Yue Liu, Ph.D.

Lui, Yue
, liu28@uwm.edu(414) 229-5422
Eng & Math Sciences E309
Associate Professor
General

Education:

  • Ph.D.,  University of Maryland at College Park, January 2005 to July 2009
  • M.S., Tongji University, P.R.C, September 2001 to June 2004
  • B.S., Tongji University, P.R.C, September 1997 to July 2001

Research Focus:

  • Traffic control and operations.
  • Emergency evacuation planning, and real-time operation.
  • Network analysis and optimization.
  • Traffic flow models and simulation.
  • Intermodal facility location theory.
  • Driver behavior analysis and intersection          safety studies.
  • Intelligent transportation systems.
  • Computer-aided transportation system design and integration.

Publications:

  • (2011) Yu J., Liu, Y.*, “Prioritizing Highway Safety Improvement Projects: A Multi-criteria Model and Case Study with SafetyAnalyst,” Safety Science, in press.
  • (2011) Luo, Z., Liu, Y.*, Yu, J., “Estimation of urban transportation network capacity considering traveler road preferences,” ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, in press.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., G. L. Chang, Yu, J., “An empirical study of driver responses during the yellow signal phase at six Maryland intersections,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, in press.
  • (2011) Yu J., Y. Liu*, W. J. Ma, X. Yang, “Locating urban transit hubs: A multi-criteria model and case study in China,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, in press.
  • (2011) Ma, W., Liu, Y., Yang, X., “Multi-objective Optimization of Signal Timing for Two-Stage Mid-block Pedestrian Crosswalk,” Transportation Research Record, in press.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., G. L. Chang, Yu, J. “An integrated control model for freeway corridor under non-recurrent congestion,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 60(4), pp. 1404-1418.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., G. L. Chang, J. Yu, “An arterial signal optimization model for intersections experiencing queue spillback and lane blockage,” Transportation Research Part C, 19, pp. 130-144.
  • (2010) Ma, W., Liu, Y., X. Yang, “Investigating the impacts of green signal countdown devices: An empirical approach and case study in China,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 136(11), pp. 1049-1055.
  • (2010) Ma, W. J., X. G. Yang, W. J. Pu, Liu, Y., “Signal Timing Optimization Models for Two-Stage Midblock Pedestrian Crossing,” Transportation Research Record, 2198, pp. 133-144.
  • (2010) Ma W.J., X.G. Yang, Liu, Y., "Development and Evaluation of Coordinated and Conditional Bus Signal Priority Approach," Transportation Research Record, 2145, pp. 49-58.
  • Refereed journal papers published before UWM services
  • (2009) Yu J., Liu, Y.*, G. L. Chang, Ma, W., and Yang, X., “A Cluster-Based Hierarchical Model for Urban Transit Hub Location Planning: Formulation, Solution, and Case Study,” Transportation Research Record, 2112, pp. 8-16.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., Chang, G. L., Liu, Y., and Lai, X., “A Corridor-Based Emergency Evacuation System for Washington, D.C.: System Development and Case Study,” Transportation Research Record, 2041, 58-67.
  • (2008) Yu, J., Liu, Y.*, and Yang, X., “Cluster-based Optimization of Urban Transit Hub Locations: Methodology and Case Study in China,” Transportation Research Record, 2042, 109-116.
  • (2007) Liu, Y., Chang, G. L., Tao, R., Hicks, T., and Tabacek, E., "Empirical Observations of Dynamic Dilemma Zones at Signalized Intersections," Transportation Research Record, 2035, 122-133.
  • (2006) Yu, J., Liu, Y., and Yang, X. “The Estimation of An Origin-Destination Matrix for Urban Transit Networks from On/Off Data,” Journal of System Engineering, 24(4), 89-92.
