Professor Mark Hickman

Professor & Chair of Transport Eng

School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
+61 7 336 53692


Dr. Mark Hickman is the TAP Chair and Professor of Transport Engineering within the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Queensland. Prof. Hickman has taught courses and performed research in public transit planning and operations, travel demand modeling, and traffic engineering. His areas of research interest and expertise include public transit planning and operations, urban transportation planning, and the application of remote sensing technology for traffic management.

Research Interests

  • Public transport
    Operations and planning of public transport services
  • Travel modelling
    Modelling of transport systems, transport supply and demand, traveller behaviour
  • Remote sensing applications in transport
    Use of remotely sensed imagery (satellite and airborne imagery) for transport applications


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Masters (Coursework) of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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Book Chapter

  • Irannezhad, Elnaz, Prato, Carlo G. and Hickman, Mark (2018). Choice of using distribution centers in the container import chain: a hybrid model correcting for missing information. City logistics 3: towards sustainable and liveable cities. (pp. 269-281) edited by Eiichi Taniguchi and Russell G. Thompson. London, United Kingdom and Hoboken, NJ, USA : ISTE and Wiley. doi: 10.1002/9781119425472.ch15

  • Hickman, Mark (2017). Transit origin-destination estimation. Public transport planning with Smart card data. (pp. 15-35) edited by Fumitaka Kurauchi and Jan-Dirk Schmöcker. Boca Raton, FL, United States: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9781315370408-13

  • Konduri, Karthik C., Pendyala, Ram M., You, Daehyun, Chiu, Yi-Chang, Hickman, Mark, Noh, Hyunsoo, Waddell, Paul, Wang, Liming and Gardner, Brian (2014). The application of an integrated behavioral activity-travel simulation model for pricing policy analysis. Data Science and Simulation in Transportation Research. (pp. 86-102) edited by Davy Janssens, Ansar-Ul-Haque Yasar and Luk Knapen. Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4920-0.ch005

  • Hickman, Mark (2004). Bus Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) systems. Assessing the benefits and costs of ITS. (pp. 59-88) edited by David Gillen and David Levinson. Boston, MA, United States: Kluwer Academic Publishers. doi: 10.1007/1-4020-7874-9_5

  • Hickman, Mark and Blume, Kelly (2001). Modeling Cost and Passenger Level of Service for Integrated Transit Service. Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems. (pp. 233-251) edited by Stefan Voß and Joachim R. Daduna. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer . doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-56423-9_14

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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision