WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Transportation Award: Dr. Elias M. Choueiri

A member in good standing with the World Safety Organization who exhibits total dedication and commitment to the protection of people, property, resources, and the environment through participation and personal involvement in professional safety activities.



elias_portrait_2016Prof. Dr. Elias M. Choueiri | Hazmieh, Lebanon

Prof. Dr. Elias M. Choueiri has been serving as General Director in the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation, Lebanon, since 1993. He is diligently committed to improving the safety of roadway services in Lebanon by appearing on TV programs and radio talk shows, publishing articles on the subject matter in national and international journals, and taking part as a speaker in national and international conferences and seminars. His research interests are mainly in the areas of highway design, traffic safety, driving dynamics, driver behavior, and railway transportation.

An author/co-author of more than 20 books on Highway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering, Informatics, and other fields, and hundreds of referred publications, technical reports, conference presentations and newspaper articles, Dr. Choueiri has been teaching engineering, mathematics and computer-related courses at several Public/Private institutions in Lebanon.

Dr. Choueiri serves on the Editorial Board of a number of scientific Journals, as well as Director of WSO’s National Office for Lebanon.