Srinivas S. Pulugurtha is currently working as Professor & Graduate Program Director of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte). He teaches graduate as well as undergraduate courses and conducts research in the area of transportation engineering.
Prior to his appointments at UNC Charlotte, Srinivas worked as an Assistant Director and Assistant Research Professor of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Transportation Research Center (UNLV-TRC) from September 1998 to August of 2005.
Srinivas has experience working in diverse fields of transportation. They include transportation safety, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), transportation system planning, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, Internet applications, traffic operations, and, artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and operations research applications. His experience and knowledge in computer modeling and adaptation of emerging technologies is germane to development of tools and techniques for quantitative analysis of transportation systems to support decision making.
During his 23 year tenure as a researcher, Srinivas was involved in 69 sponsored projects (7.2M+ dollars in funding) as a principal or co-principal investigator.He has authored/co-authored more than 200 peer reviewed journal papers, conference papers, and research reports. He has made over 150 technical presentations at International, National, Regional, and Local Conferences / Meetings.
Srinivas received his B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from Nagarjuna University, India in 1992, M.Tech. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India in 1995, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1998. He is a registered Civil Engineer in the State of North Carolina.