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Civil and Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Mohamed M. Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Room 3082, Engineering Building
University of Wyoming
College of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
e-mail: mahmed@uwyo.edu
Office Phone: 307.766.5550
Fax Number: 307.766.2221

For more information visit Dr. Ahmed’s research homepage


 

Mohamed M. Ahmed

Education:

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Al-Azhar University,  2001 (Distinction with Honors Degree)
  • M.Sc. in CivilEngineering, University of Central Florida,  2009
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Mining – SAS Institute/Department of Statistics,University of Central Florida, 2010
  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Central Florida,  2012.

 

Academic and Professional Experience:

  • Director of TrafficSafety Program, Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation,2012-2013
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Central Florida, 2012-2013
  • Instructor, University of Central Florida, 2010-2011
  • Research Assistant,University of Central Florida, 2008-2009
  • Highway Senior Engineer, Scott Wilson, 2006-2007
  • Assistant Lecturer,Al-Azhar University, 2003-2005
  • Highway DesignEngineer, RCG, 2001-2002

 

Research Interests:

  • Traffic Safety
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Pro-Active Traffic Management Systems
  • Statistical and Data Mining Applications in Transportation
  • Highway Geometric Design

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
  • American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE)

 

Awards:

Best Paper Award by a Young Researcher, Transportation Research Board (Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation Committee (ANB20)), 2012

Award of Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching, College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 2011

Award of Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 2010

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Florida Anne Brewer Scholarship, 2011

Kamal Marchi/ Arab American Community Scholarship, 2010 and 2011

American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Scholarship, 2008

Selected Publications:

  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Shi Qi and Muamer Abuzwidah, “Synthesis of State-of-the-Art in Visibility Detection Systems’ Applications and Research”. Accepted for publication in the Journal of Transportation Safety and Security 2013 (In Press).
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, “Application of Stochastic Gradient Boosting (SGB) Technique to Enhance the Reliability of Real-Time Risk Assessment Using AVI and RTMS Data”. Accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record 2013 (In Press).
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, and Rongjie Yu, “Bayesian Updating Approach for Real-Time Safety Evaluation with Automatic Vehicle Identification Data”. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2280 / 2012, Pages 60-67.
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, and Rongjie Yu, “Assessment of Interaction of Crash Occurrence, Mountainous Freeway Geometry, Real-Time Weather and Traffic Data”. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2280 / 2012, Pages 51-59.
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty. “A Data Fusion Framework for Real-Time Risk Assessment on Freeways” Journal of the Transportation Research Part C. Volume 26, January 2013, Pages 203-213.
  • Rongjie Yu ,Mohamed Abdel-Aty, and Mohamed Ahmed, “Bayesian Random Effect Models Incorporating Real-time Weather and Traffic Data to Investigate Mountainous Freeway Hazardous Factors” Accident Analysis & Prevention. Volume 50, January 2013, Pages 371-376.
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty. “The Viability of Using Automatic Vehicle Identification Data for Real-Time Crash Prediction”. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2012, Vol. 13, No. 2, 459-468.
  • Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Hany Hassan, and Mohamed Ahmed, “Real-Time Prediction of Visibility Related Crashes” Journal of the Transportation Research Part C, Volume 24, October 2012, 288-298
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Helai Huang, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Bernardo Guevara, “Exploring a Bayesian Hierarchical Approach for Developing Safety Performance Functions for a Mountainous Freeway”. Accident Analysis & Prevention. Volume 43, Issue 4, July 2011, Pages 1581-1589.
  • Mohamed Ahmed, and Mohamed Abdel-Aty. “Linking Crash Occurrence to Roadway Geometry, Weather Condition, and AVI Traffic Data: Ensemble Data-Mining Approach”. In Proceeding of the 19th ITS World Congress, 2012.
  • Mohamed Ahmed, Mohamed Abdel-Aty and Rongjie Yu, “Safety Applications of Automatic Vehicle Identification and Real-Time Weather Data on Freeways”. In Proceeding the 18th ITS World Congress, 2011.
  • Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Amr Oloufa, Hany Hassan, Mohamed Ahmed, Chowdhury Siddiqui, and Richard Morrow“Portable Visibility Warning System for The Safety of Highways”. In Proceeding of the 17th ITS World Congress, 2010.

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