Kumares C. Sinha

Edgar B. and Hedwig M. Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering

Address
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-2211
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G237
Education
Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1968
M.S.C.E., University of Connecticut, 1966
D.T.R.P., Calcutta University, 1964
B.S.C.E., Jadavpur University (India), 1961
Professional Registration
Licensed Professional Engineer in Indiana
Affiliation(s)
Research Interests
Transportation systems analysis, transportation infrastructure economics and management, transportation safety, urban and regional planning.
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Selected Research Projects
  • Fricker, J. D., Sinha, K. C., Noureldin, M., and Stroshine, T. (2014). Employing asset management to control costs and sustain highway levels of service: Volumes I and II. Publication No. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2014/02. Joint Transportation Research Program). West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University.
  • Everett, S. R., Y. Xiong, Fricker, J. D. and Sinha, K. C. (2013). Measurement and Monitoring of the Performance of Highway Investment. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2013/16. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Ahmed, A., Agbelie, B. R. D. K., Lavrenz, S., Keefer, M., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2013). Costs and Revenues Associated With Overweight Trucks in Indiana. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2013/01. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Ford, K. M., Arman, M. H., Labi, S., Sinha, K. C., Thompson, P. D., Shirole, A. M., and Li, Z. (2012). NCHRP Report 713: Estimating Life Expectancies of Highway Assets. Volume 2. Transportation Research Board. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
  • Ahmed, A., Volovski, M., Van Boxel, D., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2011). Truck Travel Characteristics as an Indicator of System Condition and Performance. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2011/07. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Agbelie, B. R., Bai, Q., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2010). Forecasting of Highway Revenues Under Various Options. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/03. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Bhargava, A., Labi, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2009). Development of a Framework for Ex Post Facto Evaluation of Highway Project Costs in Indiana. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2009/33. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Ong, G., Noureldin, S., and Sinha, K.C. (2009). Automated Pavement Condition Data Collection Quality Control, Quality Assurance, and Reliability. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2009/17. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Dooley, F., Tyner, W., Sinha, K.C., Quear, J., Cox, L., and Cox, M. (2009). The Impacts of Biofuels on Transportation and Logistics in Indiana. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2009/16. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Oh, J., and Sinha, K.C. (2007). Alternatives to Fuel Tax: a State Level Perspective. Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2007/02. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.