• Merle Wood

    Department Of Transport And Main Roads, Queensland

  • Merle Wood is a Principal Traffic Engineer at Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads. She has 15 years of experience practising in traffic engineering and transport planning. Her current role in Engineering and Technology Branch is to measure the performance of the state-controlled road network and research into alternative data analytics method and emerging traffic data collection technologies to enhance the current practice.
    In her previous roles within the department, she led the operation of ramp signalling, traffic modelling and signal coordination in the Brisbane Metropolitan area.
    Merle obtained her PhD from Monash University. Her PhD thesis was on the impact of in-car navigation system on driver behaviour.