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Mohammad Smadi
Associate Research Fellow
Phone: (701)231-8085
Email: m.smadi@ndsu.edu

Mohammad's primary focus at the Advanced Traffic Analysis Center (ATAC) is on the areas of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and Systems Engineering. He has experience in developing ITS Architectures for the state of North Dakota as well as the metropolitan areas of Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Forks/East Grand Forks, and Bismarck-Mandan. Mohammad oversees software and web development projects at ATAC, capturing and formulating user requirements and generating designs. He assists local agencies in ITS deployment projects and performing the required Systems Engineering steps in the deployment process.

Research Interests

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Systems Engineering

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • ITS Strategic Plans
  • ITS Project Architectures
  • ITS Architecture and Systems Engineering Training
  • ITS Projects Evaluation


  • 2007-Present, Associate Research Fellow, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU
  • 2002-2004, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Computer Science Department, NDSU
  • 1998-2001, 2004-2007: Graduate Research Assistant, Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute, NDSU


  • M.S., Computer Science, North Dakota State University, 2001
  • B.S., Applied Mathematics, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1998
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