Dr. Rahul T.M

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering, Room no. 221, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Nangal Road, Rupnagar - 140001, Punjab, India, Phone (Office): 01881-242207

Areas of Research: 
1. Sustainable Transportation system planning
2. Travel behavior analysis
3. Non Motorized Transport planning
4.Econometric Modelling
PhD - Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore (2010-2015)
MTech - Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati (2008-2010) (Transportation Engineering)
BTech - Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (Govt. Engineering College) Kottayam (Civil Engineering) (2003-2007)
Work Experience: 
Assistant Professor , Indian Institute of Technology Ropar, Punjab (2018 June – till date)
Assistant Professor (SG), Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore (2016 July – 2018 May)
Research Associate, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2015 March – 2016 July)
Selected Publications/Patents: 

Personal webpage: https://www.rahultm.com/


  Aaditya, Bh., Rahul, T.M,2021.  Psychological impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the mode choice behaviour: A hybrid choice modelling approach. Transport Policy 108, 47–58  (Elsevier). https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1d3Sl,L-HRebAF

 Aaditya,Bh.,Rahul,T.M, 2021. A comprehensive analysis of the trip frequency behavior in COVID scenario. Transportation Letters (Taylor & Francis), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/19427867.2021.1906478

    Rahul, T.M., Manoj, M., Tahlyan, D., Verma, A., 2021.The influence of activities and socio-economic/demographic factors on the acceptable distance in an Indian scenario, Transportation in Developing Economies 7(3) (Taylor & Francis).

      Rahul, T.M, Manoj., M.,  2020. Categorization of pedestrian level of service perceptions and accounting its response heterogeneity and latent correlation on travel decisions. Transportation Research Part A 142, 40–55 (Elsevier). 

Verma, A., Verma, M., Rahul, T.M., Khurana, S., Rai, A., 2019. Measuring accessibility of various facilities by walking in world’s largest mass religious gathering – Kumbh Mela. Sustainable Cities and Society (45), 79-86 (Elsevier).

Verma, M., Rahul, T.M., Vinayak, P., Verma, A., 2018. Influence of childhood and adulthood attitudinal perceptions on bicycle usage in the Bangalore city.  Journal of Transport Geography (72), 94-105 (Elsevier)

     Rahul, T.M., Verma, A., 2018. Sustainability analysis of pedestrian and cycling infrastructure – A case study for Bangalore. Case studies on Transport Policy 6(4), 483 - 493 (Elsevier).

Verma, A., Verma, M., Rahul, T.M., Khurana, S., Rai, A., 2018. Acceptable trip distance for walking in mass religious gatherings—A case study of world’s largest human gathering Kumbh Mela in Ujjain, India. Sustainable Cities and Society (41), 505-512 (Elsevier)

     Rahul, T.M., Verma, A., 2017. The influence of stratification by motor-vehicle ownership on the impact of built environment factors in Indian cities. Journal of Transport Geography (58), 40-51 (Elsevier).  

Verma, M., Rahul,T.M., Reddy,P.V., Verma, A., 2016. The factors influencing bicycling in the Bangalore city. Transportation Research Part A (89), 29–40 (Elsevier).   

Verma, A., Rahul, T. M., Dixit, M., 2015. Sustainability impact assessment of transportation policies – A case study for Bangalore city. Case Studies on Transport Policy (3), 321-330 (Elsevier).

Rahul, T.M., Verma, A., 2014. A study of acceptable trip distance using walking and cycling in Bangalore. Journal of Transport Geography (38). 106-113 (Elsevier).  

Rahul, T. M., Verma, A., 2013. Economic impact of non motorized transportation in Indian cities. Research in Transportation Economics (38), 22 - 34 (Elsevier).