Sameer Alam

Visiting Fellow

Dr Alam  is a Senior Lecturer in Aviation at the School of Engineering and IT, UNSW Canberra. He holds PhD (Computer Sc) 2008, MTech (Computer Sc) 2000, MA (Economics) 1996, BS (Maths) 1994. 

His research interest are mainly in Optimization, Simulation, Modelling and Meta‐Heuristic Search techniques with application to Air Transportation problems.He has over 40 publications in Journals/Conferences with over 380 citations.

He also teaches a variety of subjects in Aviation (Air Traffic Management, Airport Operations) and Computer Sc (Data Structures, Comptational Problem Solving, JAVA programming).

He is an invited reviewer for several high impact journals. Dr. Alam was a organizing co-chair for the 28th Australasian Joint conference on Artificial Intelligence, Canberra, Australia 2016, conference session chair for the 29th IEEE Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Utah, USA, 2010 and for the Ph.D. Symposium, Australian Conference on Artificial Life, Sydney, Australia, 2005 . He also served on the Program Committee for the 22nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Brisbane Australia 2009 and for the 1st IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, Hawaii, USA 2007.

His research has won several competetive awards which includes:

  • Best Paper Award, 11th US-Europe ATM R&D Seminar, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, Istanbul, Turkey 2014
  • SEIT School Publication Award (A$ 5K) , UNSW Canberra, 2012
  • Best paper Nominee, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Brisbane, Australia 2012
  • Best Paper Award, 9th US-Europe ATM R&D Seminar, Berlin, Germany, 2011
  • ANU Science Medal, Australian National University, 2011
  • Young Tall Poppy of the Year Award, Australian Institute of Policy and Science, 2011
  • Best Paper Award, 29th IEEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Salt Lake City, USA 2010.
  • Fresh Scientist Award, Science in Public, 2009.

He has represented UNSW at the Safe Skies 2009, International Aviation Safety Conference, Canberra, Australia and at the 7th International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition, Bangalore, India.

He is the co‐editor of the book “Multi‐objective Optimization in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Practice”, which was published by IGI Global, Information Science Reference series in 2008 and author of the book Air Traffic Simulation and Modelling, published by VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany, 2009.

Journal articles
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Wang Y; Liu T; Hu M; Alam S; Duong VN, 2020, 'Temporal Patterns Underlying Domestic Departure Passengers Behavior in the Airport', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 127969 - 127980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3008438
2020
Cai Q; Pratama M; Alam S; Ma C; Liu J, 2020, 'Breakup of Directed Multipartite Networks', IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 947 - 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSE.2019.2894142
2020
Prakash R; Alam S; Duong VN, 2020, 'A mixed integer programming model for optimal ATC tower height and location: a case study for Singapore Changi Airport's third runway extension', Engineering Optimization, vol. 52, pp. 139 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0305215X.2019.1577405
2020
Pham DT; Alam S; Duong V, 2020, 'An Air Traffic Controller Action Extraction-Prediction Model Using Machine Learning Approach', Complexity, vol. 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2020/1659103
2020
Cai Q; Alam S; Duong V, 2020, 'On Robustness Paradox in Air Traffic Networks', IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 3087 - 3099, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNSE.2020.3015728
2020
Ang H; Cai Q; Alam S, 2020, 'A collision risk assessment method for runway threshold management: A case study of Singapore Changi Airport', Case Studies on Transport Policy, vol. 8, pp. 784 - 795, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2020.06.004
2020
Cai Q; Alam S; Liu J, 2020, 'On the Robustness of Complex Systems with Multipartitivity Structures under Node Attacks', IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 7, pp. 106 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCNS.2019.2919856
2020
Cai Q; Alam S; Pratama M; Wang Z, 2020, 'Percolation Theories for Multipartite Networked Systems under Random Failures', Complexity, vol. 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2020/3974503
2020
