FY2022 Call for Proposals Selections

Thank you to those that submitted proposals for the FY2022 cycle. Below we present the Request for Proposal numbers, titles, and selected Principle Investigators and University winners. We congratulate our awardees on their excellent proposals. We will post more information about the projects on our Active Project list when the contracts begin, which is set for August 2022.

Request Number Title University Principal Investigator
1 TDOT Critical Knowledge Gaps, Existing Knowledge Management Practices and Cultural Readiness University of Memphis (joint proposal with TSU & VU) Dr. Stephanie Ivey
2 Risk Assessment Tool (associated with cost) East Tennessee State University Dr. Joseph Shrestha
3 Automatic Tools for Quick and Accurate Construction Cost Estimation for Retaining Walls University of Memphis Dr. David Arellano
4 Best Practices for Bridges with Pipe Piles Tennessee Tech University Dr. Tim Huff
5 Design and Application of Stormwater Conveyance from Bridge Decks University of Memphis Dr. Claudio Meier
6 Influencing Mode Shift through Behavioral Change Strategies University of Memphis (joint proposal with UTK) Dr. Sabya Mishra
7 More Effective Use of Tennessee Waterways to Account for Competing Uses and Address Freight Congestion University of Memphis (joint proposal with IAMPE) Dr. Mihalis Golias
8 Pollinator Habitat (Phase 2) University of Memphis Dr. Brian Waldron
9 Evaluating Transit Accessibility to Food, Education, Recreation, and Other Essential Services in Tennessee University of Tennessee – Knoxville (joint proposal with UOM) Dr. Candace Brakewood
10 Identification of Simulation Calibration Parameters using Urban Freeway Data University of Memphis Dr. Mihalis Golias
11 The Effect of Extreme Climate Shifts to Pavement Infrastructure in Tennessee University of Tennessee – Chattanooga Dr. Mbakisya Onyango
12 Considerations for Landslide and Debris Flow Monitoring East Tennessee State University Dr. Arpita Nandi
13 Chemical Stabilization of Pavement Subgrade Tennessee Tech University Dr. Daniel VandenBerge
14 Improved Management Strategies of Processing Acid Producing Materials on Transportation Projects University of Tennessee - Knoxville Dr. Qiang He
15 Investigating the Long-Term Frictional Properties and Establishing Aggregate Polishing Guidelines for Asphalt Surface Mixtures in Tennessee University of Tennessee - Knoxville Dr. Boashan Huang
16 Inspection of Drilled Shaft Rock Sockets in Karst Areas Prior to Concrete Placement Not Awarded --
17 Optimized Aggregate Gradations for Concrete Mixture Designs University of Tennessee – Knoxville Dr. Z. John Ma
18 Development of an Intelligent Traffic Monitoring System Based on Artificial Intelligence Vanderbilt University Dr. Abhishek Dubey
19 Evaluating the Impacts of I-24 Smart Corridor Strategies University of Tennessee – Knoxville (joint proposal with GNRC) Dr. Lee Han
20 Evaluation and Improvement of Traffic Signal Clearance Safety in Tennessee University of Tennessee - Knoxville Dr. Airton Kohls
21 TDOT RDS Data Quality Assurance and High-Resolution Content Enhancement Vanderbilt University Dr. William Barbour
22 Investigation into Towing Regulation in Tennessee Tennessee State University (joint with UTC) Dr. Deo Chimba
23 Updated Median Cable Barrier System Safety Effectiveness Evaluation Tennessee State University  Dr. Deo Chimba
24 Strategies for Improved Driver Behavior within Work Zones University of Memphis (joint proposal with UTK) Dr. Sabya Mishra