Dr Hussein Dia is Professor of Future Urban Mobility. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, and also Deputy Director of the Smart Cities Research Institute at Swinburne University of Technology. He is a Civil Engineer with three decades of experience. He has worked extensively in academia and has strong collaboration with both the public and private sectors, including strong engagement with industry research. His research interests are in smart cities and the convergence of technology, infrastructure and human elements in urban environments. His current work is focused on creating smarter mobility with meaningful tech for better user experience. His standing in this field is demonstrated by more than 100 publications including two books on Intelligent Transport Systems and Low Carbon Mobility for Future Cities. Hussein is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow of Engineers Australia, and Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He currently serves as Senior Editor for the international journal IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transport Systems.