COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY
Visiting Assistant Professor
TECH 209 | (713) 313.1293
azimim@tsu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • M.S., Transportation Planning& Management, Texas Southern University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Sistan & Baluchestan

Refereed Research Papers

  • Hoover, C., F. Qiao, L. Yu, M. Azimi. Emission Implications of Alternative Origin-Destination Routes: A Case Study in Houston, Texas. Peer reviewed and accepted to be published in 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 2015.
  • Hill, K., F. Qiao, M. Azimi, L. Yu. Impacts of Restaurant Drive-Through Configurations on Vehicle Emissions. Peer reviewed and published in 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 2014.
  • Azimi, M., and H. G. Hawkins, Jr. Algorithm for Analyzing Horizontal Sight Distance Based on Lane Centerline Coordinates. Transportation Research Record (TRR): Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 2358, Washington, D.C., 2013.
  • Qi, Y., M. Azimi, L. Yu. Safety Impacts of Increasing Lengths of Left-Turn Lanes. Peer reviewed and published in 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, 2013.
  • Azimi, M., C. Williams, and H. G. Hawkins, Jr. Using GPS to Locate No-Passing Zones on Straight Sections of Two-Lane Highways, Journal of Transportation: The Academic Journal of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012.
  • Azimi, M., and Y. Zhang. Categorizing Freeway Flow Conditions Using Clustering Methods. Transportation Research Record (TRR): Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 2173, Washington, D.C., 2010.
  • Qi, Y., L. Yu, M. Azimi, and L. Guo. Determination of Storage Lengths of Left-Turn Lanes at Signalized Intersections. Transportation Research Record (TRR): Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 2023, Washington, D.C., 2007.

Research Reports

  • Azimi, M., H. G. Hawkins, Jr. Automating the Process for Locating No-Passing Zones Using Georeferencing Data. Research Report No. SWUTC/12/161102-1, Southwest Region University Transportation Center, 2012.
  • Hawkins, Jr., H.G., A. Pike, and M. Azimi. Evaluation of Traffic Control Devices: Fifth-Year Activities. Research Report No. 0-4701-5. Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), College Station, TX, 2008.
  • Yu, L., Y. Qi, M. Azimi, C. Guo, and L. Guo. Left-Turn Lane Design and Operation. Research Report No. 0-5290-1. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 2008.

Selected Presentations

  • Freight Movement by Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks Emission in Port of Houston Area. 56th Annual Transportation Research Forum, Atlanta, GA, March 2015.
  • Emission Implications of Alternative Origin-Destination Routes: A Case Study in Houston, Texas. Accepted for Presentation in Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2015.
  • Vehicle Emission Analysis at Restaurant Drive-Through Facilities with Different Configurations. The Seventh International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, The American Academy of Science, Houston, TX, June 2014.
  • Impacts of Restaurant Drive-Through Configurations on Vehicle Emissions. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2014.
  • Safety Impacts of Increasing Lengths of Left-Turn Lanes. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2013.
  • Evaluation of Available Horizontal Sight Distance of Two-Lane Highways from Geometry of Travel Lane Centerline. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2012.
  • Automating the Process for Locating No-Passing Zones Using Georeferencing Data. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2012.
  • Comparison of Different Left-Turn Alternatives. TexITE (Texas District ITE) Summer Meeting, Sugarland, TX, June 2010.
  • Level of Service Criteria for Oversaturated Traffic Condition on Freeway Corridors. TexITE (Texas District ITE) Winter Meeting, Frisco, TX, January 2010.
  • Categorizing Freeway Flow Conditions Using Clustering Methods. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2010.

Awards and Special Recognitions:

  • William J. Harris Outstanding PhD Student Award, Texas A&M University, 2012
  • TTI/Trinity Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), 2012
  • ITE Student Paper – Texas District Award, 2011
  • Keese-Wootan Transportation Fellowship, 2011
  • International Road Federation (IRF) Fellowship, 2011
  • Texas Public Education Grant, 2010
  • Richard T Lietz ’45 Endowed Memorial Scholarship, 2010
  • ITE Outstanding Student – TSU Award, 2007
  • Civil Engineering Department Head Fellowship, Texas A&M University, 2007
  • NIOC full Scholarship for graduate study in Project Management at the University of Calgary, Canada, 2005