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Coming Events

Railway Traffic Management and Control

Dr. Ronghui Liu
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 16 November 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Please click <here> to download the seminar poster.

KST-HKSTS Joint Workshop on Transportation Research

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Korean Society of Transportation

Date: 8 December 2017 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Theatre T4, 1/F, Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong

Please click <here> to download the Workshop flyer.

The 7th International Symposium on Dynamic Traffic Assignment (DTA): Smart Transportation

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 6-8 June 2018, Hong Kong
Venue: To be confirmed

More coming soon ...

Past Events

Traffic Signal Optimization with Crowdsourcing Vehicle Trajectory Data

Dr. Henry Liu
Chief Scientist, DIDI Smart Transportation, China
Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Logistics & Transportation Division, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Date: 24 October 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2017
Shrinking Supply Chains and the Consequences for Ports and Maritime Logistics

Professor Michael Bell
The University of Sydney, Australia

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 20 October 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Workshop on Electric Vehicles and Future Cities

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Tongji University Laboratory of Big Data Security for Transportation

Date: 29 September 2017 (Friday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room MB G-07, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong

Please click <here> to download the Workshop poster and <here> to download the Workshop programme.

Dynamic Facility Layout Problem - A Matheuristic Approach

Professor Sadan Kulturel-Konak
Professor of Management Information Systems &
Director of the Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED) Center, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 8 July 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Realising Innovations with Design Thinking: Examples from Transport and Beyond

Dr. Edmund Lee
Executive Director, Hong Kong Design Centre

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 5 May 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room LG.63, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

 

Franchised Bus Services: Challenges, Innovation and the Way Forward

Mr. Roger Lee
Managing Director, The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited

and

Mr. Godwin So
General Manager (Corporate Planning and Business Development), The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 24 March 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: LG101, LG/F, K.K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong

    

Recent Challenges Faced by the Freight Logistics Industry

Mr Cliff Sullivan
Senior Vice President, A-Sonic Logistics HK

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 24 February 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 2.37, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2017
On Harnessing the New Data Landscape for Transportation-Related Behavioral Analysis

Professor Chandra Bhat
The University of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 February 2017 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2016
Towards the Next Generation of Integrated Urban Models

Professor Eric Miller
University of Toronto, Canada

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 9 December 2016 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Kwan Fong Lecture Theatre, Room 223, 2/F Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Flows of Finance and the Flows of a City: How One Corporation came to Control Australia's East Coast Motorways

Professor Phillip O'Neill
Western Sydney University, Australia

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 18 November 2016 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 2.14, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2016
How Many Cars are Too Many?

Professor Kay W. Axhausen
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Switzerland

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 14 October 2016 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2016
Challenges and Opportunities of Hong Kong's Aviation Industry

Professor Anming Zhang
University of British Columbia, Canada

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 20 September 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

The heterogeneous green vehicle routing and scheduling problem with time-varying traffic congestion

Professor Abdullah Konak
Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University-Berks, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 11 July 2016 (Monday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

How much is too much for tolled road users: toll saturation and the implications for car commuting value of travel time savings?

Professor David A. Hensher
The University of Sydney, Australia 

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Geography,
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 15 January 2016 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 2.58, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2015
Tackling Traffic Congestion from both the Control and Demand Perspectives

Professor Gang-Len Chang
University of Maryland, U.S.A.

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 16 December 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Road Pricing: An Impeccable Policy - how can we sell it?

