Transport and Logistics Experts
Senior Lecturer in Infrastructure Management
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Dr. Matthew Beck is a Senior Lecturer and teaches courses on decision making processes for mega-projects and infrastructure financing. He also teaches introductory courses on quantitative analysis in the Master of Management (CEMS) project. He has a growing publication record with an interest in modelling the choices that people make given the differing attitudes and behaviours that surrounds those choices. He has a keen interest in the decision making behaviour of groups and the decision making processes surrounding infrastructure investment and construction. He is active in the media on the topic of infrastructure. Prior to joining academia Matthew was a market research consultant working on varied projects for many of Australia's leading businesses.
Professor and Chair in Ports and Maritime Logistics
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Professor Michael Bell is Professor of Ports and Maritime Logistics. He teaches two masters units, one on Port Management and another on Maritime Management and Logistics, and contributes to a third masters unit on International Freight Management. His research spans flow and control in transport networks, with a focus on maritime logistics, as well as optimal decision-making under uncertainty, with logistical applications. He is Convenor of the International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, on the advisory board of a number of international peer reviewed journals (including Transportation Research B), and associate editor of Maritime Policy and Management.
Lecturer in Procurement and Digital Supply Chain Initiatives
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Dr Jyoti Bhattacharjya is a Lecturer in e-Procurement and Supply Chain Digitisation at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Her research focuses on big data analytics in supply chain management. She is particularly interested in the use of unstructured social media data in combination with geo-analytics for identifying process improvement opportunities in supply chains. The other key strand of her research examines the enablers for the adoption of digital technologies such as 3D printing, RFID and Web 2.0 tools in supply chain management. She serves on the editorial review boards of the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management (IJPDLM) and Production and Operations Management (POM).
- Big data analytics in supply chain management
- Digital transformation of supply chains
- Design science in supply chain management
Professor and Chair in Transport Network Modelling
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Professor Michiel Bliemer is Professor in Transport and Logistics Network Modelling where he teaches Strategic Transport Modelling. Michiel specialises in dynamic traffic assignment, road pricing, and experimental design, and in the past two years has received over $1m in funding from the Australian Research Council for innovative research in network modelling and travel behaviour analysis. He is currently engaged in improving several transport models used by governments and consultants. Michiel is also co-director of the new travel choice driving simulation laboratory (TRACSLab) and on the editorial board of several journals such as Transportation Research Part B.
Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Management
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Dr Geoffrey Clifton is a Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Management where he teaches the Foundation Quantitative Unit. Geoffrey specialises in the management of public transport services, particularly the passenger supply chain and enhanced bus services. He is also researching the soft factors that drive the choice of transport mode and the manner in which transport can facilitate mainstream employment for people with intellectual disabilities. Geoffrey has worked as a consultant to the transport industry and government and runs the Bus Operator Accreditation Scheme Online Training Course required for all bus and coach operators in NSW.
Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Management
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Dr Andrew Collins is a Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Management, where he teaches Supply Chain Planning Systems and Infrastructure Management Case Studies, coordinates the Research Case Study units, and teaches into the Discrete Choice Analysis course. Andrew specialises in discrete choice modelling and experimental design, choice heuristics, last mile logistics, and land and air travel behaviour. He is currently investigating choice within the supply chain. Andrew has co-developed a widely used software package that has raised the standard of many stated choice experimental designs used in research and practice.
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Dr Richard Ellison is a Research Fellow in the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Richard currently teaches Geographic Information Systems in the Master of Transport and Master of Logistics Management programmes. He has extensive experience in GIS, GPS and associated technologies in transport and logistics applications including for long-term tracking of travel behaviour and the development of geospatial methods. Richard has a strong interest in freight transport and in particular the influence of government policies on behavioural decisions made by freight operators. He is also heavily involved in the development of the new version of ITLS' land use, transport and environment strategy simulator and metropolitan infrastructure scanning tool (MetroScan-TI).
