Michael P. Hunter

Brief Biography: 

Dr. Hunter is an Associate Professor at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His primary teaching and research interests are in transportation operations and design, specializing in adaptive signal control, traffic simulation, freeway geometric design, and arterial corridor operations. Dr. Hunter obtained his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University (1992), his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (1994), and his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin (2003). After obtaining his M.S. he worked as a transportation engineer for several years at the Sear-Brown Group in Rochester, NY. He has conducted numerous traffic impact studies, signal timing projects, freeway operation evaluations, toll plaza analyses, etc.

Last Name: 
Hunter
Office Building: 
SEB
Office #: 
225
Affinity Group / Department: 
Transportation Systems Engineering
Type: 
Faculty
Academic Faculty
Education: 
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, August 2003.
M.S., Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, May 1994.
B.A., Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, May 1992.
Associate of Science, Engineering Science, Hudson Valley Community College, May 1990.
First Name: 
Michael
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Publications (Proceedings): 
Guin, A., C Maddox, S. Harris, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter. Emerging Role of Activity Center Transportation Organizations in Traffic Operations Services Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2017.
Saroj, A., S. Harris, A. Guin, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter. Analysis of Vehicle Blocking Behavior on Intersection Performance. Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2017.
Shaw, A., J. Bae, G. Corso, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter. Assessment Time for Rating Perceived Roadway Complexity Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2017.
Neal, S., R. Fujimoto, M. Hunter. Energy Consumption of Ad-Hoc Distributed Simulations. (invited) Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), Washington, D.C., 2016.
Fujimoto, R., N. Celik, H. Damgacioglu, M. Hunter, D. Jin, Y. Son, and J. Xu. (invited) Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems For Smart Cities and Urban Infrastructures (invited) Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), Washington, D.C., 2016.
Greenwood, A., Y. Xu, G. Corso, M. Hunter, and M. Rodgers. Identification of Diverges in Freeway Work Zones: The Effects of Channelizing Devices. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2016.
Shaw, A., A. Greenwood, J. Bae, W. Woolery, Y. Xu, A. Guin, G. Corso, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter. Driver’s Perceived Complexity of Simulated and On-Road Environments. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2016.
Shaw, A., K. Udell, A. Greenwood, J. Bae, W. Woolery, Y. Xu, A. Guin, M. Rodgers, G. Corso, and M. Hunter. Effects of Experience on Driver Perception of Roadway Environments. Proceedings of the Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Orlando, FL, October 2015.
Xu, (Ann) Y., A. Greenwood, G. Corso, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter, Response Time as a Surrogate Safety Measure to Evaluate Work Zone Delineation Methods, Proceedings of the Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Orlando, FL, October 2015.
Pecher, P., M. Hunter, and R. M. Fujimoto. Efficient Execution of Replicated Transportation Simulations with Uncertain Vehicle Trajectories. International Conference On Computational Science, ICCS 2015 — Computational Science at the Gates of Nature. Reykjavík, Iceland. Procedia Computer Science, Volume 51, 2015, Pages 2638–2647, June 2015.
Suh, W., J. Anderson, M. Hunter, and A. Guin. Evaluation of Traffic Data Collection Method. 2014 International Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation, Taiwan, November 2014, in proceedings Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, ISSN: 1662-7482, Vols. 764-765, pp 905-909, May 2015.
Shaw, A., K. Udell, A. Greenwood, J. Bae, W. Woolery, M. Rodgers, G. Corso, Y. Xu, A. Guin, and M. Hunter. “Designing an Engineering Research Experience for High School Students.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section Annual Conference, Gainesville, FL, April 2015.
Pecher, P., M. Hunter, and R. M. Fujimoto, “Past and Future Trees: Structures for Predicting Vehicle Trajectories in Real-Time,” Winter Simulation Conference, Dec. 2014.
Park, M., Palinginis, E., Brilakis, I., Laval, J., Hunter, M., and Guensler, R. Unsupervised Framework for Traffic Counting: Speed Estimation Based on Camera Network Data. 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering: pp. 1594-1601. June 2014.
