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Yasser Hassan

Professor in Transportation Engineering and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Degrees:B.Sc., M.Sc. (Cairo University, Egypt), Ph.D. (Carleton University), P.Eng.
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8625
Office:Chair's Office 3434 Mackenzie Building
(Research Office 3442 Mackenzie Building)

Prof. Hassan’s mailbox is located in room 3432 C.J. Mackenzie Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6 Canada

Teaching Assignment 2021-2022

  • CIVE 4209 Highway Engineering

Previous Teaching Assignments

  • ECOR 2606 Numerical Methods
  • ECOR 3800 Engineering Economics
  • CIVE 3304 Transportation Engineering and Planning
  • CIVE 4303 Urban Planning
  • CIVE 4400 Construction/Project Management
  • CIVE 4918 Design Project
  • CIVE 5308 Highway Geometric Design

Research Interests

Modelling of roadway alignments; interaction of highway infrastructure and connected, autonomous vehicles; effects of driver perception and behaviour; reducing collision risk; design consistency & traffic safety; probabilistic highway design.



• Member of Transportation Research Board Committee on Geometric Design (AFB10)
• Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
• Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Advances in Transportation Studies

Honours and Awards

  • 2003 – 2004 Research Achievement Award, Carleton University
  • 1997 Honourable Mention for the Keefer Medal for best paper, CSCE
  • 1996 The Keefer Medal for best paper, CSCE (Canadian Society for Civil Engineering)
  • 1994 The Earl Kee Award for best technical presentation by new authors in the 1994 annual conference of the CTAA (Canadian Technical Asphalt Association)