  • (2004) Liu, Y., X. Yang, “A Discrete Optical Control Model and Simulation of Multi-phase Signalized Intersection Under Congestion,” Computer and Communications, 22(2), 12-15.
  • (2003) Yang, X., L. Wang, Liu, Y., “Signal Control Intersection Traffic Design Computer-aided System and Its Realization,” Computer and Communications, 21(5), 3-6.
  • Journal manuscripts revised/under review
  • (2011) Yu J., Liu, Y.*, “An importance segregation based multi-objective optimization model for traffic safety improvement decisions,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, under review.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, Kim, W., Chang, G.L., “A decision model for justifying the benefits of detour operation under non-recurrent congestion,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, conditional accepted.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, G. L. Chang, Yu, J., “A Generalized Corridor Diversion Control Model for Freeway Incident Management,” Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, under review.
  • (2011) Ma, W., Liu, Y.*, Xie, H., Yang, X., “A Dynamic Programming Approach for Optimal Signal Priority Control with Multiple High-frequency Bus Requests,” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, under review.
  • (2011) An, J., Liu, Y., Teng, J., Liu, H., Yang, X., “Measuring Bus Service Reliability from Passenger’s Perspective: Methodology and Case Study from China,” Journal of Advanced Transportation, revised.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, Luo, Z., “A bi-level optimization model for planning signalized and uninterrupted flow intersections in urban network during emergency evacuation,” Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, revised.
  • (2011) Kim, W., Liu, Y.*, Chang, G.L., “ATMS: An Integrated Multi-Criteria System for Assessing Detour Decisions during Non-recurrent Freeway Congestion,” Transportation Research Record, revised.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, Luo, Z., “Optimal location planning of signalized and uninterrupted flow intersections in urban network during emergency evacuation,”Transportation Research Part B, under review.
  • (2011) Yu, J., Zou, N., Liu, Y., Fu, L., Liu, L., Yuan, A., “Childhood Road Safety Behaviors in China: A Cross-sectional Study of Guangzhou City,” Traffic Injury Prevention, revised.
  • (2011) Long, K., Liu, Y.*, Han, D.L., “Impact of Countdown Timer on Driving Maneuvers during Yellow Phase at Signalized Intersection: An Empirical Study in Changsha, China,” Safety Science, under review.
  • (2011) Heydar, M., Liu, Y.*, Petering, M., “A two-level transit-based evacuation model for planning of emergency in highly populated urban zones,” Optimization Letters, under review.
  • Journal manuscripts in preparation
  • (2011) Ma, W., Liu, Y.*, Han, B., “Rule-Based Integrated Optimization of Bus Priority Signal Timings and Bus Speed,” Journal of Advanced Transportation, manuscript drafting.
  • (2011) Franz, M., Liu, Y., Chang, G.L., “Design and Evaluation of a Dynamic Dilemma Zone Protection System for High Speed Rural Intersections,” Accident Analysis &Prevention, manuscript drafting.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, Luo, Z., “A critical intersection based traffic routing model for planning emergency evacuation,” to submit to Transportation Research Part C, in preparation.
  • (2011) Yu, J., Liu, Y.*, “A web-based multi-criteria decision support system for locating urban transit transfer centers,” to submit to Decision Support Systems, manuscript drafting.
