Sam Abuelsamid is a senior research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Transportation Efficiencies program, with a focus on alternative fuels, autonomous vehicles, telematics, connectivity and cybersecurity. Trained as a mechanical engineer, Abuelsamid worked in the automobile industry for 22 years, helping to develop advanced braking and control systems and embedded software.
Prior to joining Navigant Research, Abuelsamid worked in product and technology communications at Ford and GM. As an automotive journalist, he reported extensively on automotive technology with Autoblog, Popular Mechanics, and was technical editor of GreenFuelsForecast. Sam holds a BSc in mechanical engineering from Kettering University.