Tran PN; Pham DT; Kuan Goh S; Alam S; Duong V, 2020, 'An interactive conflict solver for learning air traffic conflict resolutions', Journal of Aerospace Information Systems, vol. 17, pp. 271 - 277, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.I010807
2020
HOSSAIN MM; ALAM S; DELAHAYE D, 2019, 'An evolutionary computational framework for capacity-safety trade-off in an air transportation network', Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, vol. 32, pp. 999 - 1010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cja.2018.12.017
2019
Ma C; Cai Q; Alam S; Sridhar B; Duong VN, 2019, 'Airway network management using Braess's Paradox', Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 105, pp. 565 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2019.06.014
2019
Guleria Y; Cai Q; Alam S; Li L, 2019, 'A Multi-Agent Approach for Reactionary Delay Prediction of Flights', IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 181565 - 181579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2957874
2019
Ali H; Guleria Y; Alam S; Schultz M, 2019, 'A Passenger-Centric Model for Reducing Missed Connections at Low Cost Airports with Gates Reassignment', IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 179429 - 179444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2953769
2019
Cai Q; Pratama M; Alam S, 2019, 'Interdependency and Vulnerability of Multipartite Networks under Target Node Attacks', Complexity, vol. 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2019/2680972
2019
Alam S; Chaimatanan S; Delahaye D; Feron E, 2018, 'Metaheuristic approach for distributed trajectory planning for European functional airspace blocks', Journal of Air Transportation, vol. 26, pp. 81 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.D0078
2018
Nguyen MH; Alam S, 2018, 'Airspace Collision Risk Hot-Spot Identification using Clustering Models', IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 19, pp. 48 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2017.2691000
2018
Ahmed MS; Alam S; Barlow M, 2018, 'A Cooperative Co-Evolutionary optimisation model for best-fit aircraft sequence and feasible runway configuration in a multi-runway airport', Aerospace, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/aerospace5030085
2018
Hossain MM; Alam S, 2017, 'A complex network approach towards modeling and analysis of the Australian Airport Network', Journal of Air Transport Management, vol. 60, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jairtraman.2016.12.008
2017
Alam S; Hossain M; Al-Alawi F; Al-Thawadi F, 2015, 'Optimizing Lateral Airway Offset for Collision Risk Mitigation Using Differential Evolution', Air Traffic Control Quarterly, vol. 23, pp. 1 - 24
2015
Alam S; Hossain M; Symon F; Blom H, 2014, 'A Complex Network Approach to Analyze the Effect of Intermediate Waypoints on Collision Risk Assessment', Air Traffic Control Quarterly,, vol. 22, pp. 1 - 28
2014
Zhao W; Alam S; Abbass HA, 2014, 'MOCCA-II: A multi-objective co-operative co-evolutionary algorithm', Applied Soft Computing, vol. 23, pp. 407 - 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2014.06.011
2014
Bui VQ; pham V; Iorio A; Tang J; Alam S; Abbass HA, 2012, 'Bio-inspired robotics for air traffic weather information management', Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, Online, vol. 34, pp. 291 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0142331210366688
2012
El-sergany A; Alam S, 2012, 'Trip Distribution Model for Flood Disaster Evacuation Operation', ITE Journal - Institute of Transportation Engineers, vol. 82, pp. 42 - 48, http://www.ite.org/membersonly/itejournal/pdf/2012/JB12JA42.pdf
2012
Alam S; Nguyen MH; Abbass HA; Lokan C; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2011, 'Multi-aircraft dynamic continuous descent approach methodology for low-noise and emission guidance', Journal of Aircraft, vol. 48, pp. 1225 - 1237, http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/1.C031241
2011
Tang J; Alam S; Lokan CJ; Abbass HA, 2011, 'A multi-objective approach for Dynamic Airspace Sectorization using agent based and geometric models', Transportation Research Part C - Emerging Technologies, vol. 21, pp. 89 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2011.08.008
2011
Pham V; Tang J; Alam S; Lokan CJ; Abbass HA, 2010, 'Aviation emission inventory development and analysis', Environmental Modelling and Software, vol. Volume 25, pp. 1738 - 1753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.04.004
2010
Abbass HA; Alam S; Bender A, 2009, 'MEBRA: Multiobjective evolutionary-based risk assessment', IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine, vol. 4, pp. 29 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MCI.2009.933098
