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Prof. Arpan Mehar

Associate Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Warangal - 506004, Telangana, INDIA

: arpan@nitw.ac.in : 8332969421

Educational Details:

Degree

Subject

University

Ph.D.

Civil Engineering 

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

M.Tech

Civil Engineering ( with specialization in Transportation Engineering)

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

BE

Civil Engineering

Rajeev Gandhi Prodhyogiki Vishwavidhyalaya, Bhopal

 
 

Professional Background:

From

To

Designation

Organisation

2022 till date Associate professor  National Institute of Technology, Warangal

2018 

2022

Assistant Professor (Grade I)

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

2013 

2018 

Assistant Professor (Grade II)

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

 

Memberships:

  • American society of civil Engineers (ASCE)

  • Indian Roads Congress (IRC)

  • Transportation Research Group of India (TRG)

     

 

Course Taught Previously

 

Courses taught

Class Name

Semester (Odd/Even)

Transportation engineering I

Traffic engineering and design

Traffic control and management

UG

UG

PG

Even

 Odd

Odd

Traffic analytics laboratory

P.G

Even

Geometric design of highways are streets

P.G.

Even

Highway safety 

U.G.

Even

Civil engineering software laboratory 

U.G.

Odd

Publications

   

Sl no.

Authors  

Title

Journal

Year, vol. page no.

1

SS Pallela, Mehar A

Examining the Lane-Wise Time Headway and Speed Characteristics at Curb-Side Bus Stop on Four-Lane Divided Urban Arterials

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A

2023, 104 (2), 367-380

2

SS Pallela, A Mehar

Longitudinal Acceleration and Deceleration Behavior of Vehicles at the Curbside Bus Stop Under Mixed Traffic Conditions

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A,

2023, 104, 615–632

3

RB Kota, A Mehar

Roadway and Traffic Attributes Influencing Occupancy Time of Minor-Road Right-Turning Vehicles at Urban Uncontrolled Intersections

U. Porto Journal of Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.24840/2183-6493_009-001_001468

2023, Vol 9 (1), 122-133

4

Jatoth J. and Mehar A.

Estimation of queue length at signalized intersection under non-lane based traffic conditions

Journal of Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3311/PPtr.17454 

2023 Vol 51 (1), 31-39

5

Jatoth, J. and Mehar A

Modeling Passenger Car Unit and Delay at Signalized Intersections in Mixed Traffic Conditions

U. Porto Journal of Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.24840/2183-6493_009-002_001508

2023, Vol 9 (3), 28-40

6

RB Kota, and Mehar A

Effect of two-stage crossing of right-turning vehicles on the capacity of urban uncontrolled intersections under mixed traffic conditions

Case Studies on Transport Policy

2022, 10 (4), 2546-2555

7

RB Kota, and Mehar A

Occupancy time characteristics of right-turning traffic on minor approach at urban uncontrolled intersections.

Advances in Transportation Studies

2022, Vol 58, 278-294 

8

Jatoth, J. and Mehar A

Amber phase effect on evaluating the performance of signalized intersections under mixed traffic conditions.

International Journal for Traffic & Transport Engineering

2022, Vol 12 (3), 315-321

9

Jatoth, J.  and A Mehar

Queue Length as Measure of Effectiveness for Evaluating Level of Service at Signalized Intersections under Non-Lane based Traffic Conditions

International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research 

2022, Vol 20 (3), 818-829

10

KK Tottadi, C Varma, and Mehar A

Influence of Horizontal Curve Geometry on Operating Speeds on Four-Lane Divided Highways Under Heterogeneous Traffic Conditions

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A

2022, 103 (4), 1135-1145

11

Seelam S and Mehar A.

Development of lane change models through microscopic simulation under mixed traffic conditions

Journal Teknologi 

https://doi.org/10.11113/jurnalteknologi.v84.18074

2022, Vol 84 (4)

12

S. Sekhar and Mehar A.

Examining the effect of curb-side bus stop on time headway at multilane divided urban roads under mixed traffic conditions

Transportation in Developing Economies

2022, 8, 27 1-13.

13

 Tottadi K.K and Mehar A. 

Operating speed: Review and recommendations for future research

Innovative Infrastructure Solutions 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s41062-021-00669-9

2022, 7(1), 67

14

RK Angatha, and Mehar A

Modeling of carbon monoxide concentrations at urban signalized intersections using mulitple linear regression and artificial neural networks

Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology

2022, Vol 29(1), 010-087

15

 Ramireddy  S.,  Reddy V, Ravishankar KVR, and Mehar, A

 Acceleration and Deceleration Rates of Various Vehicle Categories at Signalized Intersections in Mixed Traffic Conditions

 

 Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering

 2021, 49 (4) pp. 324-333

16

 J. Jithender, N. K.Singh and Mehar, A.

Estimation of cycle by cycle queue length at approaches of signalized intersection under mixed traffic conditions

 Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology

 

2021, 28 (2), pp. 1-9.

