Ossama Ramadan , MS.

Senior TA.

Biography
Education
Affiliation
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Academic Experience
Work Experience
Publications
Research Indicators
Funds and Projects
Courses

Biography

  • Dr. Ramadan is a Construction Engineer with 16 years of diverse professional, research, and teaching experiences. He has 6 years of research and teaching experiences in construction and maintenance of transportation infrastructure. In addition, he has 10 years of professional and teaching experiences in Construction Management for civil infrastructure projects. His experiences were earned in three different countries, with different research, teaching, and professional environments. His research interests and experiences are in the areas Traffic Engineering and Traffic Control Design. Dr. Ramadan is interested and confident in teaching fundamental and advanced Transportation Engineering courses, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, his professional experience focus concerned Project Planning and Scheduling, and Construction Methods and Operations.

Courses Added

Courses Added
CourseAcademic yearTerm

CB414 - Construction Contracts and Law

2010 Fall View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

CB414 - Construction Contracts and Law

2011 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

CB510 - Project Management & Scheduling

2012 Spring View All Content
- Lectures Notes - Exams - Course Outline - Problem Sets - tutorials - Lab Material

Funds and Projects

  • Integrated Approach for Improving Road and Traffic Safety
    Sponsored by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Investigated by Y. Hassan (PI) and O. E. Ramadan (Research Assistant).
    Funded Project
  • Quantifying the Costs of School Transportation
    Sponsored by USDOT through the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development, and Education Center (STRIDE). Investigated by N. C. McDonald (PI), V. P. Sisiopiku (Co-Investigator), and O. Ramadan (Research Assistant).
    Funded Project
  • Optimizing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Through the Use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technologies
    Sponsored by USDOT through the National Center for Transportation System Productivity and Management (NCTSPM) and Alabama Department of Transportation under Contract № DTRT12GUTC12 and A0-UTC-064. Investigated by A. J. Sullivan (PI), M. Hadi (PI), V. P. Sisiopiku (Co-PI), and O. E. Ramadan (Research Assistant).
    Funded Project
  • Development of Educational and Professional Training Modules on Green/Sustainability Design and Rating Systems for Neighborhood Development and Transportation
    Sponsored by USDOT through the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development, and Education Center (STRIDE). Investigated by R. W. Peters (PI), V. P. Sisiopiku (Co-PI), A. Amekudzi-Kennedy (Co-Investigator), and O. E. Ramadan (Research Assistant).
    Funded Project
  • UAB Commuting Survey
    Sponsored by USDOT through the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. Investigated by V. P. Sisiopiku (PI) and O. E. Ramadan (Co-Investigator).
    Funded Project
  • Evaluation of Traffic Control Options in Work Zones
    Sponsored by the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) through the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education (STRIDE) Center under Contract № 105956. Investigated by V. P. Sisiopiku (PI) and O. E. Ramadan (Co-PI).
    Funded Project
  • Regional Data Clearinghouse Activities - Transportation Data Center, Phase II
    Sponsored by Alabama Department of Transportation (AL DOT) through the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. Investigated by A. J. Sullivan (PI), V. P. Sisiopiku (Co-PI), and O. E. Ramadan (Co-Investigator).
    Funded Project

Academic Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Jun 2015 - up till now
    UAB Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
  • Graduate Research Assistant / Graduate Student Trainee, Aug 2012 - May 2015
    UAB Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
  • Assistant Lecturer, Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
    AASTMT Department of Construction and Building Engineering
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Jan 2002 - Aug 2003
    Carleton University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Work Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Aug 2012 - up till now
    Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Assistant Lecturer, Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
    Construction and Building Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport
  • Principal Engineer, Oct 2004 - Jun 2010
    Project Management Office
    House of Engineering and Development
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Jan 2002 - Aug 2003
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Carleton University

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Apr 2015
  • Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University, Aug 2003
  • Bachelor of Science with Honors in Construction Engineering, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Jul 1999

List of Publications

    • Andrew Sullivan, Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Mohammed Hadi, and Ossama E. Ramadan, "Optimizing Emergency Response Through The Use of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technologies" , 2014 AlaSim International Conference and Exhibition , 2014.
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    • Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ossama E. Ramadan, and Noreen C. Mcdonald, "Development of a Cost Breakdown Structure for Quantifying School Transportation Costs for Various Modes" , European International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 235-250 , 2013.
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    • Ossama Ramadan, Yasser Hassan, and Dan Patterson, "GIS-Based Safety Information System for Rural Roads" , 83rd TRB Annual Meeting, Paper No. 04-2794 , 2004.
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Affiliation

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    Associate Member
  • American Society of Engineering Education
    Member
  • Egyptian Engineers Syndicate
    Registered Engineer

Fields of Interest

  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction Engineering and Management
  • Civil Engineering

Research Indicators

Honours & Awards

  • AASTMT President Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement (1994 - 1999)
    Awarded per semester for the students who achieve the highest GPA.
  • AASTMT Student of the Year Award (1997)
  • Carleton University Entry Scholarship for Distinguished Graduates (2002)
  • Egyptian Engineers Syndicate Award of Merit for Distinguished Academic Achievement through the Bachelor degree
    Annual award of merit for top graduates
  • President Award of Merit for Social Activities and Students Council Activities (1994 - 1999)

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