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Ram Pendyala

Interim School Dir ACD & Profr
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3005
Biography

Ram Pendyala joined Arizona State University in Fall 2006 after serving 12 years on the faculty of the University of South Florida in Tampa. He is a professor and interim director of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. He teaches and conducts research in multimodal transportation systems planning and engineering. He has published nearly 200 articles in journals, books, and proceedings, completed more than $7 million in sponsored research, and holds leadership positions in professional associations such as the Transportation Research Board, International Association for Travel Behaviour Research, and American Society of Civil Engineers.

Education
  • Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Davis 1992
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California-Davis 1990
  • Bachelor of Technology Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras 1988
Publications
  • Pendyala, Ram Mohan,Bricka, S. Defining and Collecting Behavioral Process Data for Travel Analysis: Challenges and Issues. Travel Survey Methods: Quality and Future Directions (2006).
  • Pendyala, Ram Mohan,Ye, X. Contributions to Understanding Joint Relationships Among Activity and Travel Variables. Progress in Activity-Based Analysis (2005).
  • Ye, X,Pendyala, Ram Mohan. A Model of Daily Time Use Allocation Using Fractional Logit Methodology. Transportation and Traffic Theory: Flow, Dynamics, and Human Interactionty and Travel Variables (2005).
  • Ye, X,Pendyala, Ram Mohan. Understanding Time-Space Prism Constraints for Modeling Weekend Travel Behavior. Traffic and Transportation Studies, Proceedings of ICTTS 2004 (2004).
Research Activity
  • Lou,Yingyan*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan. Improving and Assessing Student Learning in an Inverted STEM Classroom. UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA(1/1/2014 - 8/31/2016).
  • Mirchandani,Pitu B., Pendyala,Ram Mohan. University Transportation Centers Program - National (2013). UNIV OF MARYLAND(1/1/2014 - 9/30/2017).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. WA1: MRCOG (Mid-Region Council of Governments) Travel Model Update. URS Corp(1/1/2014 - 6/30/2015).
  • Mirchandani,Pitu B., Pendyala,Ram Mohan. Congestion Mitigation Potential of Autonomous (Driverless) Vehicles: A Scenario-Based Approach. UNIV OF MARYLAND(1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015).
  • Lou,Yingyan*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan. Behavioral Study for Managed Lane Pricing with Refund Option. UNIV OF MARYLAND(1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015).
  • Chester,Mikhail*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan. Advancing Urban Infrastructure Growth Geospatial Sustainability Assessment with the Earth Engine (ASUF 30005890). ASU FDN(12/2/2013 - 3/31/2015).
  • Mirchandani,Pitu B.*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan, Zhou,Xuesong, Zhou,Xuesong. Analysis Modeling and Simulation (AMS) Testbed Development and Evaluation to Support Dynamic Mobility Applications (DMA) and Active Transport. Booz-Allen(9/1/2013 - 9/30/2017).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Model Peer Review and Enhancement. MARICOPA ASSN OF GOVERNMENTS(8/15/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Identification and Evaluation of Transformative Environmental Applications and Strategies. Booz-Allen(5/13/2013 - 12/31/2014).
  • Mirchandani,Pitu B.*, Ahn,Soyoung, Pendyala,Ram Mohan, Runger,George. SHRP2 L33: Validation of Urban Freeway Models. (12/20/2012 - 6/19/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. 2012 - EISENHOWER FELLOWSHIP (SARAH VOLOSIN). DOT-FHWA(9/1/2012 - 9/1/2013).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Development of a Household Vehicle Ownership and Fleet Composition Model On-call Consulting Services for Transportation Model Re-calibration. MARICOPA ASSN OF GOVERNMENTS(7/1/2012 - 5/31/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Household Evolution Model for SCAG Activity-Based Model. UNIV OF CA AT SANTA BARBARA(11/17/2011 - 6/30/2013).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. 2011 Eisenhower Fellowship - Keith Christian. DOT-FHWA(9/1/2011 - 9/1/2013).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Foundational Knowledge to Support the Behavioral Base for a Long Distance Passenger Travel Demand Modeling Framework. RSG(7/20/2011 - 10/20/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Transportation Model Re-Calibration ASU Travel Survery Design and Administration. MARICOPA ASSN OF GOVERNMENTS(6/15/2011 - 6/15/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. ACTIVITY-BASED TRAVEL MODEL DEVELOPMENT - PHASES 2 3. (6/2/2011 - 6/2/2014).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Analytical Travel Forecasting Approaches for Project-Level Planning and Design. WSA(2/17/2011 - 8/31/2013).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. BMC Regional Travel Demand Model Update: Development of Synthetic Population Generator. BMC(11/8/2010 - 6/30/2011).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Strategic Plan for Advanced Travel at CMAP: CADRE Selection. CMAP(10/23/2009 - 6/30/2010).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. SHRP C-20,Freight Demand Modeling and Data Improvement Strategic Plan. GANNETT FLEMING, INC(9/15/2009 - 2/11/2011).