Nadia Gkritza

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Purdue University

Lyles School of Civil Engineering

550 Stadium Mall Drive

West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-4597
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G167B
Ph.D., Purdue, 2006
M.S.C.E., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003
Diploma in C.E., National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 2001
Specialty Group(s)
Research Interests
Transportation planning, economics and modeling; transportation energy and sustainability; highway safety; transportation electrification
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Recent Publications
  1. Rentziou, A., K. Gkritza, and R. Souleyrette, "VMT, Energy Consumption, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Forecasting for Passenger Transportation," Transportation Research Part A, 46(3), 487-500 (2012).
  2. Lavrenz, S., and K. Gkritza, "Environmental and Energy Impacts of Automated Electric Highway Systems," Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17 (2), 221-232 (2013).
  3. Shaheed, M., W. Zhang, K. Gkritza, and Z. Hans, "A Mixed Logit Analysis of Two-Vehicle Crash Severities Involving a Motorcycle," Accident Analysis and Prevention, Special Issue on Emerging Research Methods and their Application to Road Safety, 61, 119-128 (2013).
  4. Mudgal, A., S. Hallmark, A. Carriquiry, K. Gkritza, Driving Behavior at a Roundabout: A Hierarchical Bayesian Regression Analysis, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 26: 20-26 (2014).
  5. Gkritza, K., R. Souleyrette, M. Baird, and B. Danielson, "An Empirical Bayes Approach for Estimating Urban Deer Vehicle Crashes Using Police and Maintenance Records," ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 140 (2), 04013002 (2014).
  6. Gopalakrishnan, K., and K. Gkritza, "Forecasting Transportation Infrastructure Impacts of Renewable Energy Industry Using Neural Networks," Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 19(Supplement 1): S157-S175 (2014).
  7. Ibanez, E., V. Krishnan, S. Lavrenz, D. Mejia, K. Gkritza, J. McCalley, and A. Somani, "Resilience and Robustness in Long-term Planning of the National Energy and Transportation System," International Journal of Critical Infrastructures (in press).
  8. Li, W., K. Gkritza, C. Albrecht, "The Culture of Distracted Driving: Evidence from a Public Opinion Survey in Iowa," Transportation Research Part F 27: 337-347 (2014).
  9. Troutner, T.J., K. Gkritza, "Impacts of Extended Interstate Closures to Regional Freight Logistics: Case Study of 2011 Interstate 29 Closure," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2410: 113-122 (2014).
  10. Shaheed, M., K. Gkritza. A Latent Class Analysis of Single-Vehicle Motorcycle Crash Severity Outcomes. Analytic Methods in Accident Research 2: 30-38 (2014).
  11. Cerwick, D., K. Gkritza, M. Shaheed, Z. Hans, "A Comparison of the Latent Class and Mixed Logit Methods by Crash Data," Analytic Methods in Accident Research 3-4: 11-27 (2014).
  12. Lavrenz, S.M., V. D. Pyrialakou, K. Gkritza, "Modeling Driver Behavior in Dilemma Zones: A Discrete/Continuous Formulation with Selectivity Bias Corrections," Analytic Methods in Accident Research 3-4: 44-55 (2014).