Professor Juan de Dios Ortúzar
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 2 December 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2015
On the Geography of Road Accidents: Challenges and Opportunities

Professor Isabelle Thomas
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 24 November 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Time Determinant in Container Shipping and Port Competitiveness

Professor Claude Comtois
University of Montreal

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 20 November 2015 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: LG34, Central Podium Levels, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

The Future of our Roads to 2020 and Beyond

Ir Andrew Pickford
Director, Infrastructure and Transport Advisory Services, MVA

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 2 October 2015 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: LE9, Library Extension, The University of Hong Kong

Zone-based Dynamic Facility Layout Problem

Professor Sadan Kulturel-Konak
Visiting Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Berks, PA, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 13 July 2015 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2015
Reforming Motor Insurance Law

Professor Rob Merkin QC
University of Exeter

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 27 May 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Interactive Location Decisions: An Airport Example

Professor Yupo Chan
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 26 March 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room LG109, K. K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2014
Driving Less: Reducing Vehicle-Miles Traveled (VMT) in the Land of Freeways

Professor Susan Handy
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California at Davis, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 December 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Cycling as everyday mobility: Trends and policies in the Netherlands

Professor Luca Bertolini
University of Amsterdam

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 28 November 2014 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 115, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Network Modelling for Road Closure Assessment

Dr. James Luk
Australian Road Research Board (ARRB Group) Victoria, Australia

Jointly organized by
Department Of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 23 October 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, The University of Hong Kong

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Transportation Sector

Professor Robert Noland
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, USA

Jointly organized by
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 21 October 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

When 99.9% On Time is Not Enough

Dr. Jacob Chak-pui Kam
Head of Operations Engineering at MTR Corporation Ltd, Hong Kong

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 29 September 2014 (Monday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 230, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2014
The Fascinating History of the Vehicle Routing Problem

Professor Gilbert Laporte
Canada Research Chair in Distribution Management, HEC Montreal, Canada

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 22 August 2014 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Game Theoretic Genetic Algorithms to Solve Network Server Assignment Problem Considering Attacks

Professor Sadan Kulturel-Konak
Visiting Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Berks, PA, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 10 July 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Airfield and Airport Terminal Designs

Mr. William F. Yim
Guest Speaker, Aviation Consultant, Senior Planner, Santa Barbara County Association of Governments, California (Ret.)

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 3 June 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

CIHT(HK Branch) Half-Day Seminar on "30 Years of Achievement in Transportation: The Past, Present and Future"

Jointly organized by
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Hong Kong Branch)
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 31 May 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2014
Making the Links between Transport and Wellbeing

Professor Nick Tyler, CBE
Chadwick Professor of Civil Engineering and Pro-Provost, East and South Asia, University College London, UK

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 19 March 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Theoretical Advances of Transportation Safety Planning

Professor Helai Huang
Professor and Director of Urban Transport Research Center, Assistant Dean, School of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Central South University, China

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 21 March 2014 (Friday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Measurement and Modeling of Micro- and Meso-Scale Real-World Onroad Vehicle Activity and Emissions

Professor H. Christopher Frey
Visiting Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and Distinguished University Professor, North Carolina State University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 10 February 2014 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Transport Futures: Thinking the Unthinkable

Professor David Banister
University of Oxford, UK

Jointly organized by
MA in Transport Policy and Planning Programme, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 17 January 2014 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 2.58, 2/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus Central Podium Levels, HKU

A Flow Congestion Model of Morning Rush-Hour Traffic Dynamics

Professor Richard Arnott
University of California, Riverside, USA

Jointly organized by
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 December 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room ZN902, 9/F, Block Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

A Structured Flexible Transit System for Low Demand Areas

Dr. Yanfeng Ouyang
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Jointly organized by
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 December 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room ZN902, 9/F, Block Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The 18th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Jointly organized by
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 14-16 December 2013
Venue: Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2013
The Implications of Travel-based Multitasking for Modeling and Policy: A Conceptual Exploration and Some Survey Findings

Professor Patricia Mokhtarian
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 12 December 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2013
Port Performance Evaluation: A Port Service Chain Perspective

Professor Wayne K. Talley
Frederick W. Beazley Chair Professor of Economics, Old Dominion University, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 October 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Congestion Pricing and Managed Lanes: A San Diego Perspective

Professor Janusz Supernak
San Diego State University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 September 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Reliable Server Assignment in Networks using Nature Inspired Metaheuristics

Professor Abdullah Konak
Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University-Berks, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 9 August 2013 (Friday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

A Convergent Gradient Projection Method for Dynamic Traffic Assignment Consistent with Traffic Control and User Behaviour

Professor R. Jayakrishnan
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 13 June 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Simulation-Based Dynamic Traffic Assignment: From the Labs to the Trenches, and Beyond

Professor Yi-Chang Chiu
Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Arizona, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 13 June 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

CIHT(HK Branch) Half-Day Seminar on Cross Boundary Transport System

Jointly organized by
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Hong Kong Branch)
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 1 June 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: T2 (Lecture Theatre No.2), G/F, Meng Wah Complex, HKU

Are Adaptive Signal Control Systems a Solution to Urban Congestion?

Professor Zong Tian
Associate Professor and Director; Center for Advanced Transportation Education and Research, University of Nevada Reno, USA

Jointly organized by
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 24 May 2013 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room PQ303, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

New Methodological Developments in Land-use and Activity-travel Demand Modeling with Application to the Los Angeles Area

Professor Chandra Bhat
Director, Center for Transportation Research University Distinguished Professor and Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 24 May 2013 (Friday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room PQ303, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2013
Using Advanced Discrete Choice Modelling Techniques to Value Transport Related Externalities

Professor Juan de Dios Ortúzar
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 28 March 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Agent-based Modelling of Travel Behaviour and Flow: The MATSim Implementation in Singapore and Elsewhere

Professor K.W. Axhausen
Professor of Transport Planning, ETH - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 20 March 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room W601, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

An Assessment Index with Desirable Properties of Environmental Impacts of Transport Emissions

Professor Ying-En Ge
School of Transportation & Logistics, Dalian University of Technology, Liaoning 116024, China

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 15 March 2013 (Friday)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Bicycle Injury Prevention in Tuen Mun District

Principal Investigator: Professor S.C. Wong, Department of Civil Engineering and Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Funded by Health Care and Promotion Fund, Food and Health Bureau, HKSAR Government
Commencement Date: 1 September 2011
Completion Date: 28 February 2013

Network Equilibrium Problems with Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Dr Chi Xie
University of Texas at Austin, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 2 January 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Workshop on Transportgraphy: Advances in Spatiotemporal Transport Analysis

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 12 December 2012 (Wednesday)
Venue: Theatre C, Chow Yei Ching Building, The University of Hong Kong

Click <here> for the E-Flyer
Click <here> for the Registration Form
Click <here> for the Workshop Program
Click <here> for the Directional Map to Venue

Monitoring, Modelling and Management of Air Quality in UK

Dr. Anil Namdeo
Newcastle University, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 4 December 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-32C, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Towards a Next Generation of Road Safety Interventions

Professor Fred Wegman
Professor of Traffic Safety, Delft University of Technology, Managing Director, SWOV Institute of Road Safety Research, Netherlands

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 19 November 2012 (Monday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Differentiated Congestion Pricing of Urban Transportation Networks with Vehicle-Tracking Technologies

Professor Yafeng Yin
Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 5 November 2012 (Monday)
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 3574 (Lift 27/28), Conference Room, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST

Active Traffic Management for Dynamic Congested Urban Networks with Macro Models

Professor Nikolas Geroliminis
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 5 November 2012 (Monday)
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 3574 (Lift 27/28), Conference Room, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST

The Uncertainties of Driver Responses to Vehicle Safety Features

Professor Fred Mannering
Charles Pankow Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 18 October 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 3574 (Lift 27/28), Conference Room, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2012
Analytic Methods in Accident Research: The Current Methodological Frontier and Future Directions

Professor Fred Mannering
Charles Pankow Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 16 October 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Technical Visit

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 24-25 April 2012
Venue: Wuhan University via high-speed train

