Malik Sarmad Riaz

Designation                        Assistant Professor                                                        

Email ID(s)                                                                        Contact #                             0343-4250926                    

Profile Summary

Dr Malik Sarmad Riaz completed his Masters and Doctorate in Transportation Sciences from Belgium. Being a civil engineer from one of the top institutes in Pakistan, he has worked in several positions in design as well as execution of mega projects. Dr Malik Sarmad Riaz has vast experience of both industry and academia.

Sr. NoDegreeUniversityYear
1P.hDHasselt University, Belgium2020
2MSHasselt University, Belgium2016
3BSNational University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad2012
4Any other

Teaching Experience

Sr. NoDesignationUniversityYear
1LecturerHasselt University, BelgiumAug-18Feb-20
2Teaching assistantHasselt University, BelgiumAug-16Aug-18

Industrial Experience

Sr. NoDesignationIndustryYear
1Doctoral ResearcherHasselt University, BelgiumAug-16Feb-20
2Mobility AnalystVelocityRDT, London, UKFeb-16Jul-16
3Project Officer/Highways ManagerFWO, Pakistan - Indus HighwayApr-14Sep-14
4Assistant Project ManagerFWO, Pakistan - Indus HighwayApr-13Apr-14
5Assistant Design EngineerSampak International Pvt Ltd, PakistanMay-12Apr-13

Honors and Awards

Sr. NoAwardYear
1President Pakistan Student Association - Belgium2017
2HEC Scholarship2014
3Merit Scholarships in NUST2011

Research Areas/Interests

Sr. NoAreaDescription
1Transportation EngineeringPavement design and analysis, Innovative methods
2Traffic Engineering & SafetyMobility management
3Effect of Users on the transportation networkUnderstanding road users behavior, improving their safety and design of Infrastructure based on Vulnerable road users (VRUs)

Journal Publications

Sr. NoJournal NamePublication Title with I.FYear
1Personal and Ubiquitous computingEvaluation of a gamified e-learning platform to improve traffic safety among elementary school pupils in Belgium (IF = 2.3)2019
2Accident Analysis & PreventionObserving the observation of (vulnerable) road user behaviour and traffic safety: A scoping review (IF = 3.7)2019
3SafetyEvaluation of a Road Safety Education Program Based on Driving Under Influence and Traffic Risks for Higher Secondary School Students in Belgium (IF = 1.4)2019

Conference Publications

Sr. NoJournal NamePublication TitleYear
1HeAd 2018, Valencia, SpainIntegration of gamification in a traffic education platform for children2018
2GSTIC 2018, Brussels, BelgiumDevelopment of a digital learning platform embedded with gamification elements to improve traffic insight among pupils of elementary school2018
329th ICTCT Workshop, Lund, SwedenObserving observation of road user behaviour: A scoping review into current practices in scientific literature.2017
4RSS2017 - Road Safety & Simulation International Conference, The Hague, NetherlandsObserving observation of road user behaviour: A scoping review into current practices in scientific literature.2017