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Congratulations to Kamal, Lalita, and Matthew on your success!!!

Dr. Kamal Hossain recently completed his doctoral degree under the supervision of Dr. Fu. As a recognition to Dr. Hossain’s works that have made a significant contribution to the research community, he has received a highly competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship award from the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Lalita Thakali, a PhD Candidate under the supervision of Dr. Liping Fu, has been selected as a top three finalist …Read More

Knowledge Exchange and Research Seminars in Korea (April 1 & 7, 2016)

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In last April, Dr. Fu and Dr. Kwon were formally invited by Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT) to exchange innovative and thought-provoking ideas dedicated to solving various transportation-related challenges such as persistent safety problems, rising traffic congestion, high energy consumption and emissions, using the latest developments in information technologies and increasing availability of Big Data. KICT is a government-sponsored research institute in Korea responsible for establishing …Read More

John Lu successfully defended his Masters thesis!

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Congratulations to John Lu, a Masters student under supervision of Dr. Liping Fu, successfully passed his Masters thesis defense on last Friday the 15th of April, 2016. The main objective of his thesis entitled “Modelling, Simulation and Control of Signalized Intersections under Adverse Weather Conditions” is to provide guidance on the development of weather-responsive signal control plans for the purpose of improving road safety and traffic efficiency under adverse weather conditions. The research …Read More

Thakali, L., Fu, L., & Chen, T. (2016). Model Based versus Data-driven Approach for Road Safety Analysis : Does More Data Help? Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2601.

Thakali, L., Fu, L., & Chen, T. (2016). Model Based versus Data-driven Approach for Road Safety Analysis : Does More Data Help? Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2601. Abstract: Crash data for road safety analysis and modeling are growing steadily in size and completeness due to latest advancement in information technologies. This increased availability of large datasets has generated resurgent interest in applying data-driven nonparametric approach as …Read More

Check out the video on Prof. Fu’s successful story [Fairchild Television]

University of Waterloo professor focused research in the field of traffic information – Prof. Liping Fu Source: Mandarin Profile Awards Article translated by Google Inc. Professor Fu native of Jiangsu Province in 1992 from the University of Alberta PhD after graduation to slip CITIZEN Lu University, has served as a professor.Seventeen years led team, published more than a hundred journal articles and conference papers, and many achievements in the field of …Read More


Here are the detailed information about our presentations at the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting: Mon 1/11/2016 10:15AM – 12:00PM Authors: Tae J. Kwon, Liping Fu, and Max Perchanok Paper ID: 16-4749 Paper Title: Spatio-temporal variability of road weather conditions and optimal RWIS density – Case Studies Presented by: Tae J. Kwon Event Number: 276 Event Title: Use of Roadway Weather Information Systems and Vehicle Sensor Data in Surface Transportation Event …Read More

Prof. Fu’s heart-warming story will be aired on Fairchild Television!

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(Photos of his interview with Fairchild TV) CONGRATULATIONS to Prof. Fu whose heart-warming story as a successful immigrant to Canada will be aired on Fairchild TV – the first Chinese media corporation to operate nationwide in Canada! The program featuring Prof. Fu’s story is called Mandarin Profile, which began its broadcast on January 1st 2015. Up until now, the program has been produced with the motto “understanding the community from …Read More