Dr. Othman Che Puan is an Associate Professor in Transportation Engineering and Planning at the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He is currently the Director of University Marketing Unit, UTM. Dr. Othman started his career as a technical teacher at Kuala Lumpur Technical School and as a technical assistant at Development Authority of Rural Area (DARA), Pahang before joining Faculty of Civil Engineering, UTM in Dec 1987. He obtained his B.Eng (Hon) in Civil Engineering from Middlesex Polytechnic (University), London in 1987 and Master of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Traffic Engineering) from University of Wales, Cardiff in 1991. He completed his PhD at the same university in 1991. Dr. Othman fields of interest are transportation engineering and planning, traffic engineering and safety. He has produced more than 100 technical papers and supervised more than 30 post graduate students.