Dr. Zhuo Chen

Dr. Zhuo Chen

Lecturer in Transport Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Suzhou Campus: Room 7301, SEU-Monash JGS Building, Suzhou, China

I’m looking for highly motivated Ph.D. students (Suzhou-based) in intelligent transportation, especially in the areas of big data in transportation, AV/CAV, and shared mobility, etc. Eligible candidates are expected to have solid engineering background and experience in programming, data analytics and modeling, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Please send me your CV to apply for the position.


Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah

M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. in Thermal Science and Energy Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China

Academic Appointment

2021/02-Present  Lecturer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Monash University

2019/08-2020/12  Research Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah

2017/08-2018/08  Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Utah

Research Interests

Zhuo’s research interests include traffic operation, freeway infrastructure management, traffic safety, CAV, and shared mobility.

Research Experience

  • HOV/HOT Freeway Crash Prediction Method for the Highway Safety Manual (NCHRP 17-89A) (2019 – 2020)
  • SHRP2 Round 7 Implementation Assistance Program: Reliability Data and Analysis Tools (L02/L05/L07/L08/C11) (2017 – 2019)
  • USDOT SBIR Phase II: Technological Enhancements to Improve and Expand Casual Carpooling in New Corridors (2016 – 2017)
  • USDOT SBIR Phase I: A Mobile and Social Approach to Fostering Casual Carpooling in New Corridors (2016)
  • Statistical Analysis and Sampling Standards for Maintenance Management Quality Assurance (MMQA) (2016)
  • Hotspot and Sampling Analysis for Effective Maintenance Management and Performance Monitoring (2015-2016)
  • Data-Driven Freeway Performance Evaluation Framework for Project Prioritization and Decision Making (2014-2015)

Selected Publications

Chen, Z., Liu, X. C., Farnsworth, G., & Burns, K. (2019). Validating the Adaptability of Travel Time Reliability Measurements using Probe Data. Transportation Research Record, 2673(6), 57–67.

Chen, Z., Liu, X. C., & Wei, R. (2019). Agent-based approach to analyzing the effects of dynamic ridesharing in a multimodal network. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 74(October 2018), 126–135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2018.10.004

Chen, Z., & Liu, X. C. (2018). Roadway Asset Inspection Sampling Using High-Dimensional Clustering and Locality-Sensitivity Hashing. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.

Liu, X. C., & Chen, Z. (2017). Spatial Sampling with Fisher Information for Optimal Maintenance Management and Quality Assurance. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, 143(10), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1061/JTEPBS.0000083.

Chen, Z., Liu, X. C., & Zhang, G. (2016). Non-recurrent congestion analysis using data-driven spatiotemporal approach for information construction. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 71, 19–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trc.2016.07.002


Teaching Commitments

  • CIV5402 - Traffic Engineering and Management
  • CIV5404 - Intelligent Transport System
  • CIV5314 - Planning Urban Mobility Futures
Last modified: 08/04/2021