  • (2011) Liu, Y.*, Yu, J., Chang, GL., “A integrated decision support tool for region-wide emergency evacuation planning and traffic management,” to submit to Decision Support Systems, manuscript drafting.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., “Observations and Classification of Driver Responses During The Yellow-Light Signal Phase,” to submit to Traffic Injury Prevention, manuscript drafting.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., “A lane-based signal merge control model for freeway work zones,” to submit to Transportation Research Part C, in preparation.
  • (2011) Effinger, J., Liu, Y.*, Horowitz, A., “Quantifying traveler’s diversion and impacts during a weekend full freeway closure: A case study with I43/I894 in Milwaukee,” to submit to ITE Journal, manuscript drafting.
  • Books, monographs, and other publications published by major university or commercial publishing houses and other appropriate publishers
  • (2009) Liu, Y., “An Integrated Traffic Control System for Freeway Corridors Under Non-recurrent Congestion,” Published by: ProQuest/UMI.
  • (2004) Liu, Y., "An Optimal Adaptive Control Model for Isolated Signalized Urban Intersections," Published by: Tongji University Library.
  • Chapters in books published by appropriate publishers
  • (2011) Liu, Y., Yu, J., “Emergency evacuation planning for highlypopulated urban zones: A transit-based solution and optimal operational strategies,”Emergency Management (ISBN 979-953-307-417-6), Published by:InTech.
  • Training manuals
  • (2008) Chang, GL., Li, Z., Liu, Y., Zou, N., “User Guide - A Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Emergency Evacuation System for the Capital Beltway Region,” Maryland State Highway Administration Internal Publishing.
  • (2007) Chang, GL., Liu, Y., Lai, X., “User Guide - A Corridor-based Emergency Evacuation System for the Washington DC Downtown Area, Washington DC Department of Transportation.
  • (2006) Yang, Q., Liu, Y., “Transmodeler User Guide – Chapter 4: Traffic Control, Arterial signal optimization module,” Caliper Corporation (an international software company with more than 30,000 users world wide).
  • (2006) Chang, GL., Liu, Y., Chou, C., “Training Manual: A Video-based System for Measuring Vehicular Speed Evolution Profile during the Yellow Phase,” Office of Operations and Traffic Safety (OOTS), Maryland State Highway Administration Internal Publishing.
  • (2004) Yang, X., Liu, Y., Wu, Z., “A knowledge-based computer system for traffic design and signal optimization – A Tutorial (in Chinese),” China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Publishing.
  • Computer software
  • (2008) Chang, GL., Li, Z., Liu, Y., Zou, N., “A Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Emergency Evacuation System for the Capital Beltway Region,” internally used by Maryland State Highway Administration.
  • (2007) Chang, GL., Liu, Y., Lai, X., “A Corridor-based Emergency Evacuation System for the Washington DC Downtown Area, internally used by Washington DC Department of Transportation.
  • (2006) Liu, Y., “Transmodeler: Arterial signal optimization module,” distributed by Caliper Corporation (an international software company with more than 30,000 users world wide).
  • (2006) Liu, Y., “A Video-based System for Measuring Vehicular Speed Evolution Profile during the Yellow Phase,” internally used by Office of Operations and Traffic Safety (OOTS), Maryland State Highway Administration.
  • (2004) Yang, X., Liu, Y., “A knowledge-based computer system for traffic design and signal optimization,” distributed by China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.
  • (2003) Yang, X., Yuan, C., Liu, Y., “An Adaptive Urban Mixed-Traffic Control and Monitoring System,” distributed and maintained by Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • Research projects/grants at UWM services (funded/on-going)
  • (FEDERAL)

