Parmar, D.S.  Participated in the round table discussions at the National Conference on Transportation Infrastructure and Policy, Denver, CO, May 27 – 28, 2009 and contributed a paper entitled Acoustic Emission for Non-Destructive Testing of Bridges and other Transportation Infrastructure for distribution among participants.

D’Souza, K. A.   Intersection Safety Project: VicRoads. Internal Workshop, Monash University Accident Research Center (MUARC), Victoria, Australia, May 06, 2009.

Maheshwari, S.K . Traffic Accidents Analysis: City of Norfolk (Continued Study). Spring International Conference of Allied Academies, New Orleans, April 8-10, 2009.

D’Souza, K. A.   An Overview of Eastern Seaboard Intermodal Transportation Applications Center (ESITAC) and Research Related to Intersection Traffic Accident Analysis. Civil Engineering Association (CEA) Workshop. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, India, 04 February, 2009.

D’Souza, K. A.  Intersection Traffic Accident Data Modeling and Analysis. Internal Workshop, Monash University Accident Research Center (MUARC), Victoria, Australia, February 24, 2009.

Parmar, D.S.   Participated at the Acoustic Emission Technology Workshop held at Arlington, VA on November 18, 2008. The other participants of the workshop included representatives from VDOT, DOT, industry and other academic institutions.

Maheshwari, S. K. and D’Souza, K. A.  Modeling Signalized Intersection Traffic Accidents: A Pilot Study Conducted in City of Norfolk, Virginia, U. S. A. The International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) – 2008 Las Vegas Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 19-22, 2008.

Maheshwari, S. K. and Credle, S.H.  Development of a Practical Fleet Vehicle Replacement Policy for a Federal Government Contractor. Presented at the 2008 Spring International Conference of Allied Academies, Tunica, MS, April 2008.

Maheshwari, S. K. and D’Souza, K. A.  Intersection Traffic Accident Data Modeling and Analysis: Empirical Study in City of Norfolk, VA. Presented at the International Conference of Allied Academics, Jacksonville, FL, April, 2007.

Akyurtlu, J. and Akyurtlu, A.   Selective Catalytic Reduction of Nitric Oxide in Diesel Exhaust. Presented at the 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting held in San Francisco, CA, November 2006.

Community Presentations/Activities

Investigation of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions From A Major Roadway. Drs. Ates Akyurtlu and Jale Akyurtlu presented plans for pollution modeling to environmental staff from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ) and VDOT, Richmond, VA, April 18, 2008.

Modeling Signalized Intersection Traffic Accidents: A Pilot Study Conducted in City Of
Norfolk, Virginia, U. S. A. Drs. Sharad Maheshwari and Kelwyn D’Souza presented research results from the pilot study to transportation engineers at the City of Norfolk, Division of Transportation, March 06, 2008.

Hampton University’s Transportation Research and Training Expertise. Dr. Kelwyn
D’Souza presented an overview of ESITAC to Mr. Charles W (Wick) Moorman, President and CEO, Norfolk Southern Corporation, Hampton University, January 16, 2008.

Investigation of Nitrogen Oxides Emissions from a Major Roadway.  Drs. Ates Akyurtlu and Jale Akyurtlu presented plans for pollution modeling to environmental staff from the PB, Norfolk, VA, April 13, 2009.

Modeling Signalized Intersection Traffic Accidents: A Pilot Study Conducted in City Of Norfolk, Virginia, U. S. A.  Dr. Sharad Maheshwari presented research results from the pilot study to transportation safety staff at PB, Norfolk, VA, February 23, 2009.

Non-Destructive Bridge Testing With Acoustic Emission (AE) Sensor Technology.  Dr. Devendra Parmar presented project overview to transportation safety staff at PB, Norfolk, VA, February 23, 2009.