2009
Alam S; Shafi K; Abbass HA; Barlow MG, 2009, 'An ensemble approach for conflict detection in Free Flight by data mining', Transportation Research Part C - Emerging Technologies, vol. 17, pp. 298 - 317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2008.12.002
2009
Alam S; Abbass HA; Barlow MG, 2008, 'ATOMS: Air Traffic Operations and Management Simulator', IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation, vol. 9, pp. 209 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2008.922877
2008
Bui LT; Alam S, 2008, 'An introduction to multi-objective optimization', Multi-Objective Optimization in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Practice, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-498-9.ch001
2008
Conference Papers
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Ayeni AJ; Pushparaj K; Izzetoglu K; Alam S; Duong VN, 2020, 'A Neuroimaging Approach to Evaluate Choices and Compare Performance of Tower Air Traffic Controllers During Missed Approaches', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 107 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50353-6_8
2020
Cai Q; Ang H; Alam S; Ma C; Duong V, 2020, 'Enhancing the Robustness of Airport Networks by Removing Links', in 2020 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2020 - Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC48606.2020.9185852
2020
Juntama P; Chaimatanan S; Alam S; Delahaye D, 2020, 'A distributed metaheuristic approach for complexity reduction in air traffic for strategic 4d trajectory optimization', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049200
2020
Ali H; Delair R; Pham DT; Alam S; Schultz M, 2020, 'Dynamic hot spot prediction by learning spatial- temporal utilization of taxiway intersections', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049186
2020
Lim ZJ; Goh SK; Dhief I; Alam S, 2020, 'Causal Effects of Landing Parameters on Runway Occupancy Time using Causal Machine Learning Models', in 2020 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2020, pp. 2713 - 2722, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI47803.2020.9308243
2020
Singh NP; Goh SK; Alam S, 2020, 'Real-time unstable approach detection using sparse variational gaussian process', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049174
2020
Cai Q; Alam S; Ang H; Duong V, 2020, 'A Braess's Paradox Inspired Method for Enhancing the Robustness of Air Traffic Networks', in 2020 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2020, pp. 798 - 805, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SSCI47803.2020.9308452
2020
Tran TN; Pham DT; Alam S, 2020, 'A map-matching algorithm for ground movement trajectory representation using a-SMGCS data', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049181
2020
Ky GA; Alam S; Duong VN, 2020, 'A traffic method for unmanned aircraft systems on a virtual closed circuit', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049166
2020
Schultz M; Olive X; Rosenow J; Fricke H; Alam S, 2020, 'Analysis of airport ground operations based on ADS-B data', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049212
2020
Ma C; Cai Q; Alam S; Duong VN, 2020, 'Airspace capacity overload identification using collision risk patterns', in 2020 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Air Transportation, AIDA-AT 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/AIDA-AT48540.2020.9049182
2020
Pham DT; Tran NP; Alam S; Duong V; Delahaye D, 2019, 'A machine learning approach for conflict resolution in dense traffic scenarios with uncertainties', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019
2019
Thai VP; Zhong W; Pham T; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'Detection, tracking and classification of aircraft and drones in digital towers using machine learning on motion patterns', in Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Conference, ICNS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSURV.2019.8735238
2019
Cai Q; Ma C; Alam S; Duong VN; Sridhar B, 2019, 'Airway network flow management using Braess’s paradox', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., presented at ATM, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., 28 April 2019
2019
Cai Q; Ma C; Alam S; Duong VN; Sridhar B, 2019, 'Airway network flow management using Braess’s paradox', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019
2019
