Edward Robson

BE Civil Engineering (Hons 1) UNSW, BCom Business Economics (Distinction) UNSW

PhD Candidate in Civil Engineering

Contact Details

Office Location:
CE LG9 Civil Engineering Building (H20)
Phone: +61 2 9385 5779
Email: e.robson@student.unsw.edu.au

Research Interests

  • Computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling of transport networks and land use to assess the economic impacts of transport projects and policies at a strategic level.
  • Methods of transport valuation for users and the community to estimate demand and form inputs for cost-benefit analyses.
  • Integration of transport engineering and transport economics models.
  • Public transport network design.

Professional Experience

Transport Planner/Engineer, Jacobs, Sydney (2011-)

Engineering consultancy experience in traffic modelling, rail operations modelling, strategic transport planning, data analysis and traffic engineering. Significant projects include:

  • CBD and South East Light Rail Tender Design
  • Pacific Highway Lisarow Traffic Modelling
  • Bells Line of Road Signs and Lines Review
  • RMS Pinch Point Upgrades Traffic Modelling
  • M4 Widening Environmental Impact Statement
  • WestConnex Enabling Works Traffic Modelling
  • Mount Isa Railway Line RailSys Modelling
  • Translink Timetable Review
  • M4 Managed Motorway ITS Design and Freight Bypass Guidelines
  • Windsor Bridge Replacement Traffic Impact Assessment

Selected Publications


Robson, E. (2014). Consumer Benefit Model for Developing Public Transport Networks. In Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management National Conference 2014, Adelaide, Australia.

Robson, E. & Dixit, V. (2015). A Review of Computable General Equilibrium Modelling for Transport Appraisal. In Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of Australian Institutes of Transport Research, Melbourne, Australia.