Professor Mark Hickman

Professor & Chair of Transport Eng

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
m.hickman1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53692

Overview

Dr. Mark Hickman is the TAP Chair and Professor of Transport Engineering within the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Queensland. Prof. Hickman has taught courses and performed research in public transit planning and operations, travel demand modeling, and traffic engineering. His areas of research interest and expertise include public transit planning and operations, urban transportation planning, and the application of remote sensing technology for traffic management. In these areas, Prof. Hickman has been involved in numerous research activities at the University of Queensland, and in previous academic and consulting positions.

Research Interests

  • Public transport
    Operations and planning of public transport services
  • Travel modelling
    Modelling of transport systems, transport supply and demand, traveller behaviour
  • Remote sensing applications in transport
    Use of remotely sensed imagery (satellite and airborne imagery) for transport applications

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Master of Science in Transportation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Konduri, Karthik C., Pendyala, Ram M., You, Daehyun, Chiu, Yi-Chang, Hickman, Mark, Noh, Hyunsoo, Waddell, Paul, Wang, Liming and Gardner, Brian (2014). The application of an integrated behavioral activity-travel simulation model for pricing policy analysis. In Data Science and Simulation in Transportation Research (pp. 86-102) Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4920-0.ch005

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • 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.

  • Assemi, Behrang , Mesbah, Mahmoud and Hickman, Mark (2017). Can Smartphone Travel Surveys Improve our Understanding of Young People’s Travel Behaviour?. In: International Conference on Transport Survey Methods (ISCTSC 2017), Quebec Canada, (). 24-29 September 2017.

  • 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

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz, Prato, Carlo and Hickman, Mark (2017). The choice of using distribution centers in the container import chain: a hybrid model correcting for missing information. In: Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on City Logistics. International Conference on City Logistics, Phuket, Thailand, (). 14-16 June 2017.

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz and Hickman, Mark (2016). Behavioural urban freight modelling: exploring effects of policies on an urban freight distribution system. In: 38th Australian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2016). Australian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), Melbourne, Australia, (). 27-29 November 2016.

  • Ranjbari, Andisheh, Chiu, Yi-Chang and Hickman, Mark (2016). Flexpress: a flexible high-speed intercity transit service. In: Kelvin C. P. Wang, International Conference on Transportation and Development 2016: Projects and Practices for Prosperity. International Conference on Transportation and Development, Houston, TX, United States, (513-524). 26-29 June 2016. doi:10.1061/9780784479926.047

  • Assemi, Behrang, Jafarzadeh, Hamed, Mesbah, Mahmoud and Hickman, Mark (2016). Understanding Participants' Perceptions of Smartphone Travel Surveys: Keys for Successful Survey Implementation. In: TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (). 10–14 January 2016.

  • Nassir, Neema, Hickman, Mark and Ma, Zhen-Liang (2015). Behavioural findings from observed transit route choice strategies in the farecard data of Brisbane. In: Australasian Transport Research Forum 2015 Proceedings. Australasian Transport Research Forum, Sydney, Australia, (). 30 September - 2 October 2015.

  • 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.

  • Nassir, Neema, Hickman, Mark, Malekzadeh, Ali and Irannezhad, Elnaz (2015). Modeling transit access stop choices. In: The Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting. Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (1-19). 11-16 January 2015.

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz , Hickman, Mark and Mousavi, Seyed Hossein (2015). New approach to calculation of a transfer matrix in a transit network. In: 37th Australian Transport Research Forum. Australian Transport Research Forum , Sydney, Australia, (). 30 September - 2 October 2015.

  • Lee, S.G., Khani, A. and Hickman, M. (2012). Estimating individual travel times for public transit passengers. In: Proceedings of Meeting: Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012. Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibit 2012, Atlanta, GA, (222-231). 12 - 15 August 2012.

  • Sun, Aichong and Hickman, Mark (2008). The Holding Problem at Multiple Holding Stations. In: Mark D Hickman, Pitu B Mirchandani and Stefan Voss, Computer-aided systems in public transport. 9th International Conference on Computer-Aided Scheduling of Public Transport, San Diego, CA United States, (339-359). 09 - 11 August 2004. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-73312-6_17

  • Agrawal, A and Hickman, M (2004). Automated extraction of queue lengths from airborne imagery. In: Itsc 2004: 7Th International Ieee Conference On Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings. 7th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Washington Dc, (297-302). 2004.

  • Hickman, M (2001). Perspectives on ITS standards for public transit. In: 2001 Ieee Intelligent Transportation Systems - Proceedings. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC'01), Oakland Ca, (1177-1182). Aug 25-29, 2001.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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