Research and expertise

Experience: (16 + years)

  • Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Architectural Technology, Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC), Saudi Arabia, Taif (2002-2004).
  • Director of Alfaisal Technical Institute, Saudi Arabia, (2004-2007).
  • Lecturer in Transport Studies, Department of Civil and Architectural Technology, College of Technology (TVTC), Saudi Arabia, Jeddah (2007-2010).
  • Specialist Supervisor for Civil Engineering, Architectural and Surveying, (TVTC), Saudi Arabia, Makkah Region (2002-2013).
  • Senior Engineer at Zuhair Fayez Partnership Consultants, King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) Projects, Jeddah (2014)
  • Visiting Academic, University of Business and Technology (UBT), Civil Engineering Department (2015)
  • Senior Lecturer in Transport Studies, King Abdul Aziz University (KAU)- Rabigh branch, Civil Engineering Department (2013 – present)

Research interests

  • Statistical Modelling
  • Transport Economy
  • Railway Studies
  • GIS application in Transport 
  • Efficiency and Productivity Analysis 

Recent publications

Alotaibi, S., Quddus M., Morton C., Imprialou M. “Quantifying the Relationship Between Transport Investment and Productivity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”. No. 19-03834. TRB Conference, Jan 2019.

Alotaibi, S., Quddus M., Morton C. and Alam M. J. “Impact of transport investment on the efficiency of regional productivity growth in Saudi Arabia: an application of data envelopment”. OR61 Annual Conference, Sep 2019.

Alotaibi, S., Saleh, M., “Laboratory investigation of asphalt binder with and without crumb rubber modifier” 1st IRF Asia Regional Congress & Exhibition, Bali, Indonesia - November 17-19, 2014

Alotaibi, S., “Thermal susceptibility and low temperature cracking potential of different sources of asphalt binders”, [7th ICPT 2011, Thailand].

Book: 'Crumb rubber modified asphalt: Conventional and Superpave Techniques'. Noor Publishing, (May 17, 2017), ISBN-10: 3330850086, ISBN-13: 9783330850088



BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia.

MSc (Eng) in Transport Planning and Engineering, Canterbury university, New Zealand. 

Currently, a PhD candidate, School Architecture, Civil and Building Engineering. PhD Supervisors: Prof. Mohammad Quddus and Dr. Craig Morton

Participation in Consultancy Services

  • Efficient Traffic Diversion and Flow Optimization Study for North Jeddah Corniche Road Development project, KSA 
  • Traffic impact study of the University of Jeddah (Scope of Work), KSA
  • Supervision on the project of "Parking Management" for the KAU, KSA
  • Study and analysis of the best alternative solutions for the traffic intersection in Christchurch, New Zealand.
  • Traffic impact study for a Business Residential Project, Prince Sultan Street, Jeddah, KSA
  • Traffic Study for the surrounding area of the Girls School, KAU, Jeddah, KSA 

Professional affiliations

  • Professional Certified Engineer from the Saudi Authority for Engineering
  • Member of Saudi Society for Civil Engineering
  • Member of Saudi Authority for Engineering
  • Member of Saudi Society for Traffic Safety.


  • My paper was selected as the student award winner to be presented in the conference 7th ICPT,2010.

External activities

  • Chair of the Saudi Society in Loughborough University, 2019/2020.