I am Dr. Shriniwas S. Arkatkar, currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at SVNIT Surat. Prior to joining SVNIT Surat, I have been worked in the Department of Civil Engineering at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan. I have more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and consultancy in the field of traffic and transportation engineering. Before joining BITS, I have pursued Ph.D. at the Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras. I obtained my undergraduate degree in the area of Civil Engineering in the year 1999 and post graduate degree in the area of Urban Planning in the year 2001, from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India.
I have published more than 150 research papers in the international / national journals and conference proceedings. I have also published one research monograph. I have experience, working in diverse fields of transportation. They include: traffic flow modelling, traffic Safety, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), transportation planning, traffic operations, and traffic simulation applications. I am actively involved currently as Executive Secretary, Transportation Research Group of India (TRG) and as member of SIGs of WCTRS, Indian Roads Congress (IRC), Governing Council member in the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT), MoUD. My research activities were acknowledged with two “best research paper” awards. I am also actively involved in guiding research scholars: Ph.D. and PG students on different topics of traffic and transportation planning.