Dr. Osama is the Director of Center of Mobility Research. He received his PhD in Transportation Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC), where he had been a research assistant at the Bureau of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Freight Security. His research focused on improving the safety planning of sustainable modes of transportation and vulnerable road users. Prior to studies at UBC, He completed his MSc in public transportation at Ain Shams University while pursuing practical experience as a transportation engineer in the world-renowned Dar Al-Handasah consultancy. Dr. Osama has authored/co-authored more than 20 publications; and his work gained him awards from the Institute of Transportation Engineers, UBC, Canadian Transportation Research Forum, and Transport Canada. He had participated in several traffic safety projects within Canada (Vancouver, Edmonton, and Surrey) and abroad (Adelaide and Doha). As a consultant, Dr. Osama was involved in mega crowd management project in El Masjid El-Nabawi, KSA. He also participated in developing the Egyptian E-Mobility Strategy in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); as well as supervising, with UN Habitat, the first Egyptian Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan for the New Urban Communities Authority.