Fujimoto,R.,A.Guin,M.Hunter,H.Park,R.Kannan,G.Kanitkar,M.Milholen,S.Neal, and P. Pecher, A Dynamic Data Driven Application System for Vehicle Tracking, ICCS 2014 - "Big Data meets Computational Science", Cairns, Australia. June 2014
Toth, C., A. Santiago, A. Guin, E., Vetri, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler. Atlanta I-85 HOV-to- HOT Conversion: Impacts On Weaving And Effective Capacity. Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., January 2014
Huang, Y, C. Alexopoulos, M. Hunter, and R. Fujimoto. On the Transient Response of Open Queueing Networks Using Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation. Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference, R. Pasupathy, S.-H. Kim, A. Tolk, R. Hill, and M. E. Kuhl, eds, Dec. 2013
Guin, A., V. Elango, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler. Visualization of Vehicle and Person Throughput. 7th International Visualization in Transportation Symposium: Visualization for Big Data! Irvine, CA. October 23-25, 2013.
Wall, T., M Rodgers, and M. Hunter. A Method to Federate a Discrete Event-Based Logistics Simulator and a Discrete Time Step-Based Traffic Microsimulator: A Transportation Case Study. Proceedings of the 2012 Symposium on Theory of Modeling and Simulation. Society for Computer Simulation International. Orlando, Fl. March, 2013.
Henclewood, D., Suh, W., Rodgers, M. and Hunter, M. "Statistical Calibration for Data-Driven Microscopic Simulation Model" Transportation Research Board 91th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2013.
Henclewood, D., Suh, W., Rodgers, M., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. "A Case for Real-Time Calibration Data-Driven Microscopic Traffic Simulation Tools" Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, WSC, Berlin, Germany, Dec. 2012.
D’Ambrosio, K.,Smith, K., Castrillon, F., Box, S., Rome, C.,Toth, C., Sheikh, A., Vo, T., Peesapati, L., Guin, A., Elango, V., Hunter, M. and Guensler, R. Methodology for Collection Vehicle Occupancy Data on Multi-lane Interstate Highways. Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC January 2012.
Miller, D., Henclewood, D., Rodgers, M. and Hunter, M. Parameter Selection Procedure for Signalized Arterial Simulation Calibration. Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2012.
Toth, C., Guensler, R., Guin, A. and Hunter, M. Changes in Legal and Illegal Weaving Activity After the Restriping of I-85 HOV Lanes in Atlanta, Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2011
Box, S., Vo, T., Suh, W., Guensler, R., Guin, A., Hunter, M. and Rodgers, M., Assessment of Multi-Antenna Array Performance for Detecting Bluetooth Enabled Devices is a Traffic Stream. Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2011.
Ying, L., Suh, W., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. An Interest Management Scheme For Mobile Peer-To-Peer Systems, Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, eds. S. Jain, R. Creasey, and J. Himmelspach eds., WSC, Phoenix, AZ, Dec. 2011.
Huang, Y., Suh, W., Alexopoulos, C., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M.(invited) Statistical Issues in Ad Hoc Distributed Simulations, Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, eds. S. Jain, R. Creasey, and J. Himmelspach eds., WSC, Phoenix, AZ., Dec. 2011.
Peesapati, L. Hunter, M., Rodgers, M., and Guin, A., A Profiling Based Approach to Safety Surrogate Data.3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, September 14-16, 2011, Indianapolis, USA
Huang, Y., Alexopoulos, C., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. On the Accuracy of Ad Hoc Distributed Simulations for Open Queueing Network, 25th ACM/IEEE/SCS Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS) 2011. Nice, France, June 14-17 2011.
Henclewood, D., Guin, A., Guensler, R., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. (invited) Real-Time Data Driven Arterial Simulation for Performance Measure Estimation. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, B. Johansson, S. Jain, J. Montoya-Torres, J. Hugan, and E. Yücesan, eds., WSC, Baltimore MD, Dec. 2010.
Hunter, M., Wu, S. and Kim, H. K. Evaluation of Adaptive Traffic Signal Control: Case Study of Cobb County SCATS. ITS 17th World Congress, Busan, Korea, 2010. Oct 25-29, 2010.
Huang, Y., Alexopoulos, C., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation of Queuing Networks. Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS) 2010. Atlanta, GA, USA. May 17-19, 2010, (Best Paper Award)
Palagummi, V., Fujimoto, R., and Hunter, M. Techniques for Rapid Initialization in In-Vehicle Traffic Simulators. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, eds. M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin and R. G. Ingalls, WSC, Austin, TX, Dec. 2009.
