Biography

Dr. Fady Hassouna holds a Bachelor degree of civil engineering from An-Najah National University; Post Graduate Diploma of international transportation and logistics from Norwegian Shipping academy and Arab Academy for Science Technology & Maritime Transport; and Master's and PhD degrees in transport engineering from Korea Maritime University.

Dr. Hassouna is an assistant professor at civil engineering department, An-Najah National University in Nablus, and he currently works as the head of the natural sciences department at faculty of graduate studies.

Dr. Hassouna has more than 15 years of professional, academic, and research experience in sustainable transportation systems, highway engineering, and logistics. Dr. Hassouna has published more than 20 reserach articles and papers and was ranked among the top 10 reseachers at An-Najah National University, based on the number of published research articles with impact factors in 2020.

 

CURRENT POSITION

- Head of Natural Sciences Department - Faculty of Graduate Studies, September 2021-Present.

- Assistant Professor and faculty Member, Civil Engineering Department, An- Najah National University, August 2014 – Present.

 

Academic qualifications

2013 PHD Degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering), Korea Maritime National University- South Korea

2007 Masters Degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering), Korea Maritime National University- South Korea.

2005 Post Graduate Diploma in International Transportation and Logistics, Norwegian Shipping Academy and Arab Academy- Egypt and Norway.

2004 Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation), An-Najah National University-Palestine.

 

Publications  and Conferences

  • Hassouna FMA. Urban Freight Transport Electrification in Westbank, Palestine: Environmental and Economic Benefits. Energies. 2022; 15(11):4058. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15114058

  • Hassouna, F.M.A.; Assad, M.; Koa, I.; Rabaya, W.; Aqhash, A.; Rahhal, A.; Saqf-Alhait, H. Energy and Environmental Implications of Using Energy-Harvesting Speed Humps in Nablus City, Palestine. Atmosphere 202112, 937. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12080937

  • Hassouna, F. M., & Al-Sahili, K. (2020). Practical Minimum Sample Size for Road Crash Time-Series Prediction Models. Advances in Civil Engineering, 2020, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/6672612

  • Hassouna, Fady M.A., and Mahmoud Assad. 2020. "Towards a Sustainable Public Transportation: Replacing the Conventional Taxis by a Hybrid Taxi Fleet in the West Bank, Palestine" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17, no. 23: 8940. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17238940.
  • Hassouna, F. M., Abu-Eisheh, S., & Al-Sahili, K. (2020). Analysis and Modeling of Road Crash Trends in Palestine. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 45(10), 8515-8527. doi:10.1007/s13369-020-04740-y
  • Hassouna, F. M., & Al-Sahili, K. (2020). Environmental Impact Assessment of the Transportation Sector and Hybrid Vehicle Implications in Palestine. Sustainability, 12(19), 7878. doi:10.3390/su12197878
  • Hassouna, F. M., & Al-Sahili, K. (2020). Future Energy and Environmental Implications of Electric Vehicles in Palestine. Sustainability, 12(14), 5515. doi:10.3390/su12145515
  • Fady M. A Hassouna, Reema Nassar, and Hamees Tubaleh. Electric Vehicles as an Alternative to Conventional Vehicles: A Review10th Annual International Conference on Civil Engineering, Athens, Greece, 2020.
  • Fady M. A Hassouna and Yeon Woo Jung. (2020). Developing a Higher Performance and Less Thickness Concrete Pavement: Using a Nonconventional Concrete Mixture. Advances in Civil Engineering, 2020(6), 1-8.
  • Fady M. A Hassouna. Performance Analysis of Modern Roundabouts as An Alternative to Conventional Signalized Intersections: A Comprehensive Review. 3rd International Conference on Science & Technology Research, Prague, Czech Republic, 2020.
  • Fady M. A Hassouna. (2020). Evaluation of Pedestrian Walking Speed Change Patterns at Crosswalks in Palestine. Open Transportation Journal. 14 (1), 44-49.
  • Fady M. A Hassouna  and Ian Pringle. (2019). Analysis and Prediction of Crash Fatalities in Australia. Open Transportation Journal. 13, 134-140.
  • Sameer Abu Eisheh, Khaled Al-Sahili, Fady M A Hassouna. Traffic Safety Programmes in Arabic Countries, presented at International Symposium on Traffic Safety in the Transport Sector, Tunisia, 2018.
  • Fady M. A Hassouna and Hussein Abu-Zant, ‘Effects of Superplasticizers on Fresh and Hardened Portland Cement Concrete Characteristics’, IJAST, Vol.5, Issue 2, ISSN: 227- 869, 2016.
  • Fady M A Hassouna, ‘Prediction of HV Factor in Expressways Using A Short-Term VDS Data’ PhD diss., Korea Maritime University, 2013, (000002174391).
  • Kim Taegun, Jeong Yu Na, Fady M.A Hassouna, ‘Delay Predicting Modeling of Urban Freeway using Lane-based Characteristics’, RISS, Volume 30, No 5, 467-476, 2010.
  • Kim Taegun, Byoung Keun, Fady M.A Hassouna, ‘Speed Correlation Models Within the Merge Influence Area of Urban Freeway Using the Lane-based Speed Characteristics’, DBPIA, 2007. 7, 413-421.
  • Fady M A Hassouna, ‘Accident Correlation Models for Predicting the Accident Occurrence Patterns in Korea’Master’s diss, Korea Maritime University, 2007, (00000207365).
  • Fady M A Hassouna,‘ EDI Implementation in Container Terminals’, Post Graduate Diploma diss, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT), 2005.

 

Research Interests

Sustainable Transportation Systems.

Environemntal Impact Asssesment of Transportation Systems.

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).

Logistics Systems.

Accident Studies.

 

Taught Courses

Special Topics in Designing Transportation Facilities (Master Level).

International Transportation and Logistics (Master Level).

Sustainable Transportation Systems (Undergraduate Level 4).

Transportation Systems II (Undergraduate Level 4).

Principles of Scientific Research (Undergraduate Level 4)

Transportation Systems I (Undergraduate Level 3).

Construction Materials (Undergraduate Level 2).

 

Professional Registration

Member, American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE), USA, since 2015.

Member, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), USA, since 2014.

Member, Jordanian Engineers Association, since 2005.

Member, Palestinian Engineers Association, since 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Education
Institution
Korea Maritime University
Country
South Korea
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Civil Engineering
Thesis
Prediction of HV Factor in Expressways Using a Short-Term VDS Data
Speciality
Transportation Engineering
Sub speciality
Traffic Engineering
Duration
2009 - 2013
Institution
Korea Maritime University
Country
South Korea
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Civil Engineering
Thesis
Construction of the Accident Correlation Models for Predicting the Accident Occurrence Patterns in Korea
Speciality
Transportation Engineering
Sub speciality
Traffic Engineering
Duration
2005 - 2007
Institution
Norwegian Shipping Academy
Country
Norway
Degree
Postgraduate Diploma
Faculty
International Transportation Logistics
Department
International Transport and Logistics
Thesis
EDI and its Application in Container Terminals
Speciality
International Transport and Logistics
Sub speciality
Duration
2004 - 2005
Institution
AN-Najah National University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Civil Engineering
Thesis
Design of Nablus-Jenin Highway
Speciality
Civil Engineering
Sub speciality
Transportation Engineering
Duration
1999 - 2004
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor
Period
July 15, 2014 - April 15, 2017
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