The transport engineering research group at UNSW aims to build knowledge to make transportation systems efficient, reliable, affordable and sustainable. Our multidisciplinary approach to research means we collaborate with other faculties at UNSW and research centres in Australia and overseas.

Our team of experts are internationally recognised for their high-impact research in areas such as network planning and modelling, safety, public transport analysis and environmental modelling.

Research themes

Our researchers are focused on:

  • Network modelling
  • Demand modelling traffic flow theory
  • Integrated transport optimisation and planning
  • Traffic flow theory
  • Traffic safety
  • Human factors
  • Transport planning and transportation & freight services
  • Pedestrian crowd modelling
  • Work-zone management
  • Behaviour under risk & uncertainty
  • Econometrics
  • Environmental engineering modelling
  • Epidemiology
  • Experimental economics
  • Housing markets
  • Land use & environmental planning

Our people

  • Ali Ardeshiri 
  • Sai Chand Chakka 
  • Ziyuan Gu 
  • Upali Vandebona