|Geomatics Engineering Applications|
GIS, GPS, Remote Sensing and Other Surveying Techniques Applications in Civil Engineering Research.
|Traffic Safety Studies|
Statistical modeling of road accidents data (e.g., Prediction Intervals for Transformed Chi-square Family Application on Traffic Accidents large datasets); trends in traffic accidents data by exposure and risk (contributory) factors; Spatial mapping and analysis of large accidents data sets using GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing Techniques; and Network modeling and optimization to enhance traffic operation plans.
|Urban Growth Modeling|
Artificial Intelligence Techniques (Cellular Automata, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms and Neural Networks) as integrated with GIS, GPS and Satellite Imagery to model the spatio-temporal urban development of modern cities; Neural Networks for modeling urban city boundaries.
|Transportation Planning and Management: |
Collaboration with Department of Transport (DOT), National Transport Authority (NTA) and Abu Dhabi Municipality to assemble complete giant data base of the transportation network in Abu Dhabi; Traffic Management Studies with GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing (signal timing assessment, queue theory application, delay studies, and traffic recirculation plans).
|Pavement Management Systems|
Development of a Pavement Distresses Classification System to Prioritize Urban Arterials maintenance activities according to pavement condition and available budget.