Chandra Bhat Recognized as Top-cited Civil Engineering Researcher
CTR Director Chandra Bhat has been recognized as one of the top-cited civil engineering researchers in the world, according to newly released 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities. This global assessment of research citations was released by the independent ranking organization ShanghaiRanking Consultancy; the rankings themselves were developed by Elsevier, the technical/scientific/technical publisher. In other news, in May of this year Bhat was offered an Honorary Professorship in Transportation Engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University‘s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. This honor was extended based on Bhat’s innovative research in travel demand modeling and travel behavior analysis. As part of this three-year appointment, Bhat will be advising the department, providing student seminars, and facilitating an exchange of ideas with the department’s faculty.