Amr Mohammed, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department
Dr. Amr Mohammed has over 16 years of private consulting and academic experience in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, public transit planning and traffic safety. He joined the Department of Civil Engineering at WVU Tech in 2012. He received his undergraduate civil engineering degree from Ain Shams University, Egypt (1998), his M.Sc. from the University of Central Florida (2002) and his Ph.D. in transportation engineering from the University of Toronto (2007).
Before accepting a position with WVU Tech, he worked for several consulting firms in Canada, Egypt and Dubai, in addition to several academic assignments as an adjunct professor. He has been involved in large scale public transit projects and traffic impact studies, performing traffic surveys and providing traffic engineering analysis. He also performed pedestrian/LRT Station analysis and traffic diversion analysis during construction for the first BRT to LRT transit conversion in the world, currently happening in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Mohammed has been working in several countries for different international projects of different scales.
During his tenure at WVU Tech, Dr. Mohammed has taught several classes, including Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Surveying Highway Engineering and sessions for the FE review, in addition to introducing the GIS/GPS Applications course at WVU Tech.
Dr. Mohammed’s research interests in traffic/transportation engineering include public transit operations and planning, traffic safety and driver characteristics, traffic control devices and intersection analysis. He is a registered professional engineer (P. Eng.) in Ontario, Canada and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB).