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  • Etihad performs a perfect flight 25 Jul 2015

    Rico Merkert - The National

    Dr Rico Merkert has been interviewed by The National (newspaper of Abu Dhabi, UAE) on the environmental performance of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and key environmental trends in aviation more … Read more

  • MH17 anniversary: Little change in air safety since plane shot down 16 Jul 2015

    Rico Merkert - Sydney Morning Herald and The Age

    Sydney Morning Herald and The Age quoted Dr Rico Merkert in an article about how there has been little change in air safety, one year on from the Malaysian Airlines … Read more

  • Aiming for Zero Growth in Vehicle Kilometres of Car Travel 06 Jul 2015

    John Stanley - ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    ITLS Thinking Outside the Box

    Why VKT? There is currently strong policy interest in Australia around increasing our rate of infrastructure investment. Our cities, which are vital for national productivity and liveability, will be the … Read more

  • Sydney has top PT minds 25 Jun 2015

    Corinne Mulley, David Hensher and Gregory Whitwell - Australasian Bus and Coach News

    Australasian Bus and Coach News quotes Business School Dean, Professor Greg Whitwell and Professors Corinne Mulley and David Hensher in an article about the University of Sydney being recognised as … Read more

  • Transport in the NSW State Budget 24 Jun 2015

    Stephen Greaves - 2SER FM

    Professor Stephen Greaves was interviewed on 2SER FM in relation to the NSW budget announcement and spending on transport infrastructure. … Read more

Leadership and Policy Seminar Series

  • Saving $1 billion for the national economy, by foot or cycle Tuesday 11 August 11am

    Sara Stace, Link Place

    Venue: To be confirmed Abstract: In Australia, cycling for transport contributes $1.43 per kilometre cycled; while walking contributes $2.12 per kilometre. That means a 20-minute commute by bike contributes around … Read more

  • TBC Tuesday 06 October 11am

    Margy Osmond, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism & Transport Forum

    Venue: TBC Bio: Margy Osmond is the Chief Executive Officer of the Tourism & Transport Forum, assuming the role on 1 October 2014. Margy has extensive experience in policy development … Read more

  • Lessons from an intrapreneur Tuesday 27 October 11am

    Andrew T Harris, The University of Sydney

    Venue: The Darlington Centre Start: 11am Refreshments from 10.30am Bio: Andrew Harris is a Professorial Fellow in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Sydney, and the Australian Director … Read more

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Truong Truong

Truong Truong

Professor Truong’s research interest is in the area of linking bottom-up transport and energy models to top-down economy-wide models for use in policy analysis of issues relating to the transport and energy sector, but have implications for the rest of the economy, for example, issues of transport infrastructure investment, and issues of renewable electricity introduction. The linking of these two types of models presents theoretical as well as empirical challenges requiring expert knowledge in the area of both disaggregate spatial approaches (often utilised in transport and energy research) as well as multi-sectoral and multi-regional economy-wide framework (often employed by top-down policy analysts). Since joining the ITLS as an Honorary Professor in 2009, Dr Truong has brought to ITLS his intensive knowledge in the latter area to complement with the expert knowledge of ITLS in the former area to produce several research papers that provide a foundation framework for linking these two different expert areas.


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