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Congratulations on ARC Success to Dillon, Chang, Potdar, Singh, Martin, Snook

Congratulation to our DEBII team (4 members, including 2 early career researchers, Dr Vidy and Dr. Singh) together with Prof Greg Martin from PETREC and Mr. D. Snook from Main Road, that we obtained total $404,192 linkage funds over 3 years (including cash from ARC $314,192 and 90K from Industry). It is 1 of 3 grants that Curtin obtained. The other 2 success teams are from Geology and Environmental Science.

Note that we have also put in number of other ARC grants, and we will need to wait the result between June - Oct this year.
Detailed successful grant infor is attached here:
LP0990610 Prof TS Dillon; Prof E Chang; Dr V Potdar; Prof G Martin; Mr D Snook; Dr J Singh
Congestion management in key road networks of a major city through real time data
collection, intelligent forecasting and real time routing
Project Title
2009 :
2010 :
2011 :
2012 :
$ 52,365
$ 104,731
$ 104,731
$ 52,365
APA(I) Award(s): 1
APDI Dr J Singh
Main Roads of Western Australia - Government of Western Australia
Planning and Transport Research Centre (PATREC)
Collaborating/Partner Organisation(s)
Curtin University of Technology
The project researches the issues for allowing Australian Road Traffic Authorities to automatically capture road
traffic data, forecast traffic flows and smartly route traffic flows to avoid congestion on road networks. This will lead
to several benefits, such as (a) reducing traffic congestion, shorten travel time and lower pollution, (b) better
utilization of existing road infrastructure by diffusing traffic to alternate routes, (c) provide economic benefit by
allowing one to delay infrastructure expansion, (d) monitoring of aberrant behaviour by road users to ensure a safer
road environment, and (e) improved flexibility in deployment of the Wireless Sensor Network to meet the needs of
the road authorities and community.

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