Aleksandar Stevanovic

Associate Professor




Dr. Stevanovic is an Associate Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He teaches courses in traffic engineering, transportation planning, and operations research and conducts research in a variety of subjects including traffic signal control systems, intelligent transportation systems, multimodal and sustainable operations, transportation simulation modeling, etc. He has advised more than 30 graduate students (MSc and PhD) and five post-doctoral associates. He has published more than 150 journal and conference papers and presented at more than 80 international, national, and state seminars and professional meetings. He has been principal investigator on 31 research projects for a total of ~ $3.9 million in funding, and has authored more than 30 technical reports for various transportation agencies, including TRB/NAS, NSF, UDOT, UTA, FLDOT, NJDOT, and others. Dr. Stevanovic is a member of TRB AHB25 Committee for Traffic Signal Systems and he is also member of ITE, TRB, ASCE, etc. Dr. Stevanovic serves as a paper reviewer for 30 scientific journals and conference proceedings. Although Dr. Stevanovic’s main research interests emphasize arterial operations and traffic signal control, he is best known for his contributions in Adaptive Traffic Control Systems (ATCS). He is a sole author of the NCHRP 403 Synthesis Study – Adaptive Traffic Control Systems: Domestic and Foreign State of Practice and has been invited many times to give talks and teach about ATCSs, both nationally and internationally. His research has been highlighted in a range of media articles - from local newspapers to the TIME magazine.

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Stanojevic S, Ponjavic M, Stanojevic S, Stevanovic A, Radojicic S. (2021). Simulation and prediction of spread of COVID-19 in The Republic of Serbia by SEIRDS model of disease transmission. Microbial risk analysis

Alshayeb S, Stevanovic A, Mitrovic N, Dimitrijevic B. (2021). Impact of Accurate Detection of Freeway Traffic Conditions on the Dynamic Pricing: A Case Study of I-95 Express Lanes. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 21(18)

Igor Dakic, Jelka Stevanovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2019). Backpressure Traffic Control Algorithms in Field-like Signal Operations. IEEEXplore

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Nikola Mitrovic. (2019). Traffic Microsimulation for Flexible Utilization of Urban Roadways. Transportation Research Record, 2673(10)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Kai Zhang, Stuart Batterman. (2019). Optimizing traffic control to reduce fuel consumption and vehicular emissions: Integrated approach with VISSIM, CMEM, and VISGAOST. Transportation Research Record, 2128(1)

Debojit Biswas, Hongbo Su, Chengyi Wang, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Weimin Wang. (2018). An automatic traffic density estimation using Single Shot Detection (SSD) and MobileNet-SSD. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Parts A/B/C, (110)

Biswas D, Su H, Wang C, Blankenship J, Stevanovic A. (2017). An Automatic Car Counting System Using OverFeat Framework. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 17(7)

Ali Soltani-Sobh, Kevin Heaslip, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Ryan Bosworth, Danilo Radivojevic. (2017). Analysis of the Electric Vehicles Adoption over the United States. Transportation Research Procedia, (22)

Igor Dakic, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2017). On development of arterial fundamental diagrams based on surrogate density measures from adaptive traffic control systems utilizing stop-line detection. Transportation Research Procedia, (23)

Rajendra S Parmar, Bhushan Trivedi, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2017). A Model with Traffic Routers, Dynamically Managing Signal Phases to Address Traffic Congestion in Real Time. Journal of Transportation Technologies, 8(1)

Marija Ostojic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Dusan Jolovic, Hani S Mahmassani. (2017). Assessment of the Robustness of Signal Timing Plans in an Arterial Corridor Through Seasonal Variation of Traffic Flows. Transportation Research Record

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Igor Dakic, Milan Zlatkovic. (2016). Comparison of adaptive traffic control benefits for recurring and non-recurring traffic conditions. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 11(3)

Jaehyun So, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter Koonce. (2016). Estimating performance of traffic signals based on link travel times. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 50(5)

Dusan Jolovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Soheil Sajjadi, Peter T Martin. (2016). Assessment of Level-Of-Service for Freeway Segments Using HCM and Microsimulation Methods. Transportation Research Procedia, (15)

Drazenko Glavic, Milos N Mladenovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2015). Policy Improvements for winter road maintenance in South-East Europe: case study of Serbia. Public Works Management & Policy, 21(2)

Natasha Petrovska, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2015). Traffic Congestion Analysis Visualisation Tool. IEEEXplore

