• Mike Robinson is the Director of ODU's Center for Innovative Transportation Solutions. He has been at ODU since 2004. His work is focused on simulations in three areas: transportation, evacuations, and pedestrian modeling. His work incorporates decision-making and behavioral influences.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2017 Weighting critical infrastructure dependencies to facilitate evacuationsInternational Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.
    2016 Panic That Spreads Sociobehavioral Contagion in Pedestrian EvacuationsTransportation Research Record. 1-8.
    2015 Conceptualizing Intragroup and Intergroup Dynamics Within a Controlled Crowd EvacuationJournal of Emergency Management. 109-120.
    2015 Exploring a Toll Auction Mechanism Enabled By Vehicle-To-Infrastructure TechnologyTransportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 106-113.
    2014 A Hybridized Approach to Validation: The Role of Sociological Research Methods in Pedestrian ModelingTransportation Research Procedia. 697-705.
    2014 Do Groups Matter? An Agent-based Modeling Approach to Pedestrian EgressTransportation Research Procedia. 430-435.
    2014 Generic Incident Model for Investigating Traffic Incident Impacts on Evacuation Times in Large-Scale EmergenciesTransportation Research Record. 11-17.
    2014 Generic Incident Model for Use in Large-Scale Evacuation SimulationsTransportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. 11-17.
    Conceptualizing intragroup and intergroup dynamics within a controlled crowd evacuationJournal of Emergency Management. 109.

    Conference Papers

    Year Title
    2009 Role of traffic incidents in hampton roads hurricane evacuations

    Research Overview

  • modeling and simulation, transportation operations, evacuations, pedestrian modeling, agent based models
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Modeling and Simulation, Old Dominion University 2010
  • M.S. in Physics, Naval Postgraduate School 1987
  • B.S. in Political Science, U.S. Naval Academy 1980
  • Full Name

  • Robert Robinson