Shortlist announced for 2018 ARRB Awards

The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) has shortlisted the award nominees for its upcoming Gala Dinner and Awards Night, recognising research excellence across the road sector.The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) has shortlisted the award nominees for its upcoming Gala Dinner and Awards Night, recognising research excellence across the road sector.

“We’re delighted to reveal the brilliant researchers making ground-breaking impact on the roads and transport sector,” ARRB said in a statement.

The shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Knowledge Transfer Commitment Award

Team: Downer Road Services, Downer
Louise Goldman, AIP Foundation
Professor Jay Sanjayan, Swinburne University of Technology
Jerome Carslake, National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP)

Implementing Agency Applied Research Award

Richard Fanning, John Gaffney, Matthew Hall and Hendrick Zurlinden, VicRoads
Fred Andrews-Phaedonos, VicRoads
Peter Evans, Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR)
Mahbub Hossain, Campbelltown City Council

New Research Talent Award

Dr Ronny Kutadinata, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)
Mitchell Cunningham, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)
Kaniz Fatima, RMIT University

Research Impact Award

Sara Moridpour, RMIT University
Arul Arulrajah, Graeme Newman, Farshid Maghool and Alireza Mohammadinia, Swinburne & VicRoads
Professor Riadh Al-Mahaidi and Dr Robin Kalfat, Swinburne University
Peter Bryant and Dr Erik Denneman, Department of Transport and Main Roads and Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA)

Lifetime Research, Development & Implementation Award

Geoff Jameson, ARRB (ARRB)
Professor Barry Watson, CARRS-Q

Winners will be announced at the Awards and Gala Dinner held at Brisbane City Hall, 1 May.


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