Part 1: Bio-Data - Galal Abdalla Ali - PhD, ConsultEng (SEC)
Professor and Consultant Engineer
(Highway, Pavement, Traffic and Airport Engineering)
School of Civil Eng, College of Engineering
Sudan University of Science & Technology
P. O. Box 12281, Khartoum 11111, Sudan
Office: +249 15 488 7550 Cell Phone: +249 9 12345507
Fax: +249 183 463614
E-mail: Private [email protected]
University: [email protected]
Fields of Expertise & Specialization:
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Transportation & Highway Engineering;
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Pavement Materials, Design & Maintenance Management (Highways and Airports);
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Traffic Engineering: Analysis, Design, Operation and Road Safety Management;
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Applied Probability & Statistics for Engineers: Fundamentals and Advanced
Qualifications:
 BSc (First Class Honors) - Civil Engineering, University of Khartoum, Sudan
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MSc –Transportation, Traffic & Geotechnical Engineering, Northwestern University, USA
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PhD - Pavement Materials, Analysis and Design; Traffic Engineering; Applied Engineering
Probability and Statistics, Purdue University, USA; CGPA 5.58/6.0 (93 %)
Additional Training and Practice:
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Course on Transportation Projects Planning – World Bank, Khartoum, Sudan
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Pavement Design Course - Beirut, Lebanon
Research Study at University of Birmingham, UK: Application to Road Management
Systems of Highway Design & Maintenance (HDM-III) Model, May-Sept 1989
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Seminar/Workshop: Applications of the Highway Development and Management (HDM-4)
Model, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA, January 1999
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One-month study-visit/workshop, University of Maryland, International Team on
“Superior Pavement Performance-Superpave” development and 2002-Pavement Design
Guide, 1999
Awards, Research, Publications and Technical Reports:
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Last March (2013) won the prestigious C V Raman 2012 Fellowship for African Researchers
to be spent at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Kanpur) with approved research topic
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“Road Safety Management: Global Comparative Analysis and Prediction of Traffic
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Accidents and Casualties”
Besides teaching and research, perused extensive applied and sponsored research studies at
various universities: Khartoum, King Saud, Birmingham, UAE, Sultan Qaboos and Sudan
Spent Sabbatical year as Research Fellow at University of Birmingham (UK) on Road
Maintenance Management Systems, and at UAE University as visiting Professor to develop &
teach pavement design courses as well as the associated testing facilities and laboratories
Holds the Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Biographical Institute and was
selected Man of the Year (1998) by the American Institute International Board of Research.
Has biographical profile included in MARQUIS Who’s Who® in Science and Engineering.
Gained over 30 years of professional, teaching and research experience in civil, highway and
traffic engineering; pavement materials, design and maintenance management systems.
Published over 55 papers in international reputable journals and refereed conference
proceedings, in addition to more than 50 technical and sponsored research reports.
Nominated to the Minister of Interior for membership of the Sudan National Road Safety
Council
Scientific and Professional Affiliations:
1. Transportation Research Board (TRB), and TRB Committees / papers reviewer: A2B01
(Pavement Management Systems), AFD60 (Flexible Pavement Design), A2D04 (Bituminous
Paving Mixtures), A3B05 (Operation & Safety) & A5002 (Low Vol Roads)
2. Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), USA.
3. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA.
4. Expert on Consultant Roster, the World Bank.
5. Fellow, Sudan Engineering Society (SES)
6. Registered Consultant Engineer, Sudan Engineering Council (SEC)
Positions and Experience:
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As a University Professor planned, designed and taught courses and design projects in
transportation, highway & traffic engineering and pavement materials & design at the various
universities with which he was associated.
Professor at Sudan University of Science and Technology:: member of University Senate,
University Promotion Committee, University Scientific Council, University Journals
Committee, University Committee to establish Deanship for Scientific Research, member of
College Board, College Research Board, College Committees for Accreditation, College
Directory Development (Arabic & English), Chair of College Research Unit
Secondment to King Saud University 1978 – 1984; Visiting Professor at UAE University 19891990; Associate Professor at Sultan Qaboos University 1990 – 2001
Developed and taught applied engineering probability and statistics for BSc and MSc
Programs.
Conducted original and applied research; coordinated graduate study and research programs.
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As a Technical Assistance Expert on Transport Infrastructure Development Projects, recently
completed a 3-year assignment financed by BADEA (International Economic Development
and Financial Institution) to the Ministry of Transport and Public Works (MTPW) in Malawi.
As Advisor/Consultant, duties included technical and professional advice on Roads and
Airport Projects: from TOR development to execution & maintenance, and training of
Engineers.
Organized, designed and offered refreshing training courses on Pavement Design & Road
Maintenance Management Systems and Traffic & Safety Management to transportation
consultants and practicing engineers.
Presented 2 technical refereed papers at the 29th South Africa Transport Conference cosponsored by TRB, 16-19 Aug, 2010. Selected member in the Steering / Scientific Committees
for the 30th SATC (July 2011)
Professional Expertise and Consultancy:
 As a member of the Experts Group to advise a Higher Ministerial Committee, coordinated,
planned and developed cooperative Sudan-Egypt infrastructure Projects, including Air, Road,
Railway, Sea and River Transport Sub-sectors.
 Member of Establishing Committee for Gulf Highway Engineering Society (GHES) in Oman
while at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)
 Invited to the 3rd International Gulf Road Conference organized by the GHES and SQU (a USAaccredited Institution); had a joint paper on “Design Guide Performance Tests and Models for
Hot Asphalt Mixes”; chaired a technical session, March 2006.
 Chaired steering, scientific and publication committees of the Road Engineering Conference
organized by Sudan Engineering Society and National Roads & Bridges Authority in 2002.
 With several scientific and professional affiliations, participated in over 50 international,
regional and national conferences and seminars, chairing sessions and presenting papers
including several World Bank workshops.
 Published over 110 scientific papers and technical reports in refereed Journals and
International Conf Proceedings; Sponsored Research Reports; Technical and Professional
Reports; Seminars and Workshop / Lecture presentations.
