Maram Mahmoud

Visiting Assistant Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Construction


Brief Biography

Maram Mahmoud Saudy is an assistant professor and associate chair in the construction engineering department at The American University in Cairo. Saudy received her BS and MS degrees from Cairo University in 2001 and 2004, respectively. She gained her PhD in highway and airport engineering from Cairo University in 2008. Saudy joined AUC, as an adjunct faculty, in 2011 and has developed and taught various courses in the area of transportation and highway engineering. Currently, she joined AUC as a full-time faculty member. Saudy taught different transportation and highway engineering courses at different universities in Egypt. Prior to joining AUC, she was working at General Authority for Roads, Bridges, and Land Transportation (GARBLT), Ministry of Transportation (MOT) from which she gained her practical experience, by contributing in many strategic transportation planning projects all over Egypt.

She has been exposed to different research communities when contributed in many research projects conducted for GARBLT as a grant from many communities such as the Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA), the World Bank (WB), and the European Union (EU) in the field of roadway network development.

In addition, she has had a variety of experiences in professional training and providing technical support.

      • PhD, 2008, Highway and Airport Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo
      • MS, 2004, Highway and Traffic Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo
      • BS, 2001, Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo
    Research Interest
    • Highway pavements; structures and materials
    • Traffic engineering; optimization and traffic simulation
    • Transportation planning