The Open Transportation Journal

ISSN: 1874-4478 (Online)
ISSN: 2667-1212 (Print)
Volume 15, 2021

Note: Average publication time is 18 days between the final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication


J.R. Serrano (Biography
J.R. Serrano

Prof. José Ramón Serrano received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from “Universitat Politecnica de Valencia”, Spain, where he is also working as a Professor. Prof. Serrano manages a research group about turbocharging and after treatment within University’s Institute “CMT-Motores Termicos”. His main expertise is related with 1D gas-dynamics modelling, testing and analysis of performance and emissions from turbocharged engines during transient evolutions.


Department of Engines and Thermo-fluids Machinery
Universitat Politècnica de València


R. Tay (Biography
R. Tay

Dr. Richard Tay is a Senior Research Fellow at RMIT University. He has worked at University of Melbourne, La Trobe University, Queensland University, University of Calgary, Lincoln University, Nanyang Technological University, Chinese University Hong Kong and visiting scholar at MIT in the USA. He has published extensively in transportation and serves the editorial boards of many journals like, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Journal of Transportation Safety and Security, Journal of Advanced Transportation, Australian College of Road Safety Journal, Open Transportation Journal, Canadian Journal of Transportation, Asian Transport Studies, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, International Journal of Transportation, Urban, Planning and Transport Research, Analytic Methods in Accident Research and Transportation Research.


School of Business IT and Logistcs
RMIT University

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I. Aghayan (Biography
I. Aghayan

Dr. Iman Aghayan is an Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at the Shahrood University of Technology, Iran. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2013 from the Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus. His research interests are Intelligent Transportation Systems, Traffic Accident Analysis, and Transport Network Analysis. He received the distinguished research award from Shahrood University of Technology in 2017. Dr. Aghayan is currently the Head of Science Association of Civil Engineering Department and the Leader of Transport Research Center at the Shahrood University of Technology.


Department of Civil Engineering
Shahrood University of Technology

S. Chandra (Biography
S. Chandra

Dr. Chandra is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Management at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB). He obtained his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) in 2006. He earned his degrees in MS and Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in 2009 and 2012, respectively. He has more than 20 articles published in papers. His main area of interest are Urban transport, transportation economics and planning.


Department of Civil Engineering & Construction Engineering Management
California State University
Long Beach, CA

S. Moridpour (Biography
S. Moridpour

Dr Sara Moridpour is an expert in traffic engineering and transportation modelling. She works in the areas of driving behaviour modelling and analysis, road freight management, transport infrastructure maintenance planning and management, transport network modelling and simulation, and road safety.


Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
RMIT University

M.R. Shaharudin (Biography
M.R. Shaharudin

Mohd Rizaimy Shaharudin is an Associate Professor with Faculty of Business and Management at the Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from Universiti Sains Malaysia. His research interests concern green and sustainability in supply chain management, product returns, industrial ecology, and corporate social responsibility. He has more than 60 scientific works published in articles, conference proceedings and chapters. He has served as a referee for some top journals. He is also a member of the editorial board for several journals and technical committee for international conferences.


Department of Management (Operations Management)
Universiti Teknologi MARA

M.C.G. da Silva (Biography
M.C.G. da Silva

Dr. Manuel Carlos Gameiro Da Silva, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), Coimbra, Portugal. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Fluid Mechanics, Sustainability, Modeling and Simulation, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Renewable Energy Technologies, Numerical Modeling, Mechanical Testing, Engineering Thermodynamics, etc. Dr. Da Silva, as an author/co-author, has published more than 45 articles in various journals, having over 845 total citations.


Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Coimbra

A. Bhaskar (Biography
A. Bhaskar

Dr. Ashish Bhaskar is a senior lecturer at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia. He holds a PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne Switzerland; Masters’ degree from The University of Tokyo, Japan; and Bachelors’ in Civil Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. His research interests includes transport data analytics, transport modelling and simulation, and traffic management and control.


Faculty of Science and Engineering
Queensland University of Technology

M. Keshavarz-Ghorabaee (Biography
M. Keshavarz-Ghorabaee

Mehdi Keshavarz-Ghorabaee is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Management at Gonbad Kavous University, Gonbad Kavous, Iran. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Guilan in 2010, M.S. in production management from Allameh Tabataba’i University in 2013, and PhD in management-operations research from Allameh Tabataba’i University in 2017. He has published several papers in leading international journals such as Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Applied Soft Computing, Journal of Cleaner Production and Applied Mathematical Modelling. His research interests include multi-criteria decision making (MCDM), genetic algorithm, fuzzy MCDM, inventory control and supply chain management.


Faculty of Humanities
Gonbad Kavous University
Gonbad Kavous

C. Pronello (Biography
C. Pronello

Dr. Cristina Pronello has been serving as a full professor at Sorbonne Universités – UTC, Laboratoire AVENUES since 2016. She has also been serving as a President of the Transport Authority of the Piemonte Region since 30th of September 2016. She was a member of Scientific Advisory Board of JPI Urban Europe; Chair of the COST “Transport and Urban Development” Domain Committee (2006-2014). She was also a member of the ECTRI Board (European Conference of Transport Research Institutes) from 2005 to 2013. She is also serving as a member of the US TRB Committees on International Activities, Technology Transfer and Women's Issues in Transportation. Her Main research fields are transport systems’ environmental impacts, travel behavior and travel surveys, ITS.


Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning
Politecnico di Torino

N. Shiwakoti (Biography
N. Shiwakoti

Dr Nirajan Shiwakoti is a Transportation Engineer with over 12 years of academic and professional experience. He is also a Program Leader of Urban Transportation Systems research theme and a key founding member of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Group. He has published over 70 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. He has several research grants for his research including highly competitive Australian Research Council (ARC) grant. His research team on Urban Transportation Systems work on two key research activities. He has also contributed his valued publications in different journals.


School of Engineering
RMIT University

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B. Barabino (Biography
B. Barabino

Dr. Benedetto Barabino received the PhD degree in transportation technology and economics from the University of Palermo, Italy, in 2007. Since 2016, he has been the head of Department of Studies and Researches of CTM, the local public transportation operator in Cagliari (Italy). His primary research interests include intelligent transportation systems, public transport planning, operations, service quality and fare evasion. Since 2012 he has published as a first author or a co-author in more than 25 SCI/SSCI indexed journal papers and peer-reviewed conference papers in transportation and quality of service. He serves as an editor of the journal “Logistics and Supply Chain Management”.


Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Land, Environment and Mathematics
University of Brescia

E. Cipriani (Biography
E. Cipriani

Prof. Ernesto Cipriani is working in at the University of "Roma Tre". He did his PhD in Civil Engineering at “La Sapienza” University of Roma since 1997-2000; after post-doctoral fellowship he become Assistant Professor in 2004 at "Roma Tre" University where. Prof. Cipriani has research and professional activities concerning simulation models and optimization methods of transportation systems for 20 years. His major fields are public and private transportation network design, road traffic control, information systems and transportation demand forecasting, working both at academic and at professional level. He has published more than 60 papers in national and international scientific literature, has tackled numerous topics of transport systems engineering acting as scientific coordinator.


Department of Engineering
University "Roma Tre"

X. Liu (Biography
X. Liu

Dr. Xintao Liu, PhD, is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Land Surveying and Geo- Informatics in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interest includes GIS in Transportation, GIScience, and urban informatics. His research goal is to use state-of-art technologies to advance smart city for a better city life. He received Bachelor of Engineering in Survey from Hohai University, China in 1998, Master of Science in Cartography & GIS from Nanjing Normal University, China in 2003, and PhD in Geo-Informatics from Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden in 2012.


Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

K. Shaaban (Biography
K. Shaaban

Dr. Khaled Shaaban is an associate professor of transportation engineering in the Department of Engineering at Utah Valley University. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida. Before joining Utah Valley University, he was with Qatar University and the University of Central Florida. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states and a professional traffic operations engineer. He has been a principal investigator or co‐principal investigator for many research projects. The outcomes of these projects include numerous published papers and presentations on a variety of transportation engineering topics.


Department of Engineering
Utah Valley University
Orem, UT

J. Ben-Edigbe (Biography
J. Ben-Edigbe

Dr. J. Ben Edigbe was born on 14th January 1954. He completed his BE in Civil Engineering, South Bank University, London-England and M.Sc. in Transport Engineering and Planning, University of Salford, England. He further obtained PhD in Civil Engineering-Transportation from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He has contributed meritoriously to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research supervisions. He also developed a programme of original research that complements and extends existing transportation engineering strengths. He has published 2 books, 12 book chapters, over 100 research papers. He has a track record of obtaining external funding and delivering research outputs. He has over 30 years of civil engineering-transportation teaching, research and consultancy experience and is a former senior lecturer at the department of Civil Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University Ife, Nigeria.


Department Of Civil Engineering
University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

H. Fourati (Biography
H. Fourati

Dr. Hassen Fourati , PhD, is currently an associate professor of the electrical engineering and computer science at the University Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France, and a member of the Networked Controlled Systems Team (NeCS), affiliated to the Automatic Control Department of the GIPSA-Lab. He earned his bachelor of engineering degree in electrical engineering at the National Engineering School of Sfax, Tunisia; master degree in automated systems and control at the University Claude Bernard, Lyon, France; and PhD degree in automatic control at the University of Strasbourg, France, in 2006, 2007, and 2010, respectively. His research interests include nonlinear filtering and estimation and multisensor fusion with applications in navigation, robotics, and traffic management.


Automatic Control Department

B. Sawik (Biography
B. Sawik

Dr. Bartosz Sawik holds an Executive Course on Innovation and New Technology in Science at University of California at Berkeley. He Received PhD with honors in Operations Engineering at School of Electrical Engineering, Automatics, Computer Science and Electronics, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow.He Received MSc, Eng. with honors in Management Science at School of Management, AGH University of Science & Technology, Krakow. He was a Visiting Scholar at University of California at Berkeley, Invited Researcher at Public University of Navarre, Pamplona, Visiting Professor at University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, IN3-UOC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, University of Lisbon, IST, Lisbon.


Department of Applied Computer Science
AGH University of Science & Technology

M. Soysal (Biography
M. Soysal

Dr. Soysal is an Associate Professor in the Operations Management section of the Hacettepe University Business Administration Department, in Turkey. He conducted his Ph.D. research regarding decision support modeling for sustainable food logistics management in the Operations Research and Logistics Group at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He also participated in several European Commission funded projects as a researcher. His main research interest is on developing decision support models for green logistics and supply chain problems. Dr. Soysal’s research is published in international peer reviewed journals, book chapters, technical reports and at international conferences. He also serves as a reviewer in several international journals of operational research, transportation and logistics.


Department of Business Administration
Hacettepe University

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