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El Paso, TX, 79968
Salary:
65,000
Posted:
August 17, 2012

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Mouyid Islam, M.Sc., E.I.T.

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Phone: 915-***-**** / E-mail: lrd5b6@r.postjobfree.com El Paso, TX 79902

EDUCATION

The University of Texas at El Paso

PhD Candidate in Civil Engineering (Transportation), December 2012 (Expected)

Major Area: Transportation and Infrastructure Systems

Dissertation: Modeling Large-Truck Involved Crashes: An Econometric Modeling Framework

Supervisor: Dr. Salvador Hernandez

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Master of Science in Civil Engineering, May 2010

Major Area: Transportation and Infrastructure Systems

Thesis: Modeling Highway Safety in Short Time Intervals and Segments – Traffic, Geometry and Weather Effects

Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Tarko

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand

Master of Engineering, May 2005

Major Area: Transportation Engineering

Thesis: Identification of Factors in Road Crashes through Accident Investigation and Reconstruction in Thailand

Supervisor: Late Dr. Yordphol Tanaboriboon

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, February 2003

Supervisor: Dr. Md. Mazharul Hoque

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, The University of Texas, El Paso (2011 – 2012)

Course: CE5363 – Advanced Travel and Infrastructure Demand Analysis

Lectured on special topics

Course: CE3313 – Engineering Measurements Lab Instructor

Taught field surveying

Graded lab reports and homework

Proctored exams

Course: CE2315 – Statics

Lectured on special topics

Graded quizzes and homework

Proctored exams

Research Assistant, University of Texas, El Paso (2010 – 2011)

Project Title: Synthesis of Operational Use of Real-Time Commercial Traffic Routing Data

Fused real-time traffic data from private companies with Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) static traffic data

using SAS and ArcGIS.

Wrote sections on data fusion architecture for a cost effective and efficient means of updating the TxDOT database in the

final report.

Research Assistant, Purdue University (2007 – 2010)

Project Title: Improving Safety in High-Speed Work Zones: A Super 70 Study (Recognized by AASHTO as “Good Value Research” in

Region 3)

Developed disaggregate database and safety models for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) using SAS and

Limdep.

Linked disaggregate datasets to integrate crash, traffic, geometry, weather, and traffic maintenance datasets into one sample

with short time intervals using MS Access and SAS.

Prepared a final report for INDOT with periodic research updates for presentations and brief reports.

Project Title: Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT)

Processed video data for traffic and conflict study as a member of team collaboration and, prepared a manual for conflict data

extraction from video files.

Trained co-workers on video data extraction.

Research Associate, Thailand Accident Research Center (TARC), Thailand (2005 – 2007)

Performed on scene accident investigation as part of a quick response team.

Analyzed crash events with accident simulation software.

Prepared technical reports for the Department of Highways.

Organized training for local agencies on scientific methods of crash data collection.

Collected and analyzed data to promote the usage of seat belts and helmets.

Assisted with the research proposal and business plan for the TARC project renewal and extension.

Research Fellow, Accident Research Centre (ARC), Bangladesh University, Bangladesh (2003)

Performed traffic accident analysis using MAAPfive, updated accident databases for local agencies, prepared inception reports.

Assisted with the organization, preparation and development of the National Workshop on Road Safety Management in

Bangladesh.

Interacted with local Police Department and Safety professionals to merge available crash databases for better safety analyses.

