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Ali Kassim

Adjunct Research Professor & Contract Instructor

Degrees:B.Sc. (Mosul University), M.Sc. (Jordan University), Ph.D. (Carleton University), P.Eng.
Phone:613 263 4887
Email:ali.kassim@carleton.ca
Office:Dr. Kassim's mailbox is located in 3432 Mackenzie Building. Please email to make an appointment in 3371 ME or 3441 ME.

Teaching Assignment 2019-2020

CIVE2004 GIS, Surveying and Graphics

Research Interests

  • Road Safety analysis, video traffic data analysis and evaluation, surrogate safety measures, design and develop statistical models.
  • Rail Safety, Rail Grade Crossings.
  • Highway/ road geometric design alignments.
  • GIS, and Construction Surveying

Publications

  • Kassim, A., Culley, and S. McGuire, “OPERATIONAL EVALUATION OF ADVISORY BIKE LANE TREATMENT ON ROAD USER BEHAVIOR IN OTTAWA CANADA”, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2019. (final revision)
  • Al-Falahi, M., Kassim, A., “Automated Data Collection System of Pavement Distresses: Development, Evaluation & Validation of Distress Types and Severities”, 3rd World Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering-Architecture-Urban Planning Symposium, WMCAUS conference, Prague-Czech Republic, 2018.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and S. McGuire, “OPERATIONAL EVALUATION OF CENTRAL SHARROWS AND DOORING ZONE TREATMENT ON ROAD USER BEHAVIOR IN OTTAWA CANADA, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2018
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and S. Woo, “Modeling Cyclists Speed at Signalized Intersections”, 5th IEEE International Conference, Naples-Italy, 2017.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and Y. Hassan, “Investigation of how Pedestrian Volume Effects Cyclist-Vehicle Interactions”, Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Netherlands, 2017.
  • Apasnore, P., K. Ismail and Kassim, A., “Bicycle-Vehicle Interactions at Mid-Sections of Mixed Traffic Streets: Examining Passing Distance and Bicycle Comfort Perception”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, 106C, pp. 141-148, 2017.
  • Apasnore, P., K. Ismail and Kassim, A., “Bicycle-Vehicle Interactions at Mid-Sections of Mixed Traffic Streets: Examining Passing Distance and Bicycle Comfort Perception”, Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, Netherlands, 2017.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and S. Woo, “Investigation of the Effect of Super-Sharrows on Cyclist and Vehicle Behavior”, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2017.
  • Talib, H., K. Ismail, and Kassim, A., “A robust approach for road users classification using the motion cues”, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Volume 73, pp. 77-90, 2016.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and Y. Hassan, “Automated Measuring of Cyclist-Motor Vehicle Post Encroachment Time at Signalized Intersections”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 41(7), pp. 605-614, 2014.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and Y. Hassan, “Do Pedestrians Protect Cyclists? Investigation of the Effect of Pedestrian Volume on Cyclist-Vehicle Interactions”, in TRB 94th Annual Meeting, Washington DC 2014.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and Y. Hassan, “Automated Measuring of Cyclist/Motor Vehicle Post Encroachment Time at signalized Intersections”, in TRB 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington DC 2014.
  • Tayyeb, H., O., Abdelalim, A.O., Abd El Halim, , Kassim, “EVALUATION OF A ROAD TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR MAKKAH, SAUDI ARABIA”, Transportation Research Board, 2014.
  • Kassim, A., K. Ismail, and Y. Hassan, “A Methodology for Measuring the Severity of Cyclist/Motor Vehicle Conflicts at Signalized Intersections”, CSCE Annual Conference, 2013.
  • Kassim, A., L. Pascoe, K. Ismail, and A.O., Abd El Halim, “A vision- Based Analysis of Cyclist Crossing Speed”, in TRB 91st Annual Meeting Compendium of papers, Washington DC, 2011.
  • Abd El Halim, O.A., Kassim, Y. Hassan, S. Goodman, and W. Lee, “Cold In-Place Recycled Mixed: Field and Laboratory Monitoring” Canadian Technical Asphalt Association (CTAA), 2011.

Affiliation

  • Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario PEO, Canada, since 2009.
  • Member of Arab Canadian Engineers Association Canada since 2008.
  • Member of Institute of Transportation Engineer (ITE) since 2010-2015.

Honours and Awards

 2012-2013    Ontario Graduate Scholarship- Top Ontario Provincial Scholarship

2011   Teaching Outstanding Assistant Civil Department Award

 2011   TAC Foundation Scholarship

2011    Honourable Mention Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

2010    The John P. Braaksma Transportation Engineering with a Social Touch Scholarship

1995    Admission Graduate Scholarship, University of Jordan, Jordan