Personal details

Dr Chaitrali Shirke
Research Fellow in Smart Cities
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Discipline *
Civil Engineering
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Identifiers and profiles

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Member, WCTRS Special Interest Group (SIG) on Intelligent Transport Systems


Urban traffic control, Macroscopic traffic modelling, Performance evaluation, Customer's experience, Emergency vehicle preemption (EVP), Traffic simulation

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


Miss Chaitrali Shirke completed her PhD at QUT in the area of transportation engineering. She has also worked as a traffic engineer and research assistant in the past. Her research interests include transport modelling and planning, traffic flow theory, traffic simulation, urban traffic management, performance assessment of transport network, customers’ experience, and transit-oriented development.  She has a good experience in working with traffic management systems especially urban traffic management. She can efficiently work with the latest modelling software/tools such as Aimsun, SIDRA, STREAMS etc. She also has a working knowledge of Australian standards and guides for traffic management.

Academic Qualifications

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Miss Chaitrali Shirke has been involved in following teaching activities since 2017 :

  • Designing the tutorial and assignments for the unit EGB 489: Advanced Transport Modelling. EGB 489 is an elective unit offered to 3rd and 4th year bachelor (Civil engineering) students at QUT
  • Tutor for the unit EGB 489 where she teaches the transport modelling, its application and traffic management by using software/tools such as SIDRA, AIMUSN and computer language R
  • Assessor for assignments submitted for EGB 489
  • Supervising undergraduates for final year project unit EGH400-1, EGH400-2 and EGH-408
This information has been contributed by Dr Chaitrali Shirke.


Research Assistant (May 2017 – Present)

Ongoing research project:

  • Customer experience measure from existing network performance data

Completed research projects:

  • Pilot study on the development of practitioner’s toolkit for signal control performance evaluation and development
  • Development of Motorcycle Safety Audit Methodology using Instrumented Motorcycle
  • Review of current arterial and motorway traffic management systems operating in Australia and overseas
This information has been contributed by Dr Chaitrali Shirke.


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