Introduction to the speaker:
Dr. Henry Liu is currently a Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is also a Research Professor in the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). Prior joining the University of Michigan, he was an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000 and his Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University (China) in 1993. His research interests are in the area of traffic network monitoring, modeling, and control, which includes traffic flow modeling and simulation, traffic signal operations, network traffic assignment, and mobility and safety applications with connected vehicles. Dr. Liu is an associate editor of Transportation Research Part C, the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Network and Spatial Economics, and Transportmetrica Part B. He is also on the editorial board of Transportation Research Part B and IET Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.