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Dr Brian Lee

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and The Built Environment,
Civil Engineering

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Name
Dr Brian Lee
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer in Transport/Engineering
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and The Built Environment,
Civil Engineering
Discipline *
Civil Engineering
Phone
+61 7 3138 9952
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (University of Toronto)

Keywords

Transport planning and user behaviour, Autonomous vehicle and traffic management for connected vehicles environment, Natural disasters mitigation and decision making analysis, Transport systems and users modelling and analysis

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Brian has been a lecturer and a senior lecture in Civil and Transport Engineering at QUT since 2010. His current research areas include:

Travel mode choice and traveller user behaviour

  • Transit accessibility and connectivity
  • Transit user route choice
  • Spatial-temporal and cognitive analysis of transit travel pattern

Autonomous vehicle and traffic management for connected vehicles environments

  • Adaptive speed guidance for connected vehicles
  • Machine learning based driving speed optimisation in signalised intersection

Natural disasters mitigation and emergency information

  • Decision making modelling and analysis
  • User behaviour studies
Transport systems modelling and analysis
  • Parking pricing and choice modelling
  • Intelligent transport systems
  • Traffic control and signal systems

Awards

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Society of Canada, Michael Van Aerde Scholarship, 2004
  • University of Toronto Allan Tonks Scholarship, 2001

Career History

2013 – present Senior Lecturer, Civil and Transport Engineering, Queensland University of Technology
2010 – 2012 Lecturer, Civil/Transport Engineering, Queensland University of Technology
2007 – 2010 Research Associate, Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security, University of British Columbia, Canada
2000 – 2007 Graduate Student Researcher, University of Toronto, Canada
2005 – 2006 Transportation Systems Analyst, LEA Ltd., Canada
1996 – 1998 Research Fellow, Ajou University
This information has been contributed by Dr Brian Lee.

Teaching

Brian has been teaching and coordinating a number of Civil and Transport engineering units since he joined QUT. He currently serves as the Civil Engineering subject area coordinator. His current teaching activities include:

Unit coordination

  • ENB 376 Transport Engineering
  • EGB379 Advanced Transport Engineering
  • EGH472 Advanced Highway and Pavement Engineering
  • EGB381 Infrastructure Asset Management

Other teaching

  • EGB272 Traffic and Transport Engineering
This information has been contributed by Dr Brian Lee.

Experience

2012 ~ current Senior Lecturer in Civil and Transport Engineering

  • Urban traffic modelling and control
  • Traffic state and congestion estimation
  • Travel behaviour and mode choice
  • Autonomous vehicle control
  • Parking pricing and behaviour models
  • Transit system operation and assessment

2010 ~ 2012 Lecturer in Transport Engineering and Planning / Domain Leader, Network Efficiency and Reliability, Smart Transport Research Centre

  • Motorway ramp metering
  • Variable speed limit
  • Adaptive traffic signal control for motorway interchanges

2007 ~ 2010 Research Associate, Bureau of ITS and Freight Security

  • Vehicular Telematics over WiFi and WiMax Multihop Networks
  • Dynamic Weight Threshold Strategy for Improved Capacity of Commercial Vehicle Weigh Station
  • Benefit Analysis of Electronic Commercial Vehicle Screening at Weigh Stations
  • Simulation Modeling of Truck Weigh and Credential Screening System
  • Applying Supply Chain Logistics Modeling to Border Security and Efficiency: FAST case
  • Regulations and Initiatives Affecting Secure, Efficient and Safe Cross-border Freight Movements
  • Review of Advanced Technologies with Application to the Security and Efficiency of Cross-Border Freight Movements

2000 ~ 2007 Graduate Student Researcher, University of Toronto

  • Development of Intelligent Transit Signal Priority Algorithm
  • Simulation Modeling and Evaluation of Transit Signal Priority Measures in Toronto
  • Genetic Algorithm based Traffic Signal Timing Optimization for Adaptive Traffic Control
This information has been contributed by Dr Brian Lee.

Publications


Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
A novel integrated motorway management system for less congested, more reliable and safer motorways
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP120100343
Start year
2012
Keywords
Intelligent Transport Systems; Congestion Management; Ramp Metering; Variable Speed Limit; Traffic Safety; Traffic Simulation

Supervision

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)