 

  • Source: National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research and Education, Madison, USDOT
  • Project Title: “New Framework and Decision Support Tool to Warrant Detour Ops during Freeway Corridor Incident Management,” 09/2011-12/2012
  • Total Project Cost: $120,523
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Source: National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research and Education, Madison, USDOT
  • Project Title: “Heavy vehicle performance during recovery from queue discharge or oversaturated urban freeway conditions due to incidents, work zones and recurring congestion,” 09/2010-12/2012
  • Total Project Cost: $224,257
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • Source: Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative Pooled Fund
  • Project Title: “Development of a traffic diversion estimation model for freeway construction work zones,”05/2010-12/2011
  • Total Project Cost: $50,000
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • (STATE)

 

  • Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Project Title: “Traffic diversion and impact study for I-94 corridor long-term construction work zone,”01/2011-03/2012
  • Total Project Cost: $100,000
  • Role: Principal Investigator
  • (INTRAMURAL)

 

  • Support Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF): $6,000. CEAS Office of Dean. Sep. 2011.
  • Support Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF): $5,880. CEAS Office of Dean. May 2011.
  • Undergraduate Student Support Grant: $4,200. CEAS Office of Dean. Sep. 2010.
  • Support Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF): $4,000. CEAS Office of Dean. May 2010.
  • Undergraduate Student Support Grant: $4,800. CEAS Office of Dean. Sep. 2009.
  • Book reviews, editorials, interviews, and other minor publications
  • (2011) Leading Guest Editor for Special Issue “Use of Mobile Sensing Technology in Traffic Management,” in International Journal of Vehicular Technology.
  • Refereed conference papers published/presented
  • (2012)Heydar, M., Liu, Y., Petering, M., “Evacuating highly populated urban zones during emergency: A transit-based solution and optimal operational strategies,” accepted for presentation at the 12th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, Santiago, Chile, July 23-27, 2012.
  • (2012) Luo, Z., Liu, Y., “Optimal location planning of signalized and uninterrupted flow intersections in urban network during emergency evacuation,” accepted for presentation at the 2nd National Evacuation Conference (Panel 38: Modeling Evacuation Traffic Management Strategies), New Orleans, LA, February 7-9, 2012.
  • (2012)Kim, W., Liu, Y., Chang, G.L., “ATMS: An Integrated Multi-Criteria System for Assessing Detour Decisions during Non-recurrent Freeway Congestion,” 91st TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 424, paper # 12-3750), Washington D.C., January 22-26, 2012.
  • (2012)Long, K., Liu, Y., Han, D.L., “Impact of Countdown Timer on Driving Maneuvers during Yellow Phase at Signalized Intersection: An Empirical Study in Changsha, China,” 91st TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 436, paper # 12-3777), Washington D.C., January 22-26, 2012.
  • (2012) Luo, Z., Liu, Y., “Optimal location planning of signalized and uninterrupted flow intersections in urban network during emergency evacuation,” to present at the 91st TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 401, paper # 12-4455), Washington D.C., January 22-26, 2012.
  • (2011) Heydar, M., Liu, Y., Petering, M., “An Integrated Pedestrian Guiding and Bus Routing Model for Emergency Evacuation Planning,” presented at INFORMS 2011, Charlotte, North Carolina, November13-16, 2011.
  • (2011) Luo, Z., Liu, Y., “An iterative assignment approach to estimate the road network capacity considering realistic traveler route choices,” 14th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Washington DC, October 5-7, 2011.
  • (2011) Effinger, J., Liu, Y., Horowitz, A., Shaw, J., Corbin, J., “Quantifying traveler diversion and its impact during a weekend full freeway closure: case study with I894 in Milwaukee,” Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 18-19, 2011.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., Luo, Z. “A new decision support system for warranting detour operations during freeway corridor incident management,” Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 18-19, 2011.
  • (2011) Luo, Z., Liu, Y., “Detour or No Detour? A New Decision Support Tool for Urban Freeway Incident Management,” presented at Transport Chicago Conference, Chicago, June 3, 2011.
  • (2011) Heydar, M., Liu, Y., Petering, M., “Evacuating highly populated urban zones during emergency: A transit-based solution and optimal operational strategies,” presented at Transport Chicago Conference, Chicago, June 3, 2011.
  • (2011) Effinger, J., Liu, Y., Horowitz, A., “Quantifying traveler diversion and its impact during a weekend full freeway closure: case study with I894 in Milwaukee,” presented at Transport Chicago Conference, Chicago, June 3, 2011.
  • (2011) Heydar, M., Liu, Y., “A two-level transit-based evacuation model for planning of emergency in highly populated urban zones,” 19th Triennial Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies, Melbourne, Australia, July 10-15, 2011.
