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Errol C.
Noel

Contact

Phone: 
202-806-6199
Email: 
enoel@howard.edu

Faculty Details

Rank: 
Professor
Education: 

Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. M.S., Howard University, 1974. B.S., Howard University, 1972.

Subjects Taught: 

Graduate and undergraduate courses in the following areas; traffic operations and safety, transportation planning, highway engineering, engineering project management, master thesis, research methods, engineering economics, and engineering systems analysis.

Detailed Information

About Me: 

Dr. Noel is a full professor and Ex-Chair (2000-2010) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Howard University, Executive Director of the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC), Associate Director of the Howard University Transportation Safety and Data Center, and served as principal investigator on numerous research investigations sponsored by the USDOT and DDOT. He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in traffic and highway engineering, engineering economics, project management, and engineering systems analysis. He has written numerous refereed publications, technical reports and general articles. He has more than forty years of professional engineering experience in the fields of highway engineering, traffic engineering, engineering project management, transportation planning, mentoring college and high school students, and conducting transportation research.

Professor and Ex-Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Howard University. Fellow of ITE and ASCE. Affiliated with TRB and ASEE. Served as Vice President for Research at a regional engineering firm. Executive Director of Howard University Transportation Research Center.

Interests: 

* Traffic Operations and Safety

* Highway Engineering
* Transportation Systems Evaluation
* Transit Service Reliability
* Innovative transportation in Dense Urban Areas
* Inventory and Analysis of Transportation Data

Publications: 

1. Arhin, S.A., Noel, E.C., and Dairo, O. “Bus Stop On-Time Performance Criteria in Dense Urban Areas,” International Journal and Transportation Engineering, Vol.3, No.6, pp 233-238, 2014.

2. Williams, L., Noel, E.C. and Arhin, S.A. “Development of a Cycle-based Red-Light Violation Index for Signalized Intersections,” International Road Federation Examiner, Vol. No.1, spring 2014.

3. Arhin, S., Noel, E. and Branyan, G. “Exploratory Compliance Rate for HAWK Signals in Dense Urban Areas: Case Study in Washington DC.” Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, RSS 3013. Rome, Italy, October 2013.

4. Arhin, S. and Noel, E. “Evaluation of Bus Transit Reliability in the District of Columbia,” MNTRC Report 12-14. Mineta National Transit Research Consortium, November 2013.

5. Arhin, S. and Noel, E. “Long-term Trends in Patron Satisfaction of the DC Circulator,” MNTRC Report 12-90. Mineta National Transit Research Consortium, October 2013.

6. Arhin, S.A., Noel, E.C. et al. “Comparative Study of Countdown Pedestrian Signal Displays: Case Study in the District of Columbia,” Presentation, 90th Annual meeting of the TRB, January 2011.

7. Noel, E.C., et al. “Development of a Red-light Running Violation Index Model for Signalized Intersections,” 2011 Urban Transport XVII, WIT press, 2011.

8. Arhin, S.A., Noel, E.C., and Lakew, M., “Evaluating Two Countdown Pedestrian Signal Displays,” Presentation, 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation,” Indianapolis, Indiana, September 14-16, 2011.

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