17

J. Jithender, Kishor N and Mehar, A

Evaluating the performance of signalized intersection with signal countdown timer

International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, 

2021, vol 19, pp. 182-190.

18

R K Angatha, A Mehar

Impact of Traffic on Carbon Monoxide Concentrations Near Urban Road Mid-Blocks

Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A

2020, 101, 731-722.

19

 Pallavi, G. and Mehar A

 Influence of Side Friction and Roadway Width on Capacity of Multilane Urban Divided Roads

 Suranaree Journal of Science and  Technology (SJST)

 2020, vol 27 (2) , 397-407

20

Srikanth S.,  Mehar A., KGNV Praveen

 Simulation of traffic flow for  lane change analysis under non-lane based traffic conditions

 Periodica Polytechnica Transportation Engineering

2020, 48 (2), 109-116

21

R K Angatha, Mehar, A.

Impact of vehicles on urban air quality: predictive assessment with an application to Tirumala

International Journal for Traffic & Transportation Engineering 

2019, volume 9 (4), 397-407

22

R K Angatha, and  Mehar A.

Assessment of Status of Air Quality in Tirumala Town, India

Journal of Environmental Engineering and Studies

2019, 4(1), 1-9.

23

Rama Kanth and Mehar, A

Prediction of vehicular emissions in Vijayawada city

Journal of Transportation Systems

2019, 4 (3), 17-26

24

 Pallavi, G. and Mehar A

 Analysis of side friction on urban arterials

Transport and Telecommunication

2018, 19 (1), 21–30

25

Srikanth, S., and Mehar, A.

 Development of MLR, ANN and ANFIS models for estimation of PCUs at different level of service

Journal of Soft Computing in Civil Engineering

 2018, volume 2 (1), 18-35

26

 Srikanth S., Parihar, A. and  Mehar, A.

 Calibration of VISSIM Model for Multilane Highways using Speed Flow Curves

Civil Engineering Journal(CEJ)

 2017 vol 26 (3), 303-314

27

Srikanth, S., and  Mehar  A.

A modified approach for estimation of passenger car units of different vehicle types on intercity multilane highways

Archives of Transport

 2017, Vol. 42(2), pp. 7-16

28

Srikanth, S., and Mehar, A.

 Estimation of equivalency units for vehicle types under mixed traffic conditions: multiple non-linear regression approach 

 International Journal of Technology

 2017 Volume 8(5), pp.820-829

29

 Srikanth, S., and Mehar, A.

 Comparative study of mathematical models for estimation of PCUs at different volume to capacity ratios

 Suranaree Journal of Science and  Technology (SJST)

  2017, volume 24 (3)

30

Chandra, S,  Mehar, A. and Velmurugan, S

Effect of traffic composition on capacity of multilane divided highways 

KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering

2016, Vol. 20, (5), 2033-2040

31

Chaitanya Varma, Arpan Mehar

Analysis of Operating Speed on Four-Lane Divided Highways under Mixed Traffic Conditions

International Journal of Transport and Vehicle Engineering

2015, Vol 2, (11), 1-7

32

Mehar, A., Chandra, S., and Velmurugan, S.

Highway capacity through VISSIM calibrated for mixed traffic

KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering

20 14, Vol. 18 (2), pp. 639-645

33

Mehar, A., Chandra, S., and Velmurugan, S.

Passenger car units at different levels-of-service for capacity analysis of multilane divided highways, 

ASCE Journal of Civil Engineering

2013, Vol. 140 (1), pp. 81-88

34

Mehar, A., Chandra, S., and Velmurugan, S.

Speed and acceleration characteristics of different vehicle on multilane highways,

Journal of European Transport\Trasporti Europei

2013, Issue 55, pp. 1-12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHDs Supervised

Ph.D. Supervision

Completed: (03)

(1) S. Srikanth (2019). Traffic flow modeling and simulation of traffic flow behavior under mixed traffic conditions on multilane highways. 

(2) Pallavi G. (2021).  Capacity analysis of urban roads under the effect of side friction in heterogeneous traffic conditions.