Kim, H. K., Hunter, M. and Fujimoto, R. (invited) A Simulation-Based Investigation of A Dynamic Advanced Traveler Information System. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, eds. M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin and R. G. Ingalls, WSC, Austin, TX, Dec. 2009.
Baker, B., Hagler, E., Harvey, T., Jones, K., Pieper, M., Stensland, B., Thiruvengadachari, P., Thompson, E., Watts, J., Young, J,. Guensler, R., Hunter, M. and Fujimoto, R. (invited) An Online Transportation Simulation Testbed. Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, eds. M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin and R. G. Ingalls, WSC, Austin, TX, Dec. 2009.
Li, Y., Fujimoto, R. and Hunter, M. Online Travel Time Prediction Based on Boosting. The 12th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems – ITSC 2009, St. Louis, MO, October 2009.
Hunter, M., Sirichoke, J. and Fujimoto, R. Embedded Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation for Transportation System Monitoring and Control. INFORMS Simulation Society Research Workshop, Simulation: At the Interface of Modeling and Analysis. University of Warwick, Coventry UK, June 2009.
Henclewood, D., Smith, M., Garrow, L., Guin, A., Hunter, M. and Usselman, M. Building Engineering Achievement Through Transportation (BEAT): A Traffic Engineering Program for High School Students. In proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section Annual Conference, Marietta, GA, pp. 1-10. 2009 (Awarded Best Zone Paper from ASEE Zone II, also presented as invited paper at 9th Annual ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Singapore, October 18-21, 2010)
Henclewood, D., Hunter, M. and Fujimoto, R. Proposed Methodology For A Data Driven Simulation For Estimating Performance Measures Along Signalized Arterials In Real-Time, Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference, WSC, Miami FL, 2008.
Brandstetter, T., Garrow, L. Hunter, M. and Southworth, F. Modeling Altruistic and Aggressive Driver Behavior in a No-Notice Evacuation, Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2008.
Boonsiripant, S., Hunter, M., Guensler, R., Rodgers, M. and Wu., S. Speed Characteristics and Safety on Low Speed Urban Midblock Sections Based on GPS-Equipped Vehicle Data, 14th International Conference on Road Safety on Four Continents, Bangkok, Thailand, November 2007.
Fujimoto R., Hunter, M., Sirichoke, J., Palekar, M., Kim, H. K. and Suh, W. Ad Hoc Distributed Simulations, Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation, San Diego, CA, June 2007. (Best Paper Award)
Ko, J., Hunter, M. and Guensler. R. Measuring Control Delay Using Second-By-Second GPS Speed Data. Transportation Research Board 86th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2007.
Suh, W., Hunter, M. and Leonard III, J. Simulation of Congested Network Using VISSIM Trip Chain, Georgia Institute of Transportation Engineers Summer Seminar, St. Simons Island, 2006. (Second Place - Best Paper Award)
Hunter, M., Fujimoto, R. M., Suh, W. and Kim, H. K. An Investigation of Real-Time Dynamic Data Driven Transportation Simulation, Proceeding of the Winter Simulation Conference 2006, WSC, Monterey CA, 2006.
Kim, H. K., Wu, S. K. and Hunter., M. P. A Case Study on Measuring Delay, Travel Time, and Speed Using GPS-Instrumented Test Vehicles, Proceeding of the 9th International Conference on Application of Advance Technology in Transportation, ASCE, Chicago, 2006.
Ko, J., Guensler, R., Hunter, M. and Li, H. Instrumented Vehicle Measured Speed Variation and Freeway Traffic Congestion, Proceeding of the 9th International Conference on Application of Advance Technology in Transportation, Chicago, Il. American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY, 2006.
Petrella, M., Bricka, S. Hunter, M. and Lappin, J. Driver Satisfaction with an Urban Arterial After Installation of an Adaptive Signal System. Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 2006.
Petrella, M., Bricka, S., Hunter, M. and Lappin, J. Driver Satisfaction with an Urban Arterial After Installation of an Adaptive Signal System. Proceedings of the 12th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, San Francisco, CA, November 2005.
