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Institute Fellows

Prof. C.C. CHAN
Honorary Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
President, Electric Vehicle Association of Asia Pacific
Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K.
Fields of Interests: Electric and hybrid electric vehicles; Intelligent transportation system
E-mail: ccchan@eee.hku.hk

Dr. Felix W.H. CHAN
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
Fields of Interests: Shipping and logistics law; International commercial law; Use of statistical data in legal proceedings
E-mail: fwhchan@hku.hk

Mr. Alain J.F. CHIARADIA
Associate Professor
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Field of Interest: Urban morphometrics
E-mail: alainjfc@hku.hk

Dr. Timothy D. HAU
Principal Lecturer
School of Economics and Finance
Fields of Interests: Transportation economics; Project evaluation; Applied discrete choice econometrics; Public economics
E-mail: timhau@hku.hk

Dr. Max HIRSH
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Airports and aviation; Infrastructure-led urban development; Port redevelopment; Urban planning and design
E-mail: hirsh@hku.hk

Prof. George Q. HUANG
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Fields of Interests: Supply chain and logistics engineering; Cyber-physical systems; Smart logistics; Smart manufacturing
E-mail: gqhuang@hku.hk

Dr. Mingxin HUANG
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Fields of Interests: Lightweight materials for automotive applications
E-mail: mxhuang@hku.hk

Dr. Yong-Hong KUO
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Fields of Interests: Logistics management; Big data in transportation
E-mail: yhkuo@hku.hk

Prof. P.C. LAI
Professor
Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Geographic information systems design and applications; Transport geography and network analysis; Digital mapping and cartographic visualization; Urban and network geodata modelling
E-mail: pclai@hku.hk

Dr. Wong-hing LAM
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Fields of Interests: Mobile radio communications; Intelligent transport services/ systems
E-mail: whlam@eee.hku.hk

Prof. Dennis Y.C. LEUNG
Professor and Associate Head of Department
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Fields of Interests: Vehicular emission control; Air pollution control; Dispersion modelling; Energy conversion
E-mail: ycleung@hku.hk

Dr. Weifeng LI
Associate Professor
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Fields of Interests: Environmental sustainability; Land use and transportation planning interactions and the environmental energy effects; GIS and spatial anaysis in urban planning
E-mail: wfli@hku.hk

Dr. Xingjian LIU
Assistant Professor
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Fields of Interests: Regional planning and development in China, including the role of intercity transport networks in regional economies; Use of new (big) data and models in urban planning
E-mail: xliu6@hku.hk

Prof. Becky Pui-ying LOO
Professor and Head of Department
Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Transportation (infrastructure, road safety, sustainable urban transport and travel behaviour); Spatial analysis (surveys, applied GIS and data modeling); Economic geography (globalization and information society)
E-mail: bpyloo@hku.hk

Dr. Grantham K.H. PANG
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Fields of Interests: ITS; LEDs for signaling and communication intelligent control; Fuzzy system and neural net
E-mail: gpang@eee.hku.hk

Dr. W.Y. SZETO
Associate Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Transport network design; Transport network reliability; Public transport; Dynamic traffic assignment; Landuse-transport-environment; Transport logistics; Game theoretical transport problems; Meta-heuristics for transport and logistics
E-mail: ceszeto@hku.hk

Dr. James Jixian WANG
Honorary Associate Professor
Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Port-city relationship; Transportation geography; Travel behaviour modelling; Time budget/use studies; Urban public transport in Hong Kong and China; Container port systems
E-mail: jwang@hku.hk

Prof. S.C. WONG
Francis S Y Bong Professor in Engineering and Chair of Transportation Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Traffic signals; Network modeling; Continuum modeling; Urban taxi services; Road safety
E-mail: hhecwsc@hku.hk

Prof. Anthony G.O. YEH
Chair Professor (Urban Planning and Geographic Information Systems)
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Academician, Chinese Academy of Science
Fields of Interests: Land use planning; GIS; Transport information system and road signs
E-mail: anthony.yeh@hku.hk

Dr. Jiangping ZHOU
Associate Professor 
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Fields of Interests: Transport policy and planning; Sustainable commute among university members; Big Data application in transport/ urban studies
E-mail: zhoujp@hku.hk

Dr. Pengyu ZHU
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Travel behaviour; Transportation policy; Interactions between transportation, land use and economic development
E-mail: brianzhu@hku.hk

All members of the academic staff in the University of Hong Kong who are involved in the teaching and research of transport will be eligible for appointment as full Fellows of the Institute.