Goh SK; Tran NP; Pham DT; Alam S; Izzetoglu K; Duong V, 2019, 'Construction of Air Traffic Controller’s Decision Network Using Error-Related Potential', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 384 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22419-6_27
2019
Ali H; Guleria Y; Alam S; Duong VN; Schultz M, 2019, 'Impact of stochastic delays, turnaround time and connection time on missed connections at low cost airports', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., presented at ATM, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., 28 April 2019
2019
Ali H; Guleria Y; Alam S; Duong VN; Schultz M, 2019, 'Impact of stochastic delays, turnaround time and connection time on missed connections at low cost airports', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019
2019
Pham DT; Tran NP; Alam S; Duong V; Delahaye D, 2019, 'A machine learning approach for conflict resolution in dense traffic scenarios with uncertainties', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., presented at ATM, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., 28 April 2019
2019
Reitmann S; Alam S; Schultz M, 2019, 'Advanced quantification of weather impact on air traffic management: ATMAP 2.0 - Intelligent weather categorization with machine learning', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., presented at ATM, Dubayy(Dubai), U.A.E., 28 April 2019
2019
Tran NP; Pham DT; Goh SK; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'An intelligent interactive conflict solver incorporating air traffic controllers' preferences using reinforcement learning', in Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Conference, ICNS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSURV.2019.8735168
2019
Pham DT; Ngo MM; Tran NP; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'Conflict prediction using generative model from ADS-B data', in Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Conference, ICNS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSURV.2019.8735372
2019
Pham DT; Trant NP; Goh SK; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'Reinforcement learning for two-aircraft conflict resolution in the presence of uncertainty', in RIVF 2019 - Proceedings: 2019 IEEE-RIVF International Conference on Computing and Communication Technologies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/RIVF.2019.8713624
2019
Pushparaj K; Ayeni AJ; Ky G; Alam S; Vijayaragavan V; Gulyás B; Duong VN, 2019, 'A quantum-inspired model for human-automation trust in air traffic control derived from functional magnetic resonance imaging', in SESAR Innovation Days, Athens, Greece, presented at 9th SESAR Innovation Days, Athens, Greece, 02 December 2019 - 06 December 2019
2019
Reitmann S; Alam S; Schultz M, 2019, 'Advanced quantification of weather impact on air traffic management: ATMAP 2.0 - Intelligent weather categorization with machine learning', in 13th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar 2019
2019
Tang J; Abbass H; Alam S, 2019, 'An Airspace Collision Risk Simulator for Safety Assessment', in Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 3160 - 3171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC40007.2019.9004764
2019
Schultz M; Reitmann S; Alam S, 2019, 'Classification of Weather Impacts on Airport Operations', in Proceedings - Winter Simulation Conference, pp. 500 - 511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC40007.2019.9004915
2019
Pham DT; Ngo MM; Tran NP; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'Conflict prediction using generative model from ADS-B data', in Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Conference, ICNS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSURV.2019.8735239
2019
Ahmed MS; Alam S; Barlow M, 2018, 'A Multi-Layer Artificial Neural Network Approach for Runway Configuration Prediction', Spain, presented at ICRAT, Spain, 25 June 2018 - 29 June 2018, https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/A-Multi-Layer-Artificial-Neural-Network-Approach-Ahmed-Alam/16b5b6eef75229b4ce95e1ddaa2c0855071a5a1d
2018
Delahaye D; Puechmorel S; Alam S; Feron E, 2017, 'Trajectory Mathematical Distance Applied to Airspace Major Flows Extraction', in Air traffic management and systems III : selected papers of the 5th ENRI International Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC2017) (Series title: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering), Tokyo, pp. 51 - 66, presented at 5th ENRI International Workshop on ATM/CNS, Tokyo, 14 November 2017 - 16 November 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7086-1_4
2017
