Hamed Faroqi



Research Associate

Email: h.faroqi@tum.de




Hamed received his Bachelor in Civil Engineering from University of Tehran (2012) and a Master in GIS from Kahaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology (2015). Hamed is a PhD student in the Transport Engineering group at the University of Queensland (UQ). Also, Hamed is currently visiting the Modeling Spatial Mobility group at the Technische Universität München (TUM) as part of the UQ-TUM research exchange program. His research interests include travel behaviour, transport geography, big data, marketing, and optimization problems. Hamed's current research project focuses on developing behavioural advertising models in the public transit network.

Research Interests

  • Travel Behaviour
  • Marketing in the Public Transit Network
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Transport Geography
  • Optimization


. Faroqi, H., Mesbah, M., & Kim, J. (2018, October). Inferring socioeconomic attributes of public transit passengers using classifiers. In Proceedings of the 40th Australian Transport Research Forum (ATRF).

. Faroqi, H., Mesbah, M., Kim, J., & Tavassoli. A. (2018). A model for measuring activity similarity between public transit passengers using smart card data. Journal of Travel Behaviour & Society.

. Faroqi, H., Mesbah, M., & Kim, J. (2018). Applications of transit smart cards beyond a fare collection tool: A literature review. Advances in Transportation Studies: an international Journal.

. Faroqi, H., Mesbah, M., & Kim, J. (2017). Spatial-Temporal Similarity Correlation between Public Transit Passengers Using Smart Card Data. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2017.

. Faroqi, H., & Sadeghi-Niaraki, A. (2016). GIS-based ride-sharing and DRT in Tehran city. Public Transport, 8(2), 243-260.

. Faroqi, H., & saadi Mesgari, M. (2016). Performance comparison between the multi-colony and multi-pheromone ACO algorithms for solving the multi-objective routing problem in a public transportation network. The Journal of Navigation, 69(1), 197-210.

. Faroqi, H., & Niaraki, A. S. (2015). Multi-objective optimization based collision avoidance algorithm for an intelligence marine navigation. Journal of Applied Sciences, 15(6), 911.

. Faroqi, H., & Sadeghi-Niaraki, A. (2015). Developing GIS-based Demand-Responsive Transit system in Tehran city. The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 40(1), 189.

. Faroqi, H., & Mesgari, M. S. (2015). Agent-based Crowd Simulation Considering Emotion Contagion for Emergency Evacuation Problem. The International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 40(1), 193.

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