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Welcome Dr. Hussein!

Dr. Mohamed Hussein has joined the Department of Civil Engineering as of July 1, 2018 as an Assistant Professor focusing in Transportation Engineering. Dr. Hussein completed his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia, and both his M.Sc. and B.Sc. at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.

Dr. Hussein’s research focuses on promoting active modes of travel and enhancing road safety to support the sustainability of the transportation system. He is interested in the application of innovative tools, including AI, machine learning, computer vision and agent-based modeling, in analyzing road users’ behaviour. This comprehensive analysis supports the investigation of many applications, such as safety studies, interactions between non-motorized road users and Connected/Autonomous vehicles, among other applications. He is also interested in the application of reliability theory in transportation engineering, the statistical analysis of collision data, and the surrogate measures of safety.

If you are interested in joining Dr. Hussein’s research group please apply here.


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Meet our 2018-2019 Civil Engineering Ambassadors!

Our Ambassadors attend a number of campus recruitment events throughout the year and are available to answer any questions related to their experiences in Civil Engineering and at McMaster. This year, 18 students from different streams and levels of the Civil Engineering Program have joined our Ambassador team!  Click the link to learn more about our wonderful student representatives and why they love Civil!