BSc/MEng (Civil Engineering, Mexico, 2001)
MSc/PhD (Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2006)
Postdoctoral Fellow (CRAD/CDAT, Laval University, 2008)
luis [dot] miranda-moreno [at] mcgill [dot] ca (E-mail)
Professor Miranda-Moreno’s specialty is in transportation engineering with a focus on road safety, traffic monitoring and demand modeling, and sustainable transport strategies. His research interests include the development of crash-risk analysis methods, the integration of emergency technologies for traffic monitoring, the impact of climate on transportation systems, the analysis of short and long-term changes in travel demand, the impact of transport on the environment, the evaluation of energy efficiency measures and non-motorized transportation.
- Member of CIRRELT, Inter-university Research Centre on Enterprise Networks, Logistics and Transportation
- Member of CREATE, Centre de Recherche en économie de l'Environnement, de l'Agroalimentaire, des Transports et de l'Énergie
- Member of TISED, Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design
- Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo
- Traffic monitoring and data collection methods: development and integration of new technologies for automated data collection and monitoring, methods to extrapolate and fusion multiple sources of data.
- Transportation safety and designs: crash risk modeling, network screening methods, road design and evaluation of engineering treatments, railway safety, automated surrogate safety measure.
- Transportation and the environment: impact assessment of green technologies, energy reduction strategies, impact of climate on mobility, modeling greenhouse gas emissions, non-motorized transportation and built environment.
- Dominique Lord, Texas A&M University - Bayesian methods in road safety applications,
- Liping Fu, University of Waterloo - Safety and mobility impact of winter weather and road maintenance,
- Satish Ukkusuri, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Pedestrian safety data analysis in New York City,
- Martin Lee-Gosselin and Philippe Barla, Laval University - Analysis of greenhouse gas emissions associated with daily trips in Québec City.
Former Masters Students
|STUDENT||ROLE/DEGREE||GRADUATION YEAR/UNIVERISTY||THESIS TITLE||CURRENT POSITION|
|Ting Fu||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2014/McGill||Effects of adverse winter weather conditions on highway traffic and driver behavior||PhD Student|
|Adham Badram||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2014/McGill||Regional model for evaluating new road infrastructure projects||MTQ|
|Shaun Burns||Main supervisor (Thesis)||2014/McGill||Safety at Quebec's Roundabouts: Investigating injuries and accident occurrence||CIMA+|
|Paul Anderson-Trocme||Main supervisor (Thesis)||2014/McGill||An evaluation of the operations and safety issues at reserved lane facilities using microscopic video data and alternative methods||Accenture|
|Thomas Nosal||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2014/McGill||Improving the accuracy of bicycle AADT estimation: Temporal patterns, weather and bicycle AADT estimation methods||City of Portland, Maine|
|Annie Chang||Main supervisor (Thesis)||2013/McGill||The evolution of travel behavior and its relationship with the built environment||EMBARQ, DC|
|Felix Soto||Co-supervisor (N. Saunier)||2013/EPM||Road safety analysis in low traffic volume highways||CIMA+|
|David Fernandes||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2013/McGill||Vehicle-pedestrian accidents at signalized intersections||Metropolitan Tutoring|
|Sabrina Chang||Main supervisor (Thesis)||2013/McGill||Evaluating the impact of emergency transportation technologies onh GHGs||Alberta Ministry of Transportation|
|Wei Yi Kho||Sole supervisor (Project)||2012/McGill||Winter cycling: Impact of climate and road surface conditions on bicycle activity||Shandong High-Speed Group Co.|
|Rui Jiang||Sole supervisor (Project)||2012/McGill||Safety analysis at highway railway grade crossings in Canada||Golder Associates Ltd.|
|Jillian Strauss||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2012/McGill||Cyclist injury risk and pollution exposure at urban signalized intersections||PhD student, McGill University|
|Paul St-Aubin||Main supervisor (Thesis)||2011/McGill||Driver behavior and safety analysis for specialized freeway lane markings||PhD student, EPL|
|Tyler Kreider||Sole supervisor (Thesis)||2011/McGill||Representation of built environment and relationship to travel outcomes||IHS Global in Lexington, US|
|Laetitia Bettex||Co-supervisor (Project)||2010/EPFL||Analysis of the relationship between urban form, transit accessibility and daily mobility in urban Quebec||PhD student, EPFL|
Former PhD Students
|STUDENT||ROLE/DEGREE||GRADUATION YEAR/UNIVERSITY||THESIS TITLE||CURRENT POSITION|
|Sohail Zangenehpour||Main supervisor/PhD||2015/McGill||A video-based methodology for extracting microscopic data and evaluating safety countermeasures at intersections||Data scientist|
|Jillian Strauss||Sole supervisor/PhD||2015/McGill||New methods for modeling and integrating bicycle activity and injury risk in a road network||-|
|Sabreena Anowar||Main superisor/PhD||2015/McGill||A comprehensive study on household transportaiton expenditure, vehicle ownership and usage patterns||Post-doctoral fellow, University of Toronto|
|Amir Zahabi||Sole supervisor/PhD||2014/McGill||Methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions and evaluating transportation reduction strategies||Post-doctoral fellow, University of Concordia|
|Taimur Usman||Co-supervisor (L. Fu)/PhD||2011/ U. of Waterloo||Models for quantifying safety benefits of winter road maintenance||Post-doctoral fellow, U of Waterloo|
|Alex Francisque||Co-supervisor (M. Rodriguez)/PhD||2009/Laval U.||Strateies for improving the surveillance of drinking water quality in distribution networks||Post-doctoral fellow, UBC|
CIVE 319 Transportation Engineering 3 Credits
Offered in the:
CIVE 540 Urban Transportation Planning 3 Credits
Offered in the:
CIVE 560 Transportation Safety & Design 3 Credits
Offered in the:
CIVE 648 Sp Topics in Civil Eng 4 Credits
Offered in the:
- Honorable Mention for a paper on Climate Change Issues: Eco-driving and Fuel Consumption. 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
- Best student paper in the Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Road Safety Conference, 2014, Vancouver, Canada
- Best student paper in the Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Road Safety Conference, 2012, Banff, Canada
- Best student paper in the Canadian Multi-Disciplinary Road Safety Conference, 2011, Halifax, Canada
- Postdoctoral Scholarship, Faculty of Social Sciences, Laval University, 2006-2008
- Government of Mexico scholarship for PhD studies, 2002-2006
- Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2003-2005
- Government of Mexico scholarship for MEng studies, 1997-1999
- Zangenehpour, S., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Saunier, N. (2015) “Automated classification based on video data at intersections with heavy pedestrian and bicycle traffic: Methodology and application”, Transportation Research, Part C, 56, 161–176.
