Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Rashed Ismaeel

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Human Factors and Safety

Key Research Interests

  • Naturalistic driving study
  • Driver behaviour, especially distraction and inattention
  • Driver engagement in secondary tasks
  • Safety at signalised junctions

Employment History

  • 2011-present, Teaching & Research Assistance, Civil Engineering Department, University of Bahrain.
  • 2010-2011, Road maintenance Engineer, Ministry of Works, Bahrain.


  • MSc Transport Planning and Engineering, University of Leeds, 2013
  • BSc Civil Engineering, University of Bahrain, 2010

Professional Engagements

  • Member of the Human Factor and Safety Group (2016 to date)
  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Highway & Transportation (CIHT) (2016 to date)
  • Member of the Centre of Transportation & Road Studies (CTRS) in Bahrain (2010 to date)
  • Member of the Bahraini society of Engineers (2011 to date)

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, Highway Engineering module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Lecturer, Traffic Engineering module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Lecturer, Surveying for Construction Projects module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Supervision of Undergraduate final year senior projects, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)

Research Projects and Experience

  • Road safety measures at signalised junctions in Bahrain, funded by University of Bahrain, 2012-2013. Researcher.



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