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Bhaven Naik

Bhaven Naik
Associate Professor
Stocker Center 226
Center for Advanced Materials Processing

Bhaven Naik joined Ohio University in August of 2014. Prior to this, he worked with the Mid-America Transportation Center based at the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln as a lecturer and as a post-doctoral research associate. He has also been involved on projects that rely heavily on applying various statistical methods to solve transportation problems, including applied multivariate statistics, regression modeling, and safety analysis.

Research Interests: traffic microsimualtion modelling, highway safety and human factors research, traffic signal system design and optimization, applications of intelligent transportation systems

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2010; M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2004; B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2003; Dipl., Copperbelt University (Zambia), 2003

Journal Article, Academic Journal (22)

  • Luo, B., Naik, B. (2021). Air Pollution Perception in Ten Countries During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ambio.
  • Ali, M., Jenson, S., Alam, K., Naik, B. (2021). Experimental, analytical, and numerical investigation of multi-chambered fluid-filled barrier for highway crash attenuators. International Journal of Impact Engineering; 156.
  • Ashraf, M., Hossein, A., Dey, K., El-Dabaja, S., Alieri, M., Naik, B. (2021). Impacts of Bike Sharing Program on Subway Ridership in New York City. 9. Transportation Research Record; 2675: 924-934.
  • Hussein, F., Suer, G., Naik, B. (2021). Incorporating Weather Variables with Probabilistic Approach for Trip Planning. 4. Case Studies on Transport Policy; 9: 1553-1566.
  • Fuentes, L., Camargo, R., Martínez-Arguelles, G., Komba, J., Naik, B., Walubita, L. (2021). Pavement Serviceability Evaluation using Whole Body Vibration Techniques: A Case Study for Urban Roads. 10. International Journal of Pavement Engineering; 22: 1238-1249.
  • Walubita, L., Fuentes, L., Lee, S., Guerrero, O., Mahmoud, E., Simate, S., Naik, B. (2021). Correlations and Preliminary Validation of the Laboratory Monotonic Overlay Test Data to Reflective Cracking Performance of In-Service Field Highway Sections. Construction and Building Materials; 267.
  • Matlack, G., Khoury, I., Naik, B. (2021). Measuring surface texture of in-service asphalt pavement: Evaluation of two proposed hand-portable methods. . Road Materials and Pavement Design.
  • Lubinda, W., Luis, F., Abu, F., Julius, K., Adrianus, P., Naik, B. (2020). Mechanistic-Empirical Compatible Traffic Data Generation: Portable WIM versus Cluster Analysis. 3. Journal of Testing and Evaluation; 48: 2377-2392.
  • Naik, B., Appiah, J., Rilett, L. (2019). Are Dilemma Zone Protection Systems Useful on High Speed Arterials with Signal Coordination? A Case Study. Springer Science and Business Media LLC; http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13177-019-00193-2.
  • Walubita, L., Fuentes, L., Prakoso, A., Rico-Pianeta, L., Komba, J., Naik, B. (2019). Correlating the HWTT Laboratory Test Data to Field Rutting Performance of In-Service Highway Sections. Construction and Building Materials; 236: 1-12.
  • Walubita, L., Faruk, A., Fuentes, L., Prakoso, A., Dessouky, S., Naik, B., Nyamuhokya, T. (2019). Using the Simple Punching Shear Test (SPST) for evaluating the HMA shear properties and predicting field rutting performance. Elsevier BV; 224: 920-929. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.07.133.
  • Walubita, L., Nyamuhokya, T., Komba, J., Tanvir, H., Souliman, M., Naik, B. (2018). Comparative assessment of the interlayer shear-bond strength of geogrid reinforcements in hot-mix asphalt. 10 December 2018. Amsterdam: Journal of Construction and Building Materials/ScienceDirect-Elsevier; 191: 726–735.
  • Naik, B., Rilett, L., Appiah, J., Walubita, L. (2018). Resampling Methods for Estimating Travel Time Uncertainty: Application of the Gap Bootstrap . 42. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board; 2672: 137-147.
  • Walubita, L., Nyamuhokya, T., Naik, B., Holleran, I., Dessouky, S. (2018). Sensitivity analysis and validation of the Simple Punching Shear Test (SPST) for screening HMA mixes. 30 April 2018. Amsterdam: Journal of Construction and Building Materials/ScienceDirect-Elsevier; 169: 205-214.
  • Sperry, B., Mahmood, S., Naik, B. (2018). Investigating Land Development and Traffic Composition at Rural Interstate Highway Interchanges in Ohio. 7. Washington, D.C.: Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems; 144.
  • Sperry, B., Naik, B., Warner, J. (2017). Current Issues in Highway-Railroad Grade Crossing Hazard Ranking and Project Development. Washington, D.C.: Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board; 2608: 19-26.
  • Faruk, A., Liu, W., Lee, S., Naik, B., Chen, D., Walubita, L. (2016). Traffic Volume and Load Data Measurement Using a Portable Weigh-In Motion System: A Case Study. 3. . International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology; 9: 202-213.
  • Naik, B., Tung, L., Zhao, S., Khattak, A. (2016). Weather Impacts on Single-Vehicle Truck Crash Injury Severity. Journal of Safety Research; 58.
  • Appiah, J., Naik, B., Rilett, L., Sorensen, S. (2016). Calibrating Truck Characteristics into Traffic Microsimulation. 169. London: ICE Transport Journal; 4: 187-194.
  • Faruk, A., Lee, S., Zhang, J., Naik, B., Walubita, L. (2015). Measurement of HMA shear resistance potential in the lab: The Simple Punching Shear Test. 19 September 2015. Amsterdam: Journal of Construction and Building Materials/ScienceDirect-Elsevier; 99: 62–72.
  • Eisele, W., Naik, B., Rilett, L. (2015). Estimating route travel time reliability from simultaneously collected link and route vehicle probe data and roadway sensor data. 3. International Journal of Urban Sciences/Routledge-Taylor and Francis; 19: 286-304.
  • Li, J., Oh, J., Naik, B., Simate, G., Walubita, L. (2014). Laboratory characterization of cracking-resistance potential of asphalt mixes using overlay tester. 15 November 2014. Amsterdam: Journal of Construction and Building Materials/ScienceDirect-Elsevier; 70: 130–140.

