Dr. Venigalla’s research work in transportation air quality has received national acclaim. The methods he has developed for determining start nodes and operating models are being widely used in the industry for air quality modeling. Dr. Venigalla is an expert in quantitative methods for transportation planning, air quality, traffic operations, and traffic simulation. His skills include transportation systems analysis encompassing travel demand modeling, traffic simulation, network analysis, and ITS related modeling. He has developed and applied numerous computer models for transportation planning and traffic engineering problems and is an expert in transit oriented developments.