User32 Career Highlights

Dr Hussein Dia is a Civil Engineer with broad experience in smart infrastructure technologies and specialisation in Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). He has 28 years of experience in public and private sector organisations, and has previously held a number of positions in ITS including Director of the ITS Research Laboratory at the University of Queensland (1998-2008) and Director of ITS Australia (2009 – 2012). He is the founder of Urban4Square and currently holds the position of Editor of the international academic journal IEEE Transactions on ITS (SCI Impact Factor 3.452 – journal ranked number 1 among all publications in the field of transportation and number 12 among all IEEE Publications in 2011)

Through his research and consulting background, Hussein has made significant contributions, innovations and extensions to best practice in ITS and modelling of transport systems. His standing in the profession is highlighted by more than 100 publications, speaking engagements to more than 40 conferences and symposia, membership on technical committees of national and international ITS conferences, and invitations for keynote addresses, peer review and technical audits of national and international ITS projects