Wu, H., Fujimoto, R., Guensler, R. and Hunter, M. An Architecture Study of Infrastructure-Based Vehicular Networks. Proceedings of the Eighth ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), held in Montreal, Canada, American Society of Computing, New York, NY, October 2005. pp 36-39.
Wu, H., Fujimoto, R., Guensler, R. and Hunter, M. An Empirical Study of Short Range Communications for Vehicles. VANET, Proceedings of the Second ACM Workshop on Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, held in Köln, Germany, Association of Computing Machinery, New York, NY, September 2005. pp 83-84.
Lee, J., Hunter, M., Guensler, R., Ko, J. and Kim, H. Large-Scale Microscopic Traffic Simulation Model Development Utilizing Macroscopic Travel Demand Model Data. Proceeding of the 6th Transportation Specialty Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2005.
Wu, H., Fujimoto, R., Guensler, R. and Hunter, M. MDDV: Mobility-Centric Data Dissemination Algorithm for Vehicular Networks. ACM Workshop on Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks (VANET), held in Philadelphia, PA, Association of Computing Machinery, New York, NY, October 2004. pp 47-56.
Hunter, M. and Machemehl, R. Initial Development of an Object-Oriented, Open Architecture, Transportation Simulation. 5th Transportation Specialty Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 2004.
Hunter, M. and Machemehl, R. Development and Validation of a Flexible, Open Architecture, Transportation Simulation. Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, ed. S. Chick and P. Sanchez, New Orleans, Louisiana, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, December 2003.
Hunter, M. and Machemehl, R. An Operational Evaluation of Freeway Ramp Design Speed Specifications. 3rd Transportation Specialty Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, London, Ontario, June 2000, pp 495–502.
Hunter, M. and Machemehl, R. Development of an Adaptive Control Strategy for One-Way Arterial Operation. Transportation Research Board 78th Annual Meeting, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, January 1999.
Hunter, M. and Bartelo, A. Effective Use of Signal Modeling Software. Compendium of Technical Papers for the 66th ITE Annual Meeting, Institute of Transportation Engineers, September 1996, pp 243-247.
Job Title: 
Associate Professor
Research Interests: 
Traffic Science and Engineering
Specializing in Adaptive Signal Control
Traffic Simulation
Freeway Geometric Design
Arterial Corridor Operations
Publications (Articles): 
Suh, W. D. Henclewood, R. Rodgers, F. Fujimoto, and M. Hunter. A Calibration Procedure for Increasing the Accuracy of Online Traffic Simulation Models. SIMULATION: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International. Volume: 93 issue: 1, page(s): 35-47, 2017
Henclewood, D., W. Suh, A. Guin, R. Guensler, R. Fujimoto, and M. Hunter. A Real-Time Data-Driven Traffic Simulation for Performance Measure Estimation. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 10, Iss. 8, pp. 562–571, 2016.
Xu, X., H. Liu, J. Anderson, Y. Xu, M. Hunter, M. Rodgers, and R. Guensler. Estimating Project-Level Vehicle Emissions with VISSIM and MOVES-Matrix. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. No 2570. pp. 107-117. Aug 2016.
Guin, A., M. Hunter, M. Rodgers, J. Anderson, S. Susten, and K.Weigand. Integrating Intersection Traffic Signal Data into a Traffic Monitoring Program Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. No 2593, pp 74-84. May 2016.
Suh, W., C. Barry, L. Schmitt, J. Anderson, M. Hunter, and R. Rodgers. Impact of Including Exiting Vehicles in Single-Lane Roundabout Capacity Model. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2517, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. 2015 pp. 87-95
Wall, T., M. Rodgers, R. Fujimoto, and M. Hunter. A Federated Simulation Method for Multi-Modal Transportation Systems: Combining a Discrete Event-Based Logistics Simulator and a Discrete Time Step-Based Traffic Microsimulator. Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SIMULATION). Sage Publications, Vol 91, Issue 2, Feb 2015, pp. 148-163
Suh, W., J. Anderson, A. Guin, and M. Hunter. Evaluation of Video Detection System as a Traffic Data Collection Method. SCIENTIA IRANICA, Elsevier Science BV, Vol. 22, Iss. 6, pp 2092-2102, 2015.
Colberg, K., W. Suh, J. Anderson, S. Zinner, A. Guin, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler. Lane Bias Issues in Work Zone Travel Time Measurement and Reporting. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2458, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014, pp. 78-87.