GRADUATE WORK

+ Statistics and Econometric Courses

Statistical and Econometric Methods and Analysis

Intermediate Applied Statistics

Applied Econometrics

Basic Probability

+ Transportation Courses

Highway Traffic and Safety Analyses

Highway Transportation Characteristics

Highway Geometric Design

Traffic Operations and Control

Transportation Systems Evaluation and Analysis

Transportation Planning

Public Mass Transportation

GIS Application (ArcGIS 10)

Infrastructure Engineering

+ Human Factor Course

Human Factors in Engineering

Modern Engineering Method Courses

Modern Methods of Engineering Computation

Modern Methods of Engineering Analysis

+ Operation Research Course

Network Flow Optimization

COMPUTER SKILLS

Statistical Software Packages/Programs: SAS, LIMDEP, R, Eviews, Stata, GAMS, MATLAB

Engineering Software Packages: ArcGIS 10, TransCAD, Synchro, AutoCAD, PC-Crash (Crash Reconstruction Software), MAAPfive

(Transportation Research Laboratory’s Accident Analysis Software), Traffic Tracker, Centurion Traffic Data Management Software

Database Management: MS Access, MS Excel

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Recognized Student Paper Award by Texas Institute of Transportation Engineers (TexITE), ITE District 9, 2012.

Paper Title: “Identifying the Contributing Factors of Injury Severity for Large Truck Involved Crashes on US Highways.”

International Road Federation Fellowship, 2012.

Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship travel grant from the Transportation Research Board, 2012.

Scholarship for Road Safety Training in Sweden from the Department of Highways of Thailand, 2006.

Conference scholarship for the 13th International Conference on Road Safety on Four Continents, Warsaw, Poland from the

Global Road Safety Partnership, 2005.

Merit Fellowship to complete a Master of Engineering in Transportation Engineering degree at the Asian Institute of

Technology, Thailand, 2003-2005.

Merit Scholarship to complete a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree by Bangladesh University of Engineering and

Technology, 1997-2002.

PUBLICATIONS

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Ahmed, A., Anastasopoulos, P.Ch., Ong, G.P., Labi, S., Islam, M.B. (2012) “Factors Affecting Highway Safety, Health Care

Services, and Motorization - An Exploratory Empirical Analysis using Aggregate Data.” Journal of Transportation Safety and

Security, (in print, June 20, 2012).

Anastasopoulos, P.Ch., Islam, M.B., Perperidou, D., Karlaftis, M.G. (2012) “Hazard-Based Analysis of Travel Distance in

Urban Environments: Longitudinal Data Approach.” Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Vol.138, No.1, (doi:

10.1061/(ASCE)UP.1943-5444.0000102).

Islam, M.B. and Hernandez, S. (2011) “An Empirical Analysis of Fatality Rates for Large Truck Involved Crashes on

Interstate Highways.” 3rd International Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis. (Submitted to Accident Analysis and

Prevention Journal as recommended by the conference review committee).

Anastasopoulos, P.Ch., Islam, M.B., Volovski, M., Powell, J., and Labi, S. (2011) “Comparative Evaluation of Public-Private

Partnerships in Roadway Preservation.” Transportation Research Board: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol.

2237, pp. 9-19, Washington D.C., USA.

Islam, M.B., and Kanitpong, K. (2008) “Identification of Factors of Road Accidents through in-depth Accident Analysis.”

Journal of International Association of Traffic Safety and Sciences (IATSS), Vol.32, No.2, pp. 58- 67.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Islam, M.B. and Hernandez, S. (2012) “Large Truck Involved Crashes: An Exploratory Injury Severity Analysis.” 91st

Transportation Research Board (CD-ROM), Washington D.C., USA (Paper#12-1961).

Islam, M.B. and Hernandez, S. (2011) “An Empirical Analysis of Fatality Rates for Large Truck Involved Crashes on

Interstate Highways.” 3rd International Road Safety and Simulation, Indianapolis.

Ahmed, A., Anastasopoulos, P.Ch., Islam, M.B., Labi, S. (2011) “Road Fatalities, Health Service Quality, and Motorization

Level: Empirical Analysis Using Aggregate Country-Level Data.” 90th Transportation Research Board (CD-ROM),

Washington D.C., USA. (Paper#11-2573).

Ponboon, S., Islam, M.B., Boontob, N., Kanitpong, K., and Tanaboriboon, Y. (2010) “Contributing Factors of Road

Crashes in Thailand: Evidences from the Accident In-depth Study.” Journal of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation

Studies (EASTS), Vol.8, pp. 1958-1970.

