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MET/PhD Research Projects and Theses

The following is a list of postgrad transport research students and their research titles.
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Note: Copies of these are available from the University library. More recent (>2006) theses are also available online.

Student Title Award Year Supervisors
Adnan Ali Finite element modelling of road pavement to address nonlinear behaviour of unbound materials under axle loads MET Project 2006 Mofreh Saleh
Haran Arampamoorthy Analysis of spatial distributions of road accidents PhD Thesis 2005 Alan Nicholson
Zoran Bakovic Pedestrian behaviour at road crossings MET Project 2006 Alan Nicholson
Romelda Bangasan Application of Low-volume Road Maintenance Management Systems in New Zealand to the Philippines MET Project 2006 Rob Douglas
Alan Nicholson
Bridget Burdett Influence On Safety Of Perceptual Speed Mngmt Treatments On NZ Rural Roads MET Thesis 2010 Alan Nicholson
Sam Charlton (Waikato)
Glen Koorey
Clifford Chai Investigation Of Suitable Roadway Widths For Pinch Points MET Project 2011 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Chee Chang Durability & fatigue life of open graded friction courses MET Project 2004 Mofreh Saleh
Li Qi Chen Modelling Bus Dwell Times MET Project 2011 Ken Kuhn
Alan Nicholson
Rhys Chesterman Environmental Capacity of Local Residential Streets MET Project 2009 Glen Koorey
Andre Dantas
Ta-Chieh (Michael) Chou International accident experience comparisons using accident prediction models MET Project 2007 Glen Koorey
Shane Turner (Beca)
Ryan Cooney Identification of Congested Network Components & the Timing of Network Improvements MET Project 2008 Andre Dantas
Alan Nicholson
Basil David Daniel The Impacts of Neighbourhood Traffic Management PhD Thesis In Progress Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Graeme Doherty Crash Risk on Curves - Classification of crash risk from loss of control at corners on the NZ State Hwy network MET Project 2008 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Fergus Tate (MWH)
Megan Fowler Effect of Road Network Bendiness on Traffic Crash Occurrence in New Zealand MET Thesis 2007 Glen Koorey
Andre Dantas
Dharmista Gohil Development of a data-information sharing framework for roading organisations' response to disaster/emergencies MET Project 2005 Andre Dantas
Erica Seville
Alvaro Gonzalez Behaviour of pavements stabilized using foamed bitumen PhD Thesis 2009 Misko Cubrinovski
Bryan Pidwerbesky (FH)
Jeremy (Jack) Hansby Predicting current & future structural pavement condition for thin bituminous chip sealed unbound granular roads MET Project 2007 Mofreh Saleh
Benjamin Hayward Investigating the technical feasibility of using in-situ instrumentation to quantify road asset consumption by heavy vehicles MET Thesis 2006 Rob Douglas (Forestry)
James Mackechnie
Martin Huang Effects of Speed Cushions on Traffic MET Project 2011 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Tim Hughes Cyclist Perceptions of the Cycling Environment MET Project 2008 Glen Koorey
Ji Su Jian Factors affecting resilient modulus of bituminous material MET Thesis 2006 Mofreh Saleh
Alan Nicholson
Akhylesh (Kesh) Keshaboina Analysis Of Forecasted Travel Time Benefits Against Those Realised MET Project 2009 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Tony Keyte Calibration of Interactive Hwy Safety Design Model: Design Consistency Policy module MET Project 2006 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Hyun Chan Kim A Logistics-based Mode-change model for NZ Freight Transport PhD Thesis In Progress Alan Nicholson
Meng Hui Kong Bus service reliability : bunching and arrival time predictability MET Project 2004 Alan Nicholson
Andre Dantas
Glen Koorey Incorporating Safety into Rural Highway Design PhD Thesis 2009 Alan Nicholson
Mofreh Saleh
Nir Kumar KC Recycled glass in Asphalt pavements MET Project 2011 Mofreh Saleh
