Sherif M. Gaweesh, Ph.D., P.E., RSP1

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Deputy Director of the Driving Simulator lab

Room 411,  EERB

Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science


University of Wyoming

Dept. 3295,1000 E. University Avenue,

Laramie, WY 82071, USA



Tel.:    307-7613039

About me

  • Postdoctoral research associate; in Civil and Architectural Engineering; deputy director of the driving simulator lab (WyoSafeSim).
  • Over 15 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, roadway geometric design, traffic operation, ITS, evaluation of CV and AV technologies.


  • 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.