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Associate Professor Hussein Dia

Chair, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering; Program Leader (Future Urban Mobility), Smart Cities Research Institute; Associate Professor (Transport Engineering)
Doctor of Philosophy - Transport Studies, Monash University, Australia; Masters of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, United States; Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, United States


Hussein Dia is a Civil Engineer with leadership credentials in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and transport planning and modelling. His research interests are in the convergence of technology, infrastructure and human elements in urban environments. He has more than 30 years of engineering experience in the public and private sectors, and has previously held a number of senior positions in ITS including Director, ITS Research Laboratory at the University of Queensland and Director, ITS Australia Hussein is Fellow of Engineers Australia, Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He currently serves as Senior Editor of the international journal IEEE Transactions on ITS. Hussein is currently ranked in the top 50 influencers on smart and sustainable cities (

Research interests

Transportation Systems Engineering; Intelligent Transport Systems; smart mobility; autonomous vehicles; driverless cars; smart cities; smart infrastructure

Fields of Research

  • Transport Engineering - 090507

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Also published as: Dia, Hussein; Dia, H.
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