Henry Liu

Henry Liu
Henry Liu
Director, USDOT Midwest Center for Connected and Automated Transportation at the University of Michigan
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
Research Professor, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), U-M Office of Research
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Dr. Henry Liu is the Director of USDOT Midwest Center for Connected and Automated Transportation at the University of Michigan. He is also a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Research Professor at the UM Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI). Prior joining the University of Michigan, he was an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000 and his Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University (China) in 1993.

Dr. Liu's research interests focus on traffic network monitoring, modeling, and control, including traffic flow modeling and simulation, traffic signal operations, network traffic assignment, and mobility and safety applications with connected and automated vehicles. Dr. Liu is the managing director of Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, associate editor of Transportation Research Part C, Network and Spatial Economics, and Transportmetrica Part B. He is also on the editorial board of Transportation Research Part B and IET Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems. 

Dr. Liu is one of the co-founders for SMART Signal Technologies, Inc., a Minnesota-based start-up company to commercialize his research work on traffic signal performance measurement and optimization.