Dipan Bose is a Senior Transport Specialist with the South Asia unit of the World Bank Group. He is a road safety engineer by training with research experience in the areas of vehicle safety, multi-sectoral road safety management with focus on designing road injury interventions for developing countries. In his current role, he is supporting governments of India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the broader region to develop national road safety programs, technical advisory and analytical activities including the preparation and supervision of World Bank financed projects. Previously at the Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility he had managed and led the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety program from 2014 to 2020 focused on improving road safety in selected cities and countries in the developing world. Prior to joining the Bank in 2012, he was a Research Scientist at the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics focusing on the vehicle restraint systems and developing injury risk functions for pedestrians and vulnerable occupants.
He holds a PhD from the University of Virginia Department of Mechanical Engineering.