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Ilgin Guler

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute

221B Sackett Building

sig123@psu.edu

814-867-6210

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Transportation Engineering

Interest Areas:

Multi-modal urban transportation, public transportation, transportation safety, statistical modeling, and infrastructure management.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, 2007
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University, 2007
  • MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2008
  • Ph D, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2012

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2018, Adaptive pre-signal control at bi-modal intersections, Nova Science Publishers

Journal Articles

  • Kaidi Yang, Monica Menendez and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2018, "Implementing trnasit signal priority in a connected vehicle environment with and without bus stops", Transportmetrica Part B: Transport Dynamics
  • Lingyu Li, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Eric T Donnell, 2017, "Pavement friction degradation based on Pennsylvania field test data", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2639, pp. 11-19
  • Kan Wu, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Vikash Varun Gayah, 2017, "A queueing and variational theory approach to estimating the the impacts of bus stops on transit signal priority", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2622, pp. 70-83
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2017, "Methodology for estimating capacity at unsignalized multimodal intersections", International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, 5, (4), pp. 257-267
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Weihua Gu, 2016, "On the Impact of Obstructions on the Capacity of Nearby Signalized Intersections", Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, 4, (1)
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Adaptive control algorithm to provide bus priority with a pre-signal", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 64
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, Vikash Varun Gayah and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Bus priority at signalized intersections with single-lane approaches: A novel pre-signal strategy", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 63, pp. 51-70
  • Kaidi Yang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Isolated intersection control for various levels of vehicle technology: conventional, connected and automated vehicles", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 72
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Offer Grembek, 2016, "Use of different exposure metrics for understanding multi-modal travel injury risk", International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, 5, (1)
  • Jan-Torben Girault , Vikash Varun Gayah, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Exploratory analysis of signal coordination impacts on macroscopic fundamental diagram", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2560
  • Julie Stempfel, Sukran Ilgin Guler, Monica Menendez and Wernher Brucks, 2016, "Effects of traffic conditions on safety of networks", Journal of Transportation Safety and Security, 8, (3)
  • Kathrin Arnet, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2015, "Effects of multimodal operations on urban roadways", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2533, pp. 1-7
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2015, "Pre-signals for bus priority: basic guidelines for implementation", Public Transport, 7, (3), pp. 339-354
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Vinayak Dixit and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2014, "Relationship between mean and day-to-day variation in travel time in urban networks", EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 3, (3-4), pp. 227-243
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Analytical formulation and empirical evaluation of pre-signals", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 64, pp. 41-53
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Evaluation of pre-signals at over saturated signalized intersections", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2418), pp. 11-19
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, Monica Menendez and Linus Meier, 2014, "Using connected vehicle technology to improve efficiency of intersections", Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 46, pp. 121-131
  • Darren Reger, Eleni Christofa, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Samer Madanat, 2013, "Estimation of pavement crack initiation models by combining experimental and field data", Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 19, (4), pp. 434-441
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Michael J. Cassidy, 2012, "Strategies for sharing bottleneck capacity among buses and cars", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 46, (10), pp. 1334 - 1345
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Samer Madanat, 2011, "On the axle load power for pavement fatigue cracking: empirical estimation and policy implications", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2225), pp. 21-24
  • Xiao Liang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Vikash Varun Gayah, , "Signal timing optimization with connected vehicle technology: platooning to improve computational efficiency", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
  • Amir Manafpour, Sukran Ilgin Guler, Gordon P Warn, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, , "Stochastic analysis and time-based modeling of concrete bridge deck deterioration", Journal of Bridge Engineering, 23, (9)
  • Kan Wu and Sukran Ilgin Guler, , "Optimizing transit signal priority implementation along an arterial", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board

Conference Proceedings

  • Murat Bayrak and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2018, "Optimization of transit infrastructure on networks accounting for queue spillbacks"
  • Kan Wu and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2018, "Optimizing transit signal priority implementation along an arterial"
  • Haitao He, Kaidi Yang, Hao Liang, Monica Menendez and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2018, "Providing public transport priority at urban network perimeters: a bi-modal perimeter control approach"
  • Xiao Liang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Vikash Varun Gayah, 2018, "Signal timing optimization with connected vehicle technology: platooning to improve computational efficiency"
  • Murat Bayrak and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2018, "Optimizing bus lane placement on networks while accounting for queue spillbacks"
  • Xiao Liang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Vikash Varun Gayah, 2018, "A heuristic method to optimize generic signal phasing and timing plan at signalized intersections using connected vehicle technology"
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2017, "Analytical evaluation of flexible sharing strategies on multi-modal arterials,"
  • Kan Wu, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Vikash Varun Gayah, 2017, "A queueing and variational theory approach to estimating the impacts of bus stops on transit signal priority"
  • Lingyu Li, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Eric T Donnell, 2017, "Pavement friction degradation based on Pennsylvania field test data"
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Using pre-signals to increase the capacity of urban arterials with a bus lane"
  • Kaidai Yang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "A transit signal priority algorithm under connected vehicle environment"
  • Jean Torben Girault, Vikash Varun Gayah, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "An exploratory analysis of signal coordination impacts on the macroscopic fundamental diagram"
  • Vassili Nikias, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "Effects of bus operations on urban networks"
  • Nico Luthy, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2016, "System wide effects of bus stops: Bus bays vs. curbside bus stops."
  • Kaidi Yang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2015, "A transit signal priority algorithm under connected vehicle environment"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, Vikash Varun Gayah and Monica Menendez, 2015, "Providing bus priority at signalized intersections with single-lane approaches"
  • Kaidi Yang, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2015, "A signal control strategy using connected vehicles and loop detector information"
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2015, "Providing bus priority using adaptive pre-signals"
  • Sofia Theodoridou, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Modeling and implementation of tolled bus lanes"
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Effects of a simplified operating strategy of presignals at a single lane intersection"
  • Sofia Theodoridou, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "An analytical approach for modeling tolled bus lanes"
  • Haitao He, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "The effects of pre-signals at a single intersection: simulation results"
  • Julie Stempfel, Sukran Ilgin Guler, Werner Brucks and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Effects of traffic conditions on safety of urban networks"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Evaluation of pre-signals at over saturated signalized intersections"
  • Kathrin Arnet, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2014, "Effects of multimodal operations on urban roadways"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2013, "Pre-signals for bus priority: Basic guidelines for implementation"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Monica Menendez, 2013, "Empirical evaluation of bus and car delays at pre-signals"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, Offer Grembek and David Ragland, 2013, "Using travel time to compare crash risk across modes and locations"
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Vinayak Dixit and Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2013, "Relationship between mean and variance of travel time in networks"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Michael Cassidy, 2012, "Managing underutilized bus lanes at roadway bottlenecks"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler, 2012, "Deployment of unconventional bus lanes: case study"
  • Vikash Varun Gayah, Sukran Ilgin Guler and Karthik Sivakumaran, 2012, "Accounting for congestion in network design"
  • Sukran Ilgin Guler and Samer Madanat, 2011, "On the axle load power for pavement fatigue cracking: empirical estimation and policy implications"

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