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Professor Alexander Paz
Professor and TMR Chair
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Civil Engineering
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  • Member, Board of Governors
    IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society. 01/2019 – Present
  • Transportation Research Board University Representative
    Queensland University of Technology. 12/2018 – Present
  • • Member (June 01, 2017 – present): Standing Committee (ADB20) on Effects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Travel Choices. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the National Academies, USA
    • Member (February 1, 2016 – present): Young Members Council – Planning and Environment (AD000(1)). Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the National Academies, USA
    • Member (2009-2018): Transportation Network Modeling Committee (ADB30). Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the National Academies, USA
  • Special Session and Workshop Organizer
    • Workshop on Dynamic Traffic Assignment. IEEE 2013 ITSC, The Hague, Netherlands
    • Special Session Co-Chair on Intelligent Cooperative Driving, and Autonomous Connected Vehicles as part of the International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
    May 19-23, 2014. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    June 01-05, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    June 06-10, 2016. Orlando, Florida, USA
    • Special Sessions Co-chair. IEEE 2016 ITSC. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Publicity Co-Chair, IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety. 2017, Vienna, Austria
  • Program Committee Member
    • International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security
    October 10–12, 2016. Paris, France
    October 09–13, 2017. Lucca, Italy
    September 24-26, 2018. Kaunas, Lithuania
    • 4th International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems, March 16 – 18, 2018. Madeira, Portugal
  • Associate Editorship
    IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, October 27-30, 2019. Auckland, New Zealand


Professor Alexander Paz is the Transport Main Roads Chair at the Queensland University of Technology. Before joining QUT, he was an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and the director of the Transportation Research Center at the University of Nevada. He is a Professional Engineer License in the State of Nevada. Professor Paz has been working on developing methods, algorithms and software tools for the management of highway infrastructure. Some of his work, including data warehouses and software applications, has been adopted by the industry. Two of his inventions are used by the industry and he is currently pursuing the corresponding patents. His broad interests include the application of operations research, network modeling, statistics and econometric methods, and informatics to the modeling, analysis, operations, safety and control of large-scale dynamic transport and infrastructure systems.

His research has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the California Department of Transportation, several local Metropolitan Planning Organizations in California, the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, the City of Las Vegas, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, the FACE Foundation, the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety, Verizon, Parsons, and the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT).

This information has been contributed by Professor Alexander Paz.


  • Professor and Transport Main Roads Chair, 2018-Present, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Associate Professor, 2014-2018, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Director, 2013-2018, Transportation Research Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
  • Assistant Professor, 2008-2014, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
  • Senior Professional, 2007-2008, Cambridge Systematics, Oakland, California, USA
This information has been contributed by Professor Alexander Paz.


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