(3) Jithender Jatoth (2023). Queueing analysis at signalized intersection for defining level of service under mixed traffic conditions

Ongoing:(05)

 Full time

(1) Influence of Traffic flow on air quality  on urban roads and intersection

Scholar: K. Ramakanth

(2) Estimation of capacity and performance evaluation of uncontrolled intersections

Scholar: Ramesh K

(3) Modeling of headway on multi-lane divided urban roads under mixed traffic conditions

Scholar: P. Sruthi

(4) Operating speed of the vehicles on rural  highways under varying geometric and roadway conditions

Scholar: T. Kiran Kumar

Part-time

 (5) Analysis of pedestrian behavior at signalized intersection 

Scholar: B. Chandrashekhar 

M.Tech Dissertation 

S. No.

Year

Title of Project Work

Name of the Students

Joint Guidance

1

2023

Impact of on-street parking on traffic flow charecteritics on urban roads

N. Shrikar

No

2

2023

Vehicular emission and delay analysis at signalized intersection under varying traffic flow condition

Shrawan Kumar

No

3

2023

Influence of road geometry on capacity at signalize intersection under heterogeneous traffic conditions

Tata Sai Teja

No

4

2023

Performance evaluation of signalized intersection under mixed traffic conditions

R. Rajkumar

No

5

2022

Influence of signal countdown timer on air quality at signalized intersection

Kaushik Pandey

No

6

2022

Analysis and modelling headway characteristics of the vehicles at an urban mid block section  

Ramya K

No

7

2022

Capacity analysis of uncontrolled intersections under mixed traffic conditions

N Shilpa Reddy

No

8

2022

Estimation of saturation flow rate for evaluating performance of signalized intersection under heterogeneous traffic conditions   

Suyash Agrawal

No

9

2021

Analysis of delay at unsignalized intersection under mixed traffic condition

Vivek yadav

No

10

2021

Estimation of capacity of median opening with the effect of U-turn on multilane lane urban roads

Ansar Ahmad

No

11

2021

Evaluation of performance measure at a signalized intersection by defining level of service 

Mewa Prasad 

No

12

2021

Effect of geometric design elements on acceleration behavior of vehicles on rural highway

Prakash Singh

No

13

2020

Effect of bus stop on traffic flow behavior on urban roads

Vishal behra 

No

14

2020

Effect of varying geometric and traffic characteristics on passenger car units (PCUs) on two lane roads

Asmita subedi

No

15

2020

Modelling of operating Speed on two-lane roads under mixed traffic conditions

Ayush kumar

No

16

2020

Modelling of operating speed on two-lane roads under mixed traffic conditions

Vineet reddy 

No 

17

2020

 Estimation of critical gap at uncontrolled intersection

 Amit singh

 No

18

2019

Effect of countdown timer on performance of signalized intersection

Naval kishor

No

19

2019

Estimation of passenger car units on urban roads under mixed traffic conditions

Seshadari naiyak

No

20

2019

Level of service analysis for pedestrian crossing at signalized intersection

Vakula devi

No

21

2019

Effect of pedestrian crossing on capacity of uncontrolled intersections 

Kundan mandal

No

22

2019

Analysis of speed flow relation for urban roads

Alok

No

23

2018

Effect of o street parking on traffic flow behaviour at midblock section

Debojit dutta

No

24

2018

Capacity analysis on uncontrolled intersection

kumar abhinesh

No

25

2018

Modelling of time headway on urban roads under heterogeneous traffic conditions

Prasanna N.

No

26

2018

Modelling of delay at four-legged intersection under missed traffic conditions

Tapas sau

No

27

2018

Traffic stream characteristics of weaving section on multilane highways

Palyal kar

No

28

2017

Estimation of saturation flow rates and Capacity analysis on signalized intersection

Ravishankar yadav

No

29

2017

Estimation of side friction factors on urban roads

Rukmini

No

30

2017

Speed prediction models for national highways

Montu deori

No

31

2016

Calibration of simulation model VISSIM using speed ­flow curves

Ashish parihar

No

32

2016

Estimation of passenger car units for multilane divided highways

Madhuri K.

No

33

2016

Analysis of pedestrian behaviour on four­-lane urban road mid block crossing

Bhanu kiran

No

34

2016

Capacity analysis of urban roads under mixed traffic condition

Neeraja D.

No

35

2015

Macroscopic Characteristics of traffic flow behaviour on multilane highways under mixed traffic

K.G.N.V. Praveen

No

36

2015

Modelling of operating speed on multilane highways under mixed traffic conditions

Alluri venkata chaitanya varma

No

37

2015

Acceleration characteristic of vehicles under mixed traffic conditions

Ramesh Babu Kota

No

38

2015

Simulation analysis of uncontrolled intersections on urban roads under mixed traffic condition

 Sruti sekhar P.

