MEET CHAO HUANG, PhD, PE >> Senior Traffic Engineer/Modeler                                             

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education:
PhD in Transportation Engineering & Economics
Texas A&M University


Masters in Transportation Systems Engineering
University of Hawaii Manoa

Bachelors in Material Engineering
Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology


certifications:
Professional Engineer (PE) Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas, 
Washington

TRB Standing Committee on Freight Transportation Economics and Regulation (AT010), April 2018 - Present)

HOMETOWN:
Zhangjiajie, China

CATCHPHRASE:
"Let me double check."

KNOWN FOR:
Travel demand modeling, and traffic and revenue forecasting.

Chao has 16 years of experience in transportation planning and traffic engineering. He has been involved in several traffic and revenue (T&R) studies and completed multiple research projects with a focus on toll road/managed lanes operating policy and toll facility users’ response to pricing. He has also led multiple studies and surveys on how travelers will react to innovative tolling strategies and the costs and benefits associated with those projects. His research has provided a better understanding of traveler behavior in response to tolls and helped to better predict their reactions. His expertise includes travel demand modeling, econometric T&R forecasting, stated preference survey design, traffic impact analysis, and transportation investment risk analysis.