Faculty Profile





Curriculum Vitae



Roger L. Wayson

Adjunct Professor
Transportation Systems Engineering

BIOGRAPHY

  • A.S., Chemistry, Austin Community College, 1977.
  • B.E.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1980.
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1985.
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1989.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Air and Noise Pollution Measurement, Modeling, Abatement and Engineering

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Certificate of Excellence, Instructor of Excellence for FY 2013, National Highway Institute.
  • Achievement Award, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center for Work on the Aviation Environmental Development Tool Team (2012).
  • Director’s Individual Recognition Award, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (2011).
  • Environmental Measurement Field Team Member Achievement Award (2010).
  • NASA Recognition Award as part multi–disciplinary team (2010).
  • Part of Award Team awarded Noble Prize for work with the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Global Warming (Aviation and the Global Atmosphere) (2007).
  • Best Paper of the Year – Awarded by the Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation Related Noise and Vibration (2005).
  • Elected to Fellow Member, Air & Waste Management Association, 2004.
  • Distinguished Researcher for the College of Engineering, University of Central Florida (2003 – 2004).
  • UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science Distinguished Research Lecturer (2003).
  • Achievement Award, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center for Work on Maglev Air/Noise Evaluations Team (2000).
  • Achievement Award, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center for Work on Lateral Attenuation of Aircraft Noise Team (2000).
  • Honorary Member of Chi Epsilon (voted on by UCF Student Chapter; 1st at UCF) (1999).
  • Professional Service Award, College of Engineering and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and, University of Central Florida (1998–1999).
  • Best Paper of the Year (1998) –– Awarded by the Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation Related Noise and Vibration (1998).
  • Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida (1997–1998).
  • Professional Service Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and College of Engineering, University of Central Florida (1996–1997).
  • Outstanding Researcher for the College of Engineering, University of Central Florida (1993–1994).
  • Teacher Incentive Program Award at University of Central Florida, from legislative program, (1993).
  • Best Paper of the Year (1993) –– Awarded by the Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation Related Noise and Vibration (1993).
  • Outstanding Researcher, College of Engineering, University of Central Florida (1993).
  • Outstanding Researcher for Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Central Florida (1992–1993).
  • Outstanding Paper on Transportation Noise Control –– Awarded by the Transportation Research Board Committee on Transportation Related Noise and Vibration (1990).
  • Tau Beta Pi.
  • National Academy of Sciences and Federal Aviation Administration – Award and Grant on Public Sector Aviation Issues (1988).
  • Vanderbilt University Dissertation Research Award (1987 and 1988).
  • IBM School Grant (1985 – 1987).
  • Vanderbilt Scholarship (1985 – 1988).
  • Federal Highway Administration Scholarship Grant (1977).

