Intelligent Transportation Systems, including Advanced Transportation Systems (ATMS), Advanced Traveler Information Systems (ATIS), Commercial Vehicles Operations (CVO), Vehicle Infrastructure Integration (VII), Systems Analysis, Operations, International Border Crossing Systems, Homeland Security systems, International issues in Transportation including safety, tele-communications and congestion; Training and Education; Economic analysis of intelligent systems and advanced technologies. Involved in International activities such as presentations at IIT Roorkee in India, as a member of the Board of ITITI in India, help in academics and administrative planning. Teaching courses at MSU related to South Asia. Member of Asian Studies Center core faculty and Chair of MSU India Council, an MSU endowment.
Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers
Fellow: Institution of Transportation Engineers
Licensed Professional Engineer in Michigan
Ph.D., Michigan State University 1980
Rajendra, K., et al., "Development of a Regional Traveler Information System in South-East Michigan," proceedings of the ITS America annual meeting, Detroit, Michigan, May, 1998.
Rajendra, K., et al., "Michigan: The Nation's Largest ITS Deployment, and the Most Innovative Tool," proceedings of ITS America annual meeting, Houston, Texas, 1996.
Rajendra, K., "Update on the Michigan DIRECT Operational Field Test," Pacific Rim Transtech Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 30-August 2, 1995.
Rajendra, K., et al., "Metro Detroit's Incident Management Program - Applying ITS Technology," ITE Journal, April 1995.