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CV Part 2: Detailed Professional CV
Galal A. Ali, PhD – Professor and Consultant Engineer
Highway, Pavement, Traffic and Airport Engineering
Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering
Sudan University of Science & Technology
P.O. Box 12281, Khartoum 11111, Sudan
Office: +249 15 488-7550
Cell: + 249 912345507
Fax: +249 183 463614
E-mail: [email protected] [email protected]
Qualifications and Education
PhD, Road Materials & Design; Traffic Engineering & Management; Applied
Probability & Statistics for Engineers - Purdue Univ., USA (CGPA=5.58/6)
MSc, Transportation & Highway Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering,
Northwestern
University, USA
BSc, Civil Engineering (First Class Honors), University of Khartoum, Sudan
Additional Training and Specialized Education / Practice
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One-month Study/Workshop on Superpave Mix Design and MechanisticEmpirical Design Guide, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Seminar/Workshop: Applications of the Highway Development and
Management HDM-4 Model, The World Bank, Washington, DC, USA,
Research Study on Application of Highway Design & Maintenance (HDM-III)
Model to Road Maintenance Management Systems - Case Study: Khartoum
Port Sudan Rehabilitation Project, University of Birmingham, UK, 1989
Course on Transportation Project Planning, The World Bank, Khartoum, Sudan
Pavement Design Courses, University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Membership in Scientific and Professional Societies
 Fellow, Sudan Engineering Society (SES)
 Registered Consultant, Sudan Engineering Council (SEC)
 TRB Member, paper reviewer for TRB Committees Flexible Pavement Design;
AFD60 (A2B03); Pavement Management Systems AFD10 (A2B01); Bituminous
Mixtures AFK50 (A2D04) and Traffic Engineering & Safety ANB20 (A3B05), USA.
 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), USA.
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American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA.
Expert on Consultant Roster, the World Bank.
Honors, Awards and Grants
 Won the prestigious C V Raman 2012 Fellowship for African Researchers to the
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-Kanpur) as Senior Researcher with approved
research Title
“Road
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Safety Management: Global Comparative Analysis and
Prediction of Traffic Accidents and Casualties”
Secondment from University of Khartoum to Civil Engineering Departments at
King Saud and Sultan Qaboos Universities, respectively, Sept 78 - July 84 and
Sept 90 – Jan 96
Spent Sabbatical year as Research Fellow at University of Birmingham, UK (May
89 - Aug. 89) on Road Maintenance Management Systems, and at UAE
University as a visiting Professor (Sept. 89 - Jan. 90)
Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Biographical Institute for
Outstanding Service and Contribution to Teaching and Research
Selected Man of the Year-1998 by the American Institute International Board
of Research (AIIBR).
Has biographical profile included in 5th Edition (2000-2001) of MARQUIS Who’s
Who® in Science and Engineering.
Invited to the 3rd International Gulf Road Conference organized by Gulf
Highway Engineering Society and Sultan Qaboos University (a US-accredited
Institution); had a joint paper on “Design Guide Performance Tests and Models
for Hot Asphalt Mixes”; chaired a technical session (6 - 16 March 2006).
Appointments, Institutional Development and Professional Expertise
Aug 2001-Oct 2003, March 2007 to date
Professor of Civil, Transportation, Highway, Traffic & Airport Engineering, College
of Engineering, Sudan University of Science & Technology (SUST):
 Reviewed, prepared and submitted assessment report and Final Design
Tender Documents for Dongula-Kajbar Road (120 km), the Northern
Province, Sudan
 With Technocon Eng Group Consulting Firm: Senior Highway Design
Development Engineer: Preparation of Terms of Reference and Technical and
Financial proposals for the road network in connection with the New Khartoum
International Airport; Development and preparation of Technical Proposal for
Darfur State road network.
 Chair and Representative of the Sudan Engineering Council (SEC) of the
Technical Committee for Roads and Bridges Specifications, the Sudanese
Standards and Metrology Organization
 Expert & Consultant: chaired the Infrastructure Committee of the ProfessionalExperts Team to coordinate joint Infrastructure, Agricultural, Industrial and
Economic development projects with Egypt: Road, Railway, air and River
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Transport projects, which also included electricity and telecommunications
cooperative projects.
Expertise-Advisor on the National Technical Committee of the Ministry of
Infrastructures on Khartoum Plan and Infrastructure Development Projects
Expertise-Advisor & Member of National Technical Committee of the Ministry of
Planning on Khartoum Transport Master Plan, road network and traffic studies
Cooperative consultancy to Khartoum Development Board and Consulting
House: Reviewed Khartoum road network, traffic flow improvements and
congestion relief. A major contribution was finalization of access roads from the
(then) newly proposed site of Manshiya Bridge leading to Khartoum Centre.
Chaired the steering and scientific committees of the Road Engineering
Conference organized by the Ministry of Roads & Bridges and the Sudan
Engineering Society, Khartoum, Sudan; Presented the scope, highlights and
the themes of the conference which included “Roads and other Transport
Modes”; “Design Factors and Methodologies”; “Construction Materials”;
“Traffic Engineering and Safety Management”; “Road Network Evaluation and
Management”; “Maintenance of Highways and Bridge Structures”; “Financing
Road Projects”; & “Personnel Training”
Member of University Promotion Committee; University Scientific Research
Council; Chair of Research Committee for Engineering Sector (SUST Colleges of
Engineering, Petroleum, Water & Environment & Computer Science); Editorial
Board of University Scientific Journals; Member of University Senate, College
of Engineering Board and College of Engineering Research Council
Used engineering training expertise to organize, design and offer refreshing /
updating training courses on Pavement Design & Road Maintenance
Management and Traffic Engineering & Road Safety Management to highway
consultants and practicing engineers and Professional Staff from the Ministry
of Physical Planning & Utilities, Khartoum, Sudan
Technical-Assistance Expert to Ministry of Transport and Public Works,
Malawi; Duties included consultancy and technical advice to the Minister,
Senior Officials and Directors of Departments on Transport Infrastructure
Development Projects, mainly Roads and Airports, at all project phases:
Development of Terms of Reference (TOR) and Request for Proposals (RFP),
finance sourcing, execution and maintenance; Training of Professional &
Engineering Staff was part of the exercise. A Technical Report was prepared to
include typical task activities, case studies and implementation of
infrastructure development projects.
Presented technical refereed papers on “Infrastructure” and “Road Safety” at
the 29th South Africa Transport Conference co-sponsored by TRB, 16-19 Aug,
2010. Prof Ali was selected in the Steering/Scientific Committees for the 30th
SATC in July 2011
Oct 2003-Dec 2006
Technical-Assistance Expert for Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
(BADEA) to the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Malawi: Duties included
consultancy and technical advice to the Minister, Senior Officials and Directors of
Departments on Transport Infrastructure Development Projects, mainly Roads and
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Airports, at all project phases: Development of Terms of Reference and Request for
Proposals (RFP), finance sourcing, execution and maintenance; Training of
Professional & Engineering Staff was part of the exercise. Typical task activities,
case studies and implementation of Infrastructure Development Projects included
the following:
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Preparation of Required Information for BADEA-Identified Projects
Upon BADEA’s request, updated information and documents were prepared
and submitted on on-going and proposed road and airport projects. The
required information/ documentation were provided on fast-track basis in
electronic copies
Professional Assistance in the following on-going and New Road Studies and
Projects with on-job Training:
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Zomba-Jali Road Project, As a member of the Project Implementation Unit:
attended and participated in loan agreement negotiations
Prepared and submitted the required training programs for the Project
participated in all meetings, including site visits/meetings
accompanied the Engineer assigned for training during the site visits
assisted in the follow-up of the Project progress
b. Rumphi-Chitipa Road Project, As a member of the Project team:
 Prepared the Short-listed Consultants for Feasibility Study and Preliminary
Design
 Reviewed the Request for Proposals (RFP)
 Member of the Technical and Financial Evaluation Team
 Member of the Negotiating Team for the Recommended Consultant, and
reviewed the minutes of the negotiations
 Reviewed the Draft Contract Agreement
c. Jenda-Rumphi Road Project
 Followed the progress of the correspondence of BADEA with the Ministries of
Planning & Economic Development, Finance and Transport & Public Works.
