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Mubassira Khan, Ph.D.

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Mubassira Khan, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, HASS COE

​​​Dr. Mubassira Khan is a Senior Scientist at the USDOT Highly Automated Systems Safety Center of Excellence (HASS COE) specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Previously, she served as the lead AI/ML scientist for multiple software products at General Motors (GM), namely, the Automated Driving Mapping software and Zero Emission Utility Service product. Dr. Khan also served as product manager for the infotainment application analytics product. In these roles, she used data science and advanced modeling techniques to create algorithms and analytics to make strategic business decisions. Dr. Khan invented 10 records of inventions for GM with her team members in the form of GM patents and trade secrets. She was recognized with multiple Intellectual Property Awards at GM from 2019-2022, and in 2022, GM Women recognized her as one of GM’s leading inventors. Prior to joining GM, Dr. Khan was a traffic engineer at HDR and worked on several traffic operation, safety, and transportation planning projects. She is a civil engineer with a focus in transportation engineering. Dr. Khan received a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. in Transportation Engineering from the University of Idaho, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.



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