- Zahabi, A., Miranda-Moreno, L., Patterson, Z. and Barla, P. (2015) "Spatio-temporal analysis of car distance, greenhouse gases and the effect of built environment: A latent class regression analysis", Transportation Research, Part A, (accepted).
- St-Aubin, P., Saunier, N. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2015) “Large-scale automated proactive road safety analysis using video data”, Transportation Research, Part C, (accepted).
- Anowar, S., Yasmin, S., Eluru, N. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2015) “Analysis of vehicle ownership evolution in Montreal, Canada using Pseudo panel analysis”, Transportation, (accepted).
- Zahabi, A., Miranda-Moreno, L., Barla P. and Vincent B. (2014) “Fuel economy of hybrid-electric versus conventional gasoline vehicles in real-world conditions: A Case Study of Cold Cities in Quebec, Canada”, Transportation Research, Part D, 32 pp. 184–192.
- Heydari, H., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Liping F. (2014) “Speed limit reduction in urban areas: A before-after study using Bayesian generalized mixed linear models”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. (73), pp. 252–261.
- Nosal T. and Miranda-Moreno L. (2014) “The effect of weather on the use of North American bicycle facilities: A multi-city analysis using automatic counts”, Transportation Research, Part A, Vol. 66, pp. 213–225.
- Strauss, J., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Morency M. (2014) “Multimodal injury risk analysis of road users at signalized and non-signalized intersections”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 71, pp. 201–209.
- Anowar, S., Eluru, N. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2014) “Alternative modeling approaches used for examining automobile ownership: A comprehensive review”, Transport Reviews, Vol. 34(4), pp. 441-473.
- Perdomo M., Patterson, Z. Saunier, N. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2014) “Pedestrian preferences with respect to roundabouts - A video-based stated preference survey”, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Vol. (70), pp. 84–91.
- Anowar, S., Yasmin, S., Eluru, N. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2014) “Analyzing car ownership in two Quebec metropolitan regions: A comparison of latent ordered and unordered response models”, Transportation, 1-27.
- Nosal, T. and Miranda-Moreno, L. (2014) “Incorporating weather: A comparative analysis of average annual daily bicyclist estimation methods”, Journal of Transportation Research Record, No. 2468, pp. 100-110.
- Heydari S., Miranda-Moreno, L., Lord D. and Fu, L. (2014) “A methodology to estimate and update SPF Parameters under limited data conditions: A sensitivity analysis”, accident analysis and prevention, Vol. 64, pp. 41-51.
- Nabavi, M., Miranda-Moreno, L., Saunier, N. and Amador, L. (2014) “A method for road lighting audit and safety screening”, Journal of Transportation Research Record, No. 2458, pp. 27-36.
- St-Aubin, P., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Saunier, N. (2013) “An automated conflict analysis at protected highway ramps using cross-sectional and before-after video data”, Transportation Research, Part C, Vol. 36, pp. 284 - 295.
- Daziano, R., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Heydari, S. (2013) “Computational bayesian statistics in transportation modeling: From road safety analysis to discrete choice”, Transport Review, Vol 33, pp. 570-592.
- Brosseau M., Zangenehpour, S., Saunier N. and Miranda-Moreno L. (2013) “The impact of waiting time and other factors on dangerous pedestrian crossings and violations at signalized intersections: A case study in Montreal”, Transportation Research, Part F, Vol. 21, pp. 159–172.
- Chan, S., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Hatzopoulou, M. (2013) “Assessing the impact of bus technology on greenhouse gas emissions along a major corridor: A lifecycle analysis”, Transportation Research, Part D, 20, pp. 7–11.
- Miranda-Moreno, L., Nosal, T., Schneider, R.J. and Proulx, F. (2013) “Classification of bicycle traffic patterns in five North American cities”, Journal of Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2339 pp. 68-79.
- Strauss, J., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Morency M. (2013) “Cyclist activity and injury risk analysis at signalized intersections: A bayesian modeling”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 59, pp. 9-17.
- Lusk A., Morency, P., Miranda-Moreno, L. and Walter W. (2013) “Bicycle guidelines and crash rates on cycle tracks in the United States”, American Journal of Public Health, 103(7), pp. 1240-1248.
- Miranda-Moreno, L. and Chapman Lahti, A. (2013) “Temporal trends and the effect of weather on pedestrian volumes: A case study of Montreal, Canada”, Transportation Research, Part D, 22, pp. 54–59.