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Dr. Shriniwas S. Arkatkar, is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at SVNIT Surat. Recently, he is also appointed as ‘Adjunct Professor’ at Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining SVNIT Surat, he has worked in the Department of Civil Engineering at BITS Pilani, Rajasthan. He has more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and consultancy in the field of traffic and transportation engineering. Before joining BITS, he pursued Ph.D. at the Transportation Engineering Division, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras. He obtained an undergraduate degree in the area of Civil Engineering in the year 1999 and post graduate degree in the area of Urban Planning in the year 2001, from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India.

He has published more than 200 research papers in the international / national journals and conference proceedings. He has experience, working in different fields of transportation. They include: traffic flow modelling, traffic Safety, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), traffic operations, and traffic simulation applications. He is actively involved currently as Executive Secretary, Transportation Research Group of India (TRG) and also as member of SIGs of WCTRS, Indian Roads Congress (IRC), Governing Council member in the Institute of Urban Transport (IUT), MoUD. His research activities were acknowledged with two “best research paper” awards. He is actively involved in guiding research scholars: Ph.D. and PG students on different topics of traffic and transportation engineering.