Rashed Ismaeel

Rashed Ismaeel


Employment History

  • 2011-present, Teaching & Research Assistance, Civil Engineering Department, University of Bahrain.
  • 2010-2011, Road maintenance Engineer, Ministry of Works, Bahrain.

Professional Engagements

  • Member of the Human Factor and Safety Group (2016 to date)
  • Member of the Chartered Institution of Highway & Transportation (CIHT) (2016 to date)
  • Member of the Centre of Transportation & Road Studies (CTRS) in Bahrain (2010 to date)
  • Member of the Bahraini society of Engineers (2011 to date)

Teaching Experience:

  • Lecturer, Highway Engineering module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Lecturer, Traffic Engineering module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Lecturer, Surveying for Construction Projects module, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)
  • Supervision of Undergraduate final year senior projects, University of Bahrain (Undergraduate)

Research Projects and Experience

  • Road safety measures at signalised junctions in Bahrain, funded by University of Bahrain, 2012-2013. Researcher.

Conference Presentations

  • Prevalence and Self-regulation of Drivers' Secondary Task Engagement at Intersections: An Evaluation Using Naturalistic Driving Data , 6th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, 15-17 October 2018, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Research interests

Key Research Interests

  • Naturalistic driving study
  • Driver behaviour, especially distraction and inattention
  • Driver engagement in secondary tasks
  • Safety at signalised junctions


  • MSc Transport Planning and Engineering, University of Leeds, 2013
  • BSc Civil Engineering, University of Bahrain, 2010

Research groups and institutes

  • Human Factors and Safety