Alam S; Chaimatanan S; Delahaye D; Feron E, 2017, 'A distributed air traffic flow management model for European functional airspace blocks', in 12th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management R and D Seminar
2017
Alam S; Hossain MM, 2016, 'Intelligent Anticipatory Agents for Changing Environments', in 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2016 - Conference Proceedings, Budapest, pp. 4597 - 4602, presented at IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), Budapest, 09 October 2016 - 12 October 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/SMC.2016.7844956
2016
Ahmed MS; Alam S, 2016, 'An evolutionary optimization approach to maximize runway throughput capacity for hub and spoke airports', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Canberra, AUSTRALIA, pp. 313 - 323, presented at 2nd Australasian Conference on Artificial Life and Computational Intelligence (ACALCI), Canberra, AUSTRALIA, 02 February 2016 - 05 February 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28270-1_26
2016
Hossain M; Alam S; Abbass H, 2015, 'A dynamic multi-commodity flow optimization algorithm for estimating airport network capacity', in Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 205 - 220, presented at the 4th ENRI International Workshop, 2015, Tokyo, Japan, 17 November 2015 - 19 November 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-4-431-56423-2_11
2015
Hossain M; Alam S; abbass H, 2015, 'A Multicommodity Flow Optimization Formulation for Estimating Air Traffic Capacity of Airport Network', in A Multicommodity Flow Optimization Formulation for Estimating Air Traffic Capacity of Airport Network, 4th ENRI International Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC2015)., Tokyo, Japan, presented at 4th ENRI International Workshop on ATM/CNS (EIWAC2015)., Tokyo, Japan, 17 November 2015 - 19 November 2015, http://www.enri.go.jp/eiwac/eiwac_2015/call-for-participants/en/program.html
2015
Amin R; Alam S, 2015, 'A heuristic search approach to find contrail avoidance flight routes', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 14 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26350-2_2
2015
Alam S; Hossain MM; Al-Alawi F; Al-Thawadi F, 2015, 'Shift for safety: A diffrential evolution approcah to optimize lateral airway offset for collision risk mitigation', in Proceedings of the 11th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM 2015
2015
Elsergany AT; Griffin AL; Tranter P; Alam S, 2015, 'Development of a Geographic Information System for Riverine Flood Disaster Evacuation in Canberra, Australia: Trip Generation and Distribution Modelling', in Palen M; Buscher M; Comes T; Hughes A (eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Kristiansand, Norway, presented at The 12th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, Kristiansand, Norway, 24 May 2015 - 27 May 2015, http://iscram2015.uia.no/?p=1974
2015
Elsergany AT; Griffin AL; Tranter P; Alam S, 2014, 'Descriptive and Geographical Analysis of Flood Disaster Evacuation Modelling', in Hiltz SR; Pfaff MS; Plotnick L; Shih PC (eds.), Descriptive and Geographical Analysis of Flood Disaster Evacuation Modelling, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, presented at ISCRAM 2014 Conference, University Park, PA, 18 May 2014 - 21 May 2014, http://idl.iscram.org/search.php?sqlQuery=SELECT%20author,%20title,%20type,%20year,%20publication,%20abbrev_journal,%20volume,%20issue,%20pages,%20keywords,%20abstract,%20address,%20corporate_author,%
2014
Alam S; Symon F; Hossain M; Blom H, 2014, 'Airspace Network Characterization for Effect of Intermediate Waypoints on Collision Risk Assesmnet', in ICRAT 2014 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, presented at 6th International Conference on Research in Air Transportation, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, 26 May 2014 - 30 May 2014, http://www.icrat.org/icrat/Author/SameerAlam591/FINAL-605-cfp-Alam.pdf
2014
Hossain M; Alam S; Abbass HA; Rees T, 2013, 'Australian Airports Network Robustness Analysis: A Complex Network Approach', in Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. (ed.), Australasian Transport Research Forum, ATRF 2013 - Proceedings, Brisbane, presented at 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF), Brisbane, 02 October 2013 - 04 October 2013
2013
Alam S; Hossain M; LOKAN C; Barry S; Aldis G; Butcher R; Abbass H, 2013, 'Real Time Prediction of Worst Case Air Traffic Sector Collision Risk using Evolutionary Optimization', in Suganthan PN (ed.), Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems, CIVTS 2013 - 2013 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, SSCI 2013, Singapore, pp. 72 - 79, presented at Computational Intelligence in Vehicles and Transportation Systems (CIVTS), 2013 IEEE Symposium on, Singapore, 16 April 2013 - 19 April 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CIVTS.2013.6612292
