Dr. Md Tawfiq Sarwar
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Md. Tawfiq Sarwar

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering

  • Ph.D.  in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, University at Buffalo – The State University of New York,  USA.
  • M.S.C.E. in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
  • B.Sc.  in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
  • Transportation,
  • Traffic  safety,
  • Econometric  statistical  analysis,
  • Naturalistic  driving  study,
  • Infrastructure and disaster management,
  • Public transportation.

Journal Publication

International
  1. Sarvani, S., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Majka, K., Pierowicz, J., and Mohan, S., 2019. A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 21, 1-12. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  2. Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., and Majka, K., 2018. Analysis of stationary and dynamic factors affecting highway accident occurrence: A dynamic correlated grouped random parameters binary logit approach. Accident Analysis and Prevention113, 330-340. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  3. Sarwar, M. T., Fountas, G., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. Simultaneous estimation of discrete outcome and continuous dependent variable equations: A bivariate random effects modeling approach with unrestricted instruments. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 16, 23-34. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  4. Sarwar, M. T., Fountas, G., Bentley, C., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Limoges, R., 2017. Preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of high visibility crosswalks on pedestrian safety using crash surrogates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2659, 182-191, DOI:10.3141/2659-20. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  5. Nahidi, S., Fountas, G., Sarvani, S., Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. Project discrepancies in roadway construction and preservation: A statistical analysis of Public-Private Partnership contract types in the US. Frontiers in Built Environment3:15, doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2017.00015. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  6. Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Karlaftis, M., and Sadek, A., 2017. Transport habits of travelers using new energy type modes: A random parameters hazard-based approach of travel distance. Transportation Research Part C, 77, 516-528. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  7. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Golshani, N., and Hulme, K., 2017. Grouped random parameters bivariate probit analysis of perceived and observed aggressive driving behavior: A driving simulation study. Analytic Methods in Accident Research13, 52-64. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  8. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. The effect of long term non-invasive pavement deterioration on accident injury-severity rates: A seemingly unrelated and multivariate equations approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 13, 1-15. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  9. Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Sarwar, M. T., and Shankar, V., 2016. Safety-oriented pavement performance thresholds: Accounting for unobserved heterogeneity in a multi-objective optimization and goal programming approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 12, 35-47. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  10. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Ukkusuri, S. V., Murray-Tuite, P., and Mannering, F. L., 2018. A statistical analysis of the dynamics of household hurricane-evacuation decisions. Transportation, 45(1), 51-70. DOI:10.1007/s11116-016-9722-6. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  11. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2016. Three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2589, 97-109. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
National

Conference & Seminars

  1. Sarwar, M. T., Bhargava, A., Sarvani, S., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Mohan, S., Public-Private Partnerships for roadway construction and preservation, and traffic safety: An exploratory empirical analysis of crash frequencies, 98th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January, 2019.
  2. Sarwar, M. T., Bentley, C., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Limoges, R., A preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of high visibility crosswalks on pedestrian safety, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  3. Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Majka, K., Analysis of stationary and dynamic factors affecting highway accident occurrence, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  4. Golshani, N., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Hulme, K., Exploratory empirical analysis of measured and perceived aggressive driving behavior in a driving simulation environment, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  5. Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Pantangi, S. P., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Thor, C., The development of new insights into driver behavior to improve high visibility enforcement programs, Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August, 2016.
  6. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Ukkusuri, S. V., Murray-Tuite, P., and Mannering, F. L. Statistical analysis of the dynamics of household hurricane-evacuation decisions, 95th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2016.
  7. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance, 95th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2016.
  8. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. The effect of long term non-invasive pavement deterioration on accident injury-severity rates, 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, October, 2015.
  9. Sarwar, M. T., Nahidi, S. A. and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Analysis of accident injury-severities of helmeted and non-helmeted motorcyclists, 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, October, 2015.
  10. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Preliminary Results of three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance, 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March, 2015.

