Dr Shimul Haque is an Associate Professor in transportation engineering at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia. He is a specialist in statistical and econometrics applications in transportation engineering and traffic safety. His research interests include traffic safety analysis, blackspot identification techniques, microscopic traffic flow models, travel behaviour, and Connected and Automated Vehicles. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed research articles in top-class journals and international conferences. Dr Haque is an Associate Editor of the ASCE – Journal of Transportation Engineering, a prestigious journal within civil engineering published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is also the Track Chair of Safety in Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF).