Past Grants

Ph. D. student Sara Ghorbani, TCC/FTA Fellowship Award to work under Dr. Baykal-Gürsoy’s supervision on her project entitled “Evacuation Planning Using Public Transit Facilities For Extreme Weather Events,” (9/2009-8/2010): $20,000.

"Emergency Shelter Location and Resource Allocation," University Center for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response (UCDPER), Co-Principal Investigator, with N. Fefferman and E. Boros, (3/2009-3/2010): $106,066.  

“Assessing the Status of Women in Engineering at Rutgers University ,” The Office of Promotion of Women in Science, Math and Engineering, Principal Investigator, with Joan Bennett, Helen M. Buettner, Lisa Klein, Uta Krogmann, Mina Pelegri, Lisa Rodenburg, Patricia A. Roos, (9/2008-8/2009).

“Climate and Health Research Initiative,” Rutgers Academic Excellence Fund award, Principal Investigator with E. Boros, N. Fefferman, D. Dina Fonseca, Randy Gaugler, Rick Lathrop and Mark Robson, (3/2008-8/2009).

“Managing Incidents and Emergencies in Transportation” Rutgers TCC/FTA (Transportation Coordinating Council/ Federal Transit Administration) Grant, Principal Investigator, (9/2007-8/2008).

“Multi-Shipper Transportation Collaboration”, Johnson&Johnson, Principal Investigator, (11/2004-6/2005).

“ Transportation Information Technology Center (TITC): Human Factors and On-Line Traffic Control Solutions for Intelligent Transportation Systems” (with K. Ozbay, E. Micheli-Tzanakou, A. Maher, A. Safari, and H. Nassif), SROA, Co-Principal Investigator, (2000-2001).

“Automatic Process Control for Quality Improvement,” Department of Defense-AASERT, Principal Investigator, (1993-1996).

“Routing in Integrated Broadband Networks,” National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator, (1991-1993).

“Adaptive-Control of Semi-Markov Decision Processes,” Rutgers Research Council, Principal Investigator, (1990).

“Adaptive-Control of Variability Sensitive Markov Decision Processes,” Rutgers Research Council, Principal Investigator, (1989).