Aniwattakulchai, P., Islam, M.B., Kanitpong, K. (2008) “Injury Mechanism Analysis of Occupants in Road Crashes.” 87th

Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., USA. (Paper#08-1039).

Islam, M.B., and Kanitpong, K. (2007) “An In-depth Analysis of Road Crashes in Thailand.” 14th International Conference

on Road Safety on Four Continents, Bangkok, Thailand. (sponsored by TRB).

Islam, M.B., Ponboon, S., Boontob, N., and Kanitpong, K. (2007) “Is it a Timely Approach for Bus Accident Investigation

in Thailand?” Journal of Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol.6, pp. 2639-2654.

Islam, M.B., Tanaboriboon, Y., Kanitpong, K., and Suriyawongpaisal, P. (2007) “Application of Event Analysis in In-depth

Study of Road Accidents.” 86th Transportation Research Board (CD-ROM), Washington D.C., USA. (Paper #07-1557).

Islam, M.B., and Hanaoka, S. (2007) “The Contribution of a Dedicated Professor and Researcher – Yordphol

Tanaboriboon in Thailand.” Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS), Vol.6.

Islam, M.B., Ponboon, S., and Boontob, N. (2006) “In-depth Study on Road Accidents: Thailand Perspective.” International

Conference on Road Safety in Developing Countries, Dhaka, Bangladesh, pp. 259-265.

Islam, M.B., and Tanaboriboon, Y. (2005) “Crash Investigation and Reconstruction…The New Experience in Developing

Countries: Thailand Case Study.” 13th International Conference on Road Safety on Four Continents (sponsored by TRB),

Warsaw, Poland, pp. 874-884.

Hoque, M.M., Islam, M.B., and Jannat, G.E. (2003) “Some Preliminary Findings of Road Traffic Accident Costs in

Bangladesh.” 2nd International Safe Community Conference on Cost Calculation and Cost-effectiveness in Injury Prevention

and Safety, Promotion, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden.

TECHNICAL REPORT

Tarko, A. P., Islam, M.B. and Thomaz, J. E. (2011). Improving Safety in High-Speed Work Zones: A Super 70 Study.

Publication FHWA/IN/JTRP-2011/09. Joint Transportation Research Program, Indiana Department of Transportation and

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2011. (doi: 10.5703/128**********).

SUBMITTED PAPERS

+ Islam, M.B. and Hernandez, S. (2012) “Multi-vehicle Collisions Involving Large Trucks on Highways: An Exploratory

Discrete Outcome Analysis.” 53rd Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, FL. (based on accepted abstract).

+ Islam, M.B. and Hernandez, S. (2012) “Large Truck Involved Crashes: An Exploratory Injury Severity Analysis, Journal of

Transportation Engineering, ASCE.

PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERENCES/MEETINGS

TexITE Spring Meeting, San Marcos, Texas, March 28 – 30, 2012

- Large Truck HAZMAT crash Involvement: An Exploratory Analysis

53rd Transportation Research Forum, Tampa, Florida, March 15 – 17, 2012.

- Multi-vehicle Collisions Involving Large Trucks on Highways: An Exploratory Discrete Outcome Analysis

Truck and Bus Subcommittee (ANB70) Presentation at Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 22-26,

2012 with emphasis on data sources, method and findings.

- Large Truck Involved Crashes: An Exploratory Injury Severity Analysis

Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 22-26, 2012.

- Large Truck Involved Crashes: An Exploratory Injury Severity Analysis

TexITE Fall 2011 Meeting, Garland, Texas, September 14-16, 2011.

- Single and Multiple Vehicle Large Truck-involved Collisions: An Empirical Analysis

TexITE Spring 2011 Meeting, Forth Worth, Texas, March 24-26, 2011.

- An Empirical Analysis of Severity of Large Truck Involved Crashes on Highways

Transportation Research Forum, Long Beach, California, March 10-12, 2011.

