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Mohamed Abdel-Aty

Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor

Department: CECE
Phone: 407-823-1374
Office: Engineering II Room 301F
Resume: N/A

Mohamed Abdel-Aty received his doctoral degree in 1995 from the University of California, Davis. Abdel-Aty has served as assistant, associate and full professor at the University of Central Florida, and was formerly the chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering for 10 years. He has also served in the capacity of graduate program coordinator for the department.

Abdel-Aty graduated 44 doctoral and 63 master's students. He has co-authored 445 journal publications.

Research Interests: Transportation technology; traffic safety data, design, performance, analysis, evaluation, management and planning; intelligent transportation systems; connected vehicles; automated vehicles; active traffic management; traffic and signal prediction; traffic simulation; digital twinning; transportation demand analysis; computer vision; machine learning; statistical and econometrics applications in transportation engineering.

  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis Civil Engineering
  • M.S. Alexandria University Civil Engineering
  • B.S. Alexandria University Civil Engineering
  • Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor
  • Director, UCF Smart and Safe Transportation Lab
  • Editor Emeritus, Accident Analysis and Prevention
  • Executive Associate Editor, Analytics Methods in Accident Research, 2021 - present
  • Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 2012 - 2023
  • Member, editorial board, Analytic Methods in Accident Research, 2019 - present
  • Member, editorial board, Transportatin Research Part C, 2019 - present
  • Chair, ASCE Transportation Safety Committee, 2018 - 2022
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Fellow, Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Wang C., Abdel-Aty M., Han L. (2024) Effects of speed difference on injury severity of freeway rear-end crashes: Insights from correlated joint random parameters bivariate probit models and temporal instability, Analytic Methods in Accident Research, Volume 42, June 2024, 100320

  • Hasan T. and Abdel-Aty M. (2024) Short-Term Safety Performance Functions by Random Parameters Negative Binomial-Lindley Model for Part-Time Shoulder Use, Accident Analysis and Prevention Volume 199, May 2024, 1074.

  • Abdel-Aty M., Ugan J., Islam Z. (2024) Exploring the Influence of Drivers’ Visual Surroundings on Speeding Behavior, Accident Analysis and Prevention Volume 198, April 2024, 107479.

  • Ding S., Abdel-Aty M., Wang Z., Wang D. (2024) Insights into Vehicle Conflicts based on Traffic Flow Dynamics, Scientific Reports, Sci Rep14, 1536 (2024)

  • Ugan J., Abdel-Aty M., Islam Z. (2024) Using Connected Vehicle Trajectory Data to Evaluate the Effects of Speeding, IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol 5, pages 16-28

  • Barbour N., Abdel-Aty M., Mannering F. (2024) Retaining the transportation benefits of COVID-19 induced work from home: Understanding the role of worker productivity, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation. Published online: 17 Feb 2024

  • Yue L., Abdel-Aty M., Zaki M., Zheng O., Wu Y., Yu B. (2024) Understanding E-bicycle Overtaking Strategy: Insights from Inverse Reinforcement Learning Modeling, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science (TTRA) Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, Volume 20 Issue 2.

  • Yuan R, Abdel-Aty M., Xiang Q, Wang Z., Gu X. (2024) A Temporal Multi-Gate Mixture-of-Experts Approach for Vehicle Trajectory and Driving Intention Prediction, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, Vol 9, Issue 1, Page(s): 1204 - 1216