d. Thyolo-Makwacha-Bangula Road Project
 Attended and participated in the loan agreement negotiations and the
Donors’ Conference for financing the Project
 Chairman of the Technical and Evaluation Committee for the appointment of
a Consultant to supervise construction
 Prepared a full Report to seek approval of the Director for Public
Procurement
 Participated in signing Contract Agreement between the Ministry and the
Consultant
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Implementation of Works Contract on KIA Rehabilitation Project
a. Procurement of a Consultant:
Since signing the Loan Agreement in January 2004, the TA Expert was fully
responsible for the Technical Aspects of the Project, and coordinating with the
Project Management and the supervising Consultant. These included
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preparation of the TOR and RFP; short-listing of Consultants; and evaluation of
bids and selection of a Consultant.
b. Pre-Contract Services:
Reviewed the Consultant’s reports including revision and updating of the entire
Tender Documents
c. Procurement of a Contractor:
This task included prequalification for which the TA Expert was the Chair of the
Internal Procurement and Evaluation Committee; pre-tender meeting; submission
of bids; bids evaluation by the Consultant, and recommendation.
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Study and Follow-up of New Mangochi Airport Project:
a. Developed the TOR and RFP to secure a Consultant for the Project Study (Copy
of Report to be submitted by the TA Expert to BADEA)
b. Chairman of Consultants Prequalification Evaluation Committee and Editor of
Evaluation Report
c. Chairman of Consultant Selection Committee and Editor of Technical and
Financial Evaluation Report
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Other Priority Airports for Study and/or Maintenance/Rehabilitation
a. Nsanje Aerodrome
 Site visits and field evaluation of the existing aerodrome
 Prepared Technical Report including comparative evaluation of the current site
and 3 other alternative locations. A specific site was recommended based on
quantitative and qualitative analysis.
 Options were proposed including cost estimates
b. Salima Airport and Chitipa Aerodrome
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Site visits and field evaluation of the existing airport / aerodrome
Prepared Technical Report including design recommendations
Options to upgrade to asphalt surface are proposed including cost estimated
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Other Transport Infrastructure Projects:
a. Road Sector Wide Approach and Program (European Union Project)
 Actively participated in all meetings of the technical Working Groups at various
stages of development, originally initiated by the European Union
 Submitted reviewed comments and reports as required
 Provided available documents and information as needed to the Transport
Planning TA Consultants on various issues of the Project TOR: Training,
Capacity Building and Road Sector Program
b. Donor Coordination (European Union Initiative)
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Actively participated in all meetings of the Task Force composed of the Donor
and MoTPW representatives, originally initiated by the European Union
Provided available documents and information as required during the meetings
Submitted reviewed comments as needed on documents, reports and minutes
of meetings
c. Infrastructure Services Project (World Bank Project)
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Participated in several meetings dealing with Consultant’s study and findings,
as well as World Bank review reports
Provided requested information on the Arab Funds and their funded projects in
Malawi
d. Shire-Zambezi Waterway Project
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Attended and participated in several Task Force and Technical Committee
meetings, as well as site visits and functions related to the Project
development
Provided review comments on the Project studies and reports
Advised and provided information for source funds from Donors
e. Transport Corridors
These are establishments coordinated by the Minister of Transport &
Public Works and related to transportation infrastructure in the
Development Corridors with the objectives of improved and efficient toll
roads and railway transport in regions of the Corridors. The involvement
of the TA Expert included:
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Participation in Task Force and Technical Committee meetings, conferences,
seminars, presentations and related functions
Discussed the presentations, and provided review comments on the Project
studies and technical reports, as listed under Part IV Publications, Research and
Technical Reports
Oct 1990-July 2001
Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University,
Oman, on Secondment from University of Khartoum (UofK):
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Member of Technical Committee for the establishment of Gulf Society of
Highway Engineering (GSHE) recommended by the Ministers of Transport in
the Gulf Cooperative Countries; Participated and contributed with a working
paper in the Establishment meetings and workshop. The Committee developed
and prepared the regulations and by-laws, and recommended the mechanism
for implementation. Invited to the 3rd International Gulf Road Conference
organized by the GHES and Sultan Qaboos University USA-accredited); had a
joint paper on “Design Guide Performance Tests and Models for Hot Asphalt
Mixes”; chaired a technical session
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Prepared an Expert’s review & evaluation report on “Highway Design Manual
and Specifications for the Ministry of Communications (MOC) and Muscat
Municipality, Oman. The documents consisted of three volumes: Design
Standards, Drainage Structures and Specifications
Presented Expert’s review and evaluation report to Muscat Municipality, Oman
on Muscat Area Traffic Study conducted by Khatib & Alami to improve road
network, traffic flow and safety. Comments and suggestions were incorporated
in the final report for implementation in Muscat Metropolitan Area; participated
in the workshop to discuss, approve and adopt the Final Study Report
Participated in a Seminar on ”Arbitration: Disputes on Engineering Projects
and Constructions” organized by the Ministry of Communications and the
University of Aberdeen, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Participated in the preparation of a short course workshop on Highway
Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation to Civil Engineers from various
Ministries, Organizations, Municipalities and Private Sector
May 1989-Sept 1989
Research Fellow - School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham (UK); On
Sabbatical Leave from University of Khartoum:
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Conducted an applied research study on Rehabilitation of Port SudanKhartoum Road, applying the newly-developed Highway Design &
Maintenance Model (HDM-III); A Final Report was prepared on “Road
Maintenance Appraisal and Management” with emphasis on developing
countries, and Khartoum-Port Sudan Road Rehabilitation Project as a case
study
Sept 1989 – Feb 1990
Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
University, Al-Ain, UAE (On Sabbatical Leave from UofK):
 Development and updating of Transportation/Highway Engineering courses,
promotion and operation of Highway Laboratory, research and presentation of
study seminar, among other activities
July 84-Sept 90; Sept 73-Aug 78
Assoc /Asst Professor, Univ of Khartoum:
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Chaired a team of thirty experts from related Ministries and Organizations to
establish the Department of Road Transport in the Ministry of Transport,
Sudan; Submitted a Final Report to the Minister of Transport
With Consultants NEWTECH, Associated Consulting Engineers & NORCONSULT:
a. ACE–NEWTECH Joint-Venture:
Completed the design and tender documents for a road project contracted by the
Roads and Bridges Public Corporation
b. NORCONSULT-NEWTECH:
Reviewed documents on Highway Organization & Investment Study, and prepared
technical proposals, cost estimates and tender documents for design of two road
projects
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Member of Three-Experts Team: evaluated the procedures followed by the
Project Consultant and Contractor in implementation of Khartoum Roads
Project regarding tendering, contracting, construction and maintenance for
the Municipality and Engineering Affairs
 Expert with DeLeuw Cather International Limited, DCIL (USA): on US AIDfunded Western Agricultural Marketing Road Project in Sudan (189-km ElObeid-Wad Ashana Sector of Kosti El-Obeid Road):
a. As Deputy Team Leader, coordinated, developed the design and prepared the
tender documents for the Highway Project in conjunction with the Team Leader
and the Design Development Engineer
b. Coordinated technical direction and supervision of study groups for traffic,
construction, and costing; extensive evaluation and revision of previous deign
documents; analysis and evaluation of traffic surveys, soils, materials,
pavement design, and cost parameters for design alternatives; prepared Tender
Documents and new Bill of Quantities (BoQs)
 Chaired Technical Committee to study Rehabilitation of Mechanical Transport
Department, Ministry of Transport; prepared a two-volume final report and
presented to a joint Ministerial and National Council Meeting
 Technical Advisor and Consultant to the National Committee for Maintenance
and Rehabilitation of Omdurman - Dongola Road.
