Dr. Mehrnaz Doustmohammadi

Lecturer, Transportation Engineering

Biography

Dr. Mehrnaz Doustmohammadi is a Lecturer and Research Scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Khajeh Nasir Toosi University of Technology in Tehran, Iran in 2013 and received her Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of Alabama in Huntsville in 2015 and 2018, respectively.

Dr. Doustmohammadi’s area of research is in traffic safety and modeling. In her capacities as a Research Scientist she works closely with the Alabama Department of Transportation and leads a program which provides instruction and training to drivers for public transportation across the state of Alabama utilizing a Real-time Instruction for Driver Education (RIDE) simulator.


Education

  • Ph.D., University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2018
  • M.S., University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2015
  • B. Eng., K.N. Toosi University, 2013

Classes Taught


Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, 2018.

Selected Publications

  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D., Doustmohammadi, E. “Examining the Effect of Inaccurate Traffic Impact Analysis on Roadway Infrastructure”, International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 4. 2015.
  • Doustmohammadi, E., Sisiopiku, V.P., Anderson, M.D., Doustmohammadi, M., Sullivan, A. “Comparison of Freight Demand Forecasting Models”, International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol 5 No. 1. 2016. pp. 19-26.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D. “Developing Direct Demand AADT Forecasting Models for Small and Medium Sized Urban Communities”, International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 2, 2016, pp. 27-31.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D., Kesavareddy, S., & Jones, S. “Examining Model Accuracy: How Well did We do in the 1990’s Predicting 2015,” International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol. 6. No. 1, 2017. pp. 15-21.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D., Doustmohammadi, E. “Using Log Transformations to Improve AADT Forecasting Models in Small and Medium Sized Communities,” International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol. 6. No. 2, 2017. pp. 23-27.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D., Swain, J.J. “Evaluation of Trip Generation at a Free Standing Discount Superstore”, International Journal for Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol 6. No. 4. 2017. pp. 495-502.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Kesavareddy, S., Anderson, M., Gholston, S. “Examining Crashes for Out-of-State and Out-of-Town Drivers: A study of Two Locations in Alabama,” International Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering. Vol 6. No 3. 2017. pp. 64-70.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D.. “Binary Probit Crash Analysis for Various Curve and Grade Conditions,” International Journal of Statistical Applications. Vol 8. No. 2. 2018. Pp. 35-41.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Shirani-Bidabadi, N., Kesavareddy, S., Anderson, M.D. “The Impact of Sidewalks on Vehicle-Pedestrian Crash Severity,” International Journal of Statistics and Probability. Vol. 7. No. 4. 2018. Pp. 69-77.
  • Doustmohammadi, M., Anderson, M.D. “A Bayesian Regression Model for Estimating Average Daily Traffic Volumes for Low-Volume Roadways.” Accepted for publication International Journal of Statistics and Probability.