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O. A. (Sam) Elrahman

Senior Research Scholar
Center for Infrastructure, Transportation and Engineering


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Research and Background

My recent research focuses on mainstreaming public health considerations into transportation planning, design and implementation. I am currently a team member of a National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored research study that analyzes and examines governance of transportation and environmental health in six global cities, and studies the forces that influence decisions that impact environmental health. This National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored research study will deepen understanding of the processes and outcomes of collaborative governance of environmental health. I am also a team member of a study that is developing performance measures for evaluating social media use in public transit agencies. During my career, I have authored more than 60 peer-reviewed papers and technical reports. I have organized and chaired numerous national and international conference workshops and sessions, and served on the editorial board of several scholarly journals. Currently, I am co-authoring a text book on the Nexus between Transportation and Health.

Contact Info

O. A. (Sam) Elrahman
oae@alum.rpi.edu
Center for Infrastructure, Transportation and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 8th Street
Troy, New York 12180-3950

Education

Post Doctoral Certificate, Management Development, Cornell University. 2005; Ph.D., Urban and Environmental Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 1989; M.Sc., Transportation Planning & Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of NY University (NYU) 1983

Publications

https://scholar.google.com/citations (under O. A. Elrahman (Sam)

Special Issue, Guest Editor (with Joris Al), Strategic Management of Global Cooperation in Transportation Research & Development. Journal of case Studies in Transportation Policy. March 2017, Vol. 5, Issue #1.

Special Issue, Guest Editor, The Role of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Facilitating Global Research, Development, and Technology Transfer Cooperation. Journal of European Transportation Research Review. 2016. Volume #8. 3, 2016

Special Issue, Guest Editor (with Cristina Pronello), Toward a Robust, Coordinated and Effective System of Technology and Knowledge Transfer in Transportation Research, International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, volume 4. #2, 2015.

Understanding Social Media Program Usage in Public Transit Agencies. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology (IJTST), Vol. 5 , # 2, 2016 (with Jenny H. Liu, Wei Shi, O. A. Elrahman, Jeff Ban, and Jack M. Reilly). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijtst.2016.09.005

European Transportation Research Review. 2016. Volume #8. 3, 2016.

Special Issue, Guest Editor (with Cristina Pronello), Toward a Robust, Coordinated and Effective System of Technology and Knowledge Transfer in Transportation Research, International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, volume 4. #2, 2015

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7Ss9_zMAAAAJ&hl=en