 Member of Road and Road Transport Committee for the preparation of the
National Development Plan to the National Planning Commission, Ministry of
Planning
 Member, of National Committee for the evaluation of "Sudan Transport"
conducted by Association for Development of Arab Resources (ADAR), Ministry
of National Planning
 Consultant to Ministry of Irrigation on soils investigations, analysis and
evaluation for Jongle Canal Scheme
 Expert with Comstock International (US Consulting Company) on soil
investigations and foundation control for Khartoum Hilton project
 Advisor to Sudan Airways on analysis and design of concrete pavement for B707 aircraft hangar at Khartoum International Airport
 Consultant to Sogreah (French Consulting Firm) on soil investigations, analysis
and design recommendation for Upper Atbara dam
 Expert with Page Communications Engineers, Inc. (US Consulting Firm) on the
design of access road to Umm Haraz Satellite Project
 Expert and advisor on major civil engineering projects to the Project
Preparation Unit and Transport Sector of the Ministry of Planning; Task
assignments included tendering and reviewing inception, progress,
engineering value and final reports:
a. Study and Design of the Road Projects Jeili-Atbara-Haya (600 km), El- ObeidEl-Nuhud (215 km) and Toker-Suakin (95 km)
b. Evaluation, Maintenance & Rehabilitation of Port Sudan Highway (1170 km)
c. Planning and Development of Regional Airports
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d. Redevelopment of Port Sudan and Suakin Sea Ports
Sept 78-Aug 84
At King Saud University, On Secondment from UoK:
 Member of National Committee for Highway Traffic Safety Program formed by
King Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, Saudi
Arabia
 Consultant to KACST, Saudi Arabia, on development and design of street
network for KACST’s new-site location; Tasks included evaluation and revision
of the Project Consultant’s proposals, suggestions of improvements and
preparation of reports on finally recommended plans
 Consultant to Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia: One of two-expert team to
resolve arbitration on traffic police patrol project covering the entire Kingdom
involving police rescue centers and traffic patrol, administrative and
residential buildings, and communication stations and centers for medical
facilities
Languages:
English: Excellent in speaking, reading and writing
Arabic: Excellent in speaking, reading and writing
References: Will be provided upon request
CV Part 3: Scientific Publications and Research/Technical Reports
Research Publications and Expertise Professional Reports cover a wide range in the
fields of Transportation, Highway, Airport and Traffic Engineering: pavement
analysis, design, evaluation, maintenance & rehabilitation; low-volume roads;
pavement materials, testing and characterization; traffic analysis, accident studies
and safety management. A comprehensive Applied Research Proposal is underway on
“Asphalt-Concrete Mix Performance for National and State Roads and Comparative
Study of Flexible and Rigid Pavements”. Joint Research Project, Principal
Investigator Prof Galal Ali, involving Research Engineers from the Ministry of
Roads & Bridges and Khartoum-State Authority for Roads, Bridges Drainage &
Transport and SUST Post-Graduate Students
Research Activities, Journal Publications and International Conference Papers
Career Publications, Technical Reports, Sponsored Research and Study Projects and
Presentations exceeding 110 are presented below:
Books
1. Ali, Galal A. et al. (1994). "Evaluation and Development of Emergency Medical
Services in Saudi Arabia for Traffic-Accident Injuries”, Book, Series No. 70 (in
Arabic) published by King Abdel-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST),
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, ISBN 0-36-724-9960, 276 pp.
2. Mufti, M. H., M. Sirag, R. Al-Kihaimi, Ali, Galal A. and Al-Hazai, A. (1992).
“Implementation of Emergency Medical Services in Saudi Arabia: TrafficAccident Casualties”, Book, Series No. 58 (in Arabic) published by King AbdulAziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 408 pp.
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Peer-Refereed Indexed Journals & Int. Conference Publications
1. Galal Ali and Mona Nourelhuda, "Asphalt-Rubber Pavement Construction and
Performance: The Sudan Experience", 5th International Conference on Rubber1
Asphalt (AR2012), Munich Germany, 22-27 October 2012
2. Galal Ali and Tayfour, A, ”Characteristics and Prediction of Traffic Accident
Casualties in Sudan Using Statistical Modeling and Artificial Neural Networks”,
IJTST, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 305-317, ISSN 1475 472 X Multi-Science Publishing Co.
