School of Civil Engineering

Mr Sohel Mahmud

Research Scholar
Phone: +61 7 3365 3912

S. M. Sohel Mahmud is a PhD scholar at School of Civil Engineering of the University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland, Australia. He is also an Assistant Professor at the Accident Research Institute (ARI) of BUET, Bangladesh. He authored more than 70 journals, papers and chapters internationally and nationally in the field road safety and traffic engineering areas and attended many international and national seminars, workshops and conferences.


B. Sc. Eng. (Civil) from the Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh in 2004 and M. Sc. Engineering (Transportation) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh in 2009


  • Road safety
  • Land use and transport planning
  • Surrogate safety measures
  • Driving behaviour
  • Micro-simulation modelling

Teaching and Learning

Road safety engineering


 Modelling Overtaking Behaviour and Probability of Accidents in Two-Lane Rural Highways in Developing Countries

Key Publications

  • Mahmud, S. S., & Haque, M. S. (2014). Interchange facilities between different modes of transport in Dhaka city. Journal of Civil Engineering (IEB),42(1), 103-117.
  • Mahmud, S. S., Ahmed, I., & Hoque, M. S. (2014). Road Safety Problems in Bangladesh: Achievable Target and Tangible Sustainable Actions. Jurnal Teknologi, 70(4).
  • Mahmud, S. S., Talukder, M. M. A., Ahmed, I., & Raihan, M. A. (2013). Road Safety Initiatives in Bangladesh. Jurnal Teknologi, 65(3).
  • Mahmud, S. S., Hoque, M. S., & Qazi, A. S. (2009). Road safety problems in Bangladesh: some major initiatives, constraints and requirements. Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, 61
  • Mahmud, S. M. S., Ferreira, L., & Tavassoli, A. (2016). Traditional Approaches to Traffic Safety Evaluation (TSE): Application Challenges and Future Directions. Bridging the East and West, 242.