Professor Phil Charles


School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
+61 7 344 32486


Prof Phil Charles's research interests are in transport strategy development & implementation.

His current research projects are in the fields of:

  • Transport strategy and policy development and implementation
  • Transport operations - public transport, traffic and incident management
  • Transport system performance - road safety, traffic, public transport
  • Institutional arrangements and structuring transport agencies
  • Continuing professional development


  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers of Australia
  • Graduate Diploma, University of Technology Sydney
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (Australia)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management, University of New South Wales
  • Master of Engineering Science, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Business, Riverina College of Advanced Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of New South Wales


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  • Master Philosophy

  • (2013) Doctor Philosophy

  • (2012) Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Charles, P. M. (2005). Effective implementation of regional transport strategy. In Brebbia, C.A, Wadhwa and L.C. (Ed.), Urban Transport X1: Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century 1st ed. (pp. 609-618) UK: WIT Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision