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Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Dr. Jia Li

Jia Li

Assistant Professor

Office:

PACCAR 444

Phone:

(509) 335-9834

Fax:

(509) 335-7632

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2013
  • M.Phil., Civil Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008
  • B.Sc., Mathematics, Tsinghua University, 2005

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, 2022-Present
  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of California Davis, 2020-2022
  • Research Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2017-2020
  • Postdoc/Research Associate, Center for Transportation Research, University of Texas at Austin, 2014-2017

Research Interests

  • Mixed Autonomy Transportation Systems
  • Smart and Resilient Cities/Communities

Teaching

  • Transportation Engineering
  • (TBD) Data Science in Urban Systems

Publications

  • Jia Li, Di Chen, and Michael Zhang. Equilibrium modeling of mixed autonomy traffic flow based on game theory. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, in press.
  • Long Nguyen, Zhou Yang, Jia Li, Zhenhe Pan, Guofeng Cao, and Fang Jin. Forecasting people‚Äôs need in hurricane events from social network. IEEE Transaction on Big Data,8:229-240,2022.
  • Jia Li, Kenneth Perrine, Lidong Wu, and Michael Walton. Cross-validating traffic speed measurements from probe and stationary sensors through state reconstruction. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology,8:290-303, 2019.
  • Zhen Qian, Jia Li, Xiaopeng Li, Michael Zhang, and Haizhong Wang. Modeling heterogeneous traffic flow: A pragmatic approach. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 99:183-204, 2017.
  • Jia Li, Michael Zhang. Bounding tandem queuing system performance with variational theory. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 81:848-862, 2015.
  • Jia Li, Michael Zhang. A generalized queuing model and its solution properties. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 79:79-92,2016.
  • Jia Li, Michael Zhang. Modeling space-time inhomogeneities with the kinematic wave theory. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 54:113-125,2013.