Suh, W., A. Guin, S. Zinner, K. Colberg, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler. Marginal Benefit of Adding Antennas to Bluetooth Sensor Arrays in Freeway Travel Time Data Collection. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 140, No. 12. July 2014.
Suh, W., and M. Hunter. Signal Design for Displaced Left-Turn Intersection Using Monte Carlo Method. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Korea, Vol. 18, No. 4, May 2014 pp. 1140-1149.
Suh, W., M. Hunter, and R. Fujimoto. Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation for Transportation System Monitoring and Near-Term Prediction. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol. 41C, February 2014, pp. 1-14.
Peesapati, L. N., M. Hunter, and M. Rodgers. Evaluation of Post Encroachment Time as a Surrogate for Opposing Left-Turn Vehicles. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2386, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014, pp. 42-51.
Suh,W.,D.Henclewood,A.Greenwood,A.Guin,R.Guensler,M.Hunter,andR.M. Fujimoto. Modeling Pedestrian Crossing Activities in an Urban Environment Using Microscopic Traffic Simulation. Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation Intl., Vol. 89, No. 2, February 2013, pp. 213-224.
Toth, C., W. Suh, V. Elango, R. Sadana, A. Guin, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler. Tablet-Based Traffic Counting Application Designed to Minimize Human Error. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2339, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 39-46.
Hunter,M.,S,K.Wu,H.K.Kim,andW.Suh.AProbe-Vehicle-BasedEvaluationof Adaptive Traffic Signal Control. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 13, No. 2, June 2012, pp.704-713.
Jenior, P., J. Bansen, and M. Hunter. State of Malfunction Mode Policies and Practice. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2250, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 11- 18.
Huang, Y., Alexopoulos, C., Hunter, and Fujimoto, R., Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation Methodology for Open Queuing Networks. Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SIMULATION), Volume 88 Issue 7, July 2012
Hunter, M., Wu, S.K., Kim, H.K. and Suh, W. A Probe-Vehicle-Based Evaluation of Adaptive Traffic Signal Control. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp.704-713, June 2012.
Hunter, M., Jenior, P., Bansen, J. and Rodgers, M. Mode of Flashing for Malfunctioning Traffic Signals. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering. Vol. 137, No. 7, pp 438-444, July 2011.
Wu, S. K., Hunter, M., Lee, C. and Rodgers, M. Evaluation of Traffic Signal Control System Using a System-wide Performance Measure under Two-Fluid Model Theory. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp 395-403, Feb. 2011,
Seshasayee, B., Hunter, M., Fujimoto, R. M., Guensler, R.,Schwan, K., Kim, H.-K., Sirichoke, J., and Suh, W. “On the Resilience of Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation of Surface Transportation Systems with Unreliable Communications,” Journal of Algorithms and Computational Technology, Special Issue on Dynamic Data-Driven Application Systems, Vol. 5 No. 4, pp 531-544, 2011.
Boonsiripant, S., Hunter, M. and Rodgers, R. Speed Profile Variation as a Road Network Screening Tool. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board; 2236, pp. 83-91, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (2011)
Hunter, M., Roe, M. and Wu, S. Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Evaluation of Adaptive Signal Control. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2192, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2010, pp 167-176
Boonsiripant, S., Hunter, M., Dixon, K. and Rodgers, R. Measurement and Comparison of Acceleration and Deceleration Zones at Traffic Control Intersections. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2171, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2010, pp 1-10. Transportation Research Board Operational Effects of Geometrics Committee, Best Paper Award 2010.
Hunter, M., Guin, A., Boonsiripant, S., Rodgers, M. and Jared, D. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings in Reducing Speed on Freeway Ramps. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2149, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2010. pp 50-58.
Ko, J., Guensler, R., and Hunter, M. Analysis of Effects of Driver/Vehicle Characteristics on Acceleration Noise Using GPS-Equipped Vehicles. Transportation Research Part F. Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 21-31, 2010.
Dixon, K., Liebler, M. and Hunter, M. Urban Roadside Safety – Cluster Crash Evaluation, Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2120, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2009. pp 74-81.
Ko, J., Guensler, R. and Hunter, M. An Exploration of the Relationship between Roadway Characteristics and Speed Variation, Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2092, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2008. pp 1-10.
