Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Maurya

Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati
Assam, India - 781039

Akhilesh Kumar Maurya is currently an Assosciate Professor in Department of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, India. He received his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur and M. Tech. degree in Computer Aided Design from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee. He is active academically and professionally in the area of traffic flow modeling, driver behaviour, road safety audit and accident analysis, traffic data collection and analysis studies since more than one decade. He has published more than 50 technical papers in international journals and conferences. He has received the DAAD fellowship for one month visited at Technische Universität Darmstadt. He is currently Vice President of “Transportation Research Group (TRG)” of India and life member of “Indian Roads Congress”. He is also certified “Road safety Auditor” by International Road Federation (India) and Australian Road Research Board. Apart from several Indian Institutions, he has also delivered invited lectures at various International Institutes like Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Darmstadt, University Duisburg-Essen and National University of Singapore.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Sil, Gaurab, Nama, Suresh, Maji, Avijit, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2017), "Operating speed prediction model as a tool for consistency based geometric design for four lane divided highways",Transport (In Press)
  • Budhkar Anuj, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2017), "Characteristics of lateral vehicular interactions in heterogeneous traffic with weak lane discipline", Journal of Modern Transport 25, pp 1-16
  • Das, Sanhita, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2017), "Modelling of motorised two-wheelers: a review of the literature ", Transport Reviews, April 2017
  • Das, Sanhita, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2017), "Time headway analysis for four-lane and two-lane roads", Transportation in Developing Economies (TiDE) 3(3), April 2017
  • Nama, Suresh, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar, Maji, Avijit, Sahu, Prasanta (2016), "Vehicle Speed Characteristics and Alignment Design Consistency for Mountainous Roads", Transportation in Developing Economies 2(2) · October 2016
  • Budhkar, Anuj Kishor, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2016),"Modeling Gap-Maintenance in Heterogeneous No Lane-Discipline Traffic" International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure and Materials July 16 - 18, 2016, Xian, China
  • Bokare, P.S., Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2016),"Study of acceleration-deceleration behavior of various vehicle types in India", 14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Das, Sanhita, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2016), "Time headway analysis for four-lane and two-lane roads", 14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Dey, Shreya, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2016),"Vehicle category-wise speed-volume relationship under heterogeneous traffic condition for two-lane bidirectional traffic", 14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • G. Mahapatra, S. Das, A.K. Maurya (2016),"Effect of sample size and bin size variation on traffic speed study", 14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Budhkar, Anuj Kishore, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2016),"Study of inter-vehicular lateral gaps in mixed traffic stream with weak lanediscipline",14th World Conference on Transport Research, 10-15 July 2016, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar, Das, Sanhita, Dey, Shreya (2016),"Speed and Time Headway Distribution under Mixed Traffic Condition", Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, 11(0), pp 1774-1792
  • Maji, Avijit, Bhattacharya, P. and Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar(2016), "Developing Unconventional Intersection Configuration: Planning Tool", Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, 11(0), 2543-2557
  • Mahapatra, Geetimukta, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar, Minhans, Anil (2016),"Lateral movement of vehicles under weak-lane discipline heterogeneous traffic",Jurnal of Teknologi, 78(4) 27-35
  • Bharadwaj, Nipjyoti, Kumar, Pallav, Arkatkar, Shriniwas, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar, Joshi, Gaurang (2016), "Traffic data analysis using image processing technique on Delhi–Gurgaon expressway",Current Science, March 2016, pp 808-822
  • Amin, H. J., Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar (2015),”A Review of Critical Gap Estimation Approaches at Uncontrolled Intersection in case of Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions”, Journal of Transportation Literature 9(3), 5-9, Jul 2015
  • Maji, Avijit, Maurya, Akhilesh Kumar, Nama, Suresh and Sahu, Prasanta. (2015),"Performance Based Intersection Layout under a Flyover for Heterogeneous Traffic", Journal of Modern Transportation, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 119-129

RECENT PROJECTS

Major Sponsored Projects

  • Measurement of Indian Traffic Flow Quality Using GPS Data
  • Web-Course on Transport Economics
  • Dynamic Behavioural Data Collection using an Instrumented Vehicle
  • Development of Indo-Highway Capacity Manual (HCM)

Major Consultancy Projects

  • Traffic study and traffic management plan for the expansion and development project of Calcom Cement India Ltd
  • Proof check of Pavement Design
  • Proof check of Plan and Profile
  • Proof checking of Road Alignment
  • Pre-opening Safety audit of Shillong Bypass Connecting NH-40 and NH-44
  • Safety audit for grade separator at Barapani
  • Riding quality test of all lanes of the carriage way of Jorabat-Shillong (Barapani) section

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assosciate Professor Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India (March,2014 till date)
  • Vice President of Transportation Research Group (TRG) of India from May 2016 onwards
  • Member, Special Interest Group (SIG) - H3: Infrastructure Operation and Traffic Management in Developing Countries (World Conference on Transport Research Society, WCTRS)
  • Chair of CTRG2015, 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India, 17-20 December, 2015
  • Regional Coordinator of North East Region in Development of Indo-HCM project funded by Planning Commission, GOI, under 12th Five Year Plan Period