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Majid is the chair in Transport Engineering, the professor in Transport for Smart Cities and the program director of the ‘Transport Technologies’ at the University of Melbourne. He is also the founder and director of the AIMES (Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem) – the world’s first and largest connected urban testing ecosystem for implementing and testing of emerging connected transport technologies at large scale and in complex urban environments which involves over 40 partners from government and leading Australian and global industry partners.
He has over 23 years of professional, academic and research experience in the areas of traffic and transport engineering. His research is multidisciplinary with international outlook and both theoretically oriented and applied in nature. His fields of research cover a range of topics, including: connected multimodal transport network , crowd dynamic modelling and simulation and network vulnerability assessment and optimization. He has been the author/co-author of over 250 refereed publications in top transportation journals and various conference and symposia proceedings. He currently serves on the editorial board of several journals including Transportation Research Part B, Transportation Research Part C, Transportmetrica, and Journal of Transportation Letters.
Majid has served on several international research committees, the Network Modelling Committee, Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee, and the Emergency Evacuation Committee of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the US National Research Council. He is also the co-founder and co-chair of the Crowd Dynamic Modelling Subcommittee of TRB.