Baher Abdulhai


Director, Toronto Intelligent Transportation Systems Centre and Testbed






Headshot of Professor Baher Abdulhai


Education and Designations

B.A.Sc. (Cairo)
M.A.Sc. (Cairo)
Ph.D. (California)


Transportation Engineering and Planning
University of Toronto Transportation Research Institute
ITS Centre

Research Interests

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Advanced traffic management and information systems

Modeling and simulation for dynamic transportation networks

Application of emerging technologies advanced traffic management and information systems and infrastructure


Course CodeTitle & DescriptionSessionDay(s)Start TimeEndSection
Fundamentals of ITS and Traffic Management


News Mentions

CivMin professor and alumni receive Ontario Professional Engineers Awards

A CivMin professor and two alumni are among the two U of T Engineering professors and three alumni who have been honoured by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) with Ontario Professional Engineers Awards. These awards recognize professional engineers in Ontario who have made outstanding contributions to the profession and to society.    Professor Baher Abdulhai (CivMin) won the Engineering Excellence medal, recognizing overall excellence in… Read more »

Five U of T engineers elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Five members of the U of T Engineering community have been elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Professors Baher Abdulhai (CivMin), Geoff Fernie (IBBME), Reza Iravani (ECE), and Charles Jia (ChemE), along with Dr. Emily Moore, Director of Troost ILead, are among the CAE’s 52 new fellows for 2020. The CAE is a national institution through which Canada’s most distinguished… Read more »

Driverless cars, artificial intelligence and e-sharing are transforming transportation. Are our cities ready?

Originally posted on U of T News  |  May 26th, 2017 by Tyler Irving This story is the first in a news series on artificial intelligence and machine learning, published throughout the spring and summer of 2017. Professor Baher Abdulhai, seen here with civil engineering undergraduate students Andrew Lau and Marie-Sophie Wint, has created a… Read more »


Prof. Baher Abdulhai
Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering
University of Toronto
35 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario
Canada, M5S 1A4


Tel: 416-946-5036
Fax: 416-978-5054

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