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Mohamed M. Ahmed

Renowned National Research Council Fellow
Federal Highway Administration |
Dr. Mohamed M Ahmed, PE is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at the University of Wyoming (UW). He is also the Director of the Center for Simulation and Human Factors for Connected and Automated Vehicles at UW. Currently Dr. Ahmed is a Renowned National Council Research Fellow with the USDOT Federal Highway Administration, Turner Fairbank Research Center, Safety R&D. Dr. Ahmed has over 18 years of practical and research experiences in the field of transportation engineering with a focus on traffic safety. His research interests include traffic safety analysis, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Connected and Automated Vehicles, Naturalistic Driving, and statistical and big data analytics. Since joining UW, Dr. Ahmed has managed 25 research projects sponsored by a diversity of national and regional funding sources including the US-Department of Transportation (USDOT) - the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2), the Wyoming DOT, and the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security with a total budget of more than $9 million (~$3.5 million share). Dr. Ahmed has published more than 150 high-profile scientific articles and technical reports, (Citations ~1700, h-Index 14). He supervised to graduation 20 PhD and MS students and currently advising 8 PhD, MS students, and Postdoctoral Associates. Dr. Ahmed is a leading traffic safety expert at both the national and international levels. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) committee on Safety Data Analysis and Evaluation, and a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) committee on Surrogate Measures of Safety. He and his students have received multiple research awards from the TRB (best paper award), ITE (best student of the year), ITS Florida, and the College of Engineering & Computer Science at UCF (award for excellence in teaching), among others.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, November 20
 

4:00pm