Name: Meead Saberi

Title: Lecturer, Institute of Transport Studies

Affiliation: Monash University

Dr. Meead Saberi received his PhD degree (2013) in Transportation Systems Analysis and Planning from Northwestern University, USA. He joined the Transport group at Monash University in 2014. He has an interest in Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Dynamic Network Modeling, Travel Demand and Behavior Modeling, Complex Networks in Transportation, Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems, Urban Data Analytics and Visualization.

BS Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad 2007

MS Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University 2010

PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University 2013

2015- TRB Blue Ribbon Award, Community Building and Mentoring Category, Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee

2014- Nominated for the ITS Australia National Award, Research Academic Category (Finalist)

2014- ViceChancellor’s Social Inclusion Award, Monash University (Certificate of Appreciation)

2013- Outstanding Volunteer of City of Evanston, IL, USA

2011- The 19th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT) Student Fellowship Award

2010- Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Portland State University

2009- Dwight D. Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship, U.S. Department of  Transportation

2008- Best Presentation, First Place, Awarded by popular vote of fellow students,The 6th Annual Region X Student Conference, University of Washington, Seattle

Founding Director- City Science Research Group: http://monash.edu/research/city-­‐science/

Deputy Director of Teaching- Transport group, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University

Member- Faculty of Engineering, Early Career Researcher (ECR) committee, Monash University

Member- Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45), Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies. (membership by invitation), April 2013 – April 2016

Member- Crowd Flow Dynamics, Modeling, and Management Subcommittee (AHB45-2), Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies.

Member- Students in Transportation Engineering and Planning (STEP), Portland State University ITE Chapter, 2008-2010. (position: photographer/historian)

Friend- Network Modeling Committee (ADB30), Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies.

Friend- Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30), Transportation Research Board, National Research Council of the U.S. National Academies.

2015 (Co-CI) IT-Engineering Seed Funding, Monash University, “Framework for an Integrated Decision Support Tool for Energy, Water, and Transport” $18,000 AUD
2015 (Lead CI) IT-Engineering Seed Funding, Monash University, “Urban Informatics & Visualization: Towards Data-Driven Cities” $18,000 AUD
2015 (Lead CI) Arts-Engineering Seed Funding, Monash University, “Housing & Transport Affordability Index” $16,006 AUD
2015 (Lead CI) Monash-Warwick Alliance Seed Funding, Monash University, “Data-driven Smart Cities: Urban Revival through Big and Open Data, Visualization, and Spatial-Temporal Analytics” $19,239 AUD
2014 (Lead CI) Faculty of Engineering Seed Funding, Monash University, “Human Mobility Characteristics in Urban Areas: Application of Complex Networks in Modelling Urban Transport Behavior” $25,507 AUD
PT Publications

 

Journal Articles

 

