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Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty

University of Central Florida
Trustee Chair, Pegasus Professor and Dept. Chair
Dr. Aty is a Trustee Endowed Chair at University of Central Florida (UCF). He is a Pegasus Distinguished Professor and the Chair of the Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Department. He is leading the Future City initiative at UCF. He is well recognized in work and research in real-time safety, Proactive traffic management, integrating road safety and transportation planning, and Connected Vehicles. Dr. Abdel-Aty has managed 76 research projects, and published 680 papers, 368 in journals, Google Scholar citations more than 22,000 H-Index 80. Dr. Abdel-Aty is the Editor Emeritus of Accident Analysis and Prevention, the premier journal in safety. He is a member of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL). He is a Fellow of both ASCE and ITE. He is the Chair of the ASCE Transportation Safety Committee. Dr. Aty has received the TRB 2020 Roy W. Crum Distinguished Service Award, National Academies, NSC Distinguished Service to Safety Award, Francis C. Turner award from ASCE. He has also received the 2019 ITE Transportation Safety Council Ricker Award and the Lifetime Achievement Safety Award from ARTBA in 2019. He has also received multiple International awards including the Prince Michael International Road Safety Award, London 2019.