Associate Professor Hussein Dia
Doctor of Philosophy - Transport Studies, Monash University, Australia; Masters of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, United States; Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, United States
- Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
- School of Engineering
- Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure
- Department of Civil and Construction Engineering
- ATC743 Hawthorn campus
- ORCID profile
Hussein Dia is a Civil Engineer with three decades of experience in Intelligent Transport Systems and transport modelling. He has worked extensively in academia and has strong collaboration with both the public and private sectors, including strong engagement with industry research. His research interests are in smart infrastructure systems and the convergence of technology, infrastructure and human elements in urban environments. His current work is focused on disruptive mobility and harnessing digital innovations to unlock potential opportunities for low carbon mobility in tomorrow's smart cities. His standing in this field is demonstrated by more than 100 publications including a book on Intelligent Transport Systems published in 2014. His most recent book, Low Carbon Mobility for Future Cities, was published in 2017.
Hussein is a Chartered Professional Engineer, Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Engineers Australia, and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He currently serves as Senior Editor for the international journal IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transport Systems.
Intelligent Transport Systems; Smart Mobility; Smart Cities; Smart Infrastructure; Transport Modelling; Infrastructure Monitoring; Transportation Systems Engineering
PhD candidate and honours supervision
Higher degrees by research
Accredited to supervise Principal Coordinating Supervisor students as Masters & Doctoral Supervision.
Available to supervise honours students.
Fields of Research
- Transport Engineering - 090507
Transportation Systems Engineering;Intelligent Transport Systems
- 2005, National, Best Paper Award. Intelligent Vehicles and Road Infrastructure Conference (IVRI â€™05), University of Melbourne, Australia
- 1999, International, Best Paper Award. 11th Mini-Euro Conference on AI in Transportation Systems and Science, Finland, University of Helsinki
- 1993, National, Monash University PhD Graduate Scholarships, Monash University
- 1982, International, Purdue University Undergraduate Scholarship, Purdue University
- 1978, International, American Field Service (AFS) Exchange Student Award, USA, West Valley High School, Washington, USA
Also published as: Dia, Hussein; Dia, H.
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Recent research grants awarded
- 2018: Greening Inner-urban Travel with Sharing Economy Mobility Services (led by University of South Australia) *; CRC Low Carbon Living
- 2017: Development and Evaluation of Low Carbon Mobility Solutions through Harnessing Disruptive Technology Opportunities *; CRC Low Carbon Living
- 2017: Integrated Cities: Procuring Transport Infrastructure through Integrating Transport, Land Use and Finance *; Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre Funding for Pre-Project Activities
- 2017: Project 1.52 Tech-enabled transport - Informing the transition to technology-enabled transport vehicles and infrastructure *; Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre Funding for Pre-Project Activities
- 2016: Greening Suburban Travel *; CRC Low Carbon Living
- 2016: Low Carbon Mobility (Greening Suburban Travel) - Student Agreement for Karen Wright *; CRC Low Carbon Living
- 2016: Research funding agreement- PhD scholarship from CRC for low Carbon living *; CRC Low Carbon Living
- 2016: Scenario Planning Transport Futures: Improved Roadand Transport Planning using Digital Scenario PlanningTools *; Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre Funding for Pre-Project Activities
* Chief Investigator
- 2018-01-24: Interview with 3CR 855 AM Community Radio - 3CR 855 AM Community Radio
- 2018-01-22: Tech diplomacy: cities drive a new era of digital policy and innovation - The Conversation
- 2017-10-10: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/10/three-ways-electric-vehicles-will-change-our-world - World Economic Forum
- 2017-10-06: Jobs, tax and politics: three ways electric vehicles will change our world - The Conversation
- 2017-10-05: NEARLY 90 PERCENT OF AMERICANS WANT HUMANS IN SELF-DRIVING CARS, BUT CONGRESS DOESN'T - Newsweek U.S. Edition
- 2017-01-02: How Blockchain Will Transform Our Cities - United Parcel Service of America, Longitudes, A blog discussing the macro forces shaping the global economy today and over the horizon.
- 2016-12-22: Five exciting startup trends to watch in 2017 - SmartCompany
- 2016-12-15: How Blockchain Will Transform Our Cities - Eco-Business
- 2016-12-15: The future of our cities? It could be blockchain - World Economic Forum
- 2016-12-14: How blockchain will transform our cities - The Conversation
- 2016-12-14: How Blockchain Will Transform Our Cities - Which-50
- 2016-12-14: What is Blockchain? - 2ser 107.3 Radion Station, Sydney
- 2016-08-04: How big data is now busting city traffic jams - Raconteur
- 2016-04-19: NSW Govt launches inquiry into driverless cars - Delimeter
- 2016-03-21: Who (or what) drives a driverless car? It's more complicated than you think - Science Alert
- 2016-03-09: Driverless Cars - Known Unknowns with Jon Faine, 774 ABC Melbourne - ABC Radio 774 Melbourne
- 2016-03-09: The biggest challenge holding driverless cars back - Startup Smart
- 2016-03-09: Who's Behind The Wheel? The Regulatory Challenges Of Driverless Cars - Gizmodo
- 2016-03-07: Who (or what) is behind the wheel? The regulatory challenges of driverless cars - The Conversation
- 2016-03-07: Who (or what) is behind the wheel? The regulatory challenges of driverless cars - Phys Org