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Jaehyun So, Marija Ostojic. (2015). Multi-criteria optimization of traffic signals: Mobility, safety, and environment. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, (55)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Claudia L Olarte, Álvaro Galletebeitia, Borja Galletebeitia, Evangelos I Kaisar. (2014). Testing Accuracy and Reliability of MAC readers to measure arterial travel times. International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, 13(1)

J So, A Stevanovic, E Posadas, R Awwad. (2014). Field Evaluation of a SynchroGreen Adaptive Signal System. T&DI Congress 2014: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Igor Dakic, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2013). On development of arterial fundamental diagrams based on surrogate density measures from adaptive traffic control systems utilizing stop-line detection. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, (24)

Scott A Parr, Evangelos I Kaisar, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2013). Application of Transit Signal Priority for No-Notice Urban Evacuation. Natural Hazards Review, 15(2)

Morteza Tabatabaie Shourijeh, Ardeshir Faghri, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2013). Simulation-based planning framework for choosing where to implement bus signal priority in mixed-mode operations. Transportation Research Record, 2352(1)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Cameron Kergaye. (2013). Optimization of traffic signal timings based on surrogate measures of safety. Transportation research part C: emerging technologies, (32)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Cameron Kergaye. (2013). Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory Systems: Impact of Signal Phasing Information Accuracy. Transportation Research Record, 2390(1)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Cameron Kergaye, Jelka Stevanovic. (2012). Long-Term Benefits of Adaptive Traffic Control under Varying Traffic Flows during Weekday Peak Hours. Transportation Research Record, 2311(1)

Milan Zlatkovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin, Ivana Tasic. (2012). Evaluation of transit signal priority options for future bus rapid transit line in West Valley City, Utah. Transportation Research Record, 2311(1)

Milan Zlatkovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2012). Development and Evaluation of Algorithm for Resolution of Conflicting Transit Signal Priority Requests. Transportation Research Record, 2311(1)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Cameron Kergaye, Peter Martin. (2011). Traffic control optimization for multi-modal operations in a large-scale urban network. IEEEXplore

Milan Zlatkovic, Peter T Martin, Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2011). Predictive priority for light rail transit: university light rail line in Salt Lake County, Utah. Transportation Research Record, 2259(1)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Cameron Kergaye, Jelka Stevanovic. (2011). Evaluating Robustness of Signal Timings for Varying Traffic Flows. Transportation Research Record, 2259(1)

Piyali Chaudhuri, Peter T Martin, Aleksandar Z Stevanovic, Chongkai Zhu. (2010). The Effects of Detector Spacing on Travel Time Prediction on Freeways. International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 4(6)

Aleksandar Stevanovic. (2010). Adaptive traffic control systems: domestic and foreign state of practice. NCHRP Synthesis of Highway Practice

Cameron Kergaye, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2010). Comparative evaluation of adaptive traffic control system assessments through field and microsimulation. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 14(2)

Wayne D Cottrell, Stephen Bryan, Bhargava Rama Chilukuri, Vikram Kalyani, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Junxia Wu. (2009). Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance Management: Case Study of a Small Urban City. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 15(2)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Jelka Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2009). Optimizing Signal Timings from the Field: VISGAOST and VISSIM–ASC/3 Software-in-the-Loop Simulation. Transportation Research Record, 2128(1)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, Milan Zlatkovic, Enas Amin. (2009). Microscopic modeling of traffic signal operations: Comparative evaluation of hardware-in-the-loop and software-in-the-loop simulations. Transportation Research Record, 2128(1)

Cameron Kergaye, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2009). Comparison of Before–After versus Off–On Adaptive Traffic Control Evaluations: Park City, Utah, Case Study. Transportation Research Record, 2128(1)

Jelka Stevanovic, Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin, Thomas Bauer. (2008). Stochastic optimization of traffic control and transit priority settings in VISSIM. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 16(3)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2008). Split-Cycle Offset Optimization Technique and Coordinated Actuated Traffic Control Evaluated through Microsimulation. Transportation Research Record, 2080(1)

Aleksandar Z Stevanovic, Peter T Martin. (2008). Assessment of the suitability of microsimulation as a tool for the evaluation of macroscopically optimized traffic signal timings. Journal of Transportation Engineering, 134(2)

Aleksandar Stevanovic, Peter T Martin, Jelka Stevanovic. (2007). VisSim-based genetic algorithm optimization of signal timings. Transportation Research Record, 2035(1)

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