- An Empirical Analysis of Car and Motorcycle Ownership in Urban Areas

- Hazard-based Analysis of Travel Distance in Urban Environments: A Longitudinal Data Approach

Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 23-27, 2011

- A Travel Time-to-Destination Analysis in Urban Metropolitan Areas

- Road Safety, Health Services, and Traffic Exposure: An Empirical World-Level Analysis

Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 23-27, 2011

- Comparative Evaluation of Public-Private Partnerships in Roadway Preservation

Road Safety on Four Continents, Poland, 2005.

- Crash Investigation and Reconstruction…The New Experience in Developing Countries: Thailand Case Study

Presented a portion of a training course on Public Transport Systems in Asian Cities to Transport Professionals organized by

Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2004.

REVIEWER SERVICE

Reviewer: Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Road Safety and Simulation Conference (RSS) (as author)

TECHNICAL WORKSHOP/TRAINING/WEBINAR

Safe Routes to Play, webinar organized by Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), 1.5 PDH. June 21, 2012

Feasibility Assessment of Deploying Active Traffic Management Strategies in the El Paso Region, The Center for

International Intelligent Transportation Research, organized by Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), April 25, 2012.

State of Good Repair, webinar organized by Center of Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation Center, US DOT Tier I

University Transportation Center, April 20, 2012.

General Signing Principles for Local Roads & Streets Workshop, organized by Texas ITE, March 28, 2012.

Highway Capacity Manual 2010 Workshop, organized by Texas ITE, 6.0 PDH, September 14, 2011.

LEADERSHIP

President, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) UTEP Chapter, 2011 – present

o Presented on Undergraduate Recruitment Program on Transportation Engineering and ITE Activities in collaboration

with Summer Engineering Program at UTEP.

o Presented on ITE activities at UTEP and its future network in Czech and Slovakia graduate schools.

o Volunteered with Texas Society of Professional Engineers (El Paso) on “Math Count.”

o Volunteered with Texas Transportation Institute (El Paso) on “Teens in the Driver Seat.”

o Volunteered with UTEP Facility Department on Traffic Count inside UTEP Campus.

o Wrote an article for TexITE Newsletter (Winter, 2011) on ITE UTEP Chapter activities.

o Organized technical presentations by transportation engineers in ITE meetings, ITE socials, and other volunteer

activities.

Secretary, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) UTEP Chapter, 2010-2011

o Wrote annual report and meeting minutes, assisted on the official correspondence, and announced ITE events.

Others –

o Volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, Greater Lafayette Annual Festival, and Community Works organized by

International Students and Scholars (ISS) at Purdue University in West Lafayette (2009 – 2010).

o Bangladesh Student Association (BDSA), Purdue University and The University of Texas, El Paso.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

o American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – UTEP and Purdue Chapters, 2008 – present

o Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) – UTEP and Purdue Chapters, 2007 – present

o Transportation Research Board (Student Affiliate), 2007 – present

o Truck and Bus Safety Subcommittee (ANB70) (Friend Affiliate), 2012 – present

o Chi Epsilon – UTEP Chapter, 2010 – present

LIST OF REFEREES

Dr. Salvador Hernandez (Research Advisor)

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

University of Texas, El Paso

500 West University Avenue

El Paso, TX 79968 El Paso, TX 79968

Email: lrd5b6@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 915-***-****

Dr. Thomas M. Fullerton (Committee Member)

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance

University of Texas, El Paso

500 West University Avenue

Email: lrd5b6@r.postjobfree.com

Dr. Kelvin Cheu (Committee Member)

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

University of Texas, El Paso

El Paso, TX 79968

Email: lrd5b6@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 915-***-****

Phone: 915-***-****

Dr. Fred Mannering (Committee Member)

Professor, School of Civil Engineering

500 West University Avenue Purdue University

550 Stadium Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907

Email: lrd5b6@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 765-***-****



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