Resume of 

to Home

Dewan Masud Karim
Download Resume

If you wish to download the resume file please ...
Click here to download the resume in PDF format.
Click here to download the resume in Microsoft Word format.
Click here to download the resume in Text (ASCII) format.
Click here to download the List of Transportation Projects.


Professional Experience
Computer Skills
Language Skills
Assigned Task/Project
Personal Information
International Achievements

As an EIT, I am seeking an opportunity where I can gain the experience necessary to become recognized as a professional engineer.  As an engineer with a real commitment to transportation engineering, and several years of overseas experience (in Japan) followed by a Master’s degree from Ryerson University, I hope to find a challenging opportunity where I can make a contribution in a company that is a leader in Transportation Planning and Traffic Design. 

Master of Applied Science Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering (Traffic Safety) Ryerson University, Toronto, 2006.
Master of Engineering Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning University of Tokyo, Japan, 2000.
Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering (Undergraduate Project: Traffic Forecasting Modeling) Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka
Professional/Other Licenses and Certification
Traffic Signal Level I IMSA Ontario. Registered for Traffic Signal Level I (for April 2008)
SAS Programming SAS Certification Course Metro College Toronto (April,  2007)
TSOS Certification Traffic Signal Operation Specialist Planning for exam on 2008
TOPS Certification Traffic Operation Practitioner Specialist Passed 21 Oct. 2006 Toronto exam
Microsoft Access Course Toronto District School Board, Overlea Learning Centre Finished the course on Dec. 8, 2007
Fundamental of Engineering, Michigan Michigan State Board of Professional Engineers Passed FE Exam (28 Oct., 2006)
Work Zone Safety Certification IMSA Ontario. Work Zone Safety Specialist (since April 2006, ID# zz_83842)
Ontario Professional License PEO License Passed PPE Exam, Accepted as EIT (ID# 100083429)
G Category License Driving License

“G” category in Ontario

Professional Experience
Jan 2007 - Present
Employer BA Transportation Consultant Group, Toronto, Canada
Position Held & Description of Duties Transportation Analyst
  • Performed traffic signal warrant and roundabout analysis to evaluate capacity, delay, queue for traffic control conversion; analyzed the transit bus terminal indices for future expansion.
  • Evaluated provincial highway arterial corridor to improve traffic progression; estimated queue probabilities for parking service installation; evaluated the impact of signalization using safety performance function, prepared reports for client.
  • Conducted traffic impact study for Oakville, Brampton, Mississauga, Richmond Hill and Halton Region projects; evaluated corridor traffic operation and intersection performance indices; performed trip generation, distribution and traffic assignment tasks, recommended alternative or improvement due to future development, prepared reports for client.
Aug 2004 - Aug 2006
Employer Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Position Held & Description of Duties NSERC Project Assistant (AUTO21 and Transport Funded Project)
Developed Side-Impacts Crash Models for Four-legged Signalized Intersections 
  • Conducted and organized in-depth study of safety at 70 signalized intersections in Toronto.
  • Assembled data from City of Toronto traffic volume files and from police accident reports, sketches and written descriptions.  Organized data collection team to obtain data from field surveys at the intersections.
  • Developed crash risk models for side impact crashes at signalized intersections.  The models were based on the relationship between distribution disturbances and driver perception-reactions time.
  • Proposed countermeasures to reduce the number of side-impact crashes; published results in conferences.
Jan 2004 - Aug 2004
Employer University of Windsor, Windsor, Canada
Position Held & Description of Duties Teaching and Research Assistant
  • Responsible for student tutorials in signal design and timing plans, traffic forecasting techniques, assisted students working on traffic impact studies for their term assignments, graded examinations.
  • Assisted professor in the preparation of journal articles (conducted literature reviews, conducted experiments, and compiled and analyzed research results).
Dec 2002 - Dec 2003
Employer Sky Engineering Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Position Held & Description of Duties Traffic/Transportation Engineer and Designer
Established Engineering Business Connection between Janan (JICA) and Bangladesh
  • Represented Sky Engineering during marketing of proposals and succeeded in winning three projects with a total value of $US 130,000 from Japanese aid agency (JICA) using technology transfer strategy.
  • Estimated budgets; prepared bidding contracts; and supervised subcontractors.
  • Developed GIS database for Dhaka (Bangladesh) city transport master plan; set GIS standards; managed GIS team for traffic and social surveys; analyzed data; prepared reports for clients.
  • Conducted field investigations in Tokyo on intersection capacity; analyzed impact of signal timing phasing proposals; performed safety performance audits; recommended remedial measures.
  • Developed a technique to convert 3D to 2D drawing, tested and evaluated system; set ASTM and ISO standards; created new LISP code for CAD; oversaw CAD training.
Sep 2000 - Dec. 2002
Employer Nippon Hodo Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan
Position Held & Description of Duties Junior Transportation Engineer
Experienced to work in Largest Circular Expressway and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda)
  • Performed capacity, delay and safety analysis of intersections in Tokyo as part of study to convert the intersections to signalized intersections and to improve LOS; analyzed traffic and road environment impact on signalization; evaluated safety performance of signalized intersections; prepared reports for client.
  • Evaluated signal network performance and optimization of subsystems; used real-time systems management to monitor, manage and evaluate changing conditions to improve and maintain system performance.
  • Analyzed transport development plan for new subdivision in western Tokyo, including the transit network and the transport implications of a commercial centre; prepared trip generation and assignment analysis; investigated traffic flows, parking, traffic speeds, and pedestrian movements; prepared reports for clients.
  • Worked with new method for constructing porous pavement for circular expressway and analyzed safety aspects and driver visualization issues using simulation techniques; prepared reports for clients.
  • Prepared detailed drawings using AutoCAD; supervised QC tasks for asphalt plant; prepared reports.
  • Performed experiments on pavement skid-resistance; adapted research/operation methodologies for micro texture surface measurement; examined vehicle safety on test-course; prepared reports for research director.
Oct 1998 - Sep 2000
Employer University of Tokyo, Transport research and Infrastruture Planning Lab., Tokyo, Japan
Position Held & Description of Duties

