Professor Majid Sarvi is the head of Transport Engineering at the University of Melbourne.
He is the founder and director of the Australian Integrated Multimodal EcoSystem (AIMES). AIMES is a world first; a grid mapped with smart sensors to test emerging, multimodal connected large-scale transport technologies in a complex urban environment. Through AIMES, Majid is bringing the transport network together, collaborating with more than 50 domestic and international partners from industry and government . AIMES’ key objective is to deliver safer, more efficient and sustainable transport solutions for all road users to enable smarter cities to thrive.
Majid has more than 20 years of professional, academic and research experience in the areas of traffic and transport engineering. Majid has consulted on numerous international projects and his research expertise covers a range of topics, including: connected multimodal transport systems, cooperative ITS, crowd dynamic modelling and simulation and network vulnerability assessment and optimization. He has been the author/co-author of more than 300 refereed publications.