Other

PhD Dissertation: The Effect of Pavement Deterioration on Rural and Urban Roadway Accident Injury-Severities. [PDF file]

M.Sc. Thesis: Modeling the Dynamics of Household-level Hurricane Evacuation Timing Decisions. [PDF file]

+ Academic Background
  • Ph.D.  in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, University at Buffalo – The State University of New York,  USA.
  • M.S.C.E. in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.
  • B.Sc.  in Civil (Transportation) Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
+ Research Interest
  • Transportation,
  • Traffic  safety,
  • Econometric  statistical  analysis,
  • Naturalistic  driving  study,
  • Infrastructure and disaster management,
  • Public transportation.
+ Professional Experience
+ Selected Publications

Journal Publication

International
  1. Sarvani, S., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Majka, K., Pierowicz, J., and Mohan, S., 2019. A Preliminary Investigation of the Effectiveness of High Visibility Enforcement Programs Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data: A Grouped Random Parameters Approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 21, 1-12. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  2. Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., and Majka, K., 2018. Analysis of stationary and dynamic factors affecting highway accident occurrence: A dynamic correlated grouped random parameters binary logit approach. Accident Analysis and Prevention113, 330-340. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  3. Sarwar, M. T., Fountas, G., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. Simultaneous estimation of discrete outcome and continuous dependent variable equations: A bivariate random effects modeling approach with unrestricted instruments. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 16, 23-34. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  4. Sarwar, M. T., Fountas, G., Bentley, C., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Limoges, R., 2017. Preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of high visibility crosswalks on pedestrian safety using crash surrogates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2659, 182-191, DOI:10.3141/2659-20. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  5. Nahidi, S., Fountas, G., Sarvani, S., Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. Project discrepancies in roadway construction and preservation: A statistical analysis of Public-Private Partnership contract types in the US. Frontiers in Built Environment3:15, doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2017.00015. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  6. Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., Karlaftis, M., and Sadek, A., 2017. Transport habits of travelers using new energy type modes: A random parameters hazard-based approach of travel distance. Transportation Research Part C, 77, 516-528. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  7. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Golshani, N., and Hulme, K., 2017. Grouped random parameters bivariate probit analysis of perceived and observed aggressive driving behavior: A driving simulation study. Analytic Methods in Accident Research13, 52-64. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  8. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2017. The effect of long term non-invasive pavement deterioration on accident injury-severity rates: A seemingly unrelated and multivariate equations approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 13, 1-15. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  9. Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Sarwar, M. T., and Shankar, V., 2016. Safety-oriented pavement performance thresholds: Accounting for unobserved heterogeneity in a multi-objective optimization and goal programming approach. Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 12, 35-47. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  10. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Ukkusuri, S. V., Murray-Tuite, P., and Mannering, F. L., 2018. A statistical analysis of the dynamics of household hurricane-evacuation decisions. Transportation, 45(1), 51-70. DOI:10.1007/s11116-016-9722-6. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
  11. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., 2016. Three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2589, 97-109. [Link to Journal] [PDF file]
National

Conference & Seminars

  1. Sarwar, M. T., Bhargava, A., Sarvani, S., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Mohan, S., Public-Private Partnerships for roadway construction and preservation, and traffic safety: An exploratory empirical analysis of crash frequencies, 98th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January, 2019.
  2. Sarwar, M. T., Bentley, C., Fountas, G., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Limoges, R., A preliminary investigation of the effectiveness of high visibility crosswalks on pedestrian safety, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  3. Fountas, G., Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Blatt, A., Majka, K., Analysis of stationary and dynamic factors affecting highway accident occurrence, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  4. Golshani, N., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Hulme, K., Exploratory empirical analysis of measured and perceived aggressive driving behavior in a driving simulation environment, 96th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2017.
  5. Blatt, A., Pierowicz, J., Majka, K., Pantangi, S. P., Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., and Thor, C., The development of new insights into driver behavior to improve high visibility enforcement programs, Fifth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August, 2016.
  6. Sarwar, M. T., Anastasopoulos, P. Ch., Ukkusuri, S. V., Murray-Tuite, P., and Mannering, F. L. Statistical analysis of the dynamics of household hurricane-evacuation decisions, 95th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2016.
  7. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance, 95th Transportation Research Board Meeting, National Academies, Washington D.C., January 2016.
  8. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. The effect of long term non-invasive pavement deterioration on accident injury-severity rates, 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, October, 2015.
  9. Sarwar, M. T., Nahidi, S. A. and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Analysis of accident injury-severities of helmeted and non-helmeted motorcyclists, 2015 Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, October, 2015.
  10. Sarwar, M. T., and Anastasopoulos, P. Ch. Preliminary Results of three-stage least squares analysis of post-rehabilitation pavement performance, 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March, 2015.

Other

PhD Dissertation: The Effect of Pavement Deterioration on Rural and Urban Roadway Accident Injury-Severities. [PDF file]

M.Sc. Thesis: Modeling the Dynamics of Household-level Hurricane Evacuation Timing Decisions. [PDF file]