Dr Mahmoud Mesbah Namini

Senior Lecturer

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
mahmoud.mesbah@uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 31371

Overview

Dr Mahmoud Mesbah’s research interests are transport network analysis, optimization of transport systems, public transport, high performance computing, application of advanced technology in transport, and planning for cycling facilities.

Mahmoud has a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Tehran, Iran and an M.Sc. in Transportation Planning from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran. He received his Ph.D. from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in Transportation Engineering. He is currently a Senior Lecturer with School of Civil Engineering, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Research Interests

  • Transport Network Analysys
  • Optimization of Transport Systems
  • Public Transport
  • Planning for Cycling Facilities
  • Application of Advanced Technology in Transport
  • High Performance Computing

Qualifications

  • PhD, Monash University

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Safi, Hamid, Assemi, Behrang, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Ferreira, Luis (2016). A trip-detection method for smartphone-assisted travel data collection. In: Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (). 10–14 January 2016.

  • Assemi, Behrang, Schlagwein, Daniel, Safi, Hamid and Mesbah, Mahmoud (2015). Crowdsourcing as a method for the collection of revealed preference data. In: Ninth IEEE Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering: SOSE 2015. 2015 IEEE Symposium on Service-Oriented System Engineering (SOSE), San Francisco Bay, CA, United States, (378-382). 30 March - 3 April 2015. doi:10.1109/SOSE.2015.52

  • Safi, Hamid, Assemi, Behrang, Mesbah, Mahmoud, Ferreira, Luis and Hickman, Mark (2015). Design and implementation of a smartphone-based system for personal travel survey: case study from New Zealand. In: The Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (). 11-15 January 2015.

  • Hamid, Safi, Mahmoud, Mesbah and Luis, Ferreira (2015). Enhancing travel data collection with an emphasis on active transport. In: 14th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Tehran, Iran, (). 24-25 February 2015.

  • Bagherian, Mehdi, Mesbah, Mahmoud, Ferreira, Luis, Charles, Philip and Khalilikhah, Majid (2015). Networkwide optimization of transit signal priority. In: 94th Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (). 11-16 January 2015.

  • Safi, Hamid, Assemi, Behrang, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Ferreira, Luis G (2014). A Framework for Smartphone-Based Travel Surveys: An Empirical Comparison with Alternative Methods in New Zealand. In: 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods, Leura, NSW Australia, (). 16-21 November 2014.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Currie, Graham and Peñafiel Prohens, Nicolas (2014). Effect of daylight on reliability of transit service: case study of the Melbourne tram network, Australia. In: 93rd Transport Research Board Annual Meeting (TRB 2014), Washington, United States, (). 12-16 January 2014.

  • Mesbah, M., Luy, M. and Currie, G. (2014). Investigating the lagged effect of weather parameters on travel time reliability. In: N. Marchettini, C.A. Brebbia, R. Pulselli and S. Bastianoni, The Sustainable City IX: Urban Regeneration and Sustainability. Sustainable City 2014: 9th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability, Siena, Italy, (795-802). 23-25 September 2014. doi:10.2495/SC140671

  • Safi, Hamid, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Ferreira, Luis G (2014). Smartphone-assisted travel surveys: a smart way for transport planning. In: 32nd Conference of Australian Institutes of Transport Research (CAITR), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, (). 17-18 Feb 2014.

  • Ma, Zhenliang, Ferreira, Luis and Namini, Mahmoud (2013). A framework for the development of bus service reliability measures. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum (2013 ATRF), Brisbane, Australia, (1-15). 2-4 October 2013.

  • Safi, Hamid, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Ferreira, Luis (2013). ATLAS Project - developing a mobile-based travel survey. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum (2013 ATRF), Brisbane, Australia, (1-15). 2-4 October 2013.

  • Khan, Misbah, Mesbah, Mahmoud, Ferreira, Luis and Williams, David (2013). Development of a road deterioration model incorporating flooding. In: 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum (2013 ATRF), Brisbane, Australia, (). 2-4 October 2013.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Pickering, Eric and Harvey, Travis (2013). Evaluating access to public transport throughout alternate access periods. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. ATRF 2013: 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum, Gardens Point, QLD, Australia, (1-12). 2-4 October, 2013.

  • Currie, Graham, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Sarvi, Majid (2013). New insights on transit network performance using innovative GIS animation. In: TRB 92nd Annual Meeting: Compendium of Papers DVD. Transportation Research Board (TRB) 92nd Annual Meeting, Washington, United States, (1-10). 13-17 January 2013.

  • Yang, Chao and Mesbah, Mahmoud (2013). Route choice behaviour of cyclists by stated preference and revealed preference. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2013 Proceedings. 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum, ATRF 2013, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, (). 2-4 October 2013.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Sarvi, Majid, Tan, Jefferson and Karimirad, Fateme (2012). High throughput computing application to transport modeling. In: Ford Lumban Gaol and Quang Vinh Nguyen, Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science: Volume 2. 2nd International Congress on Computer Applications and Computational Science 2011, Jakarta, Indonesia, (45-51). 15-17 November 2011. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28308-6_7

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Sarvi, Majid, Tan, Jefferson and Karimirad, Fateme (2012). Scaling up transit priority modelling using high-throughput computing. In: Jinjun Chen and Rajiv Ranjan, Proceedings of the Tenth Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (AusPDC 2012). Tenth Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (AusPDC 2012), Melbourne, Australia, (53-62). January 2012.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud and Thompson, Russell (2011). Optimal design of bike lane facilities in an urban network. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings. Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011, Adelaide, Australia, (1-10). 28-30 September 2011.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Sarvi, Majid, Ouveysi, Iradj and Currie, Graham (2011). Optimization of transit priority in the transportation network using a decomposition methodology. In: M. Papageorgiou, 18th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT 18), Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China, (363-373). 16-18 July 2009. doi:10.1016/j.trc.2010.05.020

  • Habibian, Meeghat., Mesbah, Mahmoud and Sobhani, Amir (2011). Ranking of hazardous road locations in two-lane two-way rural roads with no crash record. In: Proceedings of the 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011. Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011, Adelaide, Australia, (1-11). 28-30 September 2011.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud and Sarvi, M. (2009). A Heuristic Approach to Optimise Public Transport Priority in an Urban Network. In: 32nd Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 2009.

  • Mesbah, Mahmoud, Sarvi, Majid, Currie, Graham and Ouveysi, Iradj (2009). An optimal analytical approach to design a transit exclusive lane network. In: هشتمين كنگره بين المللي مهندسي عمران. 8th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Shiraz, Iran, (). 2009.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Note for students: Dr Mahmoud Mesbah Namini is not currently available to take on new students.

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision