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Dr Bivina G R

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Dr Bivina G R

Designation

Assistant Professor

Address

Phone

Email

2nd floor, Department of Civil Engineering, MANIT Bhopal

9536127191

bivinagr@manit.ac.in

biviplna@gmail.com

Date of Birth

20/05/1991

Educational Qualification

       1.PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India (2015-2019)

  1. Master of Technology in Transportation Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India (2012-2014)
  2. Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Kerala University  (2008-2012)

 

Experience

  • Assistant Professor at Institute - Sri Vellappally Natesan College of Engineering &Technology, Alappuzha, Kerala

(June, 2014- October, 2015)

 

  • Assistant Professor at Institute – Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

(May 2019- February 2020)

Specialization

Transportation Engineering; Transportation Planning; Pedestrian; Public transport

Publication

  1. International Journals (7, SCI-5, Scopus- 2)
  2. National Journal (Nil)
  3.  National Conference (07)
  4. International Conference (08)

Journal Publications

  1. Akshay Gupta, G.R. Bivina, Manoranjan Parida,”Does neighborhood design matter for walk access to metro stations? An integrated SEM-Hybrid discrete mode choice approach”, Transport Policy, 2022, ISSN 0967 070X,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2022.03.010.
  2. Kaur, H., Singh, P., Bivina, G.R. and Nawani, A., 2021, June. Qualitative Evaluation of Pedestrian Facilities using the PLOS Model. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 775, No. 1, p. 012004). IOP Publishing.
  3. G.R. Bivina, Akshay Gupta, Manoranjan Parida, Walk Accessibility to Metro Stations: An analysis based on Meso- or Micro-scale Built Environment Factors, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 55, 2020, 102047, ISSN 2210-6707, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102047.Bivina G.R.,
  4. G.R. Bivina, Gupta A., Parida M. (2019). Influence of Microscale Environmental Factors on Perceived Walk Accessibility to Metro Stations. Transportation Research Part D: Transport & Environment 67:142-155.
  5. Bivina, G. R., & Parida, M. (2019). Modelling perceived pedestrian level of service of sidewalks: a structural equation approach. Transport, 34(3), 339-350.
  6. Bivina, G. R., & Parida, M. (2019). Prioritizing pedestrian needs using a multi-criteria decision approach for a sustainable built environment in the Indian context. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-22.
  7. Kathuria, A., Rajendran, B. G., Parida, M., & Sekhar, C. R. (2019). Examining Walk Access to BRT Stations: A Case Study of Ahmedabad BRTs. Institute of Transportation Engineers. ITE Journal, 89(5), 43-49.
  8. Bivina G.R., Parida P., Advani M., Parida M. (2018). “Quality of Service Model for Evaluating and Improving Sidewalks from Various Land uses”. European Transport \ Trasporti Europei, Issue 67, Paper No. 2. ISSN 1825-3997.
  9. Bivina, G. R., Vishrut Landge, and VS Sanjay Kumar. "Socio Economic Valuation of Traffic Delays." Transportation Research Procedia 17 (2016): 513-520.

 