Ltd, 2012. Also presented at the 1st Forum on Traffic Safety, Dammam, KSA,
12-13 December 2011
3. Galal A Ali and Charles S Bakheit, “Comparative Analysis and Prediction of
Traffic Accidents in Sudan Using Artificial Neural Networks and Statistical
Methods”. the 30th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC 2011),
Pretoria, South Africa, 11-14 July 2011, Abstracts Book, p. 41, Proc website:
www.satc2011.za.co, ISBN: 9781920017477
4. Galal A Ali and Taha M Adam, “Effect of Cement Dust on Cohesion and Fatigue
Resistance of Hot-Mix Asphalt”, the 29th Southern African Transport Conference
(SATC 2010), Pretoria, South Africa, 16 - 19 August 2010, Abstracts Book, p. 17,
Proc website: www.satc2010.za.co, ISBN: 9781920017477
5. Galal A Ali, “Traffic Accidents and Road Safety Management: A Comparative
Analysis and Evaluation in Industrial, Developing and Rich-Developing
Countries”, the 29th Southern African Transport Conference (SATC 2010),
Pretoria, South Africa, 16 - 19 August 2010, Abstracts Book, p. 63, Proc website:
www.satc2010.za.co, ISBN: 9781920017477
6. Ali, Galal, Shigidi, A.M.T. and Mwale, M., “Traffic Accidents Characteristics and
Road
Safety
Management:
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Comparative
Analysis
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Evaluation”,
International Symposium on Road Sector, Mangochi, Malawi 23 – 25 Aug 2006,
pp. 1-18
7. Kaloush, K., Sousa, J., Way, G and Galal Ali., “Observations on the Development
and Use of SHRP ecDamdoereP ed uG ne seD eP P mdn tcnelP ecD nc t e
sPximl t eeP”, 3rd Gulf Conference on Roads, Muscat, Oman, 6-8 Mar 2006
8. Ali, Galal A., “New Technology in Highway and Pavement Industry,” Research
Seminar, CETS and Ministry of Physical Planning & Public Utilities, Khartoum, Aug
2003
9. Ali, Galal A. and Shigidi, A.M.T. “A Comparative Analysis of Traffic Accidents and
Road Safety Management,” for SORIC’ 02 (Safety on Roads: International
Conference), 21-23 October 2002, Manama, Bahrain
10. Ali, Galal et al, “Characterization of Asphalt-Pavement Layer Materials for
Response Prediction, Design and Evaluation of Flexible Pavements in Hot
Climate,” Final Research Report DOPSAR IG/ENG/CIV/99/02, Muscat, Oman,
June 2001
11. Shahalam, A.M., Ali, Galal, Bakheit, C. and Beit-Fadl, E., “Analysis and Causes of
Traffic Accidents in Oman,” Sudan Road Conference, 4-7 Nov. 2001, Khartoum,
Sudan
12. Ali, Galal A., Bakheit, C. (2001). “Application of Intervention Analysis to
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Evaluate Effects of Mandatory Seatbelt Usage on Traffic Accident Fatalities in
the Sultanate of Oman,” Transportation Research Board (TRB), National
Research Council, 80th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., U.S.A., January 7–11,
2001.
13. Seibi, A.C., Mangalore, S.G., Ali, Galal and Kenis, W. J. (2001) “Constitutive
Relations for Asphalt Concrete under High Rates of Loading,” Transportation
Research Record 1767, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Washington
D.C., U.S.A., pp. 111-119
14. Taha, R., Galal A. Ali, et al. “The Use of Oily Sludge in Asphalt Paving Mixtures”.
International Conference on Geo-Environment, ICG2000, Vol. I, SQU, Muscat,
Oman, 4-7 March 2000, pp. 196 - 203
15. Ali, Galal A., Al-Aghbari, M. and A. Al-Jahadhamy (2000) “Comparative Evaluation
of Stabilized Base, Sand Seal and Slurry Seal Pavement Sections in Oman,”
Developments in Arid Regions Research: Geo-engineering in Arid Lands, A.
Mohamed and K. Al Hosani (eds) © 1999 Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 165- 173
(ISBN 90 5809 160 0)
16. Ali, Galal A., R. Al-Mahrooqi, M. Al-Mamari, N. Al-Hinai and R. Taha (1999).
“Measurement, Analysis, Evaluation and Restoration of Skid Resistance on the
Streets of Muscat,” Transportation Research Record 1655, J of Transportation
Research Board, National Research Council, Washington D.C., pp. 200-210
(ISBN 0-309-07051-1; ISSN 0361-1981).
17. Ali, Galal A., A. Al-Rawas, S. Al-Kindy and K. Al-Rawahi (1999). “Investigation
of Skidding Problems on Muscat Streets,” Geotechnical Engineering for
Transportation Infrastructure, Barends et al. (eds.) © 1999 Balkema,
Rotterdam, pp. 1269-1279 (ISBN 90 5809 0477)
18. Ali, Galal A., Taha, R., Muscati, M. and Al-Rasheidi, A. (1999). “Evaluation of
Stabilized bases, Double Sand Seal, and Slurry Seal Pavement Sections in the
Sultanate of Oman,” 7th International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, J of
Transportation Research Board, National Council for Research, Washington D.C.,
23 – 27 May 1999, Transportation Research Record, Volume 2, pp. 32-42 (ISSN
0361-1981; ISBN 0-309-06524-0)
19. Taha, Ramzi, Ali, Galal, and Al-Turk, O. (1999). “Evaluation of Reclaimed
Asphalt Pavement Aggregate for Use in Road Bases/Sub-bases,” 7th
International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, J of Transportation Research
Board, National Council for Research, Washington D.C., 23 – 27 May 1999,
Transportation Research Record, Vol. 1, pp. 264-269 (ISSN 0361-1981; ISBN 0309-06524-0).
20. Ali, Galal, S. Al-Alawi and Bakheit, C (1998). “A Comparative Analysis of Traffic
Accident Prediction Using Statistical Methods and Artificial Neural Network”.
SQU Scientific Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, December 1998, pp.
13-22 (ISSN 1027-524X)
21. Bakheit, C. S., Galal A. Ali and A. Al-Ismaili (1998). “Effects of Mandatory Use of
Seatbelts on Traffic Accident Fatalities in Oman,” Safety on Roads: an
International Conference (SORTIC’98), Bahrain, 26–28 October 1998, pp. 409 417, the International Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention, (ISSN 00014575)
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22. Taha, Ramzi, Ali, Galal A. and Murshed Delwar (1998). “Evaluation of Coke
Dust-Modified Asphalt Using Superpave,” Journal of Engineering Materials in
Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Paper No. 14077, August
1998, pp. 174-179 (ISSN 0899-1561).
23. Ali, Galal A., R. Al-Mahrooqi, N. Al-Hinai, M. Al-Mammari, R. Taha, S. Al-Kindy
and K. Al-Rawahi. (1998).
“Maintenance Treatments to Restore Skid
Resistance on Muscat Roads,” Proceedings, the Arab Conference on Repair and
Rehabilitation of Structures, ACRRS 98, Cairo, Egypt, September 16-19, 1998,
Vol. 1, pp. 317-334.
