Jia Li

Jia Li University of Texas
Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

Quick Facts on Jia Li

  • Jia Li holds Ph.D. in Transportation (University of California Davis, 2013), M.Phil. in Civil Engineering (HKUST, 2007) and B.Sc. in Mathematics (Tsinghua University, 2005).
  • Jia Li specializes in traffic modeling, control and analysis. His current research examines the interplay and fusion of emerging sensing/communication/automation technologies, control strategies and driver behaviors, leveraging advanced analytics (incl. PDE and optimal control, decentralized computing, uncertainty quantification, and adaptive inference).
  • He has participated in multiple TxDOT, Caltrans and UTC projects and has lead efforts on ITS strategic planning and performance measurement, traffic surveillance, signal control and metering, traveler information, and facility location optimization, etc.

Areas of Research

  • ITS design, operations and analysis
  • Traffic flow theory