Conferences

  1. Bivina G.R., Gupta A., Parida m. (2021). Does Neighborhood Design Matter for Walk Access to Metro Stations? An integrated SEM-Hybrid Discrete Mode Choice Approach in Conference of 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (TRB, 2021). (Accepted)
  2. Bivina G.R., Gupta A., Parida m. (2021). Access environment near Metro Stations: A trade-off between walk & feeder modes in Conference of Transportation Research Group of India held at Trichi December 14th, 2021.
  3. Kaur, H., Singh, P., Bivina, G.R. and Nawani, A., 2021, June. Qualitative Evaluation of Pedestrian Facilities using the PLOS Model. Global Sustainability Conference held April 19th, 2021.
  4. Bivina G.R., Gupta A., Parida M. (2019). Role of Microscale Built Environment Factors on Perceived Walk Accessibility to Metro Stations: A Case of Delhi Metro. 13th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS, 2019).
  5. Gupta A., Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2019). How Far People Can Walk to Access Metro? A Study of Access Trip Characteristics of Delhi Metro Users. 13th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS, 2019).
  6. Gupta A., Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2019). Measuring the Impact of Objective and Subjective Built Environment Factors on Access Mode Choice to Metro Stations. Presented at 15th World Conference for Transportation Studies (WCTR, 2019).
  7. Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2019). Do Gender Affects the Parameters Influencing Pedestrian Level of Service of Sidewalks? An Analysis Using Structural Equation Modelling Approach. Presented at 15th World Conference for Transportation Studies (WCTR, 2019).
  8. Bivina G.R., Gupta A., Parida M. (2019). Improving Pedestrians’ access around metro stations in Delhi through better management of Safety & security 1st National Conference on Traffic Technologies. CAPT (Central for Police Training), BPR&D Ministry of Home Affairs, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, February 21-22, (2019).
  9. Bivina G.R., Sapnani S.,Parida M. (2018). Modelling Perceived Pedestrian Level of Service Of Sidewalks: An Application Of Structural Equation Modelling. Presented in Committee meeting in the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C (TRB, 2018).
  10. Kathuria A., Bivina G.R., Parida P., Sekhar, R. (2018). Examining Walk Access to BRT Stations: A Case Study of Ahmedabad BRTS. Presented in poster session in the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. (TRB, 2018)
  11. Bivina G.R. & Parida M. (2018). Walk Accessibility to Metro Stations: Role of Microscale built environment factors. 79th Annual Meet of Indian Road Congress, Nagpur, Maharashtra. (IRC, 2018)
  12. Gupta A., Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2018). Measuring the Impact of Objective and Subjective Built Environment Factors on Access Mode Choice to Metro Stations. Recent Advances in Traffic Engineering (RATE) held at SVNIT Surat, 2018.
  13. Rani K., Boora A., Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2017).Which Factors Affect “Walkability” of Pedestrians on Sidewalk in Indian cities? Presented paper in 12th International Conference of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS, 2017).
  14. Bivina G. R., Gupta D.,Parida P., Advani M.,Parida M. (2017). Qualitative Evaluation of Sidewalks in Delhi. Presented paper in 12th Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, IIT Bombay. (TPMDC, 2016).
  15. Bivina G.R., Parida P., Parida M. (2017). Qualitative Assessment of Sidewalks Based On Land Uses - A Case Study of Delhi. Presented a Keynote paper in National Conference on Roads and Transport, IIT Roorkee (NCORT, 2017).
  16. Bivina, G. R., Vishrut Landge, and VS Sanjay Kumar (2014). Socio Economic Valuation of Traffic Delays.  Presented on 11th Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developed Countries (TPMDC), held in IIT Bombay, India, 2014.
  17. Bivina G.R., Sanjay V.S., Arun (2014). Valuation Travel Time Delays. Presented on a National Conference on Recent Advances of Civil Engineering (RACE’14) at Younus College of Engineering, Kerala, India, 2014.

 

Book chapters

  1. Bivina G.R., Parida M. (2022) Objective and Subjective Approaches towards Analysis of Level of Service of Sidewalks. In: Maurya A.K., Maitra B., Rastogi R., Das A. (eds) Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference of Transportation Research Group of India. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 219. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-8259-9_22

Member of professional bodies

  1. Transportation Research Group of India, TRG India
  2. Indian Society for Technical Education
  3. Indian Road Congress
  4. East Asian Society of Transportation Studies

 

