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Dr. Yazici’s research interests are urban data analytics and smart cities, transportation safety/security, intelligent transportation systems, and transportation network analysis. Dr. Yazici has worked on various research projects funded by NYSDOT, NYSERDA, NYCDOT, NJDOT, USDOT, RITA, FHWA, MTA-NYCT, and U.S. Homeland Security; the topics covering transportation safety and security (particularly emergency evacuation management and incident management), intelligent transportation systems (ITS), transportation network and demand analysis, traffic operations, transportation economics, and use of advanced technologies in transportation. He was the project manager for “On-the-Go Smart Travel Stations” project which received the 2012 ITS-NY Outstanding Project of the Year Award for its highly innovative Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) approach for public transportation. Dr. Yazici also received the Outstanding Student Award from New Jersey Department of Transportation Bureau of Research and Departmental Service Award from Rutgers University Civil & Environmental Engineering Department.

Title Sponsor(s)
Coordinated Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment in New York City (CIDNY) New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), University Transportation Research Center (UTRC)
Feasibility of employee shuttles for equitable mobility and improved housing options for low- and middle-income employees: A Case for Stony Brook University Campus Research and Innovative Technology Administration / USDOT (RITA)
Reducing Incident-Induced Emissions and Energy Use in Transportation: Use of Social Media Feeds as an Incident Management Support Tool University Transportation Research Center (UTRC), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
Strategic ITS Deployment Plan For New York City New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), University Transportation Research Center (UTRC)
Urban Travel Time Variability: Spatio-Temporal Analysis for New York City University Transportation Research Center (UTRC)