  • (2011) Yu, J., Liu, Y., “An integrated decision model to locate multiple urban transit hubs,” 12th Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (#196), Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, July 5-8, 2011.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., Kim, W., Chang, G.L., “An integrated decision-making model for urban freeway non-recurrent congestion management,” 12th Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management (#189), Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, July 5-8, 2011.
  • (2011) Luo, Z., Liu, Y., “Investigation of Operational Characteristic of Mixed Traffic Flow on Two-lane Urban Road Using Cellular Automation,”presented at the 2011 International Conference on Civil Engineering and Information Technology, Shanghai, China, May 7-8, 2011.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., Kim, W., Chang, G.L., “Justifying the benefits of freeway corridor detour operations under non-recurrent congestion: A decision model and numerical analysis,” 13th TRB Transportation Planning Applications Conference (#11-136), Reno, Nevada, May 8-12, 2011.
  • (2011) Kim, W., Liu, Y., Chang, G.L., “A Decision Model for Justifying Benefits of Detour Operation Under Non-recurrent Congestion,” 90th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 327, paper # 11-4005), Washington D.C., January 23-27, 2011.
  • (2011) Ma, W., Liu, Y., Yang, X.G., “A Multi-objective Optimization of Signal Timings for Two-Stage Midblock Pedestrian Crosswalk,” 90th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 392, paper # 11-2317), Washington D.C., January 23-27, 2011.
  • (2011) Ma, W., Liu, Y., Yang, X.G., “A Dynamic Programming Model for Optimal Bus Signal Priority Control with Multiple Requests,” 90th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 734, paper # 11-2851), Washington D.C., January 23-27, 2011.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., G. L. Chang, “A Generalized Corridor Diversion Control Model for Freeway Incident Management,” 89th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 324, paper # 10-2969), Washington D.C., January 11-14, 2010.
  • (2010) Yu J., Liu, Y., W. J. Ma, X. Yang, “Location planning for multiple urban transit hubs: a multi-criteria approach and case study in China,” 89th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 518, paper # 10-2947), Washington D.C., January 11-14, 2010.
  • (2010) Ma, W., Liu, Y., J. Yu, X. Yang, “Investigating the impacts of green signal countdown devices: An empirical approach and case study in China,” 89th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 432, paper # 10-1578), Washington D.C., January 11-14, 2010.
  • (2010) Ma, W., Pu, W.J., Liu, Y.,Yang, X.G. “Signal Timing Optimization Models for Two-Stage Midblock Pedestrian Crossing,” 89th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 432, paper # 10-1570), Washington D.C., January 11-14, 2010.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., J. Yu, and G. L. Chang, “A Bi-level Optimization Model to Determine A Control Area for Emergency Evacuation Operations,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA, October 10-14, 2009.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., Chang, G.L., Yu, J., “A Multi-objective Model for Optimal Freeway Diversion Control under Incident Conditions,” Proceeding of the 2nd International Symposium on Freeway and Tollway Operations, June 21-24, 2009, Honolulu, USA.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., J., Yu, G.L. Chang, "A multi-objective model for optimal diversion control of a freeway corridor under incident conditions," 88th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 537, paper # 09-2386), Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • (2009) Yu, J., Liu, Y., G.L. Chang, "A cluster-based hierarchical model for urban transit hub location planning: Formulation, solution, and Case study," 88th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 584, paper # 09-1583), Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • (2009) Yu, J., Liu, Y., H.W. Ho, G.L. Chang, "A multi-criterion approach for prioritizing traffic safety improvement projects: Application of analytical hierarchy process with fuzzy logic," 88th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 596, paper # 09-2333), Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., J., Yu, G.L. Chang, "A dynamic model for signal optimization with enhanced traffic flow formulations," 88th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 671, paper # 09-1549), Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • (2008) Zou, N., Li, Z., Liu, Y., and Chang, G. L., “A Region-wide Emergency Evacuation System for Washington D.C. – the Capital Beltway Network,” The 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, New York, 2008.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., J. Yu, and G. L. Chang, “A Dynamic Model for Signal Optimization with Enhanced Traffic Flow Formulations,” presented at INFORMS Annual Meeting (Session: OR in Transportation Operations), Washington, DC, USA, October 11-15, 2008.
