Chintaman Bari is the second winner of the TM 2.0 sponsored Student Paper Awards, which rewarded the work of student researchers in the field of traffic management. The competition was organised during the ISFO Symposium 2023, which was held on 26-30 June in Vienna, Austria, co-organised by TM 2.0 in collaboration with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and AustriaTech. This key event brought together close to 400 traffic management experts from both the public and the private sector in Europe and the United States, including US Departments of Transport (DoTs) and the US academic community, to discuss the future of traffic management. The papers submitted as part of the competition were reviewed by the Student Paper Awards Committee, which comprises Panos D. Prevedouros (University of Hawaii/TRB), Martin Russ (AustriaTech/TM 2.0), Jop Spoelstra (Technolution/TM 2.0), Dr Johanna Tzanidaki (ERTICO/TM 2.0/TRB), Haizhong Wang (Oregon State University/TRB), and Yinhai Wang (University of Washington/TRB).
Chintaman Santosh Bari is currently a Research Scholar at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India. He completed his Master’s in the field of Transportation Engineering from G. H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur, India, in collaboration with Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat, India. He was the gold medalist in his Master’s and was awarded the Best Thesis award in his section. He has completed his Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering with honors from Matoshri College of Engineering and Research Centre, Nashik, India (2017). As an active transportation research scholar, Chintaman Bari has published 12 research papers in SCI, more than 10 in Scopus Indexed Journals, and more than 45 research papers in National and International Conferences in the last three years. He is actively working in the research area of toll plaza operations, and emission analysis with empirical and simulation data. He received the best paper award in renowned conferences such as the 4th ISFO, 2nd TIPCE, and many more.
His paper, which won the second place in the