Institute Fellows

The Institute’s Fellows reflect the solid strength of HKU as a leading hub of transportation research in Asia. As of April 2018, we have 25 Institute Fellows – all being academic staff at the University of Hong Kong. We come from 6 different Faculties – Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Business and Economics, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Law  and Faculty of Social Sciences.

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

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

Professor K.T. CHAU

Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 

Fields of Interests

Electric and hybrid vehicles; Vehicle-to-Grid technology; Vehicular energy systems

Dr. Reynold C. K. CHENG

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science

 

Fields of Interests

Database and data mining; Uncertain data management; Big transportation data; Graph databases; Social network; Crowdsourcing

Mr. Alain J. F. CHIARADIA

Associate Professor

Department of Urban Planning and Design

 

Fields of Interests

Urban morphometrics

Dr. Timothy D. HAU

Principal Lecturer

School of Economics and Finance

 

Fields of Interests

Transportation economics; Project evaluation; Applied discrete choice econometrics; Public economics

Dr. Max HIRSH

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography

 

Fields of Interests

Airports and aviation; Infrastructure-led urban development; Port redevelopment; Urban planning and design

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

Dr. Mingxin HUANG

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

Fields of Interests

Lightweight materials for automotive applications

Dr. Yong-Hong KUO

Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

 

Fields of Interests

Logistics management; Big data in transportation

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

Dr. Wong-hing LAM

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

 

Fields of Interests

Mobile radio communications; Intelligent transport services/ systems

Prof. Ka Li Frankie LEUNG

Clinical Professor

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Fields of Interests

Fracture treatment; Fracture prevention; Implant design

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

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

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

Prof. Becky P. Y. 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)

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

Dr. Guibo SUN

Assistant Professor

Department of Urban Planning and Design

 

Fields of Interests

Transport infrastructure development (urban rail transit, high-speed railway) and active travel and economic impact; Spatial data infrastructure development (e.g., 3D pedestrian network and walkable Hong Kong)

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Pengyu ZHU

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography

 

Fields of Interests

Travel behaviour; Transportation policy; Interactions between transportation, land use and economic development

Honorary Fellows

Student Fellows

Affiliate Fellows

Ir T. N. CHENG

President

Hong Kong Institution of Highways and Transportation

Highways engineering; Transportation planning; New town development

Fields of Interests

Ir T. F. LEUNG

Former Assistant Commissioner for Transport

Transport Department, HKSAR Government

Road safety; Intelligent Transport Systems; Traffic management

Fields of Interests

Prof. C. K. MAK

University Fellow and Honorary Professor

Transport policy and planning; Planning and administration of railway and transport infrastructure development; Sustainable development of the built enviornment

Fields of Interests

Ir W. C. MOK

Former Assistant Director (Air Policy)

Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR Government

Vehicular emission control and policy; Electric vehicles; Hybrid electric vehicles; Air quality

Fields of Interests

Ir Andrew PICKFORD

Director

Infrastructure and Transport Advisory Services, MVA Hong Kong Limited

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.)

Fields of Interests

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)

Evolution of transport demand and travel behaviour; Emphasis on sustainable development and environmental measures; Development of transport technologies and applications

Fields of Interests

Miss Yiran CHENG

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Day-to-day dynamic traffic assignment;
Vehicle routing problem; Optimization; Algorithms

Fields of Interests

Mr Kai Fung CHU

PhD candidate

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Autonomous vehicles; Intelligent transportation systems; Smart city

Fields of Interests

Mr Kevin Y.K. LEUNG

PhD candidate

Department of Geography

Children's independent mobility; Transport resilience; Urban walkability

Fields of Interests

Mr Baicheng LI

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Taxi policy; Travel behaviour

Fields of Interests

Mr Chin Shum SHUI

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Bicycle-related policies; Bicycle repositioning; Bicycle network design

Fields of Interests

Miss Jing SONG

PhD candidate

Department of Urban Planning and Design

Integrated railway and property development

Fields of Interests

Ms Sujun SUN

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Transit network design problem

Fields of Interests

Mr Ka Ho TSOI

PhD candidate

Department of Geography

Sustainable mobility; Travel behaviour; Transport and land-use planning

Fields of Interests

Mr Yijia WANG

PhD candidate

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Transportation planning and logistics; Bike-sharing systems

Fields of Interests

Miss Yue WANG

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Bike sharing systems; Repositioning of bikes

Fields of Interests

Mr Wai WONG

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Traffic flow theory; Transport model calibration;
Network modelling; Incident management

Fields of Interests

Ms Jiemin XIE

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Railway network; Passenger behaviour; Transport environment

Fields of Interests

Mr Linchuan YANG

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Travel behaviour; Urban and regional planning; Real estate economics

Fields of Interests

Mr Wenhan YANG

PhD candidate

Department of Civil Engineering

Land-use and travel behaviour; Walking environment; Public transport in urban and rural places; Discrete choice modelling; Human geography

Fields of Interests

Mr Fang BIAN

PhD candidate

Department of Urban Planning and Design

Transportation; Regional development; Built environment; Urban planning

Fields of Interests

Dr. Albert Y. S. LAM

Chief Scientist & Acting Chief Technology Officer

Fano Labs

Autonomous vehicle; Computational intelligence; Smart city; Smart grid

Fields of Interests

Dr. Tony N. N. SZE

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Road safety; Injury prevention; Driver behaviour; Application of statistical methods

Fields of Interests

Dr. Alice S.Y. CHOW

Assistant Professor

Department of Social Science, The Education University of Hong Kong

Urban form and travel studies; Sustainable transport policy; Transit-oriented development; Excess commuting

Fields of Interests