Projects Overview

FUNDED RESEARCH

  • The Impact of Electric Vehicles on Resilience in Smart Cities, OSU Sustainable and Resilient Economy Program, (PI: Dr. Jee Young Lee, Co-PIs: Professors Gulsah Akar, Jung Hyun Kim & Ramteen Sioshansi) 2017-2018, $49,900.
  • Ladders to Opportunity: Leveraging Transportation Investment to Improve Infant & Maternal Health Outcomes, OSU Connect and Collaborate Grant Program, (PI: Professor Jason Reece, Co-PIs: Professors Gulsah Akar, Rachel Kleit & Amber Woodburn) 2017-2018, $10,000
  • Street Intersection Characteristics and Their Impacts on Perceived Safety, ODOT (Ohio Department of Transportation), (PI: Professor Gulsah Akar) 2016-2017, $40,000
  • Tracking bicyclists’ route choices at The Ohio State University, NEXTRANS University Transportation Center, (PI: Professor Gulsah Akar), 2015-2016, $90,000.
  • Linking Land Use, Transportation and Travel Behavior in Ohio – Vehicle Choice and Decline Components, ODOT (Ohio Department of Transportation), (PI: Gulsah Akar, Co-PI: Professor Steven I. Gordon) 2013-2015, $151,108.
  • Linking Land Use, Transportation and Travel Behavior in Ohio, ODOT (Ohio Department of Transportation), (PI: Gulsah Akar, Co-PI: Professor Steven I. Gordon) 2011-2012, $135,664.
  • Ground Access to Airports, CAS (Center for Aviation Studies, The Ohio State University), PI: Gulsah Akar, 2011-2012, $25,000.
  • Potential of employer-based real-time ridesharing, University Transportation Center, 2012-2013, $39,852 (PI: Prof. Rabi Mishalani, Co-PIs: Professors Gulsah Akar and Mark McCord)