Cynthia Chen
University of Washington

Bio: Cynthia Chen is a professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington (Seattle). She is an internationally renowned scholar in transportation science and directs the THINK (Transportation-Human Interaction and Network Knowledge) lab at the UW. Cynthia has published numerous peer-reviewed publications in leading journals in transportation and systems engineering including Transportation Research Part A-F and PNAS. Her research has been supported by many federal and state agencies. She is an associate director of TOMNET (Center for Teaching Old Models New Tricks), a USDOT-funded Tier 1 University Transportation Center led by ASU, as well as a co-investigator of the new Center of Understanding Future Travel Behavior and Demand, a USDOT-funded national center led by UT Austin. Currently, Cynthia is an associate editor for Transportation Science, and is on the editorial board of Sustainability Analytics and Modeling.