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Dr. Debasis Basu
Title : Assistant Professor
School : Infrastructure
Office (Room No.) : 201
Phone No. (Office) : +91-674-713-6608
Email : dbasu@iitbbs.ac.in
Courses Taught
Infrastructure Planning and Management, Urban Transportation Planning, Economic Evaluation of Transportation System, Surveying and Surveying Practice, Civil Engineering Drawing and Estimation
Research Interests
Sustainable Transportation and Infrastructure
Degree Discipline Year School
Ph.D. Civil Engg. with Specialization in Transportation Engg. 2008 IIT Kharagpur
Recent Publications (International Journals)
Roy, S. and Basu, D. An approach towards estimating critical value of waiting time at transit stops, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), Elsevier Pub. (Accepted)
Roy, S. and Basu, D. (2019). Ranking urban catchment areas according to service condition of walk environment, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, ASCE Pub. Vol.145 (4), page. 04019005-1 to 04019005-14.
Basu, D., Stefan, K.J., Hunt J.D. and McCoy, M. (2018). Modeling Choice Behaviour of Non-mandatory Tour Locations in California- An Experience, Travel Behavior and Society, Elsevier Pub., Vol. 12, pp. 122-129.
Basu, D. and Maitra, B. (2015). Developing corridor choice model under hypothetical Variable Message Sign based traffic information. Journal of Transp. Literature, 9(2) April, pp. 5-9.
Basu, D. and Hunt, J.D. (2014). Value of Travel Time for Home-based School Tours in California. Transportation Planning and Technology, Taylor and Francis Pub., Vol 36, Issue 3, pp. 287-306.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03081060.2014.897125
Basu, D. and Hunt, J.D. (2012). Valuing of attributes influencing the attractiveness of suburban train service in Mumbai city: A stated preference approach, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Elsevier Pub., Vol. 46, Issue No. 9, pp. 1465-1476.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2012.05.010
Basu, D. and Maitra, B. (2010). Evaluation of VMS based Traffic Information using Multi-Class Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model: An Experience in Kolkata. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 1, Mar 2010, pp. 104-113.
 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9488(2010)136:1(104)
Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2010). A Stated Preference Approach for valuation of Travel time Displayed as Traffic Information on a VMS Board. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, ASCE, Vol. 136, Issue 3, Sep. 2010, pp. 214-224.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000023
Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2007). Valuing Travel Time and its Variation Level Projected as Traffic Information on a Roadside VMS Board: A SP Approach. International Journal of Transport Economics, Fabrizio Serra Pub., Vol. 34(2), pp. 225-243.
Basu. D., and Maitra, B. (2007). Valuing Attributes of Enhanced Traffic Information: An Experience in Kolkata. Transport, Taylor and Francis Pub., Vol. XXII, No. 3, pp 164-173.
Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2007). Valuing Attributes of Traffic Information by Taxi Users: A Comparison between Multinomial and Mixed Logit Techniques. Highway Research Bulletin, No.77, Oct, 2007, pp. 63-72.
Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2006). Development of Generalised Cost Model for Private Car Trip Makers under Traffic Information.  Journal of Indian Institute of Science, Nov-Dec (86), pp. 681-693.
Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2006). Modeling Stream Speed in Heterogeneous Traffic Environment using ANN- Lessons Learnt. Transport, Taylor and Francis Pub., Vol. XXI, No. 4. pp. 269-273.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16484142.2006.9638077
Basu, D., Maitra Roy, S., and Maitra, B. (2006). Modeling Passenger Car Equivalency at an Urban Mid-block using Stream Speed as Measure of Equivalency., European Transport, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste Pub., n 34, pp. 75-87.
Phanikumar, C.V., Basu, D., and Maitra, B. (2004). Modeling Generalized Cost of Travel for Rural Bus Users: A case study.  Journal of Public Transportation, Vol.7, No. 2, pp. 59-67.
Conferences (International)
Kiran, S.A., Basu, D. and Maitra, B. (2017). Temporal classification of flow-patterns in mid-sized urban road network, 18th World Road Meeting 2017 (Crossroads WRM-2017), Int. Road Federation (IRF). Nov. 14-17, New Delhi (Accepted for Presentation)
Roy, S., and Basu, D. (2017). An approach of examining service condition of sidewalk facility in urban area, 12th Eastern Asia Society of Transportation Studies (EASTS) Conference Proceedings Vol. 11.
Basu, D., Roy, S., Dhingra, S.L., and Banik, A.D. (2016). Methods for Fitting Riding Time Distribution Data of Shared-auto Users in an Urban Area, 14th World Conf. on Transp. Res. (WCTR), 10-15 July, 2016, Shanghai, China.
Basu, D., Stefan, K.J., and Hunt J.D. and McCoy, M. (2016). Modeling Location Choice Behavior for Non-mandatory Tours, 14th World Conf. on Transp. Research (WCTR), 10-15 July, 2016, Shanghai, China.
Basu, D. and Banik, A.D. (2015). Valuing Travel Attributes of Public Transport as Perceived by Commuters in Bhubaneswar, Presented at 3rd Conf. of Transp. Res. Group (CTRG) of India, Kolkata Dec, 15-20.
Basu,D. (2013). Discrete Choice Experiment: A Tool to Analyze the Effect of On-Road Traffic Information, CD Proc., on Symposium on Sustainable Infrastructure Development (SID), 8th -9thFeb 2013, IIT Bhubaneswar.
Hunt, J.D., Stefan, K.J., Brownlee, A.T., Sun, S. and Basu, D. (2012). Short distance personal travel model in the California statewide transportation model, Presentation in 91st Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting 2012, Washington, DC. Accession No. 01373543
Basu,D., Hunt,J.D. and McCoy,M. (2011). An Examination of Value of Travel Time for School Tour-Mode Choice using Non-normalized Nested Logit and Error Component Logit Model, Abstract Ref # 296, 12th Int. CUPUM Conf., Lake Louise, Canada, 5th-8th,July 2011.
Academic Honors & Awards
  • Chaired a Technical Session at 14th World Conf. on Transp. Research (WCTR), 10-15 July, 2016, Shanghai, China
  • Post-Doctoral Research at University of California, Davis
  • Best M. Tech Thesis in Transp. Sys. Engg.
Involved in Projects
 #1. Measures for Improving the Attractiveness of Pedestrian-Facility accessing Urban Local Bus Service- A Project under IMPRINT-India Initiative supported by MHRD, Govt. of India and  Partner Ministry MoUD, Govt. of India.   Involved as PI (On-going)
 
#2. Design and Evaluation of Composite Transportation Networks in a Multi-modal System for Travel Demand Management in Urban Areas- A Module under Future of Cities Initiative by IIT-KGP with Support from MHRD, Govt. of India.  Involved as Co-PI. (On-going)
 
Professional Membership

Indian Roads Congress

Institute of Urban Transport (India) 
Transportation Research Group (TRG) of India
World Congres of Transport Research Society (WCTRS)