Roger Dunn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Auckland. As the Director of Transportation Engineering, he is responsible for teaching in the area of transportation engineering and planning which comprises about 600 undergraduate and about 200 post-graduate course enrollees. In transportation engineering, there are six academic staff and three technical/support staff. He has won numerous teaching awards including the Inaugural Faculty of Engineering Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007.
Roger has undertaken a wide range of research and consulting projects - the latter have included assignments overseas as well as in New Zealand. He is a member of the Editorial Panel for Road and Transport Research Journal. He has strong interests in traffic operations and management, and intelligent transport systems. Roger has represented New Zealand on several ITS standardisation committees and has been instrumental in setting up ITS NZ.
Prior to joining the University of Auckland in 1972, Roger worked for the NZ Ministry of Works and Development in Palmerston North and Wellington and then Freeman Fox Wilbur Smith and Associates in London, UK.