Browse College of Engineering by Author "Qi, Yan"

  • Petrie, John; Qi, Yan; Cornwell, Mark; Al Adib Sarker, Md; Biswas, Pranesh; Du, Sen; Shi, Xianming (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-11)
    Blowing snow accounts for a large part of Illinois Department of Transportation’s total winter maintenance expenditures. This project aims to develop recommendations on the design and placement of living snow fences (LSFs) ...

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  • Qi, Yan; Vennu, Ravali; Pokhrel, Roshan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-04)
    With the increased use of electronic devices, distracted driving is assumed to be one of the main causes of crashes. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has demonstrated interest in addressing distracted ...

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  • Qi, Yan; Fries, Ryan, N.; Zhou, Huaguo; Rab, Abdur; Baireddy, Raghunandan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-08)
    Pedestrians are the most vulnerable road users. The risks to pedestrians crossing at uncontrolled locations are much higher than at signalized intersections. There has been an increasing trend in pedestrian deaths during ...

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  • Qi, Yan; Fries, Ryan N.; Saran Baral, Shambhu; Biswas, Pranesh (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-11)
    Serving as a windbreak, properly sited and designed snow fences have been proven effective in mitigating the negative impacts of blowing snow. To achieve the best snow-control effects, the ideal locations for snow fences ...

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  • Qi, Yan; Al Adib Sarker, Md; Imran, Mohiuddin; Pokhrel, Roshan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-10)
    Adults aged 65 or older form a vulnerable population that is susceptible to road traffic injuries. Motor vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of unintentional injury deaths for the older population. There has been ...

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