Dr. Mohammed Al-Mannaa

Dr. Almannaa received his B.Sc. degree (with class honors) in civil engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2012, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees also in civil engineering from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA, in 2016 and 2019 respectively. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Civil Engineering Department, King Saud University. He has authored or co-authored over 30 conference or journal articles. He won the second Place in the Student Paper Competition in the Intelligent Transportation Society of Virginia conference in 2016. Almannaa was named the Lifesavers Traffic Safety Scholar for the year of 2019. He worked on projects funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation related to eco-speed systems, connected vehicles, and machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques. Currently, Almannaa works as an Assistant Professor of Traffic Engineering and Transportation Systems at King Saud University, and he also leads the Data Analysis Unit at the National Road Safety Center. His research interests include but are not limited to eco-driving, traffic safety, intelligent transportation systems, and the applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the transportation systems.