This Week's Meeting 1 February 23: Professor Graham Currie FTSE
Guest Speaker Professor Graham Currie FTSE, Professor of Public Transport, Director Public Transport Research Group,
Monash University Australia
Topic New Developments in Public Transport
Time 12.30 for 12.50 -2.00pm
Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom
Price $53 (2 course lunch @ No35) / $10 Zoom only online access
Prof Currie is a transport research leader/ policy advisor and Directs the Public Transport Research Group (PTRG) at Monash University Australia. In 2015 PTRG was identified as one of the top 3 research groups in the world in this area by an independent European review. Graham has published more research papers in leading peer journals in this field than any other researcher in the world. For the last 7 years he has chaired the Light Rail Transit Committeeat US Transportation Research Board. He is also a member of the Singapore Land Transport Authority Research Advisory Board and the Swedish Centre for Research on Public Transport international advisory board.
He has won numerous research prizes including best research paper; 14th World Conference on Transport Research in Shanghai, he has won the William W Millar prize for best research paper in public transit at the US TRB conference twice, the only person ever to do so. Prof Currie is a frequent expert commentator on public transport in Melbourne and international media. In 2020 he was presented with the Transport Medal for outstanding contributions to transport by Engineers Australia.