  • (2008) Yang, N. and Liu, Y., “Simulation Optimization of Urban Arterial Signals via Simultaneous Perturbation Stochastic Approximation (SPSA),” The 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, New York, 2008.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., Chang, G.L., Yu, J., Hou, Y., and Rahwanji, S., “A Lane-group Based Macroscopic Model for Signalized Intersections Account for Shared Lanes and Blockages,” proceeding of the 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation System, pp. 639-644, October 12-15, 2008.
  • (2008) Yu, J., Chang, G.L., Ho H.W., and Liu, Y., “Variation-based Online Travel Time Prediction Using Clustered Neural Networks,” proceeding of the 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation System, October 2008 in Beijing, China.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., G.L. Chang, Y., Liu, X.R., Lai, "A corridor-based emergency evacuation system for Washington, D.C.: System development and case study," 87th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 227, paper # 08-0674), Washington D.C., January 13-17, 2008.
  • (2008) Yu, J., Liu, Y., Chang, G. L., "A cluster-based optimization of urban transit hub locations: methodology and case study in China,"87th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 581, paper # 08-1744), Washington D.C., January 13-17, 2008.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., Chang, G. L., Tao, R., Hicks, T., and Tabacek, E., "Empirical investigation of critical factors affecting driver responses during the yellow phase: A case study at six Maryland intersections," 87th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 595, paper # 08-0666), Washington D.C., January 13-17, 2008.
  • (2007) Liu, Y., and G. L. Chang, “CAPEVACUATION: The Corridor-Based Emergency Traffic Evacuation System for Washington D.C.,” the 14th World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 2007, Beijing, China.
  • (2007) Liu, Y., and G. L. Chang, “A Video-based System for Measuring Dynamic Dilemma Zones at Signalized Intersections,” proceeding of the 10th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation System, September 2007 in Seattle, USA.
  • (2007) Yu, J., Liu, Y. “An Optimal Location Model for Public Transit Hubs Using On/Off Data at Bus Stops,” Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Transportation Engineering, pp. 2524-2529, ASCE, Jul 22-24, 2007.
  • (2007) Liu, Y., Chang, G. L., Tao, R., Hicks, T., and Tabacek, E., "Empirical observations of dynamic dilemma zones at signalized intersections," 86th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings CDROM (Session #: 506, paper # 07-1658), Washington D.C., January 21-25, 2007.
  • (2006) Liu, Y., G. L. Chang, “Measuring the Response of Drivers to a Yellow Phase at Signalized Intersections with A Video-based Approach,” the 9th International Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation, pp. 578-583, ASCE, Aug 14-16, 2006.
  • Invited presentations
  • (2011) Liu, Y., “Integrated planning and operational tools for emergency evacuation traffic management: case studies and system application in Washington DC Metropolitan Area,” invited by Argonne National Lab, TRACC, Mar. 29, 2011.
  • (2011) Liu, Y., “Integrated Control of Urban Freeway Corridor System under Non-recurrent Congestion,” invited by School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, Jan. 4, 2011.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., “Urban Freeway Corridor Incident Management: An Integrated Control System,” invited by School of Control Science, Shandong University, China, Dec. 29, 2010.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., “An Integrated Traffic Control System for Urban Freeway Corridor under Non-recurrent Congestion,” invited by School of Transportation, Tongji University, China, Dec. 28, 2010.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., “Emergency Evacuations and Intelligent Signals,” invited presentation at 16th Wisconsin ITS Forum, TAPCO, Milwaukee, Oct. 26, 2010.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., “Region Wide Emergency Traffic Management: Case Studies and System Application in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area,”invited presentation at Great Lakes Transportation Enterprise Institute Workshop, Milwaukee, Jul. 30, 2010.
  • (2010) Liu, Y., “Emergency evacuation planning and operations,” Wisconsin ITE Section Conference and Student Appreciation Night, Milwaukee, Mar. 3, 2010.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., “Inter-campus collaboration on transportation research: UW-Madison and Milwaukee,” talk at Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Lab, UW-Madison, Dec. 15, 2009.
  • (2009) Liu, Y., “Advances in traffic control and operations: Wisconsin Applications,” presented at Wisconsin SE DOT Highway Engineering Program, Oct. 22, 2009.
  • (2008) Liu, Y., “A Unconventional Arterial Intersection Design System,” invited by Traffic Design and Safety Division, Maryland State Highway Administration, Hanover, Oct. 20, 2008.
  • (2007) Liu, Y., “Empirical Observations of Dynamic Dilemma Zones at Signalized Intersections,” invited by Traffic Information and Control Laboratory, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, May 21, 2007.
  • (2006) Liu, Y., “A Corridor-based Emergency Traffic Evacuation System for Washington D.C.,” invited by Traffic Information and Control Laboratory, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Aug. 7, 2006.
