Research Staff

CV/Biosketch

Shih-Miao ChinShih-Miao Chin, A.S.,
Electrical & Nuclear Engineering Technology
(T) 865.946.1254
(F) 865.946-1314
chins@ornl.gov

Specialty Research Areas:

  • Data, Statistical Analysis and Information Tools
  • Highway Safety
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Operations
  • Planning and Systems Analysis
  • Security

Current or Recent Work:

  • High Threat and Rail Corridor and Food Security Studies
  • Visualization for Transportation Decision Support Systems
  • National Intermodal Bottlenecks Evaluation Tool (IBET)
  • Temporary Losses of Highway Capacity Study (TLC)
  • Estimating International Freight Flows (Section 5115 Study)
  • National Household Travel Survey, American Travel Survey, and applications
  • Commodity Flow Survey and Applications
  • Real-time ITS data applications

Significant Publications:

Geospatial Products and Techniques at the Center for Transportation Analysis, DOE Special Issue of Geoscapes, Journal of Map & Geography Libraries. To be published in 2007.

Temporary Loss of Highway Capacity and Impacts on Performance: Phase 2, ORNL/TM-2004/209. ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, November 2004.

Adverse Weather Impacts on National Highway Networks, Proceedings of the 10th World Congress and Exhibition on ITS, 2004.

"Comparison of Distance Estimates for the Commodity Flow Survey Based on the Great Circle Distance versus Network-based Distances," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, to be published in 2002.

Temporary Losses of Capacity Study, ORNL/TM-2002/3, January, 2002.

"In, Out, Within, and Through: The Geography of Truck Freight in the Lower 48," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1768, pp 18-25, November, 2001.

"Evaluating the Accessibility of U. S. Airports: Results from the ATS," Personal Travel: The Long and Short of It, Transportation Research Circular, No. E-C026, pp 287-305, March 2001.

"Real-Time Indicators of VKT and Congestion: One Year of Experience," Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1719, pp 209-214, December, 2000.

Highlights

Edition 36 of the Transportation Energy Data Book Released
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. Designed for use as a desktop reference, the TEDB was first published in 1976 and has continued to Edition 35. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report
The 2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report was released May 25, 2017 via the web. The report details the major trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets. This report is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Numerous CTA Staff gave presentations at the DOE Annual Merit Review Meeting, June 6-10, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) 2016 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meetings for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and the Vehicle Technologies Program were held June 6-10, 2016. Numerous CTA Staff presented at this event.