Country  Visited

Thailand, Vietnam, USA, Srilanka

Achievements/ Awards

  1. Cairo University Prize for the best paper in developing countries presented at 15th World Conference for Transportation Studies at IIT Bombay (2019)
  2. Ministry of Human Resource Development (Govt. of India) fellowship for Philosophy of Doctoral Research (from Jan 2016)
  3. Topper in the Batch of 64 students in Bachelor Degree
  4. Best outgoing student from Department of Civil Engineering, Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Kerala University (Batch 2008 to 2012)
  5. Merit scholarship from Army Welfare Education Society
  6. Selected for Prime Minister’s Merit scholarship.
  7. Best Student and Proficiency winner in 11th class (2007).
  8. Secured 2nd position during 12th CBSE Board Exam in 2008.
  9. Secured 2nd position during 10th CBSE Board Exam in 2006

 

Number of P.G. Projects guided

Number of PhD Projects guided

1 group (4 students)- Ongoing

3 (Ongoing)

1 (Ongoing)

Project/ Consultancy undertaken
 

On - Going Research Projects

  • Development of Trip Generation Manual for Indian Cities’, Ref No. CSIR/CRRI/MANIT/2022, Cost-Rs. 8,14,000, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) in association with Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) (Dec 2021 - Nov 2023). (Role-Nodal Co-PIs along with Dr Pritikana Das (P.I.) and Dr Siddharth Rokade (Co-P.I.))
  • Analyzing the Underutilization of Various Pedestrian Facilities: A Case Study of Bhopal, Project Ref. No.:  P1088-Cost Rs. 3,50,000, Research Seed Money (RSM) Grant, MANIT Bhopal, Government of India (November 2021-November 2023). (Role-PI).

 

Consultancy Projects

  • Scrutiny of Project Proposals for the State of Madhya Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) as Team Member in Principal Technical Agency of Madhya Pradesh of MANIT Bhopal, Identified by National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency

 

 

Administrative work done

  • Coordinator of ERP (Enterprise Resource Management from the Department of Civil Engineering
  • Co-coordinator of NBA for PG Programme from Department of Civil Engineering
  • Member of DUPC (Department Undergraduate progress Committee)
  • Member of document verification committee of PhD admission process

Any other information

Google Scholar Page: BIVINA G R - Google Scholar

Web of Science ID: AAD-9513-2019

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9923-3386

 

Expert Lecture Delivered

 

  1. Acted as resource person for a Road safety training programme organized by Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal and National Rural Infrastructure Development Authority from 28th February to 5th March, 2022.
  2. Acted as session chair for theme Sustainable Transportation Planning & Policy from 11:40 AM to 1:10 PM for the Urban Mobility India-Research Symposium (UMI-RS) 2021 which will be held online on 25th October 2021.  
  3. Acted as resource person for a webinar on “Assessing Walkability around Metro Stations: A walk Audit Tool Approach” organized by Al Azhar College of Engineering and Polytechnic, Thodupuzha on 7th October, 2021.
  4. Acted as session chair for 1st ‘National Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering and Technology conducted by Mahaguru Institute of Technology, Kerala on September 2021.
  5. A webinar was given on the topic “Walk Accessibility to Metro Stations: An Analysis based on Meso- or Micro-scale Built Environment Factors” organized by Transportation Research Group (TRG) India has been given on 25th June 2020, 3.30PM (IST)
  6. Acted as a resource person for QIP Short Term Course on "Modelling and Simulation of Pedestrians for Scientific Decision Support” held on 24th to 28th February 2020 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.
  7. Acted as Session chair 5th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG) conducted by Transportation Research Group of India on December 18-21 2019.

 

Workshops attended

 

  1. Attended short term training program on outcome-based education conducted by National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training and Research, Bhopal from 12-07-2021 to 24-07-2021 at MANIT Bhopal (online).
  2. Attended a short term programme on “Innovations in Urban Transport Infrastructure” (IUTI’14) at College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  3. Attended a one day QIP Worshop ON “Transportation Safety” Organized by Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee on February 20, 2016 under QIP Programme.

 

Courses Handled

 

UG

Transportation Engineering-II

Building Planning & Technology

Traffic Engineering & Management

Civil Engineering Materials Lab

Engineering Geology Lab

Transportation Engineering Lab

 

PG

Traffic Flow Theory

Analysis & Design of Intersections

Road Safety

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