Hunter, M., Fujimoto, R., Sirichoke, J., Palekar, M., Kim, H.K. and Suh, W. Ad Hoc Distributed Dynamic Data Driven Simulations of Surface Transportation Systems, Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 243-255, April 2009.
Wu, H., Fujimoto, R., Riley, G. and Hunter, M. Spatial Propagation of Information in Vehicular Network, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp 420-431, January 2009.
Ko, J., Hunter, M. and Guensler, R. Measuring Control Delay Components Using Second-by-Second GPS Speed Data, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 134, No. 8, pp 338-346, 2008.
Oricchio, V., Hunter, M. and Jared, D. Microscopic Simulation Model of Traffic Operations at Intersections in Malfunction Flash Mode, Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2080, Traffic Signal Systems, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2008. pp 67-74.
Guin, A., Hunter, M. and Guensler, R. Analysis of Reduction in Effective Capacities on High-Occupancy-Vehicle Lanes Related to Traffic Behaviour, Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2065, Traffic Signal Systems, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2008. pp 47-53.
Hunter, M., Wu, S. and Kim, H. A Practical Procedure to Collect Arterial Travel Time Data Using GPS Instrumented Test Vehicles. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1978, Traffic Signal Systems and Regional Systems Management, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2006. pp 160-168.
Wang, J., Dixon, K., Li, H. and Hunter, M. Operating Speed Model for Low Speed Urban Tangent Streets Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1961, Geometric Design and the Effects on Traffic Operations, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2006. pp 24-33.
Ko, J., Guensler, R. and Hunter, M. Variability in Traffic Flow Quality Experienced by Drivers: Evidences from Instrumented Vehicles. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1988, Highway Capacity and Quality of Service, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC 2006. pp 1-9.
Kim, H.K., and Hunter, M. . Effect of Pedestrian-Related Factors on Intersection Performance. Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Highway Capacity and Quality of Service, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2005. pp. 65-73.
Wu, H., Lee, J., Hunter, M., Fujimoto, R., Guensler, R. and Ko, J. Efficiency of Simulated Vehicle-to-Vehicle Message Propagation in Atlanta, GA, I-75 Corridor Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1910, Intelligent Transportation Systems and Vehicle-Highway Automation, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2005. pp. 82-89.
Hunter, M., Machemehl, R. and Tsyganov, A. An Operational Evaluation of Freeway Ramp Design. Transportation Research Record 1751, Geometric Design and the Effects on Traffic Operations, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, DC, 2001. pp. 90-100.
Presentations: 
Pratyaksa, P., M. Hunter, and M. Rodgers. Safety Performance Evaluation of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings. University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida April 4th-5th, 2013. (Award for 2nd place out of approximately 45 posters)
A. Greenwood, C. Liu, G. Corso, M. Rodgers, M. Hunter. Effect of Roadside Environment on Identification of Diverge Locations in Work Zones. University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida April 4th-5th, 2013.
Schmitt, L., C. Barry, W. Suh, M. Rodgers, and M. Hunter. Calibration of the HCM 2010 Roundabout Capacity Equations for Georgia Conditions University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida April 4th-5th, 2013.
Hunter M. NCTSPM Center Overview, University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida April 4th-5th, 2013.
Colberg, K., S. Zinner, J. Anderson, L. Peesapati, W. Suh , A. Guin, M. Hunter, and R. Guensler, Real-Time Work Zone Travel Time University Transportation Centers (UTC) Conference for the Southeastern Region, Orlando, Florida April 4th-5th, 2013.
Hunter, M. NCTSPM Update, Georgia Regional Transportation Authority & Governor's Development Council, 245 Peachtree Center Ave, NE, Atlanta, GA, December 12th, 2012.
Hunter, M. National Center for Transportation Systems Productivity and Management, ITS 2012 Annual Meeting, Callaway Gardens, September 11th, 2012.
Hunter, M. Traffic Study of the Future: New and Emerging Trends in Traffic Analysis Tools and Methods. 2012 ITE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, August 12, 2012.
Hunter M, W. Suh, D. Henclewood, R Fujimoto, R. Guensler, and M. Rodgers. Embedded Distributed Simulation for Transportation System Management. 2012 Georgia Section Summer Seminar, St. Simons, Georgia, July 18th, 2012.
