Lili Du
University of Florida

Dr. Du is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, University of Florida. Before that, she worked as an assistant and then an associate professor at Illinois Institute of Technology from 2012-2017, and as a Post-doctoral Research Associate for NEXTRANS at Purdue University from 2008 to 2012. Dr. Du received her Ph.D. degree in Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems with a minor in Operations Research and Statistics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2008. She also received her MS degree in Industrial Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2003 and BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 1998. Dr. Du’s research is characterized by integrating operations research, network modeling, game theory, control theory, machine learning and statistical methods into transportation system analysis and network modeling. Her current research mainly focuses on AV/CV/CAV/EV impacts, mobility on demand, network resilience, and traffic flow analysis. Dr. Du’s research has been published in Transportation Research Part B, Part C, and Part D, IEEE Transactions on ITS, Networks and Spatial Economics. Her research has been funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), State DOT, STRIDE UTC, and Toyota InfoTechnology Center. Dr. Du is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award in 2016. She is currently chairing TRB AEP40-4 subcommittee on Emerging Technologies in Network Modeling and ASCE-T&DI Artificial Intelligence in Transportation Committee. She serves on the editorial boards for Transportation Research Part B, Part C, and IEEE ITS.