Mrs Elnaz Irannezhad

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Fre

School of Economics
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Elnaz is a postdoctoral research fellow at the School of Economics of the University of Queensland. Her research focuses on behavioural agent-based freight modelling, econometric choice modelling, GIS analysis and reinforcement learning. Her current work is looking at freight actors' decision-making in hinterland container transportation. Her PhD also was on behavioural freight modelling at the School of Civil Engineering of the University of Queensland.

Research Interests

  • Behavioral Freight Modeling
  • Agent-based Modeling
  • Econometric Theory
  • GIS analysis


  • Master of Science, Iran University of Science and Technology


  • Irannezhad, Elnaz, Prato, Carlo, Hickman, Mark and Mohaymany, Afshin Shariat (2017). A copula-based joint discrete-continuous model of road vehicle type and shipment size. In: Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting . Annual Meeting Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, United States, (). 8-12 January 2017.

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz, Prato, Carlo G., Hickman, Mark and Mohaymany, Afshin Shariat (2017) Copula-Based Joint Discrete-Continuous Model of Road Vehicle Type and Shipment Size. Transportation Research Record, 2610: 87-96. doi:10.3141/2610-10

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz, Hickman, Mark and Prato, Carlo (2017). Modeling the efficiency of a port community system as an agent-based process. In: The 6th International Workshop on Agent-based Mobility, Traffic and Transportation Models, Methodologies and Applications, Madeira, Portugal, (917-922). 16-19 May 2017. doi:10.1016/j.procs.2017.05.422

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