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Raphael Grzebieta

Professor Raphael Grzebieta
Transport And Road Safety (TARS) Research
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia.

Raphael Grzebieta is Chair of Road Safety at the TARS research centre at UNSW. He has around 28 years of research and practical experience in road safety, road and vehicle crashworthiness and forensic engineering investigations. Research teams he has led and been involved with have carried out numerous vehicle, truck and road infrastructure crash tests, impact and blast load laboratory testing, road injury biomechanics studies, computer modelling and theoretical studies. He has published over 200 papers and supervised numerous PhD and Masters students. His current research focus areas are: road infrastructure crashworthiness, rollover crashworthiness; motorcycle safety; truck safety; cycling and pedestrian safety; ambulance crashworthiness; and fatigue.


  • 2008–present
    Professor, Transport and Road Safety (TARS) Research, UNSW


  • 1991 
    Monash University, PhD

Research Areas

  • Biomechanics (110601)
  • Civil Engineering (0905)
  • Transport Engineering (090507)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)
  • Road Transportation And Freight Services (150703)