Conservation Forms of Continuum Traffic Flow Models

Professor Peng Zhang
Shanghai Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Shanghai University, China

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 21 June 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Valuing Prevention of a Death on the Roads - A European Perspective

Professor Richard Allsop
Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, University College London, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 18 May 2012 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

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Public Lecture
A Decade of Road Casualty Reduction in Europe -
100,000 Premature Deaths Prevented 2001-2010

Professor Richard Allsop
Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, University College London, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 15 May 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 726, Knowles Building, HKU

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Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2012
On the Wider Economic Impacts of Transport Projects

Professor Roger Vickerman
Professor of European Economics, The University of Kent, Belgium

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 25 April 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Kwan Fong Lecture Theatre, Room 223, 2/F Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Centenary Transport Lecture
The Trilogy of Distance, Speed and Time

Professor David Banister
Professor of Transport Studies, The University of Oxford, UK

Jointly organized by
Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning 15th Anniversary, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 22 March 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, HKU

The 16th International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Jointly organized by
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17-20 December 2011
Venue: Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong

Behavior in Networks (BiNs) Workshop: Sustainability in Transport Networks

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Center for Transport Research, The University of Seoul
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 16 December 2011 (Friday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre T3, Meng Wah Complex, The University of Hong Kong

Click <here> for the Final Program
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Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2011
Urban Travel Forecasting: a 50 Year Retrospective

Professor David Boyce
Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 15 December 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Meeting with Visitors from Singapore Ministry of Education

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 5 December 2011 (Monday)
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 910, KK Leung Building, HKU

Beijing Transport After the Olympics (In Putonghua)

Professor Duan Li-ren
Professor of Chang'An University, China

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Chapter of The International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association

Date: 10 November, 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 9, Library Extension, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2011
Mode Transition in a Public Transit Route and Related Issues of Capacity, Speed and Waiting Time

Professor S.C. (Chan) Wirasinghe
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 7 November 2011 (Monday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Preliminary Study of Road Signs for Elevated Pedestrian Walkways in Central District

Principal Investigator: Professor Anthony Yeh, Department of Urban Planning and Design and Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Funded by Central and Western District Council, HKSAR
Commencement Date: 1 August 2011
Completion Date: 15 September 2011

Sustainable Transport Development: An Achievable Aim?

Dr. Wafaa Saleh
Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 14 June, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Visualization and Assessment of Arterial Progression Quality Using High Resolution Signal Event Data and Probe Vehicle Travel Time Data

Professor Darcy Bullock
School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 3 June, 2011 (Friday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Crowd Dynamic Modelling

Dr. Majid Sarvi
Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Australia

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 3 May, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Planning the Most Comprehensive Transport Hub in the World - Hongqiao, Shanghai (In Putonghua)

Professor Ximing Lu
Tongji University, China

Jointly organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 28 April, 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Venue: LG109, Lower Ground Floor, K.K. Leung Building, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2011
Mixed Land Uses and Sustainable Mobility

Professor Robert Cervero
Professor, Department of City & Regional Planning; Director, University of California Transportation Center; Director, Institute of Urban & Regional Development, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 27 April 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Kwan Fong Lecture Theatre, Room 223, 2/F Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Canadian Highway Pavement Management Workshop

Professor Ralph Haas
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

Dr. Ningyuan Li
Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 16 April, 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (10:30-11:00 Coffee Break)
Venue: Lecture Theatre T4, Meng Wah Complex, HKU

Modeling Heterogeneous Risk-Taking Behavior in Route Choice: A Stochastic Dominance Approach

Professor Yu (Marco) Nie
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 22 March, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Evaluating the Cost of PPPs in Transport

Professor Jean Shaoul
Manchester Business School, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Centre for Infrastructure and Construction Industry Development, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 1 March, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre C, Chow Yei Ching Building, HKU

Commercially Sustainable Asset Management

Professor Andrew McCusker
Former Operations Director, MTR

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 18 February, 2011 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Recent Developments of Road Network Operations in Australia

Dr. James Luk
Australian Road Research Board (ARRB Group), Australia

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 11 January, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Adaptive Joint Route-Choice Behavior of Multi-Occupants in Private Vehicles: To Switch or Not to Switch - Who Makes the Decision on Route Switching?

Professor Jiuh-Biing Sheu
Institute of Traffic and Transportation, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 8 January, 2011 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 3574 (Civil Eng. Conference Room, via Lift 27/28), HKUST

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2010
Transport Shaping Space, Before and After Peak Oil

Professor Richard Knowles
Professor of Transport Geography, University of Salford, U.K.

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 14 December 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Meeting with Visitors from Korea Transportation Safety Authority

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 30 November 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 303, Hui Oi Chow Science Building, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2010
Paradoxes of Rationality in Road Safety Policy

Professor Rune Elvik
Chief Research Political Scientist, Institute of Transport Economics, Norway

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 November 2010 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Empirical Bayes Method in the Study of Traffic Safety Accounting for Spatial and Temporal Heterogeneity

Dr. Kangwon Shin
Department of Urban Design and Development Engineering, Kyungsung University, Korea

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 21 August, 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2010
Cities, Mobility and Climate Change

Professor David Banister
Professor of Transport Studies and Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford University, U.K.

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 21 June 2010 (Monday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Green Transport in Hong Kong, Asia's World City: Exhibition and Seminar

Opening Speech: Mr. Rong Huang, Director, Shanghai Urban and Rural Construction and Transport Commission

Speakers: Ms. Eva Cheng, Secretary for Transport and Housing, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Mr. Jimmy Cheuk-fai Leung, Deputy Director, Planning Department, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Mr. C.K. Chow, Chief Executive Officer, MTR Corporation Ltd.

International Keynote Speaker: Professor David Banister, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford, UK.

Panelists: Professor Ximing Lu, Director, Shanghai City Comprehensive Transportation Planning Institute; Professor Haixiao Pan, Professor, Department of Urban Planning, Tongji University; Professor Zhong-ren Peng, Chair and Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, USA and Cheung Kong Chair Professor, College of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University; Professor Anthony Gar-on Yeh, Chair Professor and Member of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Director, Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, The University of Hong Kong

Jointly organized by
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, and Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Institute of Planners

Date: 18 June, 2010 (Friday)
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Grand Ballroom, Hall 3, Level 7, Shanghai International Convention Centre, Putong, Shanghai

A Multi-Class Mean-Excess Traffic Equilibrium Model with Elastic Demand

Professor Anthony Chen
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 9 June, 2010 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Planning for Electric Vehicles - Can We Match Environmental Requirements, Technology and Travel Demand?

Professor Michael Anthony Peter Taylor
Director, Institute for Sustainable Systems and Technologies, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 1 June, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 3574 (via Lift 27-28), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Smart Dust and Vehicle Detection

Dr. James Luk
Australian Road Research Board (ARRB Group), Australia

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 31 March, 2010 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Meeting with Visitors from China Academy of Transportation Sciences

Jointly organized by
Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 16 January 2010 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8-29, 8/F Knowles Building, HKU

Network Design under Uncertainty

Dr. Anthony Chen
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 16 December 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre B, Chow Yei Ching Building, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2009
What about Time in Transportation Research?

