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Professor of Future Urban Mobility, Swinburne University of Technology

Hussein Dia is Professor of Civil Engineering specialising in Future Urban Mobility systems. He currently serves as Chair of the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering and Deputy Director of the Smart Cities Research Institute at Swinburne University of Technology.

He is a Chartered Professional Engineer with three decades of experience. He has worked extensively in collaboration with both the public and private sectors, including strong engagement with industry. His research interests are in next generation smart infrastructure systems and the convergence of technology, infrastructure and human elements in urban environments. His current work is focused on disruptive mobility and harnessing digital innovations to unlock potential opportunities for low carbon mobility.

Hussein is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Engineers Australia and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers.


  • 2018–present
    Professor (Future Urban Mobility), Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2018–present
    Chair Professor (Department of Civil Engineering), Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2013–2017
    Associate Professor (Transport), Swinburne University of Technology


  • 1997 
    Monash University, PhD / Transport Studies


Fellow, Engineers Australia; Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers; Fellow, Institute of Transportation Engineers