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Dr. Abhisek Mudgal
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering, IIT(BHU)
(+91) 542 7165291
Area of Interest: 
Vehicular Emissions Modelling, Air Quality Exposure Analysis, Accident Analysis, Intelligent Transportation System and Sensors, Data Science in Civil Engineering Applications, Economic Evaluation of Transportation Systems

Journal Articles


  • Sumit Mishra, Vishal Singh, Ankit Gupta, Devanjan Bhattacharya & Abhisek Mudgal (2022) Adaptive traffic signal control for developing countries using fused parameters derived from crowd-source data, Transportation Letters, DOI: 10.1080/19427867.2022.2050493
  • Yogesh S. Bijjargi, Vijay M. Shinde, Abhisek Mudgal, Harish Kumar, N Eswara Prasad. (2022). CFD modeling and optimal design of SiC deposition on the fuel combustion nozzle in a commercial CVD reactor. Ceramics International. ISSN 0272-8842. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.12.324.
  • Gupta, A., Mudgal, A., Shinde, V. M., Kumar, H., & Prasad, N. E. (2021). Optimal Design of CH4 Pyrolysis in a Commercial CVD Reactor using Support Vector Machines and Nelder-Mead Algorithm. Chemical Engineering Research and Design.
  • Sharma, S., Kang, D. H., de Oca, J. R. M., & Mudgal, A. (2021). Machine learning methods for commercial vehicle wait time prediction at a border crossing. Research in Transportation Economics, 101034.
  • Chandra, S., Naik, R. T., Venkatesh, M., & Mudgal, A. (2020). Accessibility Evaluations of the Proposed Road User Charge (RUC) Program in California. Transport Policy.
  • Salgado, D., Martin, P. T., Mudgal, A., & Aldrete, R. M., Samant, S. & Rodriguez G. (2020) Transportation of Patients in Critical Condition Across an International Border, What is the Impact on Their Odds of Full Recovery and Survival? - Case Study at the U.S.-Mexico Border Region, Journal of Borderlands Studies, DOI: 10.1080/08865655.2020.1713855
  • Salgado, D., Martin, P. T., Mudgal, A., & Aldrete, R. M. (2020). Calibration Methodology for Microscopic Traffic Simulation Models of Land Ports of Entry Along the US-Mexico Border. International Journal of Modeling, Simulation, and Scientific Computing. (2020) 2050019 1-20.
  • Saboo, N., Mudgal, A., Singh, A. (2019) Frequency Sweep Test as a Tool to Predict Creep and Recovery Response of Asphalt Binders. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 31(6)
  • Saboo, N., Mudgal, A. (2018) Modelling Creep and Recovery Response of Asphalt Binders Using Generalized Burgers Model. Petroleum Science and Technology. 36(20), 1627-1634
  • Das, S., Mudgal, A., Dutta, A., & Geedipally, S. R. (2018). Vehicle consumer complaint reports involving severe incidents: Mining large contingency tables. Transportation Research Record, 2672(32), 72-82.
  • Aldrete, R.M., Kruse, C.J., Salgado, D., Vadali, S.R., Mudgal, A., Villa, J.C., Cornejo, L.E. and Bae. (2018). Leveraging the Value of Land and Landside Access to Fund Port Infrastructure in Texas. Transportation Research Record, 2672(11), 41-52.
  • 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

  • Sushant Sharma, Don Hun Kang, Jose Rivera Montes de Oca, Abhisek Mudgal. (2019) Advanced Methods for Commercial Vehicle Wait Time Prediction at a Border Crossing. Transportation Research Board 2019 Annual Meeting. January 13-17, 2019. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Shailesh Chandra, Abhisek Mudgal, R. Thirumaleswara Naik, Jose Jimenez. (2019) Accessibility Evaluations of the Proposed Road User Charge (RUC) Program in California.  Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Transport Research 2019 Mumbai 26-31 May 2019.
    Galicia, D., Mudgal, A. (2019) Optimal Rural Transit Fare Estimation Using Ridership and Air Quality Data. 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. January 13-17, 2019. Washington, D.C, USA.
  • Sharma, S., Kang, D., Mudgal, A. J Rivera, M de Oca, Samant, S. GA Valdez. (2019). Developing adaptive border crossing mobility measures and short-term travel time prediction model using multiple data sets.
  • 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.
  • Analytical Study of SAANSAD ADARSH GRAM YOJANA (Funded by Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education, 6 months, |2.0 Lakh, 2021-22) (Co-PI: Abhisek Mudgal)
  • A System for Quality Control and Certification of Geospatial data for NSDI (funded by NSDI, DST, New Delhi, 1 year, 2021-22, |20 Lakh) (Co-PI: Abhisek Mudgal)
  • Life Cycle and Performance Assessment of Roads Constructed Using Cold Mix Technology (Funded by National Rural Infrastructural Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, 2019-20, Amount: |20.50 Lakhs) (Co-PI: Abhisek Mudgal)
  • Integrative Environment View (IEV) for Sustainable HyperLocal Temporal Spatial Environmental Pollution Monitoring: Case of Air Quality in Varanasi City (Funding Agency Google Inc, 2020-21, Six Months,|15.5 or $ 20,000) (Co-PI: Abhisek Mudgal)
  • Factors Affecting Exhaust Emissions of Motorized Two-Wheeler in an Indian Tier-II City: A Case Study of Varanasi. DST Startup Research Grant (PI, Oct 2020-Sep 2022, Rs. 21 Lakh)
  • Factors Affecting Exposure to Air Pollution along the Road. IIT BHU (PI, Jan 2020 to Dec 2021, Rs. 10 Lakh)
  • 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)
  • Midwest Transportation Consortium Scholarship, Aug 2007 to Aug 2011
  • DST Startup Research Grant (2020)
  • 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 Transportation 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
  1. Ankit Kumar Singh: (MTech, Civil Engineering). Two-Wheeler Rider’s Exposure To Particulate Matter Along The Most Commuted Corridors In Varanasi  (2020)
  2. Anand Mishra: (MTech, Civil Engineering). Economic Analysis For FasTag on Highway Toll Collection (2021)
  3. Anchal Shukla:  (Integrated Dual Degree, Civil Engineering). Use of Depth Sense Camera for Traffic Data Collection and Processing (2022)
  4. Divyanshu Upadhyay: (Integrated Dual Degree, Civil Engineering). The Effect of Heavy Vehicles on the Performance of FASTag Enabled Toll Plaza – A Microscopic Traffic Simulation Study (2022)