Dr. Moataz Mohamed
Dr. Moataz Mohamed is a Senior Research Fellow at McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL). He has also served as an Assistant Professor at Assiut University, Egypt and at the University of Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He graduated from the Department of Architectural Engineering, Assiut University in 2004. He holds a Master degree in Urban Planning from the University of Rome, and a PhD in Transportation Planning from Ulster University, UK.
Moataz has over a decade of teaching experience at four different universities. He taught architectural design, urban design, urban planning, city planning, transport interfaces, planning studio, and statistical analysis for both graduate and undergraduate students. Currently, he is teaching Planning Our Cities course at McMaster University.
Moataz’s research agenda focuses on the utilization of perception and attitude measures in transportation research with emphasis on public transit quality, electrification of transit, electric vehicle adoption, sustainable mobility, transport safety, and transit oriented development.
Through his academic career, Moataz was awarded several academic prizes including the Runner-Up Smeed Prize for the best paper at the 44th Universities` Transport Study Group Conference (UTSG), Best Paper Award at the Irish Transport Research Network Conference (ITRN), and Best Paper Award by young author at the World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR). In addition, he is an active member of the UK Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport (CILT), as well as the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate.