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Andisheh Ranjbari

Tracy Early Career Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute

226A Sackett Building

ranjbari@psu.edu

814-863-4291

Research Website

Research Areas:

Transportation Engineering

Interest Areas:

Public Transportation; Shared Mobility; Urban Freight; Curbside Management; Travel Behavior Analysis; Transportation Network Modeling

 
 

 

Education

  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, 2008
  • M.Sc., Transportation Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2011
  • Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of Arizona, 2018

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Parastoo Jabbari, Andisheh Ranjbari, Paul Leiby and Don MacKenzie, 2024, "Value of Travel Time is Lower When Being Driven than when Driving Oneself", Transport Findings
  • Tom Maxner, Andisheh Ranjbari, Seyma Gunes and Chase P. Dowling, 2023, "Simulation-based Analysis of Different Curb Space Type Allocations on Curb Performance", Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, 11, (1), pp. 1384-1405
  • Jorge M. Diaz-Gutierrez, Helia Mohammadi-Mavi and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2023, "COVID-19 Impacts on Online and In-store Shopping Behaviors: Why They Happened and Whether They Will Last Post Pandemic", Transportation Research Record
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Caleb Diehl, Giacomo Dalla Chiara and Anne Goodchild, 2023, "Do Parcel Lockers Reduce Delivery Times? Evidence from the Field", Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation, 172
  • Giacomo Dalla Chiara, Klaas Fiete Krutein, Andisheh Ranjbari and Anne Goodchild, 2022, "Providing Curb Availability Information to Delivery Drivers Reduces Cruising for Parking", Scientific Reports (by Nature), 12, (1), pp. 1-11
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Caleb Diehl, Giacomo Dalla Chiara and Anne Goodchild, 2022, "What is the Right Parcel Locker Size for a Residential Building?", Transportation Research Record, 2677, (3)
  • Zack Aemmer, Andisheh Ranjbari and Don MacKenzie, 2022, "Measurement and Classification of Transit Delays Using GTFS-RT Data", Public Transport, 14, (2), pp. 263-285
  • Chase P. Dowling, Tom Maxner and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2022, "An Empirical Taxonomy of Common Curb Zoning Configurations in Seattle", Transport Findings, pp. 263-285
  • Giacomo Dalla Chiara, Klaas Fiete Krutein, Andisheh Ranjbari and Anne Goodchild, 2021, "Understanding Urban Commercial Vehicle Driver Behaviors and Decision Making", Transportation Research Record, 2675, (9), pp. 608-619
  • Caleb Diehl, Andisheh Ranjbari and Anne Goodchild, 2021, "Curbside Management Challenges and Opportunities from Public and Private Sector Perspectives", Transportation Research Record, 2675, (11), pp. 1413-1427
  • Moein Khaloei, Andisheh Ranjbari, Ken Laberteaux and Don MacKenzie, 2021, "Analyzing the Effect of Autonomous Ridehailing on Transit Ridership: Competitor or Desirable First/Last Mile Connection?", Transportation Research Record, 2675, (11), pp. 1154-1167
  • Xiao Wen, Andisheh Ranjbari, Fan Qi, Regina Clewlow and Don MacKenzie, 2021, "Challenges in Credibly Estimating the Travel Demand Effects of Mobility Services", Transport Policy, 103, pp. 224-235
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Jose Luis Machado-Leon, Giacomo Dalla Chiara, Don MacKenzie and Anne Goodchild, 2021, "Testing Curbside Management Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Ridesourcing Services on Traffic", Transportation Research Record, 2675, (2), pp. 219-232
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Mark Hickman and Yi-Chang Chiu, 2020, "A Network Design Problem Formulation and Solution Procedure for Intercity Transit Services", Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 16, (3), pp. 1156-1175
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Mark Hickman and Yi-Chang Chiu, 2020, "Network Design with Elastic Demand and Dynamic Passenger Assignment to Assess the Performance of Transit Services", Journal of Advanced Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, 146, (5), pp. 04020030
  • Yanbo Ge, Andisheh Ranjbari, Elyse Lewis, Eric Barber and Don MacKenzie, 2019, "Defining Psychometric Variables Related to the Use of Autonomous Vehicles", Transportation Research Record, 2673, (12), pp. 655-669
  • Jingya Gao, Andisheh Ranjbari and Don MacKenzie, 2019, "Would Being Driven by Others Affect the Value of Travel Time? Ridehailing as an Analogy for Automated Vehicles", Transportation, 6, (6), pp. 2103-2116
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Yi-Chang Chiu and Mark Hickman, 2017, "Exploring Factors Affecting Demand for Possible Future Intercity Transit Options", Public Transport, 9, (1), pp. 463-481
  • Ali Tavakoli Kashani, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2012, "Analysis of Factors Associated with Traffic Injury Severity on Rural Roads in Iran", Journal of Injury and Violence Research, 4, (1), pp. 36-41
  • Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany, Ali Tavakoli-Kashani, Hadi Nosrati and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2011, "Identifying Significant Predictors of Head-on Conflicts on Two-lane Rural Roads Using Inductive Loop Detectors Data", Traffic Injury Prevention, 12, (6), pp. 636-641
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany and S. M. Mahdi Amiripour, 2011, "Transit Network Design: The Necessity of Elastic Demand Consideration", Advanced Transportation, 97-98, pp. 1117-1122
  • Ali Tavakoli Kashani, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2011, "A Data Mining Approach to Identify Key Factors of Traffic Injury Severity", PROMET–Traffic & Transportation, 23, (1), pp. 11-17
  • Afshin Shariat Mohaymany, Ali Tavakoli Kashani and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2010, "Identifying Driver Characteristics Influencing Overtaking Crashes", Traffic Injury Prevention, 11, (4), pp. 411-416

Conference Proceedings

  • Lissa Melis, Vikash V. Gayah and Andisheh Ranjbari, 2023, "Joint Parcel Locker Location and Configuration Problem Considering Vehicle Routing and Alternative Delivery Mechanisms", ORBEL 37 (37th annual conference of the Belgian Operational Research Society), 10, (1), pp. 43
  • James Koch, Tom Maxner, Vinay Amatya, Andisheh Ranjbari and Chase P. Dowling, 2023, "Physics-informed Machine Learning of Parameterized Fundamental Diagrams", 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • Zack Aemmer, Andisheh Ranjbari and Don MacKenzie, 2023, "Synthetic Controls Evaluation of Transit Performance at Camera Enforced Intersections", 102nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
  • Tom Maxner, Panagiota Goulianou, Andisheh Ranjbari and Anne Goochild, 2022, "Urban Delivery Companies’ Needs and Preferences for Green Loading Zones Implementation: A Case Study of NYC", ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development, ASCE, pp. 323-334
  • Alejandro Henao, Chase P. Dowling, Josh Sperling, Chris Hoehne, T Coleman, Scott Le Vine, Andisheh Ranjbari and Katie Wolf, 2022, "Turning Curb Data into Curb Policy Via a Bid-Rent Framework", 101st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
  • Moein Khaloei, Andisheh Ranjbari and Don MacKenzie, 2020, "Analyzing the Shift in Travel Modes’ Market Shares with the Deployment of Autonomous Vehicle Technology", 99th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
  • Parastoo Jabbari, Andisheh Ranjbari and Don MacKenzie, 2020, "How will Automated Vehicles Change Your Travel Patterns? Analyzing Mode Choices in a Home-to-Home Tour-based Model", 99th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
  • Xiao Wen, Andisheh Ranjbari, Yanbo Ge, Michiko Namazu and Don MacKenzie, 2019, "A Randomized Encouragement Experiment to Measure the Causal Effects of Shared Mobility Services on Travel Behavior and Car Ownership", 98th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Yi-Chang Chiu and Mark Hickman, 2016, "Flexpress: A Flexible and Express Intercity Transit Service", ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development, ASCE, pp. 513-524
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Mark Hickman and Yi-Chang Chiu, 2016, "Labels or Actual Alternatives’ Attribute Values? A Study of Choice Decisions in a Stated Preference Experiment", 95th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
  • Andisheh Ranjbari, Afshin Shariat-Mohaymany and S. M. Mahdi Amiripour, 2012, "Bus Network Design Considering Elastic Demand: Case Study of Kashan", International Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transportation (CASPT)

Research Projects

  • October 2022 - March 2023, "SCC-CIVIC-PG Track B: Novel shared transportation services to improve rural-urban commutes," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • February 2022 - September 2023, "A Data-driven Simulation Tool for Dynamic Curb Planning and Management," (Sponsor: Battelle - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory).

Honors and Awards

  • Best Practical Implications Paper, Transportation Research Board, Standing Committee on Urban Freight Transportation, 2021
  • Top 20 future leaders in transportation, Eno Center for Transportation (Washington, DC), 2016

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Co-Advisor, Faculty Co-Advisor, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Student Chapter, August 2023
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Committee, August 2022 - August 2024

Service to External Organizations:

  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Transportation Research Board, April 2024 - April 2027
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Transportation Research Board, April 2024 - April 2027
  • Voluntary Consultation and/or Advising, Advisor, Advisory Board, University Planned District Transportation Study (the 10-year update), November 2022
 


 

About

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

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