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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

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

ITSS AT THE 2016 TRB ANNUAL MEETING (JAN. 10-14, 2016)

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

TAE J. KWON SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDED HIS PHD ORAL DEFENSE

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Congratulations to Tae J. Kwon for successfully passing his Ph.D. oral defense on December 4, 2015 under supervision of Dr. Liping Fu.  The Oral Defense committee was chaired by Dr. Trefford Simpson, Professor at the Department of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, and consisted of 4 examiners: Dr. Steven I-JY Chien, Professor at the Department of Civil and environmental engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA; Dr. Jean …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

Photos from the 2015 Fall Convocation

Congratulations to Michale Linton and Faranak Hoseini on successfully earning a MASc degree at UW! Check out some photos of Michale and Faranak on their 2015 Fall Convocation!

Kamal Hossain Successfully Defended his PhD Oral Defense

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Congratulations to Kamal Hossain, a PhD student under supervision of Dr. Liping Fu, successfully passed his doctoral thesis defence on last Wednesday the 3rd of December, 2014.  The examining committee was chaired by Dr. Joe Qian, Associate Professor from the School of Planning, and included three internal examiners; Dr. Susan Tighe, Professor, and Dr. Mark Knight, Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Dr. Boxin Zhao, Associate Professor …Read More