Said Easa

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Professor Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science Department of Civil Engineering Toronto, Ontario seasa@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7868

Bio/Research

Dr. Said Easa earned his M.Eng. from McMaster University and Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley. He has more than two decades of teaching, research, and professional practice, and he has authored and co-authored more than 350 technical work, including nearly 200 refereed journal arti...

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Bio/Research

Dr. Said Easa earned his M.Eng. from McMaster University and Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley. He has more than two decades of teaching, research, and professional practice, and he has authored and co-authored more than 350 technical work, including nearly 200 refereed journal articles and book contributions. Dr. Easa was Vice-President (Administration) of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) and member of CSCE Board of Directors. In 1996, he has initiated and chaired the highly successful CSCE transportation conference series, held in Edmonton, Halifax, London, Montreal, Saskatoon, and Toronto.

Dr. Easa's international activities include serving as chair of the ASCE Intermodal Committee, member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, and guest editor of several special issues of this journal. Dr. Easa was Chair of the Executive Committee of the ASCE Urban Transportation Division (1997) and its CSCE counterpart (1994-98), and co-chair of the ASCE conference on "Transportation, Land Use, and Air Quality: Making the Connection," Portland, Oregon, 1998. Dr. Easa has led a CSCE delegation to China in 1998 focusing on sustainable transportation systems.

His work received several national/international best-paper and lifetime achievement awards, including the 2005 Arthur M. Wellington Prize, from ASCE for the best paper on transportation on land, on water, in air, or on closely related fields such as structural, geotechnical, and environmental engineering, the 2003 Sandford Fleming Award from CSCE in recognition of his "outstanding contributions to the development and practice of transportation engineering in Canada", and the 2001 Frank M. Masters Transportation Engineering Award from ASCE in recognition of his "outstanding contributions to ASCE and the transportation profession throughout his career."


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