DalTRAC

The Team

 

Current Members

 

Postdoctoral Students

MD Jahedul Alam, PhD

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University), M.A.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University), B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (BUET)

Topic: Mass evacuation planning and modelling, risk assessment modelling, autonomous vehicle, traffic operation and management
Period: Spring 2021 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Associate 

 

Ph.D. Students

Hasan Shahrier, M.A.Sc. Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University), B.Sc. Civil Engineering (BUET)
Topic: Integrated Transportation, Land Use and Energy Modelling

Period Fall 2020 - Present 

Ph.D. Candidate  

 

Master of Applied Sciences - Civil Engineering Students (M.A.Sc)

Fariba Hossain, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (BUET)
Topic: Integrated Transportation, Land Use and Energy Modelling

Period Fall 2019 - Present 

M.A.Sc. Candidate 

 

Md Asif Hasan Anik, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (IUT)
Topic: Integrated Transportation, Land Use and Energy Modelling

Period Fall 2019 - Present 

M.A.Sc. Candidate 

 

Master of Planning Students (MPLAN)

 

Tahmineh Feyzabi

Period: Fall 2020 - Present

MPLAN

 

Madelaine Gutelius

Period: Fall 2020 - Present

MPLAN

 

Master of Engineering Students (MEng)

Abdul Wasay Memon, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (Kansas State University)

Period: Spring 2021 - Present

M.Eng Candidate 

 

Martial Arigbo, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (Florida State University)

Period: Fall 2021 - Present

M.Eng Candidate 

 

Project Coordinator

Kelci Warren, BCD Environmental Planning (Dalhousie University)
Period: Summer 2021 - Present

Project Coordinator

 

 

