Dr Mehmet Yildirimoglu

Lecturer in Transport Engineering

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology


Mehmet Yildirimoglu is a Lecturer of Transport Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering. Mehmet received his B.Sc. degree in civil engineering from the Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2009, M.Sc. degree in civil engineering from the Rutgers University in 2011 and Ph.D. degree in civil engineering from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2015. Prior to joining the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Queensland in 2016, he was a Postdoctoral researcher at EPFL, Switzerland. His research revolves around large-scale traffic modeling, dynamic traffic assignment, data mining techniques and real-time traffic management.

Research Interests

  • Traffic flow theory
  • Dynamic traffic assignment
  • Travel time estimation
  • Urban transportation systems
  • Data mining
  • Real-time traffic management


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne


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