Dr. Chauhan Ritvik Dhanraj

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EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor (Grade II) at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Tiruchirappalli

Apr 2024 - Present

Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee.

Dec 2022 - Mar 2024

Project Research Scientist at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

Sept 2022 - Nov 2022

Junior Research Fellow at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat

Sept 2017 - July 2018


QUALIFICATIONS

Year

Degree

Institute (University/Board)

2018-2022

Ph.D.

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) Surat

2015-2017

M.E.

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus

2010-2014

B. Tech

G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, (Affiliated to RTMNU, Nagpur)


AREA OF RESEARCH INTERESTS

Intelligent Transportation Systems: 

Application, deployment and advantages of Vehicle to X (Vehicle, Infrastructure or Pedestrian) communications, use of LiDAR, and Connected Automated Vehicles.

Picoscopic / Sub-Microscopic Level Traffic Modelling

Studying and Quantifying vehicle drivers psychological and physiological aspects.

Safety Implications of Drivers Distraction

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Models in Transportation

Driving Cycle study, Safety Performance Functions, and Human Decision-Making.


RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL PAPERS

Ritvik Chauhan, Satish Chandra. Data Driven Approach for Prediction of Drivers Decision in Type-II Dilemma at Signalized Intersection. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems. 2024. (In Press)

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, Shriniwas Arkatkar, Md Mazharul Haque. A Conflict-based Safety Assessment Technique for Comparing Rear-end Crash Risk at Signalized Intersections between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions. Safety Science, 161(May), 106075, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2023.106075

Ninad Gore, Ritvik Chauhan, Said M Easa, Shriniwas S Arkatkar. Traffic Conflict Assessment Using Macroscopic Traffic Flow Variables: A Novel Framework for Real-Time Applications. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 185 (June), 107020, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2023.107020

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, & Shriniwas Arkatkar. Analysing Driver’s Decision in Dilemma Zone at Signalized Intersections under Disordered Traffic Conditions. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 89 (August), 222-235, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2022.06.016

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, & Shriniwas Arkatkar. Challenges in Proactive Safety Assessment of Rear-end Conflicts using Surrogate Safety Measures for Mixed Traffic Conditions. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 2677 (2), 624-634, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981221108156

Hareshkumar Golakiya, Ritvik Chauhan, Chintaman S. Bari & Ashish Dhamaniya. Pedestrian Safety Analysis at Urban Midblock Section under Mixed Traffic Conditions Using Time to Collision as Surrogate Safety Measure. Current Science, 123 (09), 1117-1128, 2022. DOI: 10.18520/cs/v123/i9/1117-1128

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, & Shriniwas Arkatkar. Spatiotemporal Variation of Rear-End Conflicts at Signalized Intersections under Disordered Traffic Conditions. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, 147 (11), 05021007(1-14), 2021. https://doi.org/10.1061/jtepbs.0000589

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, & Shriniwas Arkatkar. Driving Behavior at Signalized Intersections Operating under Disordered Traffic Conditions. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2675(12), 1356-1378, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981211033863

Ritvik Chauhan, Pallav Kumar, Shriniwas Arkatkar, Ashish Dhamaniya, & Prasanta K. Sahu. Examining Deterministic and Probabilistic Capacity Estimation methods under Mixed Traffic using Empirical Data. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 9 (4), 1888-1899, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2021.10.010

Hareshkumar D. Golakiya, Ritvik Chauhan, & Ashish Dhamaniya. Evaluating safe distance for pedestrians on urban midblock sections using trajectory plots. European Transport - Trasporti Europei, 75, 1–17, 2020. http://www.istiee.unict.it/sites/default/files/files/Paper%202%20n%2075.pdf

Ritvik Chauhan, Ashish Dhamaniya, Shriniwas Arkatkar, Sahu, P. K., & Vikram, D. Effect of Side Friction Parameter on Urban Road Traffic: Under Mixed Traffic Scenario. Journal of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, 13, 314–330, 2019. https://doi.org/10.11175/easts.13.314


CONFERENCE PAPERS: Please click to access the list


RESEARCH PROJECTS

Project Title

:

Assessing Microscopic Traffic Behaviour During the Dilemma in Decision making at Signalized Intersections and its Implications on Safety Aspects

Sponsoring Organization

:

Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), under Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India

Principal Investigator

:

Dr. Ritvik Chauhan, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Mentor

:

Dr. Satish Chandra, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. And Ex-Director of CSIR: Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi.

Sanctioned Amount

:

Rs. 20,25,600.00/-

Project Duration:

December 2022 – March 2024


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Received National Post-Doctoral Fellowship from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) - Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, to carry out proposed research at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Received The Globalink Research Award by Mitacs Canada for the project titled “Reducing rear-end conflicts during Dilemma zone at signalized intersection for ordered and disordered traffic conditions.”

Received Best Paper Award for the study titled “. "Safety Assessment for Rear-End Conflicts in Weak Lane Disciplined Traffic due to Dilemma Zone at Signalized Intersections” in the 4th National Conference of Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering, Organized by Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, India, in October 2022

Received Best Poster award for the presentation of the study titled “Study of Rear-end Conflicts in Dilemma Zone at Signalized Intersection operating under mixed-Traffic condition” in the 6th Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG2021), Organized by National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, India, in December 2021.

Received Best Paper Award for the study titled “Effect of Heterogeneity on Safety aspects at signalized intersection using surrogate safety measures” in the 7th Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management jointly organised by KSCSTE-National Transportation Planning and Research Centre & College of Engineering Trivandrum during Dec 29-30, 2020.

Awarded Foreign Travel Grant by Director General, CSIR-HRDG to attend and present research paper in the 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, in Washington D.C., USA during 12 Jan 2020 to 16 Jan 2020.


REVIEWER

Journals

  • Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
  • Accident Analysis and Prevention
  • Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
  • Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
  • Transportation Letters (The International Journal of Transportation Research)
  • Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
  • Journal of IET Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Transportation in Developing Economies

Conferences

  • Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (TRBAM), USA.
  • Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG)
  • International Conference on Traffic and Granular Flow
  • Conference on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM)
  • International Conference on Transportation Planning and. Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries (TPMDC) by IIT-Bombay
  • Recent Advances in Transportation Engineering (RATE) by SVNIT-Surat
  • Transportation Infrastructure Projects: Conception to Execution (TIPCEE) by IIT-Roorkee

WEB PROFILES

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=gB-4OY8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

ORCID iD:         https://orcid.org/my-orcid?orcid=0000-0003-1053-8536

LinkedIN:           https://www.linkedin.com/in/ritvikchauhan/ 

WoS:                 AAJ-8969-2021

Scopus ID:        57217526050   


CONTACT DETAILS

Address: Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India 620015

Email: chauhan@nitt.edu; ritvikdchauhan@gmail.com

Mobile: +91-7385167468