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Research Hub & Strategic Research Directions

Sherri Fields (TfNSW) 


Keynote 1: Can we simulate how traffic accidents occur? 

Hans van Lint (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands


Keynote 2: Innovative travel demand modelling using novel data sources 

Stephane Hess (University of Leeds, UK)

Research ideas 

Insurance for autonomous vehicles

Amolika Sinha (UNSW)


Walking and cycling in an automated world

Tony Arnold (USYD)


The wicked problems of connected and autonomous vehicles

David Wilson (UTS)


Hierarchical city-scale dispatching method for ride-sourcing systems

Amir Valadkhani (USYD)


Perimeter flow control with time-varying cordon based on macroscopic fundamental diagram

Ye Li (USYD)

Rail concept of operations – the pathway to the rail of tomorrow

Codruta Bastucescu (UTS)


Topological evolution of Sydney railway networks

Bahman Lahoorpoor (USYD)


Effects of timetable change on job accessibility

Hao Wu (USYD)


Integrated demand-supply model for charging infrastructure of electric vehicles in NSW

Shuangqing Gong (UNSW)


Impact of bicycle highways on commuter mode choice: a scenario analysis

Hema Sharanya Rayaprolu (USYD)

Research findings                      

Dynamic microsimulation travel demand model

Amarin Siripanich (UNSW)


Let’s play for the future of transport: the gamification of travel surveys

Nina Verzosa (USYD)


Route choice behaviour in stated choice experiments – with and without consequences

Muhammad Fayyaz (USYD)


Intelligent CCTV sensing for train platform crowd counting

Saeed Amirgholipour (UTS)

Vertical integration and its implications to port expansion

Shengda Zhu (USYD)


Designing a smart evacuation system for future resilient transport infrastructure

Maziar Yazdani (UNSW)


Optimisation of signalised intersections equipped with light rail vehicle signal priority systems by minimising cars’ dwell time

Mina Ghanbarikarekani (UTS)


Aircraft conflict resolution and heading recovery with mixed integer

Fernando Cunha Dias (UNSW)

Responsive passenger information systems: the need for a responsive nudge design framework

Katelyn Bywaters (UTS)

Stated preference design for Mobility as a Service (MaaS) broker/aggregator contracts

Yale Wong (USYD)


Consumer preferences and values for smart ticketing system usage

James Bushell (USYD)

A linear programming framework for optimal lane allocation for shared autonomous vehicles on freeways

Shantanu Chakraborty (UNSW)


Calibration of large-scale transportation planning models: a systematic approach

Ali Najmi (UNSW)


Bus bunching modelling and control: a passenger-oriented approach

Dong Zhao (USYD)

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