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Dr Adrian Ellison is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. At ITLS his work is focused on road safety, Geographic Information Systems, active travel and the use of technologies such as GPS and smartphones to monitor and assess travel behaviour. Adrian’s expertise is in analysing very large datasets, particularly with a spatial component. Prior to joining ITLS, Adrian consulted to a wide range of companies on information and data management.
Professor and Chair in Supply Chain Management
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Behnam Fahimnia is a Professor of Supply Chain Management and Chair of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Programs. Behnam specialises in supply chain planning and optimisation, supply chain risk management, greening of supply chains (balancing economic and environmental sustainability), and supply chain performance measurement/management. He is a recognised expert in the area of logistics and supply chain management and has consulted for several companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small and medium size Australian businesses.
- Supply chain risk management
- Behavioural operations and supply chain management
- Sustainable supply chain management
- Supply chain performance measurement/management
Associate Professor in Aviation and Maritime Management
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Dr Xiaowen Fu is an Associate Professor in Aviation and Maritime. He teaches Airport Management, and Maritime Case Studies and Simulation. Xiaowen is interested in the research of competition policy, government regulation and efficiency benchmarking. He has provided advisory and economic modelling services to various industrial organisations and government agencies. He is currently working on infrastructure investments and airline competition analysis.
Professor and Chair in Transport Management
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Stephen Greaves is a Professor in Transport Management and Director of the Business School Doctoral studies program. He has a wide range of transportation-related teaching expertise, and currently co-ordinates the transport policy and GIS units. Stephen's current research is focused around the health/environmental/safety impacts of transport, active travel including cycling, and innovative travel data collection methods using the latest technologies. Stephen currently holds a major ARC Linkage grant, advises two PhD students, provides media commentary on a range of transport-related issues and was co-chair of a major international conference on survey methods held in Australia in 2014.
Professor of Management;
Founding Director, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies
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David Hensher FASSA, is Professor of Management, and Founding Director of the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. As an internationally recognised authority in the transport and infrastructure field and as Australia's most cited transport academic, David has recently been awarded ARC grants of more than $1m. One of the grants is examining individual's changing travel behaviour in an effort to make accurate forecasts as to the risks associated with investment in major transport infrastructure. A recipient of several academic and industry awards as well as an extensive publication list, David contributes and advises at an executive level across many government and private sector organisations on matters related to transportation and infrastructure.
- Economic evaluation
- Performance and productivity measurement
- Privatisation and deregulation
- Stated preference methods
- Sustainable transport
- Transport economics and choice modelling
- Transport policy
- Transport policy/transport strategy
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Chinh Ho is a Senior Research Fellow in Transport Economics and Transport Planning. Chinh completed his PhD in 2013 on intra-household interactions and group decisions in travel mode choice, with a particular focus on planning strategies and segments of car users to encourage the use of more sustainable travel modes. At ITLS, Chinh is involved in the development of a new version of the Transportation and Environment Strategy Impact Simulator (TRESIS) and other projects focusing on the use of stated choice experiments to study individual and group choices, and heuristics in travel behaviour. Chinh was awarded the John H Taplin Prize for the best paper presented at the Australasian Transport Research Forum 2012, the Innovation Grant from World Conference on Transport Research 2013 and the Michael Beesley Award for the best paper presented to Thredbo 2013 by early career researchers. Chinh also holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering with first class Honours in Bridge and Highway Engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam where he was a full-time lecturer. Before joining ITLS, Chinh obtained a masters degree in Transport Planning from Nagoya University, Japan and led an infrastructure team at NewCC Construction and Consultant firm. Acting as a member of scientific and technical committee, Chinh has provided strategic and operational advices on urban and regional planning, including economic analysis of transport infrastructure projects in Vietnam, urban mobility for developing world, and bus services in NSW.
Honorary Associate Professor
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Peter Lok has held adjunct and honorary positions with ITLS for the past 14 years. He teaches in the areas of Supply Chain Organisational Management and International Logistics. These subjects focus on the effective management of Logistics and Supply Chain firms. His research interests are in areas of Strategic management, Supply chain and value chain management, International and Change management and Asian Business. He publishes regularly in top management journals such as Journal of Management Studies, International Journal of HRM, Applied psychology-international review, Journal of e-commerce & organization and Asian Business & Management. He has extensive global management and consulting experience. He was a full time faculty with the graduate business school in the MBA program of University of Sydney and AGSM/UNSW between 1995-2006 and adjunct positions in other graduate business schools between 2007-now.
