NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) - Caliper Corporation is pleased to announce that Vishal Khanapure has joined the firm in the dual roles of Senior Software Engineer and Senior Transportation Engineer. Vishal Khanapure is a leader in the development of traffic and safety software with more than 10 years of experience in creating software tools for traffic engineers.
Vishal was formerly the Asst. Director of the McTrans Center at the University of Florida where he supervised the development of the Highway Capacity Software. Vishal is also a key contributor to traffic and safety research as well as an expert trainer for the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM). At Caliper, Vishal will be based in Austin, Texas. He is also a member of the TRB Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee, which oversees the HCM.
Dr. Tom Creasey, Caliper’s Vice President of Traffic Engineering, stated that “Vishal is a significant addition to our technical staff where I expect him to play a major role in expanding and improving our traffic analysis tools, conducting research on improved methods, and helping us support the users of our transportation software products.”
Caliper is the market leader in transportation planning and traffic software in North America and a prominent transportation consulting and research firm. Caliper is the maker of TransCAD software for transportation planning and logistics, TransModeler for traffic engineering and traffic simulation, and Maptitude for strategic business mapping and data analysis. Headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, Caliper is a leading developer of professional transportation and mapping software with more than 25,000 users in over 80 countries.