Hunter, M. Human Factors in Transportation Engineering, Engineering Psychology Colloquium Series, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, November 15th, 2011.
Henclewood, D., W. Suh, and M. Hunter, An Online Ad Hoc Distributed Traffic Simulation System for Estimating and Predicting Traffic Performance, 2011 PTV Vision User Group Meeting, NY, New York, Sept 14th, 2011. (PTV America’s UGM Best Abstract Award)
Hunter, M, A. Guin, S. Boonsiripant, and L. Peesapati, Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings, Presented to Georgia Department of Transportation, Transportation Management Center, Atlanta, Georgia, June 9th, 2011.
Hunter, M, D. Henclewood, M, Roe, and T. Brandstetter, Traffic Analysis - design modeling program, part of a two week collaborative exhibition: Vision: I IMAGINE, I SEE, I MAKE across Colleges of Engineering, Liberal Arts, Computing, and Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, May 3rd to May 16th.
Hunter, M. Research and Simulation Overview – Mathematics Applications. Presented to Rockdale and Newton County Math Teachers, Center for Education Integrating Science, Math and Computing (CEISMC), Georgia Institute of Technology, Dec 7th, 2010.
Guensler, R., M. Hunter, J. Laval, A. Guin, V. Elango, and P. Vu. Atlanta HOV-to-HOT Corridor Performance Monitoring (P11-0548). 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Session 559, Road Pricing and Managed Lanes Showcase: Lessons from Projects and Case Studies; Washington, DC; January, 2011.
Hunter, M., A. Guin, S. Boonsiripant. Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings, Presentation Project Findings. Presented to Georgia Department of Transportation, Transportation Management Center, Oct 28th, 2009.
Hunter, M., M. Rodgers, A. Guin, L. Peesapati. Evaluation of Intersection Countermeasures on High Speed Rural Multi-Lane Facilities, Project Update. Presented to Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, Oct 8th, 2009.
Hunter, M. (invited) Embedded Ad-Hoc Transportation Simulation for System Monitoring and Control. ITS Georgia 2009 Annual Meeting, Young Harris, Ga., Oct. 5, 2009.
Hunter, M., M. Roe, S. Wu. HILS Evaluation of Cobb Parkway ATMS; presented to Cobb County Department of Transportation and the Georgia Department of Transportation, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, May 29th, 2009.
Hunter, M., R. M. Fujimoto, C. Alexopoulos, R. Guensler, and F. Southworth. Embedded Distributed Simulation for Transportation System Management; 2009 NSF EFRI Annual Grantees Conference; Arlington, VA; March 2009.
Henclewood, D., M. Hunter, A. Guin, and R. Fujimoto, Real-Time Simulation of Arterials With Use of Video Detection and Microscopic Traffic Simulations, SDITE 2009 Annual Meeting, Birmingham, AL, March 2009.
Hunter, M., R. Guensler, R. Fujimoto, V. Elango, A. Guin, and D. Henclewood. Embedded Advanced Traveler Information System, Initial Findings, Final Presentation. Video presentation from Atlanta Georgia to Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Mountain View, CA., Feb 26, 2009.
Hunter, M., R. Guensler, R. Fujimoto, V. Elango, A. Guin, and D. Henclewood. Embedded Advanced Traveler Information System, Initial Findings. Video presentation from Atlanta Georgia to Toyota InfoTechnology Center, U.S.A., Mountain View, CA., Feb 11, 2009.
Hunter, M., Transportation Operational Data, Computational Science and Engineering Division Faculty Retreat, Stone Mountain, Atlanta, Ga. 30083, October 2008.
Hunter, M., Malfunctioning Traffic Signals, Analysis and Recommendations, Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, Ga., May 2008.
Dixon, K. and M. Hunter. Estimating Urban Operating Speed Models Using In-Vehicle Data Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 2008.
Hunter, M., R. M. Fujimoto, C. Alexopoulos, R. Guensler, and F. Southworth. Embedded Distributed Simulation for Transportation System Management, NSF EFRI Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA, December 2007.
Hunter, M. and P. Jenior. Signal Malfunction Flash Mode, Regional Traffic Operations Task Force Workshop, Alpharetta, GA, September 2007.
Hunter, M., P. Jenior, J. Bansen, and V. Oricchio. Report on Flashing Operations at Malfunctioning Traffic Signals, National Committee of Uniform Traffic Control Devices Mid-Year Meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, June 2007.