Research Assistant

  Developed GIS Application for Intersection Safety  at Signalized Intersections
  • Developed application of GIS for intersection crashes using spatial analysis techniques; implemented GIS application for ITS driver safety supporting system that assists drivers dealing with dangerous situations.
  • Arranged technical seminars; assisted students with their technical analysis and reports.
  • Organized and prepared final report for traffic safety project funded by Tokyo Metropolitan Police and Sagawa Transport Communication.
Computer Skills
Operating Systems:  Windows, MS-DOS 6.X 
Engineering and Design Software: AutoCAD 2007 & LISP Customization, Microstation 95, 3D Studio MAX, AutoPLANT 2.0, Intergraph, ArcView 3.2 (Spatial, Network, 3D Analyst), ArcInfo 7.2, MapInfo 7.0, CosmoCAD, 3D Studio VIZ
Software Applications: Adobe Photoshop9.0, AutoPlant 2.0, Plant WAVE 3.0 MapInfo, Winasean, TNT, Microcal Origin9.0, SPS 11.0, Systat 7.0
Transportation Engineering Software's: Highway Capacity Manual 2000 (2/multi-lane/freeway/weaving/ramp/signalized-unsignalized intersection), CCG/CALC, SYNCHRO, TRANSYT-7F, VISSIM4.0, PARAMICS, NETSIM, CORSIM (TSIS), EMME/2, TransCAD (MacTrans).
Software's: HEC-HMS (Watershed modeling)
Programming / Database Languages: Visual LISP, VBA, C++, HTML
Microsoft Office Applications: MS Word & Excel, MS PowerPoint & Access, Front Page, Visual Studio, MS Publisher
Language & Degree of Proficiency

English – Excellent (Speaking, Reading and Writing)

Japanese Fluent (Speaking, Reading and Writing)

Bengali Native

Hindi Moderate (Speaking)

Membership of Professional Societies

Full Member

Institute Transportation Engineers, ID 37103, June 1999

Institute of Engineers Bangladesh MIEB, M 18696 September 2000

Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE, August 2004

Associate Member

International Municipal Signal Association, IMSA, ID 53842, 2005

Student Member

Canadian Transport Research Forum, CTRF, July 2004

American Society of Civil Engineering, ID 432917, ASCE, July 1999. 

Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, CSCE, ID 064694, September 2004.

ITS Canada, June 2004

The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals, CARSP, July 2004

Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), May 1999

AutoDesk User Group International (AUGI), August, 2003

Synchro-Trafficware User Group, June 2007

Countries of Work Experience
Bangladesh, Canada,  Japan, South Korea, Taiwan
Other Training
  • Microsoft Access, Toronto District School Board, Overlea Learning Centre, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 13~Dec. 8, 2007.

  • SAS (Statistical Analysis System) 9.0, Basic and Advanced Level Course, Metro College, Toronto, Canada.

  • CSS - Context Sensitive Solutions - ITE Recommended Practice: Context Sensitive Solutions in Designing Major Urban Thoroughfares for Walkable Communities, ITE Webinar, Nov. 30, 2006.

  • TOPS (Traffic Operations Practitioner Specialist) Refresher Course, ITE Webinar, Sep 12 ~ Oct 19, 2006.

  • VISSIM 4.0/PARAMICS, Modeling Bay-Street Bus Route, Toronto, University of Toronto, Jan. ~ April, 2005.

  • CORSIM, NETSIM/SIMTRAFFIC, TRANSYT-7F, Modeling Toronto Downtown Spadina-University Ave.-Bloor St. Traffic Network, Ryerson University, Sep.~Dec., 2004.

  • 3-D Modeling for Civil/Architect and Plant Engineering Steel Structure, Dec. 2002-Feb. 2003, Sky Engineering, Tokyo, Japan.

  • AutoLISP Programming and customization of CAD soft wares according to project setting, May 2003, Sky Engineering, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Implementation of combining field survey laser data and CAD interface for Building design, Jan. 2002, Shinkankyu Consultant, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Post-construction Quality control test and comparison of pre-construction test report, August 2001, Ken-O-Do Expressway Asphalt Plant Test Center, Ohme, Japan.

  • Survey training for Expressway, Five-ramp Interchange, and Tunnel, May 2001, Ken-O-Do Expressway Project, Ohme, Japan.

  • Experiment for the Development of New Porous pavement asphalt mix design method and report for the implementation of Ken-O-Do Circular Expressway, April 2001, Research and Development Center, Nippon Hodo Company Limited, Shinagawa, Japan.

  • Airport Runway and APRON area survey training, January 2001, Tokyo International Airport, Haneda West Terminal Project, Ohta, Japan.

  • Fundamentals of material tests for Highway and Expressway: Experiment for the development of new asphalt mix design using low-cost material, highway tests report for project design specification, October, 2000~December, 2000, Research and Development Center, Nippon Hodo Company Limited, Shinagawa, Japan.

  • Development of Intersection accident modeling and statistical probability model, June1999~August1999, University of Tokyo, Japan

  • Implementation of GIS technology also applied for the intersection accident model for the detail visualization intersection obstacles using ArcView and MapInfo, September1999, University of Tokyo, Japan

Personal Information
Nationality Canadian Permanent Residence (Bangladeshi by Birth)

Professional Engineers of Ontario, EIT, 2005

Fundamental of Engineering, Michigan EIT, 2006

Traffic Operations Practioner Specialist, TOPS, Dec. 2006

Work Zone Safety Specialist, International Municipal Signal Association, IMSA, April, 2006


Driving License "G" Category in Ontario
International Achievements/Award
 Transportation Association of Canada Scholarship, 2005
AUTO21 research grant (Transport Canada and NSERC Funded Project)
Ryerson Gradate Scholarship, RGS, Sep '04 - Aug '05
Ontario Graduate Scholarship for Science and Technology, OGSST, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, May '04 - April '05
Monboshu Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Japan 1998-2000
Research Travel Grant, Dept. of Eng., University of Tokyo, 1998~2000
First Class Merit Scholarship, 1991-1998
Deans Scholarship, BUET, April 1993
Higher Secondary Dhaka Board Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 1991 - 1998
Secondary Dhaka Board Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh, 1989 - 1991
International Achievements
Establish Business connection between Bangladesh and Japan
Published journal paper and presented research result at international conferences
Other Documents
Research Abstracts
Statement of Interest


Contact : 
Copyright 1998 - 2007
All rights reserved. Last modified : 2006/12/26