Honorary Fellows

Ir T.N. CHENG
President, Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation
Fields of Interests: Highways engineering; Transportation planning; New town development

Ir T.F. LEUNG
Former Assistant Commissioner for Transport, Transport Department, HKSAR Government
Fields of Interests: Road safety; Intelligent Transport Systems; Traffic management

Professor C.K. MAK
University Fellow and Honorary Professor
Fields of Interests: Transport policy and planning; Planning and administration of railway and transport infrastructure development; Sustainable development of the built enviornment

Ir W.C. MOK
Former Assistant Director (Air Policy), Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government
Fields of Interests: Vehicular emission control and policy; Electric vehicles; Hybrid electric vehicles; Air quality

Ir Andrew PICKFORD
Director, Infrastructure and Transport Advisory Services, MVA Hong Kong Limited
Fields of Interests: Intelligent Transport Systems; Public and private sector road network operations; Transport policy-making; Mobility As A Service (MAAS); Electronic toll collection/ electronic road pricing; Managed motorways; Enforcement; Procurement strategies; Standardisation; Performance management; Road network monitoring systems; Mobile location services; Vehicle telematics (connected/ autonomous vehicles, etc.)

Ir W.L. TANG
Deputy Commissioner (Planning and Technical Services), Transport Department, HKSAR Government
Fields of Interests: Transport and urban planning; Traffic management; Smart mobility and walkability; Development of new towns and road infrastructures

Mr W.H. TSANG
President, The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (The Council 2016-2018)
Fields of Interests: Evolution of transport demand and travel behaviour; Emphasis on sustainable development and environmental measures; Development of transport technologies and applications

Persons from outside the University who can provide bona fide assistance and advice to the Institute or otherwise contribute to its activities and aims will be eligible for appointment as Honorary Fellows. Appointments are of a three-year term and are renewable.


Student Fellows

Mr Fang BIAN
PhD candidate, Department of Urban Planning and Design
Fields of Interests: Transportation; Regional development; Built environment; Urban planning

Miss Yiran CHENG
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Day-to-day dynamic traffic assignment; Vehicle routing problem; Optimization; Algorithms

Mr Kai Fung CHU
PhD candidate, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Fields of Interests: Autonomous vehicles; Intelligent transportation systems; Smart city

Mr Kevin Y.K. LEUNG
PhD candidate, Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Children's independent mobility; Transport resilience; Urban walkability

Mr Baicheng LI
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Taxi policy; Travel behaviour

Mr Alhassan SIIBA
PhD candidate, Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Transport safety; Promoting active transport; Transport sustainability; Transport and urban planning

Mr Chin Shum SHUI
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Bicycle-related policies; Bicycle repositioning; Bicycle network design

Miss Jing SONG
PhD candidate, Department of Urban Planning and Design
Field of Interest: Integrated railway and property development

Ms Sujun SUN
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Field of Interest: Transit network design problem

Mr Ka Ho TSOI
PhD candidate, Department of Geography
Fields of Interests: Sustainable mobility; Travel behaviour; Transport and land-use planning

Miss Yue WANG
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Bike sharing systems; Repositioning of bikes

Mr Wai WONG
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Traffic flow theory; Transport model calibration; Network modelling; Incident management

Ms Jiemin XIE
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Railway network; Passenger behaviour; Transport environment

Mr Linchuan YANG
MPhil candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Travel behaviour; Urban and regional planning; Real estate economics

Mr Wenhan YANG
PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering
Fields of Interests: Land-use and travel behaviour; Walking environment; Public transport in urban and rural places; Discrete choice modelling; Human geography

Registered research postgraduate students in the University of Hong Kong are eligible for appointment as Student Fellows. Appointments are for the entire duration of their research postgraduate studies at the university.


Affiliate Fellows

Dr. Alice S.Y. CHOW
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Science, The Education University of Hong Kong
Fields of Interests: Urban form and travel studies; Sustainable transport policy; Transit-oriented development; Excess commuting

Dr. Albert Y.S. LAM
Chief Scientist & Acting Chief Technology Officer, Fano Labs
Fields of Interests: Autonomous vehicle; Computational intelligence; Smart city; Smart grid

Dr. Tony N.N. SZE
Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Fields of Interests: Road safety; Injury prevention; Driver behaviour; Application of statistical methods

Full-time HKU research staff (including Research Assistants and Post-doctoral Fellows) working on transport-related projects with ITS Fellows, HKU alumni (particularly former ITS Student Fellows) whose work is related to transport studies, and former professoriate staff (especially those who have formerly served as ITS Fellows) are eligible for appointment as Affiliate Fellows. Appointments are of a three-year term and are renewable.

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