Dr Dave Milne

Dr Dave Milne


Prior Employment

  • Senior Assistant Engineer, JMP Consultants Ltd., Civil, Structural and Transportation Engineers, Leeds (1988-91).


  • 1998 PhD, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
  • 1988 MSc(Eng), Transport Planning and Engineering, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.
  • 1987 BA(Hons), Geography, School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Relevant Experience

  • Leader of ITS input to EC DGVII TRANSPRICE and AFFORD projects, principally in the area of traffic and transport modelling to assess impacts of transport pricing measures;
  • Extensive use of SATURN traffic model to assess network impacts of demand management policies under a series of UK Engineering and Physical Research Council funded studies;
  • Use of START strategic model to investigate demand and equity impacts of road pricing in London during a UK Economic and Social Research Council funded study;
  • Course Director of well established Intermediate SATURN Workshops short course, providing training in traffic modelling techniques for transport professionals.
  • While with JMP Consultants: extensive application of traffic modelling techniques (especially SATURN and CONTRAM) for assessing the performance of proposed traffic schemes during studies funded by UK national and local government agencies.
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  • BA (Hons): Geography (School of Geography, University of Leeds, 1987)
  • MSc (Eng): Transport Planning and Engineering (ITS, University of Leeds, 1988)
  • PhD: Modelling The Network Effects of Urban Road User Charging (ITS, University of Leeds, 1998)

Research groups and institutes

  • Spatial Modelling and Dynamics

Current postgraduate researchers

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