About


Education

2006 – 2011 University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
Ph.D. degree, examined January 2011, convocated May 2011

  • Completed the official requirements for an ‘Engineering Management Sub-specialization’
  • Thesis Title: New Techniques for Developing Safety Performance Functions
  • Supervisor: Prof. Tarek Sayed

2004 – 2006 University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
M.A.Sc. degree, accepted July 2006, convocated November 2006

  • Dissertation Title: Field Validation for Surrogate Safety Assessment Methodology (SSAM) using a Multi-Purpose Micro-simulation
  • Supervisor: Prof. Tarek Sayed

1998 – 2003 United Arab Emirates University Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Bachelor Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering (ABET Equivalent Program)

  • Graduated with honors

Experience

July 2011 – Present
University of Alberta Edmonton, AB, Canada
City of Edmonton Assistant Professor of Urban Traffic Safety
Transportation Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Department

May 2010 – June 2011
City of Edmonton (COE) Edmonton, AB, Canada
Method Analyst II
Office of Traffic Safety
Transportation Services

September 2004 to June 2010
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
Research and Teaching Assistant
Transportation Engineering
Civil Engineering Department

July 2007 to December 2008
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada
Research Associate
Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems & Freight Security
Civil Engineering Department

December 2003 to July 2004
United Arab Emirates University Al-Ain, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Research Assistant
Environmental Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Department


Merit-Based Scholarships, Awards, & Honors

2016 TRB Young Researcher Paper Award from the Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation Committee (ANB20) for our publication [Islam, M.T., El-Basyouny, K., Ibrahim, S., and Sayed, T. (2016) Before After Safety Evaluation using Full Bayesian Macroscopic Multivariate and Spatial Models. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. DOI: 10.3141/2601-15.]

2015 TRB Best Paper Award from the Statistical Methodology Committee (ABJ80) for our publication [Sacchi, E., Sayed, T., and El-Basyouny, K. “Multivariate Full-Bayesian Hotspot Identification and Ranking: A New Technique” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2515, pp. 1-9, 2015.]

2014 Student Paper Award (3rd Place) at Transportation Association of Canada Conference and Exhibit for our publication [Barua, S., El-Basyouny, K., Islam, M.T., and Gargoum, S. (2014) Lessons Learned from Adopting the Highway Safety Manual to Assess the Safety Performance of Alternative Urban Complete Street Designs. Proceedings of the 2014 TAC Conference & Exhibition, Montréal, Canada, September 28 – October 1st, 2014.]

2012 Paper Award from Elsevier for authoring one of the top-10 most-cited articles published in Accident Analysis and Prevention between 2009 and 2011 for our publication [El-Basyouny, K. and Sayed, T. “Collision Prediction Models using Multivariate Poisson-lognormal Regression” Accident Analysis and Prevention. Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 820-828, July 2009.]

2011 Honored by City of Edmonton’s Mayor Stephen Mandel for chairing Edmonton’s 3rd International Conference on Urban Traffic Safety, Edmonton, AB, Canada

2010 Recipient of the Foundation’s MMM Group Limited Scholarship, part of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Scholarship Foundation Awards, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

2006-2010 Recipient of the Doctor of Philosophy Tuition Fee Award, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2005 Recipient of the Mavis Johnson Scholarship Award, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), Vancouver, BC, Canada

2004-2006 Recipient of the International Partial Tuition Scholarship Award, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada


CV

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