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Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Toronto
Amer Shalaby is a professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto. His research over the past 25 years has made significant contributions to urban transit planning and operations, intelligent transportation systems, transportation planning for large-scale events and mega cities, and transportation systems safety analysis. Dr. Shalaby has been appointed to expert and advisory panels for various agencies in Canada and internationally, most notably advising the Saudi Government on the mega expansions of the Grand mosque complexes in Makkah and Madinah. He is also an appointed member of the three technical committees of the US Transportation Research Board. Dr. Shalaby currently serves as the associate editor of one journal and member of the editorial boards of three other journals. Dr. Shalaby has supervised 65 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and he published nearly 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings and books. In addition to academic research and teaching, Dr. Shalaby has led successful consulting assignments for numerous agencies in Canada and internationally, and he has offered short courses on public transit planning and modelling to the professional community.
Specialty Focus Areas
Public transit; intelligent transportation systems with emphasis on advanced public transit systems; transportation planning of large-scale events and mega cities; simulation and modelling of transportation systems.
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