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Mouyid Islam , Senior Research Associate

Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety

Behavioral Analysis & Applications

Dr. Mouyid Islam is a senior research associate in VTTI’s Division of Freight, Transit, & Heavy Vehicle Safety where he serves as a principal investigator on research projects sponsored by FMCSA and NHTSA that focus on advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). His research interests include the safety analysis of different emphasis areas, primarily large truck safety, including other areas (e.g., work zone, speeding and aggressive driving, drowsy driving, distracted driving, pedestrians and pedalcyclists, motorcycles, and roadway departure) with advanced econometric modeling focusing on big data. Dr. Islam has conducted multiple large-truck safety research studies utilizing state and national crash databases. Prior to joining VTTI, Dr. Islam worked as a research associate at University of South Florida (Tampa) and as a highway safety engineer with CH2M (now Jacobs Engineering). Dr. Islam is a member of and serves as the paper review chair for the Truck and Bus Safety Committee (ACS60) at TRB and serves as a secretary for the transportation safety committee at ASCE. He was awarded a National Roadway Safety Award (2021) for work on arterial work zone safety (for which he served as a Co-PI for FDOT) and he was awarded a Dwight David Eisenhower and International Road Federation fellowship in 2012.