Professor and Chair in Transport and Supply Chain Management
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Professor Rico Merkert is Chair in Transport and Supply Chain Management and Director of the Higher Degree by Research Program (Progressions) at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. Rico is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and an appointed member of the U.S. Transportation Research Board (TRB) standing Committees on a) Aviation Economics and b) Light Commercial and General Aviation. He has worked in the automotive industry, and has extensive experience in both the aviation and the rail sector. He currently works on projects related to air transport viability and is an expert in benchmarking, transport economics, policy and management (including strategy, M&A and finance). Rico has advised a wide range of clients and is Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Air Transport Management.
Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Management
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Claudine Moutou is a transport sociologist and Lecturer in Transport and Logistics Executive Programs at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies. She teaches on the Masters of Transport Management and the Certificate of Transport Management on issues related to professional competencies, policy making and implementation with a special focus on public transport and car parking. Claudine uses her expertise in transport sociology to understand policy, operational and attitudinal barriers to broader appreciation of public transport and sustainable transport options Her interdisciplinary research projects involve working with a mix of methods and data. With an industry partner and colleagues from the School of IT, she is implementing a Henry Halloran Trust funded project to develop RateIT, a crowd-sourced app to improve passenger experience. Claudine is currently increasing her fluency in French so as to work more closely with the academic communities in Mauritius and France.
Professor and Chair in Public Transport
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Professor Corinne Mulley is Chair of Public Transport at ITLS where she teaches public transport policy and management. Corinne specialises in issues relating to public transport policy including the impact on health of using public transport, evaluation of transport infrastructure projects and the changes to land values which follow investment. She is currently engaged in research with the Centre of Excellence, funded by the Volvo Educational Trust, looking widely at Bus Rapid Transit issues and works with Transport for NSW as well as community groups to achieve greater understanding of public transport issues in Sydney and beyond.
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John Rose is currently a Professor at The University of Technology Sydney as Director of the Business Intelligence & Data Analytics (BIDA) Centre. Prior to joining UTS, John was a Chaired Professor in Transport and Logistics Modelling at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) at the University of Sydney and a Research Professor at UniSA. In 2008, John co-founded the Journal of Choice Modelling (JOCM). The JOCM promotes the free and vigorous exchange of ideas among the worldwide community actively involved in the pursuit of understanding choice behaviour within infrastructure systems, the area of his research. The purpose in setting up this journal was, as inclusively as possible, to allow an equal voice between academics and practitioners, independent of discipline area, and bridge the gap between theory and practice. In 2012, the journal was sold it to Elsevier, where it has been published from 2013 onwards. John left the role as co-editor in Chief in 2015 to concentrate on his editorial duties related to Transportation Research Part A, which he has been co-editor in Chief since 2013.
Adjunct Professor, Bus Industry Confederation Senior Fellow in Sustainable Land Transport
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John Stanley joined ITLS in July 2008 as Adjunct Professor and Bus Industry Confederation Senior Research Fellow in Sustainable Land Transport. Prior to taking on this role, he had nine years as Executive Director of Bus Association Victoria, after eight years as Deputy Chairman of the National Road Transport Commission. He has been a member of the Committee for Melbourne's Transport and Climate Change Task Forces, the Vicurban Board, the Urban Renewal Authority Victoria Board, the Victorian Alpine Resorts Coordinating Council, a Commissioner of Victoria’s State Services Authority and is Chair of People and Parks Foundation, and a director of Road Safety Inspections P/L. He was a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee advising Victoria's Minister for Planning on Melbourne's new Metropolitan Planning Strategy. John chaired the Advisory Committee for the Monash University Institute of Transport Studies for many years and remains a member of that Committee. He was awarded a Centenary Medal for services to public transport and conservation.
Honorary Professor in Sustainable Transport Systems
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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.