Mubassira Khan, Ph.D.

Mubassira  Khan, Ph.D.

Mubassira Khan, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant
p: (208) 596-3379

(Click name for full bio) Mubassira earned her Ph.D. in the Summer of 2015. She came to us as a student from Bangladesh who earned her Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Idaho. Mubassira is a former faculty member from Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology and has broad engineering knowledge. At UT Austin, she has worked on a number of transportation demand modeling research projects and papers that increase in our understanding of travel activity patterns and decision-making. 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Khan, M., Paleti, R., Bhat,C.R., and Pendyala, R.M., (2011). “A joint household level analysis of work arrangement choices of individuals." Transportation Research Record, Volume 2323, pp. 56-66. Available at: http://trb.metapress.com/content/mxwh1n2r1m550835/fulltext.pdf
  • Bhat, C.R , Castro, M., and Khan, M., (2013). “A new estimation approach for the multiple discrete–continuous probit (MDCP) choice model.” Transportation Research part B: Methodological, Volume 55, pp. 1–22. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0191261513000738#
  • Khan, M., Abdel-Rahim, A., and C. Williams, (2015). "Potential crash reduction benefits of shoulder rumble strips in two-lane rural highways." Accident Analysis and Prevention, Volume 75, pp. 35-42. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0001457514003418
  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R. (2017). Analyzing tour chaining patterns of urban commercial vehicles. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice102, 84-97.
  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R. (2017). Commercial vehicles time of day choice behavior in urban areas. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice102, 68-83.
  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R. (2017). The impact of land-use variables on free-floating carsharing vehicle rental choice and parking duration. In Seeing Cities Through Big Data (pp. 331-347). Springer International Publishing.

CONFERENCE PRECEEDINGS

  • Khan, M., Paleti, R., Bhat,C.R., and Pendyala, R.M., (2011). “A joint household level analysis of work arrangement choices of individuals."
    • Presented at the Transportation Decision-making Conference, 2011, Washington DC.
    • Presented at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, 2012, Washington DC.
  • Bhat, C.R , Castro, M., and Khan, M., (2013). “A new estimation approach for the multiple discrete–continuous probit (MDCP) choice model.”
    • Presented at the 13th International Conference on Travel Behavior Research, 2012, Toronto, Canada.
    • Presented at the 92st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, 2013, Washington DC.
  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R., (2013). "An injury severity study of bicycle-motor vehicle crashes."    
    • Presented at the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, 2014, Washington DC.
    • Presented at the 17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition, 2013, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Khan, M., Abdel-Rahim, A., and Williams, C., (2013). "Potential crash reduction benefits of shoulder rumble strips in two-lane rural highways."
    • Presented at the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, 2014, Washington DC.
    • Presented at the 17th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition, 2013, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Khan, M., Machemehl, R., and Zhang, Z., (2014).  “The impact of land-use variables on free-floating carsharing vehicle rental choice and parking duration.” Available at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/35674979/CFP/proceedings/bduic2014_s...
    • Presented at the Big Data and Urban Informatics Workshop, 2014, Chicago, IL.
  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R., (2014). “A truck trip generation model for Williamson County, Texas: survey analysis.”
    • Presented at the 94th Transportation Research Bo ard Annual Meeting, 2015, Washington DC. 

TECHNICAL REPORTS

  • Khan, M., and Machemehl, R., (2014). “Evaluation of potential impacts of natural gas alternative vehicle fuels on state transportation revenue: case study Texas." Technical paper, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin. Available at: 

    https://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6581-CT-Task18.pdf

SELECTED CERTIFICATIONS, HONORS, AWARDS AND SKILLS

  • Texas EIT
  • International Road Federation (IRF) Road Scholar Program Executive Fellow for the year 2013.
  • ITS Texas Annual Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • Selected to participate in the 2014 Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute on Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (PASI-SUFS).
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Merit Scholarship (from 2002 to 2006).
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Dean’s List (from 2002 to 2006).
  • Bangladesh Country Coordinator of IRF.
  • Student Chapter Vice President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at University of Texas at Austin in 2011.
  • Student Chapter Secretary of the Institute of Transportation Engineers at University of Idaho in 2009.
  • Computer skills include Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, TransCAD, SPSS, SAS, Stata, Limdep, Biogeme, VISSIM, CORSIM, Interactive Highway Safety Design Model, Visual Basic, GAMS, Gauss, R, and Matlab.