No

 

B.Tech Projects

S. No.

Year

Title of Project Work

Name of the Students

Joint Guidance

1

2015

Capacity analysis of intersection under mixed traffic conditions

Rishikehs Adepwar, Dhanala Naveen kumar, Rupak raj pandey

No

2

2016

Analysis of traffic circle under mixed traffic

Josheph Jose, Jagati Pavan, Jose H Ernesto, Maziina Derick

No

3

2017

Speed analysis of vehicles on multilane divided highways under mixed traffic conditions

Kshitz singh, Gautam kumar, Chandrahas kumar

No

4

2018

Analysis of level of service and capacity analysis of roundabout near to RGIA airport, Hyderabad

Shikhar mahajan, Anand mishra, Soham sing sengar, Gaurav bhagat

No

5

2019

Evaluation of performance measure at signalized junction

Navin singh, Nagmani kumar, Sushil kumar, Deepesh chhetri

No

6

2020

Effect of bus stop on traffic flow characteristics at urban mid block section 

Prabhanshu  patel, sumit, ayush

No

7

2022

Development and analysis of speed-flow curve on urban roads

Vershini, Laxhmi Prasanna, Vaishnavi  B

No

8

2023

Estimation of occupation time of low priority movement at an unsignalized intersection

Sanhitha Yadav, Revan Kumar, Preetham Roshan

No

 

Workshops/Conferences

Workshops/Conferences

Training

Paper title

Year

Place

 Second ASCE India Conference on “Challenges of Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Emerging Economies” (CRSIDE2020), 1-7, 2020.

Evaluating the performance of signalized intersections based on queue length and delay under mixed traffic conditions, 2020 India

5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018), NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.

Defining level of service based on side friction at urban mid-block sections 2018 NIT Warangal

5th Colloquium on Transportation Systems Engineering and Management (CTSEM2018), NIT Warangal, May 17–19, 2018.

Quantification of air pollution indices for assessment of vehicular emission in Tirumala, 2018 NIT Warangal, India

3rd Conference of the Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG), India

Macroscopic traffic flow behavior on Multilane highways

2016

Kolkata

T4E International conference, India

Role of ICT in Teaching & Learning in Higher

Education

2015

NIT warangal

7th IEEE International Conference on Technology for Education, India

Effective Teaching Learning

using Visualizations

2015

NIT warangal

ICTTE 2015 : 17th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering

Analysis of Operating Speed on Four Lane

Divided Highways under Mixed Traffic Conditions

2015

NIT warangal

International conference, on transportation planning & implementation methodologies for developing countries, TPMDC, IITB, India

Capacity analysis of urban road under mixed

traffic

2014

IIT Bombay

National Conference on Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering, India

Traffic Flow modeling of Four lane divided highways under mixed traffic condition

2014

SVNIT surat

A Three Day Conference and workshop on Transportation Young Researchers Symposium, NIT warangal, India

 

Traffic flow and lane change behavior on divided highways in India

 

2014

 NIT warangal

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering Science and Technology, India

Analysis of Speed Characteristics of Four Lane Highway Using VANETS Traffic Simulator VISSIM

2014

College of Engineering Roorkee

Seminar and workshop on National Natural Resources Management

System (NNRMS), India

Advances in GIS

2014

Deharadun

17th International Conference of Hong Kong Society of Transportation Studies (HKSTS)

Capacity analysis of four lane highway using

VISSIM

2013

Hongkong

National Conference and Workshop: Recent Advancements in Traffic

Engineering,

Microscopic traffic simulation of an urban road under mixed traffic condition

2012

SVNIT surat

 

 

 Training Programs attended

Training

Organization

Year

days

Advanced Teaching Methodology and Learning Resources TEQIP, NIT warangal

 

NIT warangal

2014

 

1 week

 

National Natural Resource Management System (NNRMS)

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Deharadun

 

2014

 

2 Month 

3rd Indian PTV User Group Meeting & Training, training course for PTV VISSIM, VIS

WALK and VISUM

 

PTV Germany and SUNOVA TECH PVT LTD, New Delhi

 

2015

 

2 weeks

 

Technologies for Development and Delivery of Instructional Materials for eLearning

Teaching

Teaching Learning

Centre, NIT warangal

 

2016

 

5 days

 

Advanced teaching methodology and flip classroom learning

GIAN program sponsored by GOI

2016

5 days

Projects

 

 

S.No

Name and Sponsoring Agency

Completion Date

Consultancy Amount

Investigator /Co-investigator

1

Traffic studies in Tirumala, Tirumala (Tirupati Devasthanams, TTD)

June 2016

above 5

Co-investigator

2

Road Signage and Marking Plan for Vijayawada City, (GeoVista Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad)

Mar 2017

above 5

Co-investigator

3

Traffic survey and design of traffic junctions and traffic circulation in roads of Tirupati and skywalks (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams,

Tirupati, A.P.)

September 2017

above 5

Co-investigator

4

Traffic study for improvement of roadway traffic junctions and dividers in Siddepet town, Telangana, (Siddipet Municipality)

June 2017

below 5

Investigator

5

Traffic study to improve transport/road usage in Karimnagar city, Telangana (Karimnagar Municipality)

Mar 2017

above 5

Co-investigator

6

Traffic Simulation Study on Main Access Road of RGIA Airport Hyderabad,

M/S Sheladia Associates, Hyderabad

Jan 2018

below 5

Investigator