Sherif M. Gaweesh, PhD, PE, RSP1

Assistant Professor

University of North Dakota

Department of Civil Engineering 

Upson II, Room 260B

243 Centennial Dr. Stop 8115

Grand Forks, ND, 58202-8115

E: sherif.gaweesh@und.edu

smtkgaweesh@gmail.com

Office:    701-777-5058

About me

  • Assistant Professor; in the Depatrment of Civil Engineering at the University of North Dakota (UND); 
  • Over 16 years of practical and research experiences; in the field of transportation and traffic engineering with a focus on traffic safety; research interests include traffic safety analysis, Connected Vehicle (CV), Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), and Big data analysis.
  • Strong writing experience; gained by co-authoring several high profile scientific manuscripts in different prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
  • Possess solid teaching experience; for graduate and undergraduate level classes.
  • Wide experience in several transportation aspects; including traffic safety, geometric design, traffic operation, ITS, evaluation of CV and AV technologies.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, graduated in 2018
    Thesis: “The Impact of Freight Trucking on Traffic Safety: Are We Ready for the Era of Connected And Automated Vehicles?”
    University of Wyoming (UW), Laramie, WY- USA.
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, graduated in 2013
    Thesis: “The Effect of Resilient Modulus on Flexible Pavement Layers Constructed on Fine Soil”
    Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, University of Banha, Cairo, Egypt.
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, graduated in 2006
    Graduated with a degree of Honor (Equivalent to cum laude)
    Shoubra Faculty of Engineering, University of Banha, Cairo, Egypt.