Research Projects

Partnership and collaboration

  • Road Accident Data Enhancement and Development (RADED), a research project to develop a national road accident databased, funded and in collaboration with Brunei Darussalam National Road Safety Council (MKKJR), Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications, Royal Brunei Police Force, Land Transport Department, Brunei Insurance and Takaful Association, 5 motor insurance companies, Ministry of Health, and E-Government National Centre – on-going.
  • Laboratory investigation of polymer stabilised road pavement, PhD and MSc by research projects in collaboration with local geotechnical companies – on-going
  • Application of GIS And Road Safety Audit to Identify and Validate Safety Impact of Alternate Road Lighting, a research project conducted for MKKJR and sponsored by Insurans Islam TAIB General Takaful (IITGT) Sdn. Bhd. – on-going
  • An Investigation into Road Safety Modelling using Critical Vehicle Manoeuvres and Historical Traffic Crashes, a PhD project conducted for MKKJR in coloration with a local oil company – on-going
  • Technical Crash Investigation (Basic Level), training course project jointly organised with MKKJR, IITGT and Crash Reconstruction Unit of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS)

Funded projects

The following project funded by the Brunei Research Council (BRC) was completed in March 2017:

  • Road Infrastructure Safety Study (RISaS) (September 2013 – March 2017)

The following project funded by the Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications is currently on-going and expected to be completed in December 2020:

  • Road Accident Data Enhancement and Development (RADED) (June 2019 – December 2020)

The following two projects funded by the UTB internal grant were completed in July 2018:

  • An investigation into the safety performance of Jalan Tutong (August 2017 – July 2018)
  • Review of design guidelines for rainfall-induced slope failures in Brunei Darussalam

The following project funded by the UTB internal grant is ongoing and will be completed in April 2021:

  • Laboratory investigation of polymer stabilised aggregate layer and dry-mixed rubberised asphalt for road pavement

The following research proposal was submitted to the Brunei Research Council (BRC), and is currently under consideration for funding:

  • Optimal design of public bus network in Brunei Darussalam using transport modelling

The following research proposal was submitted to the ASEAN University Network/Southeast Asia Engineering Education Development Network (AUN/SEED-Net), and is currently under consideration for funding:

  • Hazard Mapping and risk assessment of haze in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore

Student projects

The following final year projects were/are supervised by researchers from CfTR:

  • Road Accident Data Enhancement and Development (RADED) – Pilot Study
  • Application of GIS And Road Safety Audit to Identify and Validate Safety Impact of Alternate Road Lighting
  • Experimental Study and Finite Element Modelling of Polymer Infused Rubberized Pavement
  • Stabilisation of Clay using Liquid Polymer
  • Evaluation of the potential of polymer binder to stabilise pavement layers
  • Traffic Impact Assessment for Lugu Housing Scheme
  • Modelling the structural behaviour of integral bridges under thermal-induced loading
  • An investigation into the safety performance of Jalan Tutong
  • Determining the geometric design of existing roads using GNSS surveys
  • The safety of cyclists on major roads in Brunei
  • The safety performance of U-turns on major roads in Brunei
  • The impact of the Telisai-Lumut Highway on local traffic
  • The safety performance of the Telisai-Lumut Highway
  • Auditing of Road Traffic Accident (RTA) Hotspots in Brunei Darussalam
  • A sustainable travel plan for Universiti Teknologi Brunei
  • Upgrading the Sungai Akar roundabout
  • Tungku Highway traffic congestion and solutions
  • A study into the behavioural trends of road users in Brunei Darussalam using observational methods
  • A study into the road traffic accident hotspots and contributory factors on a selected section of Jalan Tutong
  • Traffic congestion issues at Institut Teknologi Brunei: Investigation, Analysis and Recommendations
  • An investigation into road traffic accident hotspots in Brunei Darussalam – Jalan Jerudong, Jalan Gadong, Jalan Kumbang Pasang and Lebuhraya Muara-Tutong
  • Impact of R4R Incentives Scheme in Brunei’s Public Bus System
  • Efficient DC Motor Speed Control for Shell Eco Marathon Electric Vehicle
  • Control of Mobile Robots
  • Mobile-Microcontroller App Development Framework

The following Masters by Research projects are supervised by researchers from CfTR:

  • A Feasibility Study and Experimental Investigation of Polymerised Pavement for Road Construction
  • Influence of advanced amber warning system on the red light running behaviour of drivers in Brunei Darussalam
  • The Influence of Road Surface Condition on Road Traffic Safety

The following PhD projects are supervised by researchers from CfTR:

  • Evaluation of safety performance of proposed transport schemes
  • Evaluation of the potential of polymer binder to stabilise pavement layers

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