Dixon, K., M. Hunter, J. Wang, S. Boonsiripant, and S. Wu. Effects of Urban Street Environment on Operating Speeds, The 3rd Urban Street Symposium, Seattle, WA, June 2007. (Best Presentation Award)
Fujimoto, R., M. Hunter, J. Sirichoke, M. Palekar, H. K. Kim, and W. Suh. Ad Hoc Distributed Simulations, Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation, San Diego, CA, June 2007.
Hunter, M., P. Jenior, J. Bansen, and V. Oricchio. Mode of Flashing for Malfunctioning Traffic Signals, Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, Ga, May 2007.
Fujimoto, R., R. Guensler, M. Hunter, K. Schwan, H.K. Kim, B. Seshasayee , J. Sirichoke, and W. Suh. Ad Hoc Distributed Simulation of Surface Transportation Systems, International Conference on Computing Science, Workshop on Dynamic Data Driven Simulations, Beijing, China, May 2007.
Hunter, M. (invited speaker), R. Guensler, R. M. Fujimoto, and H.K. Kim. Data Driven Distributed Simulation of Vehicular Networks, Georgia Section of Institute of Transportation Engineers, Atlanta, Ga June 2006.
Hunter, M. (invited speaker). Adaptive Control and Time-of-Day Signal Control Performance Measure, Cobb County Case Study, Transportation Research Board Meeting Performance Measures Workshop, Washington, D.C., January 2006.
Hunter, M., R. Fujimoto, H. Wu, and R. Guensler. Distributed Simulation of Vehicle Networks. Intelligent Transportation Systems Georgia Chapter Monthly Meeting, Atlanta GA., October 27, 2005.
Hunter, M., S. Wu, and H. Kim. Cobb County ATMS PHASE III Evaluation. ITE Georgia Section Summer Seminar, St. Simons Island, GA., July 2005.
Hunter, M., S. Wu, and H. Kim. Preliminary Evaluation for Phase 1 of Cobb County Department of Transportation ITS Enhancement, Phase 3. Cobb County Department of Transportation, June 2005.
Hunter, M. Draft Comparison of Highway Capacity Manual and Simulation for Signalized Intersection. Transportation Research Board Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee Mid-Year Meeting, July 21-24, 2004.
Ogle, J., M. Hunter, R. Guensler, and J. Ko. Commute Atlanta: Arterial Congestion Modeling Techniques. ITE Georgia Section Summer Seminar, St. Simons Island, GA. July 2004.
Hunter, M. and R. Machemehl. Workshop on Transportation Simulation Development and Validation General Principals and TEXAS Model Implementations. Jordan International Conference on Sustainable Development of Transportation Systems, Amman Jordan, April 2004.
Hunter, M. Development and Validation of a Flexible, Open Architecture, Transportation Simulation with an Adaptive Control Implementation. Winter Simulation Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 7 – 10, 2003.
Hunter, M. Adaptive Traffic Signal Control Concepts. Tex-ITE Mid-year meeting, Austin, Texas, June 1998.
Machemehl, R., C.E. Lee, R. Durrenberger, M. Hunter, and A. Naqvi. Montana Avenue Feasibility Study. Montana Avenue Feasibility Study expert panel, El Paso, Texas, June 1993.
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Research Program Development Award, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2015)
Outstanding Service Award, Georgia Institute of Technology (2014)
Civil and Environmental Engineering Outstanding Service Award (2013, 2014)
Best Abstract Award, PTV America’s Users Group Meeting, (2011)
Best Paper Award, Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation Conference (2010)
Transportation Research Board Operational Effects of Geometrics Committee, Best Paper Award 2010.
American Society for Engineering Education Southeastern Section Annual Conference, Best Zone Paper from ASEE Zone II (2009)
2008 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
Best Paper Award - Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation Conference (2007)
The 3rd Urban Street Symposium – Best Presentation Award
Milton Pikarsky Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Council of University Transportation Centers (2004)
ASCE Jack E. Leisch Memorial National Graduate Fellowship (2000)
University of Texas Continuing Fellowship (1999)
Eno Fellow (1999)
Southwest Region University Transportation Center Student of the Year (1998)
Bruton Fellowship (1997)
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