Published

  1. Saberi, M., Aghabayk, K., Sobhani, A. (2015) Spatial Fluctuations of Pedestrian Velocities in Bidirectional Streams: Exploring the Effects of Self-Organization. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Application, 434, 120-128.
  2. Zockaie, A., Saberi, M., Mahmassani, H., Jiang, L., Frei, A., Hou, T. (2015) Towards Integration of an Activity-Based Model with Dynamic Traffic Assignment considering Heterogeneous User Preferences and Reliability Valuation: Application to Toll Revenue Forecasting in Chicago. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (Accepted, In Press)
  3. Halat, H., Saberi, M., Frei, C., Frei, A., Mahmassani, H. (2015) Crime Statistics Impact on Travel Mode Choice: Case Study of the City of Chicago. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (Accepted, In Press)
  4. Saberi, M., Mahmassani, H., Hou, T., Zockaie, A. (2014) Estimating Network Fundamental Diagram using Three-Dimensional Vehicle Trajectories: Extending Edie’s Definitions of Traffic Flow Variables to Networks. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2422, 12-20.
  5. Zockaie, A., Mahmassani, H., Saberi, M., Verbas, O. (2014) Dynamics of Urban Network Traffic Flow during a Large-Scale Evacuation. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2422, 31-40.
  6. Saberi, M., and Mahmassani, H. (2014) Exploring Area-Wide Dynamics of Pedestrian Crowds Using a Three-Dimensional Approach. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2421, 12-20.
  7. Saberi, M., Mahmassani, H., Zockaie, A. (2014) Network Capacity, Traffic Instability, and Adaptive Driving: Findings from Simulated Network Experiments. EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 3(3-4), 289-308.
  8. Mahmassani, H., Saberi, M., Zockaie, A. (2013) Urban Network Gridlock: Theory, Characteristics, and Dynamics. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 36, 480-497.
  9. Saberi, M. and Mahmassani, H. (2013) Empirical Characterization and Interpretation of Hysteresis and Capacity Drop Phenomena in Freeway Networks. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, No. 2391, 44-55.
  10. Mahmassani, H., Hou, T., Saberi, M. (2013) Connecting Network-wide Travel Time Reliability and the Network Fundamental Diagram of Traffic Flow. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, No. 2391, 80-91.
  11. Hou, T., Mahmassani, H., Alfelor, R., Kim, J., Saberi, M. (2013) Calibration of Traffic Flow Models under Adverse Weather and Application in Mesoscopic Network Simulation Procedures. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, No. 2391, 92-104.
  12. Kim, J., Mahmassani, H.S., Alfelor, R., Chen, Y., Hou, T., Jiang, L., Saberi, M., Verbas, I, Zockaie, A. (2013) Implementation and Evaluation of Weather Responsive Traffic Management Strategies: Insight from Different Networks. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, No. 2396, 93-106.
  13. Saberi, M. and Mahmassani, H.S. (2013) Modeling the Airline Hub Location and Optimal Market Problems with Continuous Approximation Techniques. Journal of Transport Geography, 30, 68-76.
  14. Saberi, M., Zockaie, A., Feng, W., El-Geneidy, A. (2013). Definition and Properties of Alternative Bus Service Reliability Measures at the Stop Level. Journal of Public Transportation, 16(1), 97-122.
  15. Saberi, M. and Mahmassani, H.S. (2012). Exploring the Properties of Network-wide Flow-Density Relations in a Freeway Network. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2315, 153-163.
  16. Saberi, M. and Verbas, I.O. (2012). A Continuous Approximation Model for the Vehicle Routing Problem for Emissions Minimization at the Strategic Level. Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 138(11), 1368-1376.

 

Conference Papers

  1. Halat, H., Saberi, M., Mahmassani, H. (2015) Land Use and Travel Behavior: Empirical Evidence of the Effects of Mixed-Use Development on Travel Mode Choice in Chicago. Proceedings of the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 11-15 January, Washington, D.C.
  2. Mahmassani, H., Saberi, M., Zockaie, A. (2013) Urban Network Gridlock: Theory, Characteristics, and Dynamics. The 20th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT), 17-19 July, Netherlands.
  3. Frei, C., Mahmassani, H., Saberi, M. (2013) Enhanced Sign Recognition and Legibility with the Clearview Font: A Field Study of Illinois Drivers. Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 13-17 January, Washington, D.C.
  4. Saberi, M. and Mahmassani, H.S. (2012) Modeling the Airline Hub Location and Optimal Market Problems with Continuous Approximation Techniques. Proceedings of the 91th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 22-26 January, Washington, D.C.
  5. Saberi, M., Zockaie, A., Feng, W., El-Geneidy, A. (2012) Definition and Properties of Alternative Bus Service Reliability Measures at the Stop Level. Proceedings of the 91th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 22-26 January, Washington, D.C.
  6. Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L. (2010) Empirical Analysis of the Effects of Rain on Measured Freeway Traffic Parameters. Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 10-14 January, Washington, D.C.
  7. Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L. (2010) Beyond Corridor Reliability Measures: Analysis of Freeway Travel Time Reliability at the Segment Level for Hotspot Identification. Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 10-14 January, Washington, D.C.
  8. Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L. (2009) Toward Implementing Weather-Responsive Advanced Traffic Management and Information Systems. Proceedings of the 16th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, September 21–25, Stockholm, Sweden.
  9. Shafabakhsh, G.A., Saberi, M., Rezaeian, M.R. (2008) A Study of the Effects of School Trips on Mashhad’s Congestion. Proceedings of the Conference of Mashhad, Traffic and Future, Mashhad, Iran. (in Farsi)
  10. Shafabakhsh, G.A., Rezaeian, M.R., Saberi, M. (2008) Assessment of Tracking Railway Vehicles using RFID System.” Proceedings of the 14th International Civil Engineering Students Conference, Semnan, Iran. (in Farsi)
  11. Ahadi, M.R., Rezaeian, M.R., Saberi, M. (2008) A Review of Rural Intersection Decision Support. Proceedings of the First Conference of Safety and Traffic, Tehran, Iran. (in Farsi)
  12. Saberi, M. (2007) Intelligent Transportation Systems Visioning and Long-term Planning. Proceedings of the National Conference of Iran’s Vision for 2025, Tehran, Iran. (in Farsi)
  13. Saberi, M. and Kalani, M. (2006) An Introduction to Intelligent GIS Based Emergency Vehicle Management. Proceedings of the 13th International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) Conference, Seoul, Korea.

