Personal details

Professor Edward Chung
Adjunct Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Civil Engineering and The Built Environment
Discipline *
Civil Engineering, Urban and Regional Planning
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PhD (Monash University)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, USA

Cooperative ITS, Intelligent Transport Systems, Managed Motorways, Transport Modelling, Travellers Information, Bluetooth data, Traffic Simulation

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


Broad area of research: Transport
Main areas of research

  • Traffic management strategies for enhancing network performance and capacity
  • Travel time prediction for motorways and arterial roads using fixed and mobile sensors data
  • Data fusion techniques to integrate data from multi sources for providing comprehensive, robust and accurate information to traffic management system
  • Traffic noise and emission models for evaluation of transport strategies
  • Real time network simulation for evaluating traffic management strategies.

Awards and recognitions

  • 1997: Post doctorate fellowship, Foundation for the Promotion of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo
  • 1989: Education Abroad Program, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1988: Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Award
  • 1987: Monash University Research Scholarship

Career history
2011 – Present: Centre Director, Smart Transport Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology
2009 – Present: Professor of Intelligent Transport Systems, Queensland University of Technology2005 – Present: Visiting Professor, Collaborative Research Centre for Advanced Mobility (ITS Centre), University of Tokyo2005 – 2009: Collaborateur Scientifique, Head of ITS Group, LAVOC, EPFL2002 – 2004: Visiting Professor, Centre for Collaborative Research, University of Tokyo1999 – 2001: Manager, Infrastructure Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infrastructure, Victoria, Australia1996 – 1999: Senior Research Scientist, ARRB Transport Research Ltd, Australia1997: Post Doctorate Fellow, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo1994 – 1995: Engineer/Analyst, R.J.Jairn and Partners, Australia1993 – 1994: Research Scientist, ARRB Transport Research Ltd, Australia

This information has been contributed by Professor Edward Chung.


Interests and community service

  • 2010: Present Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of ITS Research
  • 2008: Present Working Group Leader of the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action TU0702
  • 2008: Scientific Committee, International Workshop on Traffic Data Collection and Standardisation, Barcelona
  • 2008: Scientific Committee, International Symposium on Transport Simulation, Queensland
  • 2006: Organising Chair, International Symposium on Transport Simulation (ISTS)
This information has been contributed by Professor Edward Chung.


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Research projects

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

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