Professor Mei-Po Kwan
Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, The Ohio State University, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 11 November 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Capture, Analysis and Applications of Spatiotemporal Data (in Putonghua)

Professor Qingquan Li
Transportation Research Center, Wuhan University, China

Jointly organized by
Department of Urban Planning and Design, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 9 October 2009 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 829, 8/F., Knowles Building, HKU

Aggregation in Transport Network

Dr. Richard Connors
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 15 July 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F., Haking Wong Building, HKU

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2009
How Road Safety varies across Europe: A View from ETSC ?The European Transport Safety Council

Professor Richard Allsop
Emeritus Professor of Transport Studies, University College London, Board Member of ETSC and Chairman of its PIN Programme

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 14 July 2009 (Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2009
Regional Economic Competition and Containerized Freight Shipping: A Study of Regional Accessibility in the United States and Lessons for China

Professor Jean-Claude Thill
Knight Distinguished Professor of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 29 May 2009 (Friday)
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong

Local Indicators of Network-constrained Clusters in Spatial Patterns Represented by Point Features or by a Link Attribute

Professor Jean-Claude Thill
Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Jointly organized by
Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 25 May 2009 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 829, 8/F, Knowles Building, HKU

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Greenhouse Gas Reductions of Station Precinct / Transit-Oriented Developments

Professor John Black
University of New South Wales and University of Sydney, Australia

Jointly organized by
Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong

Date: 25 February 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Venue: Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong, 7/F, Yue Hing Building, 101-105 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

A Legal Strategy for Shipping Containers

Dr. Pierre-Jean Bordahandy
University of Adelaide, Australia

Jointly organized by
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 22 January 2009 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong, 7/F, Yue Hing Building, 101-105 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

A New Quality Measure for Assessing Trip Table Estimates from Traffic Counts

Dr. Anthony Chen
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 12 December 2008 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F., Haking Wong Building, HKU

Incident-Management in Central Arkansas: An ITS Applications

Professor Yupo Chan
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 12 December 2008 (Friday)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F., Haking Wong Building, HKU

Overview of Transport for London

Mr. Peter Hendy
Commissioner of Transport for London (TfL)

Jointly organized by
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
The Institution of Highways and Transportation (Hong Kong Branch)
Intelligent Transporation Systems - Hong Kong

Date: 19 August 2008 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 306, HKU SPACE Admiralty Learning Centre

A framework for deployment planning of bus rapid transit systems

Professor Avishai (Avi) Ceder
Professor and Chair in Transportation and Director of Transportation Research Centre, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealanda

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 11 June 2008 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:35 p.m.
Venue: Room 6-12B, 6/F., Haking Wong Building, HKU

The Applications of SmartV in the Collection of Basic Urban Transportation Infrastructure Information

Professor Qingquan Li
Vice President of Wuhan University and Director of Transportation Research Center (TRC) of Wuhan University, China

Jointly organized by
Centre of Urban Planning and Environment Management, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
GIS Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong GIS Association

Date: 9 January 2008 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Venue: Room 829, Knowles Building, HKU

Research Postgraduate Seminar 2007

Mr. N.N. Sze, Department of Civil Engineering
Mr. Yinhua Xia, Department of Civil Engineering
Miss Wenjun Sun, Department of Civil Engineering
Mr. Jiasong Zhu, Centre of Urban Planning and Environment Management

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 4 December 2007 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Workshop on Design of Pedestrian and Vehicular Traffic Signs

Professor Anthony Yeh
Chair Professor, Centre of Urban Planning and Environment Management,
The University of Hong Kong

Ir Julian T.H. Kwong
Independent Traffic Engineering Consultant

Jointly organized by
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 22 October 2005 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: CILTHK Office, 7/F Yue Hing Building,
103 Hennessy Road, Wanchai

Research Postgraduate Seminar 2005

Miss S.W.C. Fung, Department of Civil Engineering
Mr. H.W. Ho, Department of Civil Engineering
Miss Yue Yang, Centre of Urban Planning and Environment Management

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 15 October 2005 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 826, Knowles Building, HKU

Seminar on Current Economic Trend and Supply Chain Management in China

Jointly organized by
The Baptist University
Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong
Centre for Supply Chain Research and Development, Beijing University

Date: 15 January 2005 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre at the Hong Kong Museum of History,
100 Chatham Road South, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon

New Worldwide Trends in Developing Biodiesel as Automatove Fuel

Werner Korbitz, Dipl.-Ing.
Chairman, Austrian Biofuels Institute

Jointly organized by
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 10 November 2004 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room LG109, Composite Building, HKU

Technical Visit

Organized by
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 7 April 2004 (Wednesday)
Time: 8:25 a.m. - 8:50 p.m.
Venue: Zhongshan University and South China Polytechnic University, Guangzhou

Path Finding under Uncertainty

Professor Anthony Chen
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 23 December 2003 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Application of a Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model and Algorithm

Professor Michael Florian
Department of Computer Science and Operations Research, University of Montreal, Canada

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 8 December 2003 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Mini-Workshop on Positioning using Mobile Phone Technology

Professor Yasuo Asakura
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Kobe University, Japan
and
Dr. Nelson Yung
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Jointly organized by
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 29 March 2003 (Saturday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room G05, James Lee Building , HKU

Choice Set Generation for Route Choice in a Transport Network

Professor Yasuo Asakura
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Kobe University, Japan

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 27 March 2003 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Short-term Forecasting of Traffic Conditions: Methods, Limitations and Predictability of Traffic

Professor Wei Hua Lin
Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, The University of Arizona

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 17 March 2003 (Monday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Measurement of Real-world Emissions from Heavy-duty Diesel Vehicles: the State-of-the-art

Professor Mridul Gautam
Professor and Director, National Research Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, West Virginai University, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 25 February 2003 (Tuesday )
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room LG109, Composite Building , HKU

Cost-Based versus Time-Based User-Equilibrium and System Optimum Assignment: Transferred by Tolling

Professor Hai-Jun Huang
School of Management, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 19 February 2003 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

Development Frame of ITS in China

Professor Wei Huang
Director of Construction Department, Jiangsu Province and Professor of Southeast University, China

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 31 October 2002 (Thursday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 902, 9/F, Knowles Building, HKU

Designs and Implementations of Automated System for Pavement Distress Survey

Professor Kelvin C. P. Wang
University of Arkansas, USA

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 15 November 2002 (Friday)
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm. 612-B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

A Strategy for a Truly Rail-led Transport System for the HKSAR

Dr. Bill Barron and Mr. Simon Ng
The University of Hong Kong

Date: 8 November 2002 (Friday)
Time: 6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm. 820, Knowles Building

Conference on Transport Planning and Development for a Competitive Hong Kong-Macao-Pearl River Delta Region, Guangzhou, 12-14 September 2002

All conference participants are by invitation only.  In the conference, you will be able to meet with top government officials in charge of transport, planning and construction of the Guangdong Government and cities in the Pearl River Delta.  This is a tripartite conference in which government officials, professionals, academics, and executives of key transport operators in the Hong Kong-Macao-Pearl River Delta region will be invited to share their visions and discuss the blueprint for the future transport system in the region in order to make it more competitive. 

A New Look at Two Mathematical Models of Traffic Flow

Professor Michael Zhang
University of California at Davis, U.S.A.

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 6 September 2002 (Friday)
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Venue: HW 6-12B

Risk-Averse Routing Strategies in Networks Subject to Low Probability High Consequence Failures

Professor Michael Bell
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, U.K.

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

Date: 11 July 2002 (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Venue: HW 6-12B, 6/F, Haking Wong Building, HKU

International Symposium on Road Safety (ISRS'2002), 9 March, 2002 (Saturday), Theatre P2 Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building, The University of Hong Kong

The symposium is sponsored by the Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong.

Network Vulnerability: An Approach to Network Reliability Analysis at the Level of National Strategic Transport Networks

Professor Michael A. P. Taylor
University of South Australia, Australia

Jointly organized by
Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Institute of Transport Studies, The University of Hong Kong

Date: 27 February 2002 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Venue: JG03, James Lee Science Building, HKU

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