Wafaa Saleh

Professor of Transport Engineering

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Wafaa Saleh is a Professor of Transport Engineering at the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University (UK). She graduated from Newcastle University with a doctorate degree in modelling travel behaviour and transportation engineering. She teaches and researches in modelling travel behaviour, travel demand management and sustainability, traffic safety and accident management and transport and the environment. Wafaa is a Chartered Engineer (MICE) and a member of a number of national and international scientific committee’s editorial teams of transport and sustainability conferences and related academic Journals.  Recently, her research interest has extended to transportation problems in the Middle East; safety in particular. She is very keen to develop further research and collaborations in these areas.

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    Recent Projects

    Identification, assessment and enhancement of accident data collection and analysis in KSA
    It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such as disability, rehabilitation, and unemployment due to traffic accident injuries.
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    Recent Publications

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    Appiah, J., Galevko, A., Saleh, W., Kumar, R. (2015). Bus following model: A case study in Edinburgh. International Journal of Transport (In Press), , (), .

    Appiah, J., Saleh, W., Stewart, K. (2015, January). Evaluation of Existing Car-Following Models and Calibration Parameters Using Real Time Series Data. Paper presented at 47th Annual Conference of the University Transport Study Group, London City University.

    Chen, P., Pai, C., Jou, R., Saleh, W. (2015). Exploring motorcycle red-light violation in response to pedestrian. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 75, (), 128-136.

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