Members


Faculty

Mahmudur Fatmi, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering
The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus

PhD (2018) – Civil and Resource Engineering – Dalhousie University, Canada

MASc (2013 – Transferred to PhD) – Civil and Resource Engineering – Dalhousie University, Canada

Dr. Mahmudur Fatmi is a transportation professor at UBCO. He has started as an assistant professor at UBCO since July 2018. Dr. Fatmi contributes by developing advanced econometric modelling methods and agent-based microsimulation modelling techniques to assist in making effective transportation and land use policies and infrastructure investment decisions. Dr. Fatmi’s contributions have been recognized through several local, provincial, and national awards such as Transport Canada Scholarship, and Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Scholarship, among others.


Staff

Elis Davanzo

Project Manager

Research Topic: Traffic Microsimulation

Previous degree: BASc. in Civil Engineering, UBC Okanagan

Nick Blackwell

Software Developer

Topic: Transportation Mircosimulation Framework

Previous Degree: BSc. in Computer Science. UBC Okanagan


Ph.D. Students:

Shahadat Hossain Shadit

Research Topic: Modelling vehicle ownership decisions

Previous Degree: MASc. in Civil Engineering, The University of British Columbia Okanagan

Period: Sept 2021 – present

Shivam Khaddar

Research Topic: Activity-based Modelling

Previous Degree: MEng. in Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa

Period: Jan 2021 – present

Nobinur Rahman

Research Topic: Population synthesis and activity-based modelling

Previous degree: MASc. in Civil Engineering, The University of British Columbia Okanagan

Period: Sept 2020 – present

Mohamad Ali Khalil 

Research Topic: Developing a proto-type agent-based integrated urban model and assess energy usage

Previous Degree: MSc in Civil Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Period: Sept 2020 – present

Bijoy Saha

Research Topic: Transport network modelling

Previous Degree: MASc in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia (UBC), Okanagan

Period: Sept 2020 – present

Muntahith Orvin

Research Topic: Modelling and microsimulating residential relocation decisions

Previous Degree: MASc in Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia (UBC), Okanagan

Period: May 2020 – present

Uthpalee Hewage

Research Topic: Modelling individual’s preference towards autonomous transit

Previous Degree: MSc in Business Statistics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Period: September 2022 – present

Shoumic Shahid Chowdhury

Research Topic: Transport network modelling

Previous Degree: MSc in Transportation Engineering, Tongji University

Period: January 2023 – present

Mostaq Ahmed

Research Topic: Activity-based travel demand modelling

Previous Degree: MS in Community and Regional Planning (Transportation Planning Concentration), The University of Texas at Austin

Period: January 2023 – present

Visiting PhD Students

Zhipeng Niu

Research Topic: Resource allocation, matching, and policy of shared transport such as ride-sharing and shared-parking

Previous Degree: M.Eng. in Transportation Engineering. Northeast Forestry University

Period: Sept 2021 – present


MASc Students

Elis Davanzo

Research Topic: Traffic Microsimulation

Previous degree: BASc. in Civil Engineering, UBC Okanagan

Maryamossadat Zakeri

Research Topic: The Application of Machine Learning in Active Transportation Modelling

Previous degree: BSc. in Civil Engineering, Qom University of Technology (QUT)

Dakota Svendsen

Research Topic: Autonomous Transit along the Okanagan Rail Trail

Previous degree: BASc. in Civil Engineering, UBC Okanagan

Imrul Kayes Shafie

Research Topic: Activity-based Travel Modelling

Previous Degree: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology 


Undergraduate Students

Hellen Luvizetti Lacava

Project Title: Impacts of Covid-19 on Daily Activities Survey (ICDAS)

Period: Oct 2020 – present

Trevor Malyk

Project Title: Web Design/Management and Literature Review of Activity-Based Modelling.

Period: May 2022 – present

Samirah Zafreen

Project Title: Traffic data collection and analysis

Period: Sept 2021 – present


Former Students


MASc Students

Nabeel Ahmed

Research Topic: Travel behaviour analysis of evacuees

Previous degree: BSc. in Civil Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad

Period: Sept 2021 – Dec 2021

Samira Hussain

Research Topic: Microsimulating the transport network and environmental impacts of a Downtown revitalization plan

Previous degree: B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Period: Sept 2021 – Dec 2021

Sadia Nowroz Munia

Research Topic: Evaluating Alternative Transit Preferential Treatments: Developing a Transit Microsimulation and Emission Modeling Framework

Previous Degree: BSc in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Period: Sept 2019 – August 2021

Shahadat Hossain Shadit

Research Topic: Modelling the Adoption of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs)

Previous Degree: BSc in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Period: Sept 2019 – August 2021

Shivam Khaddar

Research Topic: Modeling the Inter-relationship between Travel and Subjective Well-being

Previous Degree: MEng. in Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa

Period: Jan 2020 – Dec 2020

Bijoy Saha

Research Topic: Modeling Injury Severity of Vulnerable Road Users in Bangladesh

Period: May 2019 – Aug 2020

Muntahith Orvin

Research Topic: Bicyclists’ Travel Behavior Analysis: Modeling Bicycling Demand, Speed Choice, Destination Choice, and Usage of Shared Mobility Services

Period: Jan 2019 – Apr 2020

Vipul Garg

Research Topic: Sustainable Transport Safety: Applying Updated Community-based Macro-level Collision Prediction Models

Period: Sept 2018 – May 2019

Jatin Sharma

Research Topic: Data Analysis of Travel Technology and Mobility Survey (TTMS)

Period: May 2019 – Aug 2019


Undergraduate Students

Kenny-Wayne Lim Chow Toon

Project Title: Analyzing housing prices in BC in correlation with transportation infrastructure access

Period: May 2022 – August 2022

James Wu

Project Title: Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Housing Price and Website Design

Period: January 2022 – May 2022

Corrie Thirkell

Project Title: Investigating the Impact of COVID – 19 on Travel Activities

Period: May 2020 – Dec 2021

Andrew Kiggins

Project Title: Developing Computer Program for Shared Mobility

Period: Sept 2020 – July 2021

Sheikh Daryus Ahmed

Project Title: Virtual Reality Experiment to Investigate Pedestrian’s Response to Autonomous Vehicles at a Road Intersection

Period: May 2020 – Dec 2020

Eric Laksmono

Project Title: Analyzing the Effect of  COVID-19 on Transit Users

Period: May 2021 – August 2021

Diana Youssefian

Project Title: Shared Services such as Transit and E-scooter in Kelowna

May 2019 – Aug 2019

Period: Sept 2019 – Apr 2020

Aanchal Kuckian

Project Title: Analysis and Validation of the Travel Technology and Mobility Survey (TTMS)

Period: Sept 2019 – Apr 2020

Jashan Bachhal

Project Title: Modeling the Usage of E-scooter Services

Period: May 2020 – Aug 2020

Baocheng Wu

Project Title: Travel Technology and Mobility Survey (TTMS) Design

Period: Sept 2018 – Apr 2019

Sheikh Daryus Ahmed

Project Title: Investigating Trip Generation of the Okanagan Residents

Period: Sept 2019 – Apr 2020

Taylor Bouchey

Project Title: Okanagan Rail Trail User Survey

Period: May 2022 – August 2022

Roy Ng

Project Title: Shared Mobility Survey Generation and Data Analysis

Period: May 2022 – August 2022