Samantha Islam, Ph.D., E.I.

Samantha Islam, Ph.D., E.I.
Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering
University of South Alabama
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688
Phone: (251) 460-6174
Fax: (251) 461-1400


Research Interests
Transportation Engineering: Transportation systems, traffic safety, traffic congestion, hurricane evacuation, application of econometric and statistical methods to a variety of transportation engineering problems

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2005
M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2002
B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 1999

Courses Taught
CE 204 – Surveying Fundamentals
CE 551 – Traffic Engineering
CE 590 – Transportation Systems Evaluation

Selected Publications

Islam, S. and Mannering, F., “Driver Aging and its Effect on Male and Female Single-Vehicle Accident Injuries”, Journal of Safety Research, Vol.37, pp. 267-276, 2006.

Islam, S., Loehman, E.T., and Sinha, K.C., “Non-Market Benefits of Automobile Crash Reduction Factors”, Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, 2003.

Ashburn, S.J., Islam, S., Cross, V.D., Eichinger, D.C., Krockover, G., Pae, T., Robinson, J. P., and Witham, S. A., “The BioScope Initiative: Integrating Technology into the Biology Classroom. Does integrating technology into the biology classroom help students learn about cell structure and function?”, American Biology Teacher, Vol.64, No.7, pp. 503-510, 2002.

Contact Information

Questions? Comments?
Please contact Dr. Kevin White

University of South Alabama, Department of Civil Engineering.
150 Jaguar Drive
Shelby Hall, Suite 3142
Mobile, AL 36688

Phone Number: 251- 460-6174


© 2012 University of South Alabama Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002 (251) 460-6174
For questions or comments
Contact Us
Date last changed: May 31, 2012 9:42 AM
Click here to access PAWS
text only