24. Taha, R., M. Delwar, Galal Ali, A. Al-Harthi and S. Al-Oraimi “Use of Municipal
Solid Waste Incinerator Ash in Portland Cement Concrete,” Proceedings, the
4th International Symposium on Environmental Geo-Technology and Global
Sustainable Development, Boston, Mass., USA, August 9–12, 1998.
25. Basma, A.A. and Ali, Galal “Single and Multi-Stabilization of Expansive Soils”.
International Conference on Rehabilitation and Development of Civil
Engineering Infrastructure Structure Systems, American University of Beirut,
Lebanon, 9-11 June 1997, Vol. 1, pp. 619-630.
26. Seibi, A. and Ali, Galal A. “Finite Element Analysis of Flexible Pavement under Hot
Climate Condition”. Proceedings, Second International Conference on Computer
Applications: Research and Practice, Bahrain, 6-8 April 1996, Vol. 2, pp. 731-737.
27. Ali, Galal A. and Al-Qatabi, K. “Efforts in Road Maintenance Management in
Oman: Development and Sensitivity Analysis.” Proceedings, International
Conference on Roads and Road Transport Problems (ICORT-95), New Delhi,
India, ISBN 81-224-0890-7, December 11-14, 1995, Vol. 1, pp. 399-411.
28. Koushki, P. A., Ali, Galal A. and Al-Nuaim, Y. A. (1997). “Calibration of TOP
Model and Evaluation of Bus Transit Route Performance in Riyadh”. SQU
Scientific Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2, December 1997, pp. 5-16
(ISSN 1027-524X).
29. Al-Alawi, S., Ali, Galal and C. Bakheit (1996). “A Novel Approach for Traffic
Accident Analysis and Prediction Using Artificial Neural Network”. Journal of
Road & Transport Research, Australian Road Research Board, Vol. 5, No 2, June
1996, pp. 118-128 (ISSN 1037-5783).
30. Ali, Galal A., C. Bakheit and N. Sivakugan (1994). “Traffic Accidents in Oman:
Characteristics and Comparative Analysis of Fatality Rate”. World Safety
Journal, Volume VIII/1-94 ‘information on global concerns’, pp. 15-19 (ISSN
1015-5589).
31. Koushki, P. A., Ali, Galal A. and Al-Dowsari, S. A. (1992). “On the Definition of
Road Accident Mortality in Emergency Medical Facilities”. World Safety Journal,
Volume VI/1-92, pp. 1-4 (ISSN 1015-5589).
32. Ali, Galal and H.A.E. Ismail (1988). "Performance Evaluation of Roads
Constructed on Expansive Soils". Journal of Sudan Engineering Society, June
1988, Issue 30, pp. 66-77.
33. Mufti, M. H., Koushki, P. A and Ali, G. A. (1986). "Road Traffic Accident Mortality
in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia". Annals of Saudi Medicine, Vol. 6, No. 4, Oct. 1986, pp.
263-264 (ISSN 0256-4947); also briefed by J. Hassan in "Arab News Daily
Journal", Nov 5,1986.
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34. Ali, G. A. (1984). "Pavement Condition Evaluation of Existing and Reconstructed
City Streets", The Muslim Scientist, Journal of the AMSE, Plainfield, IN, USA, Vol.
13, No. l, 1984, pp. 30-41 (ISSN 0743-085X).
35. Ali, G. A. and Al-Jarallah, M. I. (1983). "Properties and Characteristic of Vibratory
Compacted Bituminous Mixes", Properties of Flexible pavement Materials, ASTM
STP 807, J.J. Emery, Ed., American Society for Testing and Materials,
Philadelphia, PA, USA, , pp. 131-149 (ISSN 0066-0558, Library of Congress
Catalog CN: 82-83521).
36. Ali, G. A., and Yousef, A. F. (1983). "Stabilization of Silt: A Case Study for Lowvolume Roads in Saudi Arabia", Transportation Research Record No. 898, ISSN
0361-1981, TRB, Washington, D.C., pp. 283-290.
37. Yousef, A. F., and Ali, G. A. (1982). "Determination of Soil Parameters Using Plate
Test", International J. of Terra-mechanics, Volume 19, No. 2, Pergamum Press
Ltd., ISSN 0022-4898, June 1982, pp. 129-147.
38. Ali, Galal, WH Goetz and ME Harr (1980). "Laboratory Investigation of Flexible
Pavement Response by Using Transfer Functions," Transportation Research
Record 755, TRB J, Washington, D.C., 1980, ISSN 0361-1981, pp. 36-42.
39. Ali, G. A., Krizek, R.J. and Osterberg, J. (1970). "Influence of Poisson's Ratio on
the Surface Deflection of Layered Systems". Highway Research Record No. 337,
TRB J, Washington, D.C., ISSN 0361-1981, 1970, pp. 1-10.
40. Ali, Galal A., Elniema,A. and H Obeid, “Feasibility of Using Concrete Pavements
in Developing, Hot-Climate Countries: A Case Study for Khartoum State
Conditions, Sudan”, 9th Int Conf on Concrete, BSE, Bahrain, 11-13 Feb 2013
41. Ali, Galal A., and Kaloush, K. “Overview of Pavement Technologies ionsand
Applicability in Developing Countries” Paper number: TGCR-P072, the Third
Gulf Road Conference, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman, 6-8 March
2006
42. Ali, Galal A., “New Technology in Highway and Pavement Industry,” Seminar
organized by CETS and Ministry of Physical Planning & Public Utilities, Khartoum,
August 2003
43. Ali, Galal A., S. Al-Niaimi and A. Al-Asfour, “Establishment of Gulf Society of
Highway Engineering: Objectives, Regulations and By-laws,” the General
Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperative Countries (GCC), Riyadh, KSA, 15-17
November 1998 (in Arabic)
44. Ali, Galal A., T. Matwani and P. A. Koushki “Urban Traffic Congestion and Safety
Management: Case Studies from the Gulf States”. Proceedings, Second
Regional Conference and Exhibition on “Save the Environment”, the American
Society of Civil Engineers - Saudi Arabian Section (ASCE-SAS), Beirut, Lebanon,
16-18 November 1995, Vol. 1, pp. 327-340.
45. Ali, Galal A. “Performance of Bitumen-Emulsion Mixtures and Pavements:
State-of-the-art”. Poster, First World Conference on Emulsion. Paris, France,
ISBN 2-86411-11-068-7, 22-26 October 1993.
46. Ali, Galal A., J. Pierzchlewicz and N. Sivakugan. “Soils and Aggregates in
Construction Industry.” Proceedings, First International Conference on
Implementing Local Materials in Industrial Applications, Amman, Jordan, 6-9
September 1993, Vol. 1, pp. 191-201.
