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Dr Taha Hossein Rashidi

Scientific Adviser

Dr Taha Hossein Rashidi is a Lecturer of Transportation Engineering in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). Previously, he collaborated with the University of Toronto as a postdoctoral research associate for one year and a half. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and a Master of Science degree from Sharif University of Technology, Iran. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Traveller Behaviour and Values (ADB10).

He is affiliated with the Institute for Choice at the University of South Australia. Dr. Rashidi was bestowed the Fred Burggraf Award from Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the National Academies in 2008. He was the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellow in 2008. He also received American Society of Civil Engineers Freeman Fellowship in 2009. More recently in 2012, Dr. Rashidi was twice recognized by the National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada, which bestowed on him the NSERC PDF Award and the Industrial RAND Fellowship. During his tenure at UNSW, Dr. Rashidi was awarded the Early Career Research Grant from the Faculty of Engineering.