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David Mahalel, Associate Professor

Transportation and Geo-Information Engineering
Phone: +972-4-8292378
Fax: +972-4-8292378
Email: mahalel@technion.ac.il
Address: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Haifa 32000, Israel
Home Page: http://cee.technion.ac.il/mahalel/
Research Interests  
Transportation Management
Traffic Engineering & Control
Traffic Safety
Sustainable Transportation
Intelligent Transport Systems

ACADEMIC DEGREES

 

1972  B.A.,   Statistics & Economics, Hebrew University,  Haifa Branch

1976  M.Sc., Operation Research, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

1979  D.Sc.,  Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

 

1990 present     Associate Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

1983-1990         Senior Lecturer, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

1980-1983         Lecturer, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

1976-1979         Instructor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

2000                 Honorary Visiting Academic,  Middlesex University, London

1987-1988         Visiting Professor, University of Lowell, Lowell, MA.

1979-1980         Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, Imperial College, London

 

 

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  

  • Albert, G., Mahalel, D. 'Congestion Tolls and Parking Fees: A Comparison of the Potential Effect on Travel Behavior', Transport Policy, vol 13 2006 496-502.
  • Irit Talmor and David Mahalel . 'Signal Design for an Isolated Intersection During Congestion', Journal of the Operational Research Society (2007) 58, 454-466
  • Factor Roni, Mahalel David, Yair Gad, 'The Social Accident, The influence of Social and Cultural Characteristics on Motor Vehicle Accidents' , Accident Analysis and Prevention 39 (2007) 914-921
  • Factor Roni, Mahalel David, Yair Gad, 'Inter-Group Differences in Road-Traffic Crash Involvement', Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol 40, Issue 6, 2008.
  • Fishbain, I. Ideses, D. Mahalel, L. Yaroslavsky, 'Real-Time Vision-Based Traffic Flow Measurements and Incident Detection', Proc. Real-time Image and Video Processing / Electronic Imaging 2009, SPIE Vol. 7244, San-Jose, CA, USA, 18-22 January 2009.
  • Factor Roni, Mahalel David, Yair Gad, 'Who by Accident? The Social Morphology of Car Accidents' Risk Analysis Article first published online: 4 AUG 2010
  • J. Haddad, B. De Schutter, D. Mahalel, and P.O. Gutman, 'Optimal steady-state control for isolated traffic intersections,'IEEE Transactions on Automatic Conttrol, Vol. 55, NO. 11, November, 2010   

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS  

 

Student's Name

Graduation Year

Degree

ResearchName

Elena Bluminov

2010

MSc

Feasibility of Computerized Monitoring System for Flow and Risk Measurement on the Intersection

Jack Haddad

2010

PhD

Optimal Control for Isolated Signalized Intersections

Barak Fishbain

2008

PhD

Real Time Methods for Restoration, Enhancement and Analysis of

Videos with Applications in Intelligent Transportation Systems

Maa'moon Badran

2008

MSc

Evaluation of Temporary Traffic Control in Day Light Work Zone

Eylam Gofer

2008

PhD

Inducing Control to Network Congestion Games

Ron Factor

2008

PhD

The Influence of Social Characteristics on Drivers Involvement in Traffic Accidents

Mowafak Wattad

2007

MSc

Travel Demand Conditioned by Travel Time and Toll

Moua'taz Keilani

2006

MSc

Evaluation of Traffic Flow Characteristics Based on Traffic Data Collected by Probe Vehicle Equipped with GPS

Jack Haddad

2006

MSc

A Model for Estimating Traffic Performance of Paired Signalised Intersections

Shua'a Zuabi

2005

MSc

Evaluation Based on Detectors of Traffic Quality in Urban Streets

 

 
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