Samer Hamdar, Ph.D. - “Collision Formation in Uninterrupted Flow Conditions: Behavioral and Data-Driven Analysis and Modeling”

The Georgia Transportation Institute welcomes Dr. Samer Hamdar to speak at the Fall 2019 Transportation Speaker series. He is an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the George Washington University (GW) where he directs the GW Transportation Program. Dr. Hamdar holds a BE Degree from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon, 2003), a MS Degree from University of Maryland, College-Park (2004), and a PhD degree from Northwestern University (2009). He is the chair of the Transportation Research Board Connected and Automated Vehicle Subcommittee and is a member of the TRB Emergency Evacuation and Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committees. In terms of research, Dr. Hamdar has 15 years of experience working on driver behavior modelling, crowd dynamics and traffic safety. He has an international research background participating in projects in Germany, the Netherlands, South Korea and the United States. He is a recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award titled: “Collision Prediction and Vehicular Control Using an Episode-Based Modeling Framework”.

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