Peter is an assistant professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University. His research has focused on transportation sensor technologies, transportation big data, and traffic incident management. He has published 37 peer review journal publications and more than 50 conference papers in intelligent transportation systems. His research group has received more than $2 million in competitively-awarded funding from the FHWA and NJDOT. He is also a certified UAS pilot, the first faculty UAS pilot at Rutgers' FAA test site since its establishment in 2014.