  • Technical reports before UWM services (completed)
  • (2009) Liu, Y., “Integrated freeway corridor control system: models and simulation studies,” Ann Wylie Research Report, University of Maryland-College Park.
  • (2008) Chang, G. L., Liu, Y.,Li, Z., Zou, N., “Design and Development of A Real-Time Traffic Monitoring and Emergency Evacuation System for the Capital Beltway,” Phase-I Report, Maryland Department of Transportation.
  • (2007) Chang, G. L., Liu, Y., “CAPEVACUATION, A Corridor-based Emergency Evacuation System for Washington DC Metropolitan Area,” Phase-II Report, Washington DC Department of Transportation.
  • (2006) Chang, G. L. Liu, Y., “Interrelations between Crash Rates, Signal Yellow Times, and Vehicle Performance Characteristics,” Phase II Report, Maryland State Highway Administration.
  • (2004) Liu, Y., “Control and Improvement Design for Key Intersections near Shanghai People Square (in Chinese),”Final Report, Tunnel Engineering & Rail Transit Design and Research Institute.
  • (2004) Yang, X., Lin, Y., Yuan, C., Liu, Y., “An Adaptive Urban Mixed-Traffic Control and Monitoring System (in Chinese),” Final Report, China National Nature Science Foundation.
  • (2003) Yang, X., Huang, B., Liu, Y., “Simulation-based Special Event Planning for Xihu District in Hangzhou City (in Chinese),” Final Report, Hangzhou Department of Transportation.
  • (2002) Yang, X., Lin, Y. Liu, Y., “Control and Improvement Design for Six Congested Off-ramps along Shanghai Inner Ring Road (in Chinese),” Final Report, Shanghai Institute of Civil Design.
  • (2002) Yang, X., Wang, Q.,Liu, Y., Peng, H.,  “Traffic Design and Control Scheme for the Six-legged Roundabout in Urumqi City (in Chinese),” Final Report and Operational Plans, the World Bank.
  • (2002) Yang, X., Zhou, G., Li, S.,Liu, Y., “Advanced Signal Control Scheme for Tianmu Roundabout in Shanghai Inner Ring Road (in Chinese),” Final Report and Implementation Plans, Shanghai Institute of Civil Design.
  • Projects or other professional work exhibited or otherwise disseminated other than through the print media
  • “Traffic Intersections Gaining Speed,” Ivanhoe Newswire, Discoveries and Breakthroughs Inside Science, reported June 2009. (Yue Liu is the co-investigator of this research and producer of 3D video demonstration shown in media) http://www.ivanhoe.com/science/story/2009/06/579a.html
  • Yue Liu’s Research in Spotlight of “The Transporter” in Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management, University of Maryland, reported in Spring 2009.http://www.citsm.umd.edu/documents/newsletters/citsmnwsltr0101.pdf
  • List research or professional awards, ranking in competitions, etc.
  • (2011) Selected for the 2012 Edition of Who's Who in America.
  • (2009) Best Ph.D. Research Award, by University of Maryland.
  • (2009) Ann Wylie Dissertation Research Prize, by University of Maryland.
  • (2008) I-95 Corridor Research Fellowship, by Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland.
  • (2008) Future Faculty Fellow, by University of Maryland.
  • (2006) First Place in TRB (Transportation Research Board) Poster Competition, Department of Civil Engineering, by University of Maryland.
  • (2004) Emerging New Technology Prize, ranked 2ndplace for project “Knowledge-based Computer System for Traffic Design and Signal Optimization,”by China Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development.
  • (2002) Distinguished Graduate Study Award, by Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • (1998-2001) Distinguished Undergraduate Study Award, by Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • (1999) Morning Star Award, by Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Serving as reviewer for established journals and international conferences
  • The applicant has reviewed a total of 101 papers till Nov 2011.

 

  • Transportation Research Part A (1 paper)
  • Transportation Research Part C (1 paper)
  • Journal of Advanced Transportation (1 paper)
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (9 papers)
  • IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems (5 papers)
  • Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (13 papers)
  • ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development (11 papers)
  • ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering (1 paper)
  • Transportation Research Record (34 papers for Freeway Operations Committee, Network Modeling Committee, Intelligent Transportation Systems Committee, Traffic Signal Control Committee, Signal Control Devices Committee, Emergency Evacuation Subcommittee)
  • Safety Science (1 paper)
  • 18th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (1 paper)
  • IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (7 papers)
  • 12th Computers in Urban Planning and Urban Management Conference (3 papers)
  • 11th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals (4 papers)
  • 24th Annual International Conference & NACGEA International Symposium on Geo-Trans (2 papers)
  • World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems (5 papers)
  • 9thInternational Conference on Applications of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (2 papers)