Christopher Lai Network Terminal Reliability MET Project 2011 Alan Nicholson
Ken Kuhn
Richard Landon-Lane Driver Behaviour at Low-Radius, Low-Visibility Curves MET Project 2008 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Aline Lang Energy Risk Assessment Method for Freight Trptn Systems PhD Thesis In Progress Andre Dantas
Alan Nicholson
Susan Krumdieck (Mech)
Andrew Leckie Environmental Capacity of Local Residential Streets MET Project In Progress Glen Koorey
Heidi Lee User and system optimum assignment of traffic in a network MET Project 2003 Alan Nicholson
Andre Dantas
Heintze Lee Variability in the effectiveness of accident treatment MET Project 2006 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
John Lieswyn Uncertainty in Transport Planning Models MET Project 2011 Alan Nicholson
Ken Kuhn
Kung-Ann Loh Traffic clustering MET Project 2004 Alan Nicholson
Simon Lusby Feeder Services to the Northern Busway MET Project 2011 Ken Kuhn
Alan Nicholson
Jing (Ellen) Mao Effects of traffic calming devices on rd safety & environmental conditions on urban local roads MET Project 2009 Glen Koorey
John Mao Braess' paradox in reality: cause, consequence and resolution: a case study MET Project 2004 Andre Dantas
Alan Nicholson
Susan McMillan Effectiveness of Incident Mngmt on Traffic Network Reliability PhD Thesis In Progress Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Adonijah Menzies Investigation of changes in speed behaviour resulting from the installation of a red light camera sign MET Project 2004 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Ron Minnema Evaluation of the effectiveness of traffic calming devices in reducing speeds on "local" urban roads in NZ MET Project 2006 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Melanie Muirson Crash analysis of State Hwy improvement projects: what are the actual crash cost savings? MET Project 2006 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Keiko Munakata Examination of Correlation Between Travel Times on Links MET Project 2007 Alan Nicholson
Frederico (Fred) Ferreira Pedroso Dynamic Response Recovery Tool to support decision making activities during emergency response events in NZ PhD Thesis 2010 Andre Dantas
Lukshmi Ranasinghe Behaviour of traffic at coordinated signalised intersections in a one-way street MET Thesis 2004 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Bill Rice How We Got to School: A Study of Travel Choices of Chch Primary School MET Thesis 2007 Andre Dantas
Aaron Roozenburg Investigation into equations for determining passing demand MET Project 2004 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey
Grace Ryan Bus Travel Time variability and Bus Bunching Models MET Project In Progress Alan Nicholson
John Shrewsbury Travel Demand Estimation PhD Thesis In Progress Alan Nicholson
Andre Dantas
Mike Smith Fatigue Crashes: The extent to which terrain change has an influence on the Fatigued (Drowsy) Driver MET Project 2006 Glen Koorey
Bruce Steven Development & verification of a pavement response & performance model for unbound granular pavements PhD Thesis 2005 Alan Nicholson
Mofreh Saleh
Peter Sudhana Feasibility study of foamed bitumen MET Thesis 2003 Mofreh Saleh
Alan Nicholson
Nguan Teo Mechanical properties of foamed bitumen stabilised mixes MET Project 2004 Mofreh Saleh
Alan Nicholson
Rebecca Wardell Influences on trpt policymakers & attitudes towards peak oil MET Thesis 2010 Andre Dantas
Glen Koorey
Anna Wilkins Changing the NZ Left Turn Give Way Rule - Potential Efficiency Implications for NZ intersections MET Thesis 2008 Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Lisa Williams Lowering urban traffic speeds to achieve sust land trpt outcomes in NZ MET Thesis In Progress Glen Koorey
Alan Nicholson
Stuart Woods Implications of Park & Ride on Urban Development Strategies in major metropolitan areas in NZ MET Project 2006 Alan Nicholson
Andre Dantas
Darren Yong Driver behaviour at signal changes on major urban arterial roads MET Project 2005 Alan Nicholson
Glen Koorey