2013
Alam S; Zhao W; Tang J; Lokan CJ; Abbass HA; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2011, 'Co-Evolutionary Framework for Identifying Delay Patterns in Arrival Traffic and Ground Events for Dynamic CDA Operations', in Proceedings of 9th USA/EUROPE Air Traffic Management Research & Development Seminar, EUROCONTROL/FAA, Berlin, presented at 9th USA/EUROPE Air Traffic Management Research & Development Seminar (ATM R&D Seminar), Berlin, http://www.atmseminar.org/seminarContent/seminar9/papers/42-Abbass-Final-Paper-4-14-11.pdf
2011
Alam S; Zhao W; Tang J; Lokan C; Abbass H; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2011, 'Discovering delay patterns in arrival traffic with dynamic continuous descent approaches using co-evolutionary red teaming', in Proceedings of the 9th USA/Europe Air Traffic Management Research and Development Seminar, ATM 2011, pp. 174 - 183
2011
Alam S; Nguyen MH; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2010, 'A Dynamic Continuous Descent Approach Methodology for Low Noise and Emission', in Proc. of the 29th IEEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference, IEEE, Salt Lake City, USA, pp. 1.E.51 - 1.E.518, presented at 29th Digital Avionics Systems Conference: Improving Our Environment through Green Avionics and ATM Solutions, DASC 2010, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 03 October 2010 - 07 October 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/DASC.2010.5655502
2010
pham V; Bui LT; Alam S; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ, 2010, 'A Pittsburgh Multi-Objective Classifier for User Preferred Trajectories and Flight Navigation.', in IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1 - 8, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Barcelona, Spain, 18 July 2010 - 23 July 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2010.5586168
2010
Hossain MM; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ; Alam S, 2010, 'Adversarial Evolution: Phase Transition in Non-uniform Hard Satisfiability Problems', in IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1 - 8, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Barcelona, Spain, 18 July 2010 - 23 July 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2010.5586506
2010
Alam S; Lokan CJ; Abbass HA; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2010, 'An Evolutionary Computational Analysis of Tactical Controller Tool', in In Proc. Aviation Information Technology Engineering and Management Conference, IGI Global, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA., pp. 1 - 8, presented at Aviation Information Technology Engineering and Management Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 22 March 2010 - 24 March 2010, http://www.aitem2010.org/
2010
Alam S; Tang J; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ, 2009, 'The effect of symmetry in representation on scenario-based risk assessment for air-traffic control resolution strategies', in Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2009 (CEC 2009), IEEE Computer Society, Trondheim, Norway, pp. 2180 - 2187, presented at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, 2009(CEC2009), Trondheim, Norway, 18 May 2009 - 21 May 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2009.4983211
2009
Tang J; Alam S; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ, 2009, 'Modelling and evolutionary multi-objective evaluation of interdependencies and work processes in airport operations', in 2009 World Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, 2009 GEC Summit - Proceedings of the 1st ACM/SIGEVO Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, GEC`09, pp. 977 - 980, presented at 2009 World Summit on Genetic and Evolutionary Computation, 12 June 2009 - 14 June 2009, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1543834.1543988
2009
Alam S; Abbass HA; Lokan CJ; Ellejmi M; Kirby S, 2009, 'Computational Red Teaming to Investigate Failure Patterns in Medium Term Conflict Detection', in Proceedings of 8th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France, pp. 183 - 194, presented at 8th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France, http://ino2009.eurocontrol.fr/2009/index.php
2009