RECENT PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ARTICLES
  • Hsu, H.H, Gary A.E.A. Houseman, J. Vallarino, S.J. Melly, R.L.WAYSON, J.D. Spengler, and J.I. Levy, The relationship between aviation activities and ultrafine particulate matter concentrations near a mid–sized airport, Atmospheric Environment. Apr 2012, Vol. 50: 328–337
  • Wilkerson, J.T., M.Z. Jacobson, A. Malwitz, S. Balasubramanian, R.L. WAYSON, G.G. Fleming, A.D. Naiman, and S.K. Lele, Analysis of emission data from global commercial aviation: 2004 and 2006, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, volume 10, issue 13, 2010, pp. 6391 – 6408.
  • Wilkerson, J.T., M.Z. Jacobson, A. Malwitz, A., S. Balasubramanian, WAYSON, R.L., G.G. Fleming, A.D. Naiman, and S.K. Lele, Analysis of emission data from global commercial aviation: 2004 and 2006, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions Volume 10, Issue 2, 2010, pp. 2945 – 2983.
  • WAYSON, R.L., G.G. Fleming, R. Iovinelli, Methodology to Estimate Particulate Matter Emissions from Certified Commercial Aircraft Engines, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 59:91–100, 2009, pp. 91 – 100.
  • Cota, H., M. Bastasch, R.L. WAYSON, T. Thatcher, Now Hear This! What All Environmental Engineers Should Know About Noise Control, EM Magazine, Air & Waste Management Assn, March, 2008, pgs. 4–7.
BOOKS
  • WAYSON, R.L. [As Member of National Research Council Task Force] Managing Carbon Monoxide Pollution in Meteorological and Topographical Problem Areas, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 2003.
  • WAYSON, R.L. [As Member of National Research Council Task Force] The On–Going Challenge of Managing Carbon Monoxide Pollution in Fairbanks, Alaska, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 2002.
  • WAYSON, R.L., "Environmental Considerations During Transportation Planning", Transportation Planning Handbook, (major revisions and updates) CRC Press, 2002.
  • WAYSON, R.L. (One of lead authors), Air Transport Operations and Relation to Emissions, Aviation and the Global Environment, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, United Nations Environmental Program, Cambridge Press, 1999.
  • WAYSON, R.L., Relationship Between Pavement Surface Texture and Highway Traffic Noise, National Cooperative Highway Research Synthesis No. 268, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 1998, 85 pgs.
PROCEEDINGS
  • WAYSON, R.L., K. Nakada, B. Kim, G. Noel, G. Cooper, Modeling Ethanol Blends with MOVES2014, Paper # 1059, AWMA, New Orleans, LA., June 20-23, 2016.
  • Kim, B., K. Nakada, WAYSON, R.L., B. Manning, Development of the Puff Model for Airport Air Quality, Paper # 1119, AWMA, New Orleans, LA., June 20-23, 2016
  • WAYSON, R.L., K. Nakada, B. Kim, F. Castaneda, III, Avoiding Pitfalls When Conducting Dispersion Modeling at Government Facilities, Paper # 1036, AWMA, New Orleans, LA., June 20-23, 2016
  • WAYSON, R.L., Use of Common Pavement Parameters for Noise Prediction, Paper #454, AWMA, Raleigh, N.C., June 21-25, 2015
  • WAYSON, R.L., J.M. MacDonald, A. Martin, Using On–Board Sound Intensity (OBSI) for Other Purposes, Paper No. 32764, Air and Waste Management Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, June, 2014.
REPORTS
  • Kaliski, K., R. Haac, D. Brese, D. Reiter, W. Bowlby, R. Williamson, C, Patton, E. Salomons, R.L. WAYSON, J. McDonald, J. Zimmerman, J. Snyder: A. Hasting, How Weather Affects the Noise You Hear from Highways, Draft Final Report, NCHRP 25 – 52, 2017.
  • Kenney, M., B. Kim, R.L. WAYSON, Development of a NOx Chemistry Module for EDMS/AEDT to Predict NO2 Concentrations, ACRP 02 – 43, 2016.
  • Carr, E., S. Hartley, A. Bordner J. Zamurs, R.L. WAYSON, G. Noel, Programmatic Agreements for Project-Level Air Quality Analyses, NCHRP 25 – 25, Task 78, 2015.
  • Kim, B., K. Nakada, R.L. WAYSON, C. Roof, S. Christie, C. Paling, M. Bennett, D. Raper, V. Raps, J. Levy, Understanding Airport Air Quality and Public Health Studies Related to Airports, Final Report, ACRP 02-42, The National Academies, Airport Cooperative Research Program, December, 2014.
  • WAYSON, R.L., Comparison of Measured HAPs Data to Established Limits, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 2014.
PRESENTATIONS
  • WAYSON, R.L., G. Noel, G. Cooper, Impact of Ethanol Blends on Emissions Estimates, 26th CRC Real World Emission Workshop, March 13-16, 2016.
  • WAYSON, R.L., J.M. MacDonald, Can Pavement Testing Be Used As Acoustic Parameter Surrogates?, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January, 2016.
  • WAYSON, R.L., J.M. MacDonald, Pavement Research in Florida: OBSI, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January, 2016.
  • Noel, G., WAYSON, R.L., Assessing Emissions from Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Inspections at Weigh Stations and Port of Entry Facilities, Paper No. 33629 Air and Waste Management Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, June, 2014. (Presentation)
  • McCarty, B.J., W.L. Eberhard, R.L. WAYSON, R.D. Marchbanks, Lidar method to characterize the size, growth and rise of jet engine exhaust plumes, ILR Conference, 2008.
PATENTS