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     Saurabh Dandapat

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Civil Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Bhargab Maitra
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2011 :: Completed in 2016
AddressF-205, JCB Hall of Residence,
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology KharagpurTransportation Engineering2011
B.Tech.Bengal Engineering and Science University, ShibpurCivil Engineering2009

Research Areas
  • Public Transport System
  • Behavioral Analysis
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Bus Service
  • Optimization

  • Auto CAD, MATLAB, SolidWorks,
  • Synchro, NLogit, KenPave, ELayer

Teaching Experience
  • Traffic Engineering(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2013-2015 (3 terms)
  • Engineering Drawing (Teaching Assistanship)(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-2013 (6 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • MHRD Fellowship for PhD. (2011)
  • MHRD Fellowship for M. Tech. (2009)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Is fare increment desirable for ensuring operational viability of private buses by Dandapat, S., Cheranchery, M. F., and Maitra, B. Transport Policy 59, 134-141 (2017)
  • Differences between the Perceptions of Captive and Choice Riders toward Bus Service Attributes and the Need for Segmentation of Bus Services in Urban India by Maitra, B., Dandapat, S., and Phanikumar, C. V. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, ASCE 141(2) (2015)
  • An approach for identifying optimal service for rural bus routes by Dandapat, S. and Maitra, B. Case Studies on Transport Policy 3, 287-294 (2015)
  • Is Bus Fare the Only Concern to Urban Tripmakers An Experience in Kolkata by Dandapat, S. and Maitra, B., Phanikumar, C. V. Indian Highways 42, 65-73 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Enhancing Benefit to Bus Users through Optimal Service and Supply by Saurabh Dandapat, Munavar Fairooz C, Bhargab Maitra World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR 2016) pp. (2016)
  • Effect of bus characteristics and in-vehicle crowding on boarding and alighting time-An experience in Kolkata by Kinjal Bhattacharyya, Saurabh Dandapat, Bhargab Maitra 3rd Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (3rd CTRG) pp (2015)
  • Trip Makers Perception towards Bus System Attributes in Kolkata by Dandapat, S. and Maitra, B. Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Development (SID), School of Infrastructure, IIT Bhubaneswar Proceeding, pp. 346-353 (2013)
  • Selection of Optimal Headway and Fare for Bus Services in Rural Areas by Maitra, B. and Dandapat, S. Conference of Transportation Research Group of India (CTRG) .. (2011)

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