DalTRAC

The Team

 

Current Members

 

Ph.D. Students

Nazmul Arefin Khan, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (BUET), M.A.Sc (Dalhousie University)
Topic: Developing an activity-based shorter-term decisions simulator (SDS) within an integrated urban modelling system
Period: Winter 2016 - Present

Ph.D. Candidate

MD Jahedul Alam, B.Sc. Civil Engineering (BUET), M.A.Sc (Dalhousie University)
Topic: Mass evacuation planning and modelling, risk assessment modelling, autonomous vehicle, traffic operation and management
Period: Fall 2016 - Present

Ph.D. Candidate

 

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

Dinesh Guru, B.Tech Civil Engineering (NIT), M.E. Civil Engineering - Structures (PEC University of Technology)

Period: Winter 2018 - Present

M.Eng

 


Utkarsh Ashokkumar Patel, B.Tech Civil Engineering (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)
Topic: Development of a transport network model for the province of Nova Scotia
Period: Winter 2018 - Present

M.Eng

 

Krishna Avala

Period: Winter 2019 - Present

M.A.Sc. Candidate 

 

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 

 

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

Period Fall 2019 - Present 

M.A.Sc. Candidate  

 

Master of Planning Students (MPLAN)

Lorin Komers, B.A. Human Geography and Urban Studies (University of British Columbia) 

Period: Fall 2018 - Present

MPLAN

John Jardine, B.A. History (University of Western Ontario)

Period: Fall 2018 - Present

MPLAN

Alex W.D. Glista, B.A. Political Science and History (University of Western Ontario)

Period: Fall 2018 - Present

MPLAN

Linden Maultsaid-Blair, B.A. Geography (University of British Columbia)

Period: Fall 2018 - Present

MPLAN

 

Research Associates

Stephen McCarthy, MSc Mathematics and Computer Science (University of British Columbia), BEd (McGill University), MPLAN (Dalhousie University)
Period: Summer 2018 - Present

Research Associate

 

Pauline Laila Bela, Master of Applied Sciences (MASc), Civil Engineering (Dalhousie University)
Period: Winter 2019 - Present

Research interests: travel demand modelling, transport network modelling, traffic simulation modelling, emission modelling, and spatial analysis. 

Research Associate

 

 

Project Coordinator

Katie Walker, BCD Environmental Planning and Sustainability (Dalhousie University)
Period: Fall 2018 - Present

Project Coordinator

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Past Members

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