Giulio Ponte

Mr Giulio Ponte

Research Engineer

Centre for Automotive Safety Research

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Giulio Ponte is a Research Engineer at the Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) where he has worked in road safety since 1995. He has a degree in mechanical engineering and a graduate diploma in transport and traffic engineering. Giulio has considerable experience in at-scene crash investigation, vehicle-pedestrian safety assessment and has an ongoing involvement in the pedestrian testing program undertaken for Australasian NCAP.

Most recently Giulio has been involved with the examination of the potential benefits of various vehicle technologies, particularly autonomous emergency braking, mobile phone blocking devices, automated and advanced automated crash notification systems. Giulio has been involved in pilot studies on the effectiveness of intelligent speed adaptation systems, the use of event data recorder information to supplement mass crash data and examining in-vehicle distracted behaviours using specialised video recording equipment.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2004 - ongoing Research Engineer The University of Adelaide
    1994 - 1998 Research Assistant/Officer/Engineer The University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2012 Award Best Research Paper Australasian College of Road Safety Australia -
    2012 Award Peter Vulcan Award Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Australia -
    2007 Research Award Peter Vulcan Award Australasian College of Road Safety Australia -
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Italian Can understand spoken
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    1990 - 1993 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    Post Graduate Diploma in Transport and Traffic Engineering Monash University Australia
  • Research Interests

  • Position: Research Engineer
  • Phone: 83133867
  • Email:
  • Fax: 82324995
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering Annex, floor 1
  • Org Unit: Centre for Automotive Safety Research

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