Research

Current Research:


  • Socio-Technical Approach to Road Safety (STARS), Multinational collaborative project, 5-Nations project lead by University of Southampton, UK.
  • Modelling the links between transport, air quality and COVID-19 spread using naturalistic data from Dhaka, Bangladesh, Lead Company: University of Leeds UK
  • National and Dhaka City Road Safety Summary and Observational Study of Risk Factors in Bangladesh, Funded by The World Bank (WB).
  • Development of A Robust Model to Optimize the Transportation Cost and Time for Enhancing the Capacity and Efficiency of the Transport Industry.
  • Pedestrian safety problem, behaviour, attitude and perception
  • Motorcycle safety problem, attitude and perception on helmet use
  • Drivers’ Attitudes and Behavior Survey towards Seatbelt Use

 

Major Past Research


International

  • Modelling Driving Behaviour and Safety Risk in Two-Lane Rural Highways in Developing Countries, Ph.D. Research Project, 2015-2019, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia; Involvement: Survey, analysis, reporting, publication as a researcher.
  • Bruce Highway Safety Package Monitoring and Evaluation project, November 2018- February 2019, Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Brisbane, Australia; Involvement: Survey design, Users perception study as a team member.

National

  • Identifying the Deficiencies of Landuse-Transport Development in Dhaka City
  • Installation of De-ionization Plant
  • Preparation of Rural Road Safety Manual (RRSM) and Road Safety Training Manual (RSTM) along with organizing 2 modules of ToT training for LGED professionals, 2011- 2015, Funded by LGED with the support of the World BanLocal Government Engineering Department (LGED) Bangladesh; Involvement: Development of RRSM and RSTM as a team member.
  • Major Crash Scene Visit and HRL Investigation, Funded by Bangladesh Government; Involvement: About 25 accident spots and 20 hazardous sites has been investigated and reported.

Involvement with ARI in House Research Projects Funded by ARI, BUET[1]

  • Development of Compressive Crash Database in Bangladesh (2005 to ongoing)
  • Safer Roads & Our Responsibilities, 2013
  • Accident Investigation on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway, 2011.
  • Road Accidents Involving Children in Bangladesh, 2008
  • Road Safety Strategies of Bangladesh, 2008
  • In-depth Study: Selected Hazardous Road Locations (HRL) in Bangladesh, 2008
  • Road Accident Data Collection: The Problem of Under Reporting, 2008
  • In-depth Study of Major Fatal Road Accidents in Bangladesh, 2008
  • Recommendations for Improving Road Safety in Bangladesh, 2008
  • A Study on Identification of Hazardous Road Locations (HRL) In Bangladesh, 2007.
  • Major Fatal Road Accidents in Bangladesh: Characteristics, Causes and Remedial Measures, 2007.
  • A Report on Fatal Road Accidents & Casualties during Eid Vacation in Bangladesh, 2007.
  • Setting Road Safety Priorities for the Rajshahi Region, 2006.

 

Local Collaborative Research Funded by BUET, Bangladesh

  • Safety Assessment of Selected LGED Roads, 2014

Involvement: Overall Guidance, Study design, Data Collection, Field Investigation and Analysis.

  • Impact of Direct Access Road Connectivity with the Classical National Highway in Bangladesh, 2011

Involvement: Study design, Data Collection, Field Investigation and Analysis

  • Evaluation of Speed Reducing Physical Devices on the Classical National Highway in Bangladesh, 2011

Involvement: Study design, Data Collection, Field Investigation and Analysis

  • Modeling Major Accident Types on National Highways in Bangladesh, 2009

Involvement: Study design, Data supply and Analysis

  • An Analysis of the Characteristics of the Railway Accidents of Bangladesh, 2009

Involvement: Study design, Data analysis

  • Identifications and Investigations of Hazardous Road Locations on Dhaka-Aricha Highway, 2009 Corridor

Involvement: Study design, drawing, data supply and data analysis

  • A Study of the Status of Bicycling in Bangladesh, 2009

Involvement: Study design, Sample data collection, literature supply and provide other technical support

  • Trends Evaluation of Road Safety in Bangladesh: The Situation of Urban Accidents, 2008

Involvement: Study Design, data collection, data editing and analysis

  • An Estimation of Socio-Economic Costs of Road Traffic Accidents in Bangladesh, 2008

Involvement: Study design, literature review, questionnaire design, data supply and data analysis

  • NMV Involvement in Accidents and Their Effects in Dhaka City, 2008

Involvement: Study design, questionnaire development, field survey, data analysis

  • Heavy Vehicle Drivers’ Speed Behavior in Bangladesh, 2008

Involvement: Study design, Questionnaire development, data editing and provide other technical support

  • GIS based Accident Analysis: A case Study on a Dhaka-Aricha Highway (A Section of Asian Highway), 2007

Involvement: Study design, data editing and analysis,

  • Trends Evaluation of Road Safety in Bangladesh: The Situation of Rural Accidents, 2007

Involvement: Study Design, data collection, data editing and analysis

 

* Moreover, I have prepared several research proposals, contract agreements and project reports.

[1] Involved as a core team member in design, analysis, writing etc.