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47. Ali, Galal A. “Technology Transfer: Road Management System in Oman”. Conf on
Technology Transfer to Local Industries, SQU, Muscat, Oman, 1-2 Mar 1992
48. Ali, Galal A, “Technology Needed for Transport Improvement in Oman”.
Conference on Transfer of Technology to Local Industries, SQU, Oman, March
1992.
49. Junker, F., Ali, G. A. et al., "2000 AD Needs a Fresh Approach for Infrastructure in
Developing Countries", International Road and Traffic Conference, Berlin, Sept.
1988, Roads and Traffic 2000, Volume 3, Road Project Appraisal, paper No. 3B-9.
50. Guy, L. et al. (TU Delft) and Ali, G. A. "Proposal for an Integrated Road Design and
Maintenance System: An Evaluation Study in Western Sudan -- Preliminary
Findings". Proceedings, 3rd IRF Middle East Regional Meeting, Riyadh, K.S.A.,
51.
52.
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54.
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56.
57.
13-18 February 1988, Vol. 1, pp. l.73-1.89.
Ali, G. A., Koushki, P.A. and M. H. Mufti. "Transport and Communication for Road
Traffic Injuries". (In Arabic), Proc., Symposium on "Towards Arab Work for Road
Traffic Accident Prevention", Amman, Jordan, 28-30 Nov. l987, pp. 309-325.
Ismail, H and Ali, Galal "Establishing Road Research in Developing Countries:
Sudanese Experience," 6th IRF African Highway Conf, Cairo, 21-26 Sept 1986.
Ali, G. A. "Materials Characterization to Evaluate Existing and Potential Paving
Mixtures", Proc. First National Conference on Science and Technology of
Buildings, SES, Khartoum, Sudan, December 1984, pp. 225-244.
Ali, G. A, Koushki, P. A., and Mufti, M. H. "Emergency Medical Services for Traffic
Accident Injuries in Saudi Arabia, Proc., Symposium on Road Traffic Accidents,
K.S.U., Riyadh, K.S.A., March 1984.
Ali, Galal, "Sudan Transport: Obstacles Impeding & Technology Needs for
Improvement", Proc Preprints, Second International Conference on Technology
for Development, Cairo, Volume 1, Group 1: Transfer of Technology, May 1982,
pp.47-64.
Ali, G. A., and Al-Jarallah, M. I. "Performance of Sulphur-Asphalt Mixtures and
Pavements: The State-of-the-Art", Proceedings of the First Arab Regional
Conference on Sulphur and its Uses, Kuwait, April 1982.
Ali, G. A., and Abdu, A.M. "Roads in Northern Sudan", (in Arabic), 9th Arkawit
Conference. Research No. 36-41, University of Khartoum, Sudan. July 1976. pp.
9-25.
Research and Technical Reports:
58. Ali, Galal A., “Work Plan Program Details for the Technical Assistance to the
MTPW Road Projects and Training,” MTPW, Lilongwe, Malawi, November 2003
59. Ali, Galal A., “TOR for Malawi Vehicle Operating Costs (VOC) Study”, A World
Bank-funded Project; MTPW, Dec 2003
60. Ali, Galal A., “Quarterly Performance Reports,” BADEA-Funded TechnicalAssistance (TA) Project, Contract No. T.A.ss19/8/2003, Ministry of Transport and
Public Works, Lilongwe, Malawi, January 2004 – December 2006
61. Ali, Galal, “Professional Staff Training Report,” BADEA-Funded TA Project,
Contract No. T.A.ss19/8/2003, Ministry of Transport and Public Works, Lilongwe,
Malawi, Jan 2004
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62. Ali, Galal A., “Road Network Reclassification Study (RNRS) and Application of
Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA),” A Brief Review-Comments Report on Interim
Report and Discussion Workshop, MTPW, Malawi, January 2004
63. Ali, Galal, “National Construction Industry Council Capacity Workshop,” A
Narrative Report on Workshop Presentations and Discussions, MTPW, Malawi,
January 2004
64. Ali, Galal, “Road Network Reclassification Study - Consultant’s Draft Final
Report To The National Roads Authority,” Review-Comments Report, MTPW,
Malawi, July 2004
65. Postgraduate Diploma Program in Transportation; Phase I: Review-Comments
Report on Course Syllabus, MTPW, Lilongwe, Jan 2004; Phase II: 2-Day
Workshop Report on Curriculum and Degree Plan, Malawi Polytechnic,
Blantyre, March 2004
66. Ali, Galal A., “Lilongwe International Airport Rehabilitation Project,” RFP and
Implementation Plan, BADEA / MTPW, April - July 2004
67. S. Chipala, Ali, Galal A., et al., “Technical Evaluation of NCIC Management
Project; Committee Evaluation Report, Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2004
68. Ali, Galal et al, “Characterization of Asphalt-Pavement Layer Materials for
Response Prediction, Design and Evaluation of Flexible Pavements in Hot
Climate,” Final Research Report DOPSAR IG/ENG/CIV/99/02, SQU, Muscat,
Oman, June 2001
69. Taha, R., Galal Ali and B. Al-Rabaani (1998) “Use of Petroleum-Contaminated
Soils in Asphalt Paving Mixtures”, Final Report, PDO, Muscat, Oman
70. Taha, R., Galal A. Ali, A. Al-Harthi, A. Basma, K. Al-Belushi, S. Al-Kindy, and Y.
Al-Alawi (1998) “Upgrading of Low Quality or Inferior Materials Using Cement
Stabilization,” Final Report, PDO, Muscat, Oman
71. Ali, Galal - Principal Investigator (1998) “Investigation of Skidding Problems on
the Streets of Muscat,” 130-page Final Research Report, Vol. 1 – Executive
Summary and Recommendations; Vol. 2 – Final Report, Sultan Qaboos
University and Muscat Municipality, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
72. Ali, Galal (1995) - Muscat Municipality: Expert to prepare a Review and
Evaluation Report on Muscat Area Traffic Study prepared for Muscat
Municipality
73. Ali, Galal (1994) - Review Reports on the 1994 MOC Highway Design Manual
and Specifications for inclusion in the Final Edition, submitted to Muscat
Municipality and the Ministry of Communications
74. Ali, Galal (1989)"Applicability of Maintenance Investment Appraisal and
Management Models to Roads in Sudan," Research Report, School of Civil
Engineering, University of Birmingham, U.K., 100 pp.
