Mahyar Amirgholy

Mahyar Amirgholy

Postdoctoral Associate
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Hollister Hall, Room 462

Research Interests

  • Autonomous Vehicles and Automated Highway Systems
  • Demand Responsive and Dynamic Ridesharing Systems
  • Large-Scale Urban Network Modeling and Design
  • Transportation System Sustainability
  • Public Transportation and Logistics Systems
  • Transportation Economics and Dynamic Pricing Selected Awards

Selected Publications

  • Rahimi, M., Amirgholy, M., Gonzales, E.J. (2018). System modeling of demand responsive transportation services: evaluating cost efficiency of service and coordinated taxi usage. Transportation Research Part E, 66-83.
  • Amirgholy, M., Gao, H.O. (2017). Modeling the dynamics of congestion in large urban networks using the macroscopic fundamental diagram: User equilibrium, system optimum, and pricing strategies. Transportation Research Part B, 215-237.
  • Amirgholy, M., Shahabi, M., Gao, H.O. (2017). Optimal design of sustainable transit systems in congested urban networks: A macroscopic approach. Transportation Research Part E, 261-285.
  • Amirgholy, M., Golshani, N., Schneider, C., Gonzales, E.J., Gao, H. O. (2017). An advanced traveler navigation system adapted to route choice preferences of the individual users.  International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, No. 17-05826.
  • Amirgholy, M., Gonzales, E.J. (2017). Analytical equilibrium of bicriterion choices with heterogeneous user preferences: application to the morning commute problem. Transportmetrica B, 1-33.
  • Amirgholy, M., Gonzales, E.J. (2017). Efficient frontier of route choice for modeling the equilibrium under travel time variability with heterogeneous traveler preferences. Economics of Transportation.
  • Amirgholy, M., Gonzales, E.J. (2016). Demand responsive transit systems with time-dependent demand: user equilibrium, system optimum, and management strategy. Transportation Research Part B, 234-252.
  • Amirgholy, M., Rezaeestakhruie, H., Poorzahedy, H. (2015). Multi-objective cordon price design to control long run adverse traffic effects in large urban areas. NETNOMICS: Network Research and Electronic Networking, 16(1-2) 1-52.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • 2017 Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) Milton Pikarsky Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Science and Technology
  • 2014 International Road Federation (IRF) Traditional Fellowship Grant
  • 2013 International Transportation Economics Association (ITEA) Kuhmo-Nectar Scholarship