Dr Ali   Najmi
Research Associate

Dr Ali Najmi

Engineering
Rsrch Ctr Transport Innovation

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. 

 

Phone
(+61 2) 9385 0396
Location
Civil Engineering Building (H20) Level 1, Room TBA Kensington Campus

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Ali Najmi
    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

Awards

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

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