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Kshitij Sharma
Associate Research Fellow
Phone: (701)231-1086
Email: kshitij.sharma@ndsu.edu

Sharma is an Associate Research Fellow at the Advanced Traffic Analysis Center. His concentration at ATAC is Traffic Operations. He has experience in Traffic Operations Analysis, Corridor Timing Analysis, Crash Analysis, Transportation Network Microsimulation Modeling, Travel Demand Model Applications, Pedestrian Safety Studies, Access Management, Traffic Data Collection and Analysis etc.

Research Interests

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Traffic Safety
  • Traffic Operations
  • Travel Demand Modeling & Applications

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • Pembina - Emerson Border Crossing Microsimulation Analysis: Pembina, ND
  • School Safety Study for Schroeder Middle, Valley Middle, and South Point Elementary Schools: Grand Forks, ND and Easat Grand Forks, MN (2012)
  • Data Collection Equipment Review and Data Quality Audit (NDDOT)
  • Traffic Operations & Traffic Safety Study - 32nd Ave S: Fargo, ND (NDDOT & City of Fargo)
  • School Safety Study for a New Elementary School: Grand Forks, ND,
  • New Elementary School Study Phase I
  • Grand Forks Data Collection and Archival Study - Phase I
  • Grand Forks Data Collection and Archival Study - Phase II
  • Grand Forks Data Collection and Archival Study - Phase IIIa
  • McKenzie County Spot Speed Studies - US 85 at ND 68
  • Langdon Walkability Assessment
  • I-29 in Fargo, Spot Speed Studies
  • Recommendation Review for Discovery Elementary School, Grand Forks


  • 2012-Present, Associate Research Fellow – Traffic Operations, Advanced Traffic Analysis Center, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2008-2011, Traffic Engineer, T-Concepts Corp., Madison Heights, MI
  • 2007-2008, Graduate Research Assistant, Transportation Research Group, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI


  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2008
  • B.Tech., Civil Engineering, Punjab Technical University, India, 2006
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