Dr Krishna Behara

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Research Fellow in Smart Cities, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

Krishna Behara is a postdoctoral fellow in transport engineering at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. He completed his PhD in transport engineering at QUT (Australia), his masters in transportation engineering and bachelors (hons.) in civil engineering at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (India).

Prior to joining QUT, Krishna worked as consultant engineer (Transport) at National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi, India; and as Assistant Professor in the department of civil engineering, ANITS (India). He also worked on transport research projects with Queensland Department of Transport Main Roads (Australia), Mains Road Western Australia (Australia), and Jaipur Development Authority (India).

He is currently conducting fundamental research on the study of travel behaviour in Queensland using behavioural economics.

Krishna’s research interests include transport data analytics, traffic modelling and simulation, travel behavior, behavioral econometrics, and discrete choice models.

Additional information

Consultant Engineer (Transport)
National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development, New Delhi, India
2014-2015

  • Detailed Scrutiny Analysis of Proposals for Roads (Detailed Project Reports) received from different States of India.
  • Preparing Pre-Empowered Committee and Empowered Committee presentations of the respective states that submit road/bridge proposals for sanction.
  • Assisted Director (Technical) in drafting and designing Pavement Design Catalogues on IIT Pave Software for the Cement Stabilized bases and sub-bases & for Granular bases and sub-bases to successfully incorporate in the revised code of IRC SP-72:2015.
  • Involved in the Research and Development activities like, co-ordinating the research proposals received from various IITs, NITs, Central Universities and top Private Universities in India by receiving the research proposals submitted to NRRDA for funding, reviewing them, co-coordinating the research proposal presentations by Principal Investigators in the presence of the Expert Group, preparing the minutes of meeting and managing the logistics.