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Mehdi Nourinejad

Assistant Professor

Department:

Civil Engineering

Bio

Dr. Mehdi Nourinejad is an assistant professor at the Civil Engineering Department of York University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Rotman School of Management for two years. Mehdi’s research focuses on optimal planning and control of transportation systems in smart cities with autonomous vehicles.

He has published his research in several peer-reviewed journals and he is on the editorial board of “Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.” His research on autonomous vehicles has received media coverage and is published in outlets including Forbes, University of Toronto Engineering News, Global News, and MIT-News.

Research Interests

  • Mobility-as-a-Service (MAAS) management,

  • Parking Management in urban areas,

  • Traffic flow theory of autonomous vehicles,

  • Marketing strategies for public transportation,

  • Sensing technology in transportation systems,

  • Emerging delivery services.

Selected Publications

Amirgholy, M., Nourinejad, M., & Gao, H. O. (2020). Optimal traffic control at smart intersections: Automated network fundamental diagram. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological.

Bahrami, S., Nourinejad, M., Amirjamshidi, G., & Roorda, M. J. (2020). The Plugin Hybrid Electric Vehicle routing problem: A power-management strategy model. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies111, 318-333.

Nourinejad, M., Ramezani, M. (2019). Ride-Sourcing modeling and pricing in non-equilibrium two-sided markets. Transportation research part B: Methodological.

Aashtiani, H. Z., Poorzahedy, H., & Nourinejad, M. (2018). Extending Wardrop’s First Principle for Capacitated Networks. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, (accepted), 1-30.

Nourinejad, M., Bahrami, S., Roorda, M. J. (2018). Designing parking facilities for autonomous vehicles, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 109, 110-127.

Xu, S. J., Nourinejad, M., Chow, Y., J. (2018). Network learning via multi-agent inverse transportation problems. Transportation Science.

Bahrami, S., Aashtiani, H. Z., Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2017) A complementarity equilibrium model for electric vehicles with charging. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, in press.

Ramezani, M., Nourinejad, M. (2017). Dynamic modeling and control of taxi services in large-scale urban networks: A macroscopic approach. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, in press.

Harris, T., Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M., J. (2017). A Mesoscopic Model for Airport Curbside Management. Journal of Advanced Transportation. Vol. 2017.

Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2017). Impact of hourly parking pricing on travel demand. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 98, pp. 28-45. 

Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2017). A continuous approximation model for the fleet composition problem on the rectangular grid. Operations Research Spectrum, Vol. 39, pp. 373-401.

Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2017). Parking Enforcement Policies for Commercial Vehicles. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 102, pp. 33-50.   

Nourinejad, M., Chow, J., Roorda, M. J. (2016). Optimal scheduling vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology using activity based modelling, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 65, pp. 79-96.

Rosenfield, A., Lamers, J., Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J., (2016) Investigation of commercial vehicle parking permits in Toronto, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2547), pp. 11-18.

Nourinejad, M. Roorda M. J. (2016). Agent based model for dynamic ridesharing. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Vol. 64, pp. 117-132.

Edrissi, A., Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2015). Transportation Network Emergency Response Reliability, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 80, No. 1, pp 56-73.

Nourinejad, M., Zhu, S., Roorda, M. J. (2015). Vehicle relocation and staff rebalancing in one-way carsharing systems, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp 98-113.

Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2014). Carsharing operations policies: A comparison between one-way and two-way systems, Transportation, Vol. 42, No. 3, pp. 497-518.

Nourinejad, M., Roorda, M. J. (2014). A dynamic carsharing decision support system. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 36-50.

 Nourinejad, M., Wenneman, A., Habib, K. N., Roorda, M. J. (2014). Truck parking in urban areas: Application of choice modelling within microsimulation. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 54-64.

Edrissi, A., Poorzahedy, H., Nassiri, H., Nourinejad, M. (2013). A multi-agent optimization formulation of earthquake disaster prevention and management, European Journal of Operational Research Vol. 229, No. 1, pp. 261-275.

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Teaching

CIVL 4033 - Traffic Simulation Modelling

CIVL 4110 - Civil Engineering Project Management

CIVL 6511 - Intelligent Transportation Systems