Ali Najmi

Research Associate

Dr. Ali Najmi is a research associate at the Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation (rCITI), the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, UNSW. He received his Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales, Australia. Ali’s focus of research is on the development of shared mobility system as well as activity-based model systems. Also, he is experienced in mathematical programming and model calibration. Ali has published his research in several peer-reviewed journals. He is the recipient of Pyke Johnson Award in 98th Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board, 2018 and the Faculty Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship from the University of New South Wales in 2019. In 2017, he was also the winner of Transportation Research Board Analytics Contest, 2017OUtreach. 

 

Journal articles
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Najmi A; Nazari S; Safarighouzhdi F; Miller EJ; MacIntyre R; Rashidi TH, 2021, 'Easing or tightening control strategies: determination of COVID-19 parameters for an agent-based model', Transportation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11116-021-10210-7
2021
Najmi A; Nazari S; Safarighouzhdi F; Raina MacIntyre C; Miller EJ; Rashidi TH, 2021, 'Facemask and social distancing, pillars of opening up economies', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0249677, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249677
2021
Najmi A; Bostanara M; Gu Z; Rashidi TH, 2021, 'On-street parking management and pricing policies: An evaluation from a system enhancement perspective', Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. 146, pp. 128 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2021.02.009
2021
Rashidi TH; Najmi A; Haider A; Wang C; Hosseinzadeh F, 2020, 'What we know and do not know about connected and autonomous vehicles', Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, vol. 16, pp. 987 - 1029, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2020.1720860
2020
Najmi A; Rey D; Waller ST; Rashidi TH, 2020, 'Model formulation and calibration procedure for integrated multi-modal activity routing and network assignment models', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2020.102853
2020
Gu Z; Najmi A; Saberi M; Liu W; Rashidi TH, 2020, 'Macroscopic parking dynamics modeling and optimal real-time pricing considering cruising-for-parking', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 118, pp. 102714 - 102714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2020.102714
2020
Najmi A; Rashidi TH; Vaughan J; Miller EJ, 2020, 'Calibration of large-scale transport planning models: a structured approach', Transportation, vol. 47, pp. 1867 - 1905, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10018-6
2020
Najmi A; Rashidi TH; Miller EJ, 2019, 'A novel approach for systematically calibrating transport planning model systems', Transportation, vol. 46, pp. 1915 - 1950, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11116-018-9911-6
2019
Hassan MN; Najmi A; Rashidi TH, 2019, 'A two-stage recreational destination choice study incorporating fuzzy logic in discrete choice modelling', Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, vol. 67, pp. 123 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trf.2019.10.015
2019
najmi AN; Duell MD; Ghasrikhouzani M; Hossein Rashidi THR; waller STW, 2018, 'How Should Travel Demand and Supply Models Be Jointly Calibrated?', Transportation Research Record, vol. 2672, pp. 114 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0361198118772954
2018
Najmi A; Rashidi TH; Abbasi A; Waller ST, 2017, 'Reviewing the transport domain: an evolutionary bibliometrics and network analysis', Scientometrics, vol. 110, pp. 843 - 865, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11192-016-2171-3
2017
Najmi A; Rey D; Rashidi TH, 2017, 'Novel dynamic formulations for real-time ride-sharing systems', Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, vol. 108, pp. 122 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tre.2017.10.009
2017
Najmi A; Shakouri HG; Keramati A, 2016, 'Energy consumption in the residential sector: a study on critical factors', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, vol. 35, pp. 645 - 663, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2014.930466
2016
Najmi A; Shakouri HG; Nazari S, 2016, 'An integrated supply chain: A large scale complementarity model for the biofuel markets', BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, vol. 86, pp. 88 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.01.010
2016
Conference Papers
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Najmi A; Hossein Rashidi T; Vaughan J; J. Miller E, 2019, 'A novel multi-objective approach for calibration of large-scale transportation planning models', Washington, presented at Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board, Washington, 13 January 2019
2019
Najmi AN; Duell MD; Ghasrikhouzani MG; Hossein Rashidi THR; Waller STW, 2018, 'How should travel demand and supply models be jointly calibrated?', in Transportation Research Record, Washington DC, United States, presented at Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, United States, 08 January 2018 - 12 January 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0361198118772954
2018
Hassan M; Najmi A; Hossein Rashidi T, 2017, 'Recreational destination choice modeling incorporating fuzzy logic in discrete choice modelling', in Recreational destination choice modeling incorporating fuzzy logic in discrete choice modelling, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, presented at Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 08 January 2017 - 16 January 2017
2017

2019

Awarded Faculty Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship, The University of New South Wales

2018

Awarded Pyke Johnson Award in recognition of the outstanding paper in the area of planning and environment - 98th Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board

2017

Outstanding Paper – Information and Communications Technologies Committee, Transportation Research Board Analytics Contest, 2017OUtreach

2009

Ranked 1st among M.Sc. students at industrial engineering department at IUST

2008

Awarded Excellent Student Honor, IUST

2007

Ranked 17th among 6434 test takers for M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Iran