Past Members

Devin Husk Graduate Research Assitant, Summer 2021
Masters of Planning (MPLAN), Fall 2020-Present
Ivan Ho Graduate Research Assitant, Summer 2021
Masters of Planning (MPLAN), Fall 2020-Present
Nazmul Arefin Khan Topic: Validating and Implementing the Activity-based Shorter-term Decision Simulator (SDS) of the iTLE Urban Modelling System
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Summer 2020-Summer 2021
PhD in Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University)
MASc in Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University)
BSc In Civil Engineering (BUET)
Katie Walker Project Coordinator, Fall 2018-Summer 2021
BCD Graduate: Honours in Environmental Planning and Sustainability (Dalhousie University)
Krishna Avala Topic: Virtual Reality Modelling for Vehicle Pedestrian Interactions
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc.) Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University), 2019-2021
Harrison Ellis Topic: Investigating the Attitudes of Transit-Users in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2019-2021
James Coons Topic: Developing a Web-Based GIS Application Using an Agent-Based Integrated Transportation and Land-Use Microsimulation Model in the Halifax Regional Municipality
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2019-2021
Sarah Elliott Topic: Harmony or Disconnect in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Plans in Canada 
Graduate Research Assistant, 2020
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2019-2021
Devin Holmes Graduate Research Assistant, 2019-2020
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2019-2021
Dinesh Guru Topic:Traffic Simulation Modelling for Autonomous Vehicles
Master of Engineering (MEng), 2018-2020
Lorin Komers Topic: Online Retail in a Changing Physical Landscape
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2018-2020
John Jardine Topic: Connected, Autonomous, Shared, and Electric (CASE) Vehicles Through a Demographic Lens
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2018-2020
Alex W.D. Glista Topic: Scenario Planning for Connected Autonomous Vehicles in the Context of Energy Use 
Graduate Research Assistant, 2019
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2018-2020
Linden Maultsaid- Blair Topic: Exploring the Relationship Between Tour Complexity and Health in Halifax Transit and Auto Riders
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2018-2020
Vigneshwari Ravichandran ISWEP, Research Assistant, 2020
Masters of Applied Computer Science (MACS) Candidate (Dalhousie University)
Jaime Swinton BCD Internship, Research Assistant, 2020
BCD Graduate: Honours in Urban Design (Dalhousie University)
Kelci Warren BCD Internship, Research Assistant, 2020
BCD Graduate: Honours in Environmental Planning (Dalhousie University)
Utkarsh Ashokkumar Patel Topic: Development of a transport network model for the province of Nova Scotia
Master of Engineering (MEng), 2018-2019
Pauline Laila Bela Topic: A Framework of Multiclass Travel Demand Forecasting and Emission Modelling, Incorporating Commercial Vehicle Movement for the Port City of Halifax, Canada
Research Associate, 2019
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc.) Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University), 2016-2018
Stephen McCarthy Research Associate, 2018-2019
MSc Mathematics and Computer Science (University of British Columbia), BEd (McGill University), MPLAN (Dalhousie University)
Rachel Lynn Project Analyst, 2018
BCD Graduate: Honours in Environmental Planning (Dalhousie University)
Mitch Gold Project Analyst, 2018
BCD Graduate: Honours in Urban Design and Sustainability (Dalhousie University)
Areej Ashraf Topic: Ridesharing regulation and public discourse analysis
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2017-2018
Alexandre Pinchemel Topic: Reordering boaring layout as a promise for agility gains in the air transport
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc) Civil Engineering, 2018
Haomiao Cheng Topic: Spatial evolution of neighbourhood in Shanghai, China: Assessment of urban form and street network
Ph.D., 2013-2015
Mahmudur Fatmi Topic: Investigating feedback mechanism between land use and transport mcrosimulation models, as well as developing a vehicle scheduler
POSTDOC, 2017-2018
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Civil Engineering, 2014-2017
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc.) Civil Engineering, 2012-2013
Shamsad Irin Topic: Microsimulation-based emission modelling for the Halifax downtown
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc) Civil Engineering, 2013-2015
Mahbubur Rahman Topic: Transport network model of the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)
Master of Applied Sciences (M.A.Sc) Civil Engineering, 2013-2016
Shaila Jamal Topic: Impact of information and communications technology on travel
Master of Planning Studies (MPS), 2014-2016
Siobhan Witherbee Topic: Microsimulation of pedestrian flow and surrogate safety modelling
Master of Planning Studies (MPS), 2014-2016
Spencer Matheson Topic: Estimating fuel consumption and emissions for Nova Scotia
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2014-2016
Dylan Smith Topic: Pedestrian network analysis
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2014-2016
Sara Jellicoe Topic: Transport infrastructure indicators
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2014-2016
Naznin Daisy Topic: Activity-based travel behaviour analysis
Ph.D., 2013-2015
Mohammad Hesam Hafezi
Topic: Population synthesis and activity generation/scheduling
Ph.D., 2013-2015
Stephanie Salloum Topic: Characterizing travel behaviour and accessibility in the HRM
Master of Planning Studies (MPS), 2013-2015
Justin Forbes Topic: An investigation of collisions and injury severity levels in Nova Scotia
Master of Planning Studies (MPS), 2013-2015
Caroline Roberstson Topic: Travel behaviour and transportation challenges of households with pre school-aged children: A child-care centre based study
Master of Planning Studies (MPS), 2012-2016
Levi Megenbir Topic: Estimating fuel consumption and vehicle emissions using travel survey
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2013-2015
Hannah Fortune Topic: Evacuation of transportation plans for mass evacuation
Master of Science (MSc), 2013-2015
Nathan Hall Topic: Exploring interdepartmental coordination in land use planning
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2013-2015
Stephen Stone Topic: Measuring sustainability indicators using time-use data
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2012-2014
Niki Siabanis Topic: Use of social media for the share the road awareness program
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2012-2014
Emily MacDonald Topic: Identifying opportunity structures for older adults social activity
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2012-2014
Mateja Peterlin Topic: Impact of attitudes and life-style choice on travel behaviour
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2011-2013
Nicholas Shaw Topic: Modelling residential location and mobility of seniors in Toronto
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2011-2013
Kelsey Baglo Topic: Best practice review of road safety campaigns
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2011-2013
Shaun Heffernan Topic: Households’ long-term mobility decisions and travel behaviour
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2011-2013
Scott Ash Topic: Estimation of emissions on the Halifax peninsula truck route
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2011-2013
Katrina Leckovic Topic: Transit network planning for mass emergency evacuation
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2010-2012
Daniel Richardson Topic: Evaluation of transit alternatives for the Bedford-Halifax corridor
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2010-2012
Bruce Mans Topic: Modelling job mobility and location choices
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2009-2011
Jing Yan Topic: Application of graph theory in analyzing transit network
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2009-2011
Susanne McDonald Topic: Elderly travel behaviour of Greater Toronto Area
Master of Planning (MPLAN), 2009-2011