Alam S; Nguyen MH; Abbass HA; Sarker R, 2007, 'The Architecture Design and Validation of the Air Traffic Operations and Management Simulator (ATOMS)', in Simulation Conference and Exhibition SimTect 2007, Simulation Conference and Exhibition SimTect 2007, Brisbane, Qld, presented at Simulation Conference and Exhibition SimTect 2007, Brisbane, Qld, 04 June 2007 - 07 June 2007
2007
Alam S; Shafi K; Abbass HA; Barlow MG, 2007, 'Evolving Air Traffic Scenarios for the Evaluation of Conflict Detection Models', in 6th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition, Bretigny sur Orge, France, pp. 237 - 245, presented at 6th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition, Bretigny sur Orge, France, 04 December 2007 - 06 December 2007
2007
Nguyen MH; Alam S; Tang J; Abbass HA, 2007, 'Ants-inspired dynamic weather avoidance trajectories in a traffic constrained enroute airspace', in 6th EUROCONTROL Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition: Disseminating ATM Innovative Research, pp. 205 - 212
2007
Abbass HA; Alam S; Nguyen MH; Tang J, 2007, 'Dynamic Weather Avoidance Trajectories in a Traffic Constrained Enroute Airspace,', in 6th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition, 6th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition, Bretigny sur Orge, France, presented at 6th Eurocontrol Innovative Research Workshop and Exhibition, Bretigny sur Orge, France, 04 December 2007 - 06 December 2007
2007
Alam S; Nguyen MH; Abbass HA; Barlow MG, 2007, 'Ants Guide Future Pilots', in Proceedings of the First International Conference on Advances in Natural Computation (ICNC 2005), Part III, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3612/2005, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp. 36 - 48, presented at 3rd Australian Conference on Artificial Life (ACAL) 2007, Gold Coast, Qld, 04 December 2007 - 06 December 2007
2007
Alam S; Barlow MG; Abbass HA; Lindsay P, 2006, 'Mapping Lessons from Ants to Free Flight An Ant-based Weather Avoidance Algorithm in Free Flight Airspace', in Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7503, SPIE, Washington, USA, presented at SPIE 2005: Conference on Complex Systems, Brisbane, Qld, 12 December 2006 - 14 December 2006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.644284
2006
Abbass HA; Barlow MG; Alam S; Bui LT, 2006, 'Pareto Meta-heuristics for Generating Safe Flight Trajectories Under Weather Hazards', in SEAL 2006: 6th International Conference, Hefei, China, pp. 829 - 836, presented at 6th International Conference, SEAL 2006, Hefei, China
2006
Conference Presentations
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Tran P; Pham T; Goh K; Alam S; Duong V, 2019, 'An intelligent interactive conflict solver incorporating air traffic controllers' preferences using reinforcement learning', Vol. 2019-April, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSURV.2019.8735305
2019
Book Chapters
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Alam S; Ahmed MS; barlow M, 2017, 'An Evolutionary Optimization Approach for Path Planning of Arrival Aircraft for Optimal Sequencing', in Leu G; sINGH H; Elsayed S (ed.), Intelligent and Evolutionary Systems. Proceedings in Adaptation, Learning and Optimization, Springer, Canberra, Australia, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49049-6_1
2017
Zhao W; Tang J; Alam S; Bender A; Abbass HA, 2010, 'Evolutionary-Computation Based Risk Assessment of Aircraft Landing Sequencing Algorithms', in Hinchey M (ed.), IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Springer, pp. 254 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15234-4_25
2010
Theses / Dissertations
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Elsergany AT, 2016, Evacuation Trip Generation and Distribution Methods for Riverine Flood Disaster, UNSW, UNSW Canberra
2016
Reports
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Alam S, 2013, Kingdom of Bahrain’s Action Plan developed in response to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 2010 Assembly Resolution A37-19, Ministry of Transportation, Kingdom of Bahrain, Bahrain
2013
Alam S; Tang J; Abbass HA, 2013, Brisbane Required Navigation Performance Study, Canberra
2013
Alam S; Zhao W; Abbass HA, 2013, Aviation Emission Management in Python, Canberra
2013
Books
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Bui LT; Alam S, 2008, Multi-Objective Optimization in Computational Intelligence: Theory and Practice, University of NSW, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-498-9
2008

Aviation emission, air traffic control, aviation noise, aviation meteorology, air navigation, aviation fuel, simulation & modeling, heuristic search algorithms, nature inspired computing, air traffic risk modeling .