Journal Article, Professional Journal (3)

  • Barbieri, D., Naik, B. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mobility in Ten Countries and Associated Perceived Risk for all Transport Modes. 2. PLOS; 16.
  • Barbieri, D., Luo, B., Passavanti, M., Hui, C., Lessa, D., Maharaj, B., Banerjee, A., Wang, F., Chang, K., Naik, B. (2020). A Survey Dataset to Evaluate the Changes in Mobility and Transportation Due to COVID-19 Travel Restrictions in Australia, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa, United States. Data in Brief; 33.
  • Barbieri, D., Luo, B., Passavanti, M., Hui, C., Lessa, D., Maharaj, B., Banerjee, A., Wang, F., Chang, K., Naik, B. (2020). Survey Data Regarding Perceived Air Quality in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa, United States Before-and-After COVID-19 Restrictions. Data in Brief; 32.

Conference Proceeding (1)

  • Sperry, B., Naik, B., Warner, J. (2017). Evaluation of Grade Crossing Hazard Ranking Models. Philadelphia, PA: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); 13.

Published Book Review (3)

  • Campbell, J., Naik, B., Appiah, J., Dey, K. (2021). An Evaluation of Driving Behavior for “Right-Way” Drivers in Wrong-Way Driving Events. Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation; 270: 17-25.
  • El-Dabaja, S., Naik, B., McAvoy, D., Campbell, J. (2021). Cars are “Talking” and Their Drivers are “Listening”. Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation; 270: 196-205.
  • El-Dabaja, S., McAvoy, D., Naik, B. (2020). Alert! Automated Vehicle (AV) System Failure – Drivers’ Reactions to a Sudden, Total Automation Disengagement. Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation; 1212: 49-55.

Research Report (8)

  • Naik, B., Dey, K., Woo, J., Roy, A., Hossein, A., Bachy, A., Sperry, B. (2021). Intersection Modifications Using Mini-/Modular Methods.
  • Khoury, I., Naik, B., Green, R. (2020). Enhance ODOT's Highway Friction Management Program : Division of Engineering Research On-Call 135786. Task 6.. Athens: Enhance ODOT's Highway Friction Management Program : Division of Engineering Research On-Call 135786. Task 6.; 54. http://28 West Green Dr..
  • Naik, B., Khoury, I., McAvoy, D., Horn, A., Matlack, G., Sinha, G., Gassaway, O. Effects of Tree Canopy on Pavement Condition, Safety and Maintenance. Phase 2.
  • Naik, B., Matlack, G., Khoury, I., Sinha, G., McAvoy, D. (2019). Effects of Tree Canopy on Pavement Condition, Safety, and Maintenance. Phase 1. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Department of Transportation.
  • Stolle, C., Rilett, L., Faller, R., Reid, J., Jones, E., Holloway, J., Naik, B. (2014). Evaluation of Curbs, Speed Humps, and Speed Tables for Traffic Calming and Passive Security Measures Within ECFs.
  • Stolle, C., Rilett, L., Faller, R., Reid, J., Jones, E., Holloway, J., Naik, B. (2014). Evaluation of Speed Table Test No. ST-1 and CARSIM Model Validation.
  • Stolle, C., Naik, B., Rilett, L., Faller, R., Reid, J., Jones, E., Holloway, J. (2014). PASSIVE SAFETY MEASURES: SPEED HUMP AND SPEED TABLE OPTIMIZATION USING CARSIM.
  • Stolle, C., Rilett, L., Faller, R., Reid, J., Jones, E., Holloway, J., Naik, B. (2014). Summary of Low-Speed Testing with an Aggressive Speed Table Shape.

Review (1)

  • Matlack, G., Naik, B., Khoury, I., Sinha, G. (2016). Trees and pavement: a review of the effect of roadside trees on pavement performance and driving condition. . 54.

Technical Report (1)

  • Sperry, B., Naik, B., Warner, J. (2016). Evaluation of Grade Crossing Hazard Ranking Models. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Transportation.