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Professor Andry Rakotonirainy

Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ

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Name
Professor Andry Rakotonirainy
Position(s)
Deputy Director, CARRS-Q
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ
Principal Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - IPTM
Discipline *
Distributed Computing, Other Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Phone
+61 7 3138 4683
Fax
+61 7 3138 4907
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science (Universite de Paris VI)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • PhD in 1995 from Universite Pierre Marie Curie (Paris 6) and French National Institute in Computer Science (INRIA).
  • Deputy Director CARRS-Q
  • Research Professor in Intelligent Transport Systems and Human factors.
  • Member of Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) – Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Domain at QUT.
Keywords

Intelligent Transport Systems, Pervasive computing, road safety

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

Biography

Professor Andry Rakotonirainy is the Deputy Director of CARRS-Q and  Intelligent Transport System Human factor research program within CARRS-Q. He has 20 years of research and management experience in computer science and brings advanced expertise in road safety and ITS. He has authored over 220 internationally refereed papers in prestigious conferences and journals. The impact of his research are significant with one paper cited 836 times (3069 citations total), and he has an h-index of 23. He has been awarded 9 Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.   He serves on many international program committees for conferences and journals and has been asked to review internationally competitive grants. He has established the CARRS-Q advanced driving simulator laboratory which was the most advanced driving simulator facility in Australia. Professor Rakotonirainy’s work on ITS has been recognised both nationally and internationally. He has been proactive in investigating the use of existing and emerging ITS from multiple disciplines. It incorporates disciplines such as computer science, mathematics, human factors, engineering, psychology, and sociology. His research has made extensive use of driving simulators, traffic simulators and instrumented vehicles for developing system prototypes, assessing cost-benefits, understanding human errors and evaluating system deployment. His research on ITS has received numerous competitive grants and generated extensive interest from road safety stakeholders.

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Teaching

Research intensive Professor

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Experience

  • International experience in Intelligent Transport System (ITS) and human factors research (7 ARC grants, over 200  publications.
  •  Attracted funding in excess of $17 million over 5 years.
  • Developed an extensive research network with industries, government bodies and international researchers.
This information has been contributed by Professor Andry Rakotonirainy.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

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

Title
CoopEcoSafe: a new cooperative, green and safe driving system
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP140102895
Start year
2014
Keywords
eco-driving; road safety; driver behavior
Title
The Australian naturalistic driving study: innovation in road safety research and policy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP130100270
Start year
2014
Keywords
Road Safety; Naturalistic Driving Study; Driver Behaviour
Title
Integrating Technological and Organisational Approaches to Enhance the Safety of Roadworkers
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP100200038
Start year
2011
Keywords
Roadworker Safety; Road Construction Site Safety; Safety Culture; Workplace Health and Safety; Road Safety Policy; Speeding
Title
A unique driver assessment tool to improve four wheel drive and sedan driving competencies
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0669606
Start year
2006
Keywords
Road Safety; Intelligent Transport Systems; Driver Training;
Title
Ubiquitous Data Mining and Situation Awareness for Improving Road Safety
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0560865
Start year
2005
Keywords
Road Safety; Ubiquitous Data Mining

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