 

  1. Amoh-Gyimah, R., Sarvi, M., Saberi, M. (2015) The Effects of Socio-Economic and Land Use Characteristics on Cycling Casualties: A Network Level Analysis. Australian Transport Research Forum, Sydney.
  2. Shahhoseini, Z., Sarvi, M., Saberi, M. (2015) Pedestrian Crowd Behaviour in Complex Geometries: Insights from the Literature. Australian Transport Research Forum, Sydney.
  3. Mirza, A., Sarvi, , Saberi, M., Caprani, C. (2015) A New Approach Towards Reliability Analysis of Transportation Networks using Structural Reliability. Australian Transport Research Forum, Sydney.
  4. Amoh-Gyimah, R., Sarvi, M., Saberi, M. (2015) The Effects of Socio-Economic and Land Use Characteristics on Cycling Casualties: A Network Level Analysis. Australian Transport Research Forum, Sydney.
  5. Shafiei, M.S., Saberi, M., Sarvi, M., Liu, Z. (2015) Development and Calibration of a Mesoscopic Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model of Melbourne. Australian Transport Research Forum, Sydney.
  6. Saberi, M., Zockaie, A., Mahmassani, H. (2015) On the Network-Wide Relationship between Average Flow, Exit Flow, and Input Flow. Proceedings of the 18th Euro Working Group on Transportation (EWGT), Delft, The Netherlands.
  7. Saberi, M., Zockaie, A., Mahmassani, H. (2012) Network Capacity, Traffic Instability, and Adaptive Driving: Findings from Simulated Network Experiments. Proceedings of the 1st European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (LATSIS), Switzerland.
  8. Saberi, M. and Mahmassani, H.S. (2012) Capacity Drop Phenomena in Urban Networks.” Symposium on Innovations in Traffic Flow Theory, and Highway Capacity and Quality of Service, , June 19-22, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
  9. Mahmassani, H.S., Hou, T., Saberi, M. (2012) Network-level Reliability and Connection to Network Flow Theory. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), October 14-17, Phoenix, Arizona.
  10. Frei, C., Saberi, M., Mahmassani, H. (2011) Understanding the Impact of Driver Attitudes and Behavior on Sign Comprehension: Experiences with Clearview Font. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, September 14-16, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  11. Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L. (2009) Segment Level Analysis of Travel Time Reliability. Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Transportation Engineers, District 6 Annual Meeting, July 12–15, Denver, Colorado.
  12. Saberi, M., Chavan, P., Bertini R.L., Tufte, K. (2009) The Effects of Weather on Freeway Traffic Flow. Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, Quad Conference, May 1–2, Vancouver, B.C.
  13. Saberi, M. and Bertini, R.L. (2009) Does Weather Affect Traffic Flow on Freeways? 50th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Forum, March 16-18, Portland, Oregon.

Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University

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