Associate Professor Liton Kamruzzaman
Dr Liton Kamruzzaman is a leading researcher in transport and land use planning with measurable impacts on the field, on policy and practices, and on society.
Liton possesses unique skillset in data analysis and visualisation including transport modelling, statistics, econometrics, GIS, and Remote Sensing. His research interest spans over three key areas of urban/transport planning:
- Effectiveness of strategic urban policies e.g. transit oriented development (TOD), innovation precincts, urban form and structure
- Socio-economic and travel behavioural impacts of transport infrastructure e.g. bicycle sharing schemes, light rail, airports
- Envisioning the future of cities e.g. smart cities, autonomous vehicle, climate vulnerability such as the urban heat island effect
Liton has a vast experience of teaching transport and land use planning, GIS, and Remote Sensing. He has supervised many PhD and honours students to completion. Prior to joining Monash University, Litonhas taught across three universities: Queensland University of Technology, Australia; University of Ulster, UK; and Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. He has a PhD in transport planning from the University of Ulster, a Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice from Queensland University of Technology, an MSc in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation (with Distinction) from the University of Twente, and a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.
Liton is a Section Editor of Sustainability journal and maintains close collaboration with numerous professional and research bodies including World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS), World Society for Transport and Land Use Research (WSTLUR), Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), Bangladesh Institute of Planners, and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).