Researcher

Dr Sameer Alam

My Expertise

Aviation emission, air traffic control, aviation noise, aviation meteorology, air navigation, aviation fuel, simulation & modeling, heuristic search algorithms, nature inspired computing, air traffic risk modeling .

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Alam  is a Senior Lecturer in Aviation at the School of Engineering and IT, UNSW Canberra. He holds PhD (Computer Sc) 2008, MTech (Computer Sc) 2000, MA (Economics) 1996, BS (Maths) 1994. 

His research interest are mainly in Optimization, Simulation, Modelling and Meta‐Heuristic Search techniques with application to Air Transportation problems.He has over 40 publications in Journals/Conferences with over 380 citations.

He also teaches a...view more

Dr Alam  is a Senior Lecturer in Aviation at the School of Engineering and IT, UNSW Canberra. He holds PhD (Computer Sc) 2008, MTech (Computer Sc) 2000, MA (Economics) 1996, BS (Maths) 1994. 

His research interest are mainly in Optimization, Simulation, Modelling and Meta‐Heuristic Search techniques with application to Air Transportation problems.He has over 40 publications in Journals/Conferences with over 380 citations.

He also teaches a variety of subjects in Aviation (Air Traffic Management, Airport Operations) and Computer Sc (Data Structures, Comptational Problem Solving, JAVA programming).

He is an invited reviewer for several high impact journals. Dr. Alam was a organizing co-chair for the 28th Australasian Joint conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra, Australia 2016, conference session chair for the 29th IEEE Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Utah, USA, 2010 and for the Ph.D. Symposium, Australian Conference on Artificial Life, Sydney, Australia, 2005 . He also served on the Program Committee for the 22nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Brisbane Australia 2009 and for the 1st IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Hawaii, USA 2007.

His research has won several competetive awards which includes:

  • Best Paper Award, 11th US-Europe ATM R&D Seminar, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, Istanbul, Turkey 2014
  • SEIT School Publication Award (A$ 5K) , UNSW Canberra, 2012
  • Best paper Nominee, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia 2012
  • Best Paper Award, 9th US-Europe ATM R&D Seminar, Berlin, Germany, 2011
  • ANU Science Medal, Australian National University, 2011
  • Young Tall Poppy of the Year Award, Australian Institute of Policy and Science, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, 29th IEEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Salt Lake City, USA 2010.
  • Fresh Scientist Award, Science in Public, 2009.

He has represented UNSW at the Safe Skies 2009, International Aviation Safety Conference, Canberra, Australia and at the 7th International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, Bangalore, India.

He is the co‐editor of the book “Multi‐objective Optimization in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Practice”, which was published by IGI Global, Information Science Reference series in 2008 and author of the book Air Traffic Simulation and Modelling, published by VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2009.

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Location

Bldg 17, Rm 126
School of Engineering and Information Technology ,
University of New South Wales at the, Australian Defence Force Academy
Canberra ACT 2600, Australia