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Department of Civil Engineering

John El-Khoury

Research interests

Selected publications

Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. Gabriel Bazi, John El Khoury, F. Jordan Srour*, “Integrating Data Collection Optimization into Pavement Management Systems”, in the Business and Information Systems Engineering: Special Issue - Computational Mobility, Transportation and Logistics, 59(3), pages 135-146, May 2017. DOI 10.1007/s12599-017-0466-4
  2. Samer W. Katicha*, Amara Loulizi, John El Khoury, Gerardo Flintsch, “Variable False Discovery Rate for Structural Feature Extraction from Noisy Measurements”, in the ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2017, 31(2): 04016049. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CP .1943-5487.0000603.
  3. Wissam Fawaz*, John El Khoury, “An exact modelling of the uniform control traffic delay in under-saturated signalized intersections” in the Journal of Advanced Transportation, 19 May 2016. DOI:10.1002/atr.1387
  4. Ali Soltani Sobh*, Kevin Heaslip, Aleksandar Stevanovic, John El Khoury, Ziqi Song, “Evaluation of transportation network reliability during unexpected events with multiple uncertainties”, in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (IJDRR), on 28 April 2016 (online). doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.04.011
  5. Ali Soltani Sobh*, Kevin Heaslip, John El Khoury, “Estimation of Road Network Reliability on Resiliency: An Uncertain Based Model”, in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (IJDRR), Vol. 14, Part 4, pages 536-544, December 2015. doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2015.10.005
  6. John El Khoury*, F. Jordan Srour, “The value of dynamic, revenue maximizing congestion pricing in a highly congested corridor”, in the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 141, Issue 12, December 2015. 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000798
  7. Jean-Paul Arnaout*, Georges Arnaout, John El Khoury, “Simulation and Optimization of Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for the Stochastic Uncapacitated location-allocation Problem”, Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization (JIMO), vol. 12, no. 4, October 2016.
  8. Samer W. Katicha, John El Khoury*, Gerardo Flintsch, “Assessing the effectiveness of probe vehicle acceleration measurements in estimating road roughness” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, February 2015; DOI:10.1080/10298436.2015.1014815
  9. John El Khoury*, Barbar Akle, Samer Katicha, Ahmad Ghaddar^, Makram Daou^, “A Microscale Evaluation of Pavement Roughness Effects for Asset Management” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 15:4, 323-333, March 2013; DOI:10.1080/10298436.2013.792930.
  10. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Integrated Stochastic Approach for Risk and Service Estimation: A Passing Sight Distance Application” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 138(5), pp 571–579, May 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000366
  11. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Incorporating Uncertainty into the Estimation of the Passing Sight Distance Requirements” Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (CACIE) Journal, vol. 22, issue 5, pp 347-357, July 2007. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8667.2007.00491.x
  12. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Assessing the Risk in the design of Passing Sight Distances” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol. 133, issue 6, pp 370-377, June 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-947X(2007)133:6(370)
  13. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Simulation of a Crash Prevention Technology at a No-passing Zone Site” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, vol. 10 no. 2, 2006. DOI:10.1080/15472450600626265

* Corresponding author ^ student

Papers in Refereed Conference Publications and Professional Meetings

  1. John Khoury*, Joud Khoury, Germain Zouein “A Practical Approach to Decentralized Intersection Access Control for Autonomous Vehicles”, published in the ICACR 2017, December 22–25, 2017, Wuhan, China. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3175516.3175533
  2. John El Khoury*, F. Jordan Srour, “The value of dynamic, revenue maximizing congestion pricing in a highly congested corridor”, presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C. January 10 to 14, 2016.
  3. John El Khoury*, Jean-Paul Arnaout, Caline El Khoury, “Evacuation of a Highly Congested Urban City: the Case of Beirut”, presented at the 2015 IEOM - International Conference on Operations Excellence and Service Engineering, Orlando FL, USA, October 2015 – Won Best Track Paper Award.
  4. John El Khoury*, Joud Khoury, “Passive, Decentralized, and fully Autonomous Intersection Access Control”, presented at the 17th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Qingdao, China, October 2014.
  5. Ali Soltani Sobh, James Fishelson, Kevin Heaslip*, John El Khoury, “Development of Demand Uncertainty-Based Model to Estimate Network Reliability”, presented at the TRB 91st Annual Conference and published in the CD-proceedings of the TRB Annual Meeting, TRB, Washington D.C., January 2012.
  6. John El Khoury*, “Building Roads with Dynamic Pricing to Address Congestion in Beirut, Lebanon”, presented at the TRB 91st Annual Conference and published in the CD-proceedings of the TRB Annual Meeting, TRB, Washington D.C., January 2012.
  7. John El Khoury*, Loren Bloomberg, “An Integrated Demand Estimation and Traffic Operations Analysis Approach for Managed Lanes Facilities”, presented at the TRB 88th Annual conference and published in the CD-proceedings of the TRB Annual Meeting, TRB, Washington D.C., January 2009.
  8. John El Khoury*, “State Route 52 Managed Lanes: Design and Operations” presented at the Transportation Technology Transfer annual conference and published in the CD-proceedings, CH2M HILL, Denver, Colorado, September 15, 2008.
  9. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Simulation of a Crash Prevention Technology at a No-passing Zone Site”, poster presented at the TRB 83rd Annual conference and published in the CD-proceedings of the TRB Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2004.
  10. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Simulating an ITS Crash Countermeasure at a No-passing Zone Site”, presented at the ITE California Border Section, San Diego, March 2006.
  11. John El Khoury*, Antoine G. Hobeika, “Evaluation of a Crash Prevention Countermeasure at a No-passing Zone Site”, Presented at the VASITE 2004 Annual meeting, Williamsburg, VA, July 2004.

* Corresponding author

Professional memberships

Academic degrees

PhD, Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, December 2005
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, December 2003
B.E. Civil Engineering, Lebanese American University, Byblos, Lebanon, May 2002

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