75. Ali, Galal (1988) - Chair, 30-expert committee, Final Report “Establishment of
Road Transport in the Ministry of Transport,” Khartoum, Sudan
76. Ali, Galal (1987) – Convener, 14-man Technical Committee, Final Report
“Rehabilitation of the Mechanical Transport Department,” Ministry of Transport
(in Arabic), Khartoum, Sudan, Vol. 1- Executive Summary and Recommendations,
Vol. 2- Main Report
77. Ali, Galal (1987) – Convener, three-expert committee, Final Report, “Evaluation of
Evaluation, Construction, and Maintenance of 29-km Khartoum Roads,” Sudan
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78. Ali, Galal (1986) – Convener, 10-expert committee, Final Report, “Establishment
of a National Highway Authority,” Ministry of Works and Public Utilities, Sudan
79. Mufti, M. H., Ali, G. A. et al. (1985). "Implementation and Coordination of
Emergency Medical Services". Final Research Report, King Abdul-Aziz City for
Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, K.S.A.
80. Ali, Galal et al. (1983). “Evaluation and Development of a Comprehensive
Emergency Medical Services System,” Final Research Report, King Abdul-Aziz City
for Science and Technology (KACST), Riyadh, K.S.A., Vol. 1: 150 pp., Vol. 2: 105 pp
81. Al-Jarallah, M. I., and Ali, G. A. (1983). "Rapid Loss of Skid Resistance in the
Streets of Riyadh", Final Research Report No. CE-1/1404, College of Engineering,
Research Center, King Saud University, A summary was also published in
Al-Riyadh Daily Newspaper. No. 5507, 22 July 1983
82. Final Report of the two-expert committee to the Ministry of Interior, Riyadh,
Saudi Arabia, to Resolve Dispute between the Ministry and the Consultant on
Traffic Police Patrol Project (in Arabic - Confidential), June 1982.
83. Mohan, S., Ali, G. A., et al., "Development of a Pavement Management System for
Saudi Arabia", First half yearly progress Report submitted to KACST, K.S.A., on
Research Project AR3-009, February 1982.
Completed Funded Research Projects:
84. 1999-2001 “Characterizations and Design of Asphalt-Pavement Materials and
Pavements,” SQU, Oman, DOPSAR IG/ENG/CIV/99/02, RO 54,000
85. 1996-1998 “Investigation of Skidding Problems on the Streets of Muscat,”
Sultan Qaboos University and Muscat Municipality, Oman, CWB/96/009, RO
5,400
86. 1997-1998 “Upgrading of Low Quality or Inferior Materials Using Cement
Stabilization,” PDO, Sultanate of Oman, RO 7,500
87. 1997-1998 “The Use of Petroleum-Contaminated Soils in Asphalt Paving
Mixtures,” PDO, Sultanate of Oman, RO 7,500
88. 1989-1990 “Road Maintenance Management Systems,” U of Birmingham, UK.
University of Khartoum, Sudan, LS 7,650
89. 1988-1989 “Development of Road Maintenance Techniques,” National Council of
Research (NCR), Sudan, LS 30,000
90. 1988-1989 “Traffic and Safety Management,” NCR, Sudan, LS 30,000
91. 1986-1988 “Gravel Road Maintenance Management in Western Sudan,” TU Delft,
The Netherlands, US $ 10,000
92. 1985-86 “Performance Evaluation of Roads Constructed on Expansive Soils,”
Faculty of Engineering Research Center, University of Khartoum, Sudan, LS 3,000
93. 1980-1982 “Loss of Anti-skid Property in the Streets of Riyadh,” College of
Engineering Research Center, K.S.U., SR 550, 000
94. 1980-1982 “Vibratory Compaction of Bituminous Mixtures,” College of
Engineering Research Center, K.S.U., SR 15, 000
95. 1980- 1983 “Development of a Pavement Management System for Saudi Arabia,”
King Abdel-Aziz City for Science and Technology, KACST, SR 1, 600, 000
96. 1983-1986 “Implementation of EMSS in Saudi Arabia,” KACST, SR390, 000
97. 1981-1984 “Enhancing Highway Safety in Saudi Arabia,” KACST, SR 2. 285, 850
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98. 1981-1984 “Development of a Comprehensive Emergency Medical Service
System (EMSS) in Saudi Arabia,” KACST, SR 330, 800
99. 1969-1972 “Application of Transfer Functions to Flexible Highway Pavements,”
Joint Highway Research Program of Indiana, USA, US $ 100,000
Seminars, Workshops and Lecture Presentations:
100. Ali, G. A., ”Alternatives for Financing Roads and Bridges,” Workshop on
Alternative Financing of Roads and Bridges”, Authority for Roads, Bridges
Drainage a Transport, Ministry of Planning and Urban Development,
Khartoum, Sudan, 13-14 Dec 2010
101. August 2008: Ali, Galal and Adam, Taha, “Fatigue-Related Pavement
Performance”, College of Engineering, SUST
102. September 2007: Mohamed, El-Hussein and Ali, Galal, “Advances in
Pavement Design and Construction,” Sudan University of Science and
Technology,
103. August 2003: “Advances in Technology and Techniques of Pavement
Industry,” Ministry of Planning & CETS, Sharjah Hall, University of Khartoum
104. July 2001: “Characterizations and Design of Asphalt-Pavement Materials
and Pavements,” College of Engineering, SQU, Muscat, Oman
105. April 1998: “Investigation of Skidding Problems on the Streets of Muscat,”
Muscat Municipality, Muscat, Oman
106. December 1996: “Road Design, Operation and Safety,” expert course-lecture
to Officers from SAF School of Transport, Royal Oman Defense Force
107. Oct. 1994: “Lecture Presentations for upgrading and further qualification of
Traffic-Police Officers to be prepared for the 1995 Public Traffic-Safety
Campaign,” Expert Invited Lecturer, Royal Oman Police, Muscat, Oman
108. Dec. 1994: “Urban Traffic Congestion and Safety Management: Case Studies
in Muscat,” Seminar presentation, College of Engineering, SQU, attended by
College Staff and students, and Engineers from related Ministries, Muscat,
Oman
109. Dec. 1989: “Road Investment Models and Management Systems,” Civil
Engineering Department, UAE University, Al-Ain, UAE
110. March 1988: “Urban Transport Systems: Past Performance and Future
Developments," 2nd. Seminar on Traffic and Urban Planning, Geoth-Institute
and Traffic Police, Khartoum, Sudan
111. April 1987: "Traffic Control Devices and their Effect on Accident Prevention",
First National Conference on Road Accident Prevention, Khartoum, Sudan
112. Feb. 1986: "Emergency Medical Services for Road Traffic Injuries", First
Seminar on Traffic and Urban Planning, Goethe-Institute and Traffic Police,
Sudan
113. Jan. 1982: “Inventory of Road Network for Pavement Management in the
Central Region of Saudi Arabia”, Presentation at the Saudi Swedish
Symposium on Traffic Safety and Road Maintenance, King Saud University,
Riyadh
114. May 1981: "Stabilization of Riyadh Silty Soil," First Symposium on
Geotechnical Problems in Saudi Arabia, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
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