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. 2009 Eisenhower Student Fellowship for Sarah Ziems. DOT-FHWA(9/1/2009 - 9/1/2011).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Parternership to Develop an Integrated, Advanced Travel Demand Model and Fine-Grained, Time-Sensitive Network. RSG(9/1/2009 - 2/12/2012).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Activity Based Travel Model Development. UNIV OF CA AT SANTA BARBARA(4/21/2009 - 12/31/2012).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*, Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Reflecting the Impact of Rising Fuel Prices on Travel Behavior in the Context of Regional model Improvements and Dynamic Simulations. PB Americas, Inc(3/1/2009 - 7/31/2010).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Collaborative Proposal:Development of New Prototype Tools, and Implementation of Current Resources for a Course in Numerical Methods. NSF-EHR(2/15/2009 - 7/31/2011).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. An Application of TRANSIMS to the Analysis of Multimodal Corridors in the Greater Phoenix Metropolitan Region. DOT-FHWA(9/8/2008 - 3/31/2011).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Characteristics of Premium Transit Services that Affect Choice of Mode. RSG(9/5/2008 - 5/31/2012).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Sensitivtiy of Four-Step Verses Activity Based Models to Transportation Change Systems. UTAustin(8/7/2008 - 4/4/2010).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Modeling the Urban Continuum in an Integrated Framework. DOT-FHWA(7/7/2008 - 12/31/2012).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Collection and Analysis of Data Related to Parking and Mode at ASU Campuses. H D R, INC(1/1/2007 - 6/30/2007).
  • Pendyala,Ram Mohan*. Integrating Land Use, Transportation and Air Quality Modeling. UNIV OF WASHINGTON(1/1/2007 - 9/15/2008).
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 372Transportation Engineering
CEE 492Honors Directed Study
CEE 493Honors Thesis
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 591Seminar
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 492Honors Directed Study
CEE 493Honors Thesis
SER 580Practicum
CEE 580Practicum
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 591Seminar
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 598Special Topics
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-CEEThe ASU Experience
CEE 372Transportation Engineering
CEE 499Individualized Instruction
SER 580Practicum
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 580Practicum
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 598Special Topics
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 372Transportation Engineering
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 580Practicum
CEE 592Research
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 493Honors Thesis
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 580Practicum
CEE 592Research
CEE 593Applied Project
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 498Pro-Seminar
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CEE 492Honors Directed Study
CEE 493Honors Thesis
CEE 499Individualized Instruction
CEE 580Practicum
CEE 590Reading and Conference
CEE 592Research
CEE 595Continuing Registration
CEE 598Special Topics
CEE 599Thesis
CEE 790Reading and Conference
CEE 792Research
CEE 795Continuing Registration
CEE 799Dissertation
Service
  • CEE Academic Affairs Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Quality of Instruction Committee, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Member (2006 - Present)
  • NSF Proposal Review Panel/Reviewer, (2003 - Present)
  • Transport Reviews, North America Area Editor (2002 - Present)
  • Transportation, Editorial Advisory Board (1997 - Present)
  • ASU Promotion and Tenure Committee, Member (2007 - 2010)
  • Committee on Travel Behavior and Values, Transportation Research Board, Chair (2003 - 2009)
  • Recent Developments in Activity and Time Use Analysis, Special Issue, Transportation Review, Guest Editor (2008)
  • International Association for Travel Behavior Research, Secretary/Treasurer (2004 - 2007)
  • Motorization in Asia: Implications for the Future, Special Issue, Transportation (Springer Joural), Guest Editor (2007)
  • Tampa Bay Transportation Planning Applications Group, Board Member (1996 - 2006)
  • Florida Statewide Model Task Force, Executive Board Member (1995 - 2005)
  • Federal Highway Admin., Expert Panel Member (2005)
  • Intra-household Interactions & Group Decision Making, Special Issue, Transportation Research Board, Guest Editor (2005)
  • U.S. DOT, Expert Panel Member (2005)
  • Florida Statewide Model Task Force, Chair (2002 - 2003)
  • Time Use and Activity Perspectives, Special Issue, Transportation Research Board, Guest Editor (2002)
  • Texas Higher Education Competitive Research Grant Program, Proposal Review Committee (2001)
  • Hillsborough County, Expert Panel Member (1998)
  • Los Alamos National Lab, Expert Panel Member (1997)
  • Committee on Telecommunications and Travel Behavior, Member (Present)
  • Committee on Travel Demand Forecasting, Transportation Research Board, Member (Present)
  • Committees on Planning and Economics, Land Use, Advanced Technologies, Infrastructure, Management, ASCE, Member (Present)
  • Transportation Research Board, Affiliate (Present)