College / Department

Teaching areas

Transportation Planning, Highway Design, Traffic Engineernig, Airport Planning and Design, Public Transit Systems

Research areas

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) applications, dynamic traffic assignment (DTA), traffic signal design and operations, traffic flow theory, and operations research applications in transportation networks.


PhD, Civil Engineering - Transportation, University of Texas at Austin, United States
MS, Civil Engineering - Transportation, Cairo University
BS, Civil Engineering, Cairo University

Professional experience

Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2018 - Present)
Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2009 - 2018)
Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States(2015 - 2015)
Visiting Scholar at University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia(2014 - 2015)
Assistant Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(1999 - 2009)
Part-Time Transportation Expert at Emirates Transportation and Traffic (ET&T), United Arab Emirates(2006 - 2008)
Part-Time Transportation Expert at ItalConsult, United Arab Emirates(2002 - 2006)
Visiting Assistant Professor at University of British Colombia, Canada(2002 - 2002)
Transportation Expert at Cairo University, Egypt(2001 - 2002)
Visiting Scholar at University of Texas, United States(2000 - 2000)
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at University of Texas, United States(1994 - 1999)
Prat-Time Graduate Teaching Assistant at American University of Cairo, Egypt(1992 - 1993)
Part-time Graduate Research Assistant at Cairo University, Egypt(1990 - 1993)
Part-Time Highway Engineer at Egyptian Group for Engineering Consultation (EGEC), Egypt(1990 - 1993)
Teaching Assistant at Cairo University, Egypt(1988 - 1993)


Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, Cairo, Egypt, 1988 - present
American Society of Civil Engineers, 1994 - 1999
Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Austin, Tx, USA, 1994 - 1999
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) - America, 1994 - 1999
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