Dr. Khaled Abdelghany, Ph.D.
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering
PO Box 750340
Dallas, Texas 75275
It is with pleasure we announce Khaled Abdelghany as a newly appointed Hunt Institute Fellow. The Hunt Institute Fellows are appointed for their expertise and demonstrated excellence in their fields. During their two-year tenure, they will collaborate on projects and contribute to the endeavors of the Institute.
Dr. Khaled Abdelghany is an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Southern Methodist University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2001. He also worked as an operations research analyst at United Airlines’ R&D Division. Dr. Abdelghany joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Department at SMU in 2004 as an Assistant Professor with the responsibility of developing a transportation research program in the department. He served as the chairman of the department from 2011 to 2016. Dr. Abdelghany has extensive research experience in transportation network modeling, real-time traffic network management systems, crowd dynamics and evacuation studies, connected vehicle applications and airlines strategic planning and operations management. Dr. Abdelghany authored one book and numerous peer-reviewed journal and conference articles. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Transportation, Department of Energy, Department of Commerce, NGOs and several consulting firms.