Faculty of
Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Professor Simon Washington is Head of School of Civil Engineering at the University of Queensland.

Simon is recognised internationally for his contributions in the fields of behavioural econometrics applied in the areas of transport and urban planning, transport safety and risk across all travel modes, and travel behaviour. He is Associate Editor or Editorial Advisory Board Member on six leading international transport journals (Korean J Trans Eng; J of Anal Meth in Acc Res; Accident Analysis and Prevention; Journal of Transport and Health; Transportation Research Part A; and Journal of Sustainable Transportation).

Over the course of his career, Simon has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and the second edition of a textbook which has been adopted in over 20 countries, and six book chapters. Simon has been lead investigator on more than $26 Million on externally supported research and has secured nationally competitive research grants in Australia including the Australian Research Council, the National Health and Medical Research Council, and the Cooperative Research Center, and in the US from the National Academy of Sciences, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, and the Federal Highway Administration.  

Prior to joining UQ, Simon served on the faculties of the Queensland University of Technology, UC Berkeley, Arizona State University, the University of Arizona, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been a visiting Professor at Ajou University (South Korea), University of Sydney, and Loughborough University (UK).


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