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.
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 Competency Italian Can understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 1990 - 1993 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Engineering
Date Title Institution Country Post Graduate Diploma in Transport and Traffic Engineering Monash University Australia
Year Citation 2019 Ponte, G., Dutschke, J., Mackenzie, J., & Mongiardini, M. (2019). An evaluation of the effectiveness of a minimum passing distance rule in the Australian Capital Territory. Poster session presented at the meeting of 8th Annual International Cycling Safety Conference. 2019 Mongiardini, M., Raftery, S., Ponte, G., & Woolley, J. (2019). Evaluation of the ACT Government’s Safer Cycling Reforms: Minimum Passing Distance and Allowance to Ride Across Pedestrian Crossing. Poster session presented at the meeting of 2019 Australasian Road Safety Conference.
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