Hao Liu

Job title: 
Research Engineer
Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology
Lead Researcher

Dr. Hao Liu is an Assistant Research Engineer with PATH. He is passionate about extending the traffic flow modeling capability by incorporating latest technology advancements in CAV control, communication, and machine learning. With the modeling tools, he wanted to find out the best traffic operation and management strategies that maximize the benefit of the CAV technologies. He wishes to promote the CAV development, evaluation and deployment by helping researchers over the world implement the PATH simulation models in their tailored CAV studies. Dr. Liu received B.S. in Transportation from Sun Yat-Sen University in China, M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering from Research Institute of Highway in China, and Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from University of Cincinnati.

Research interests: 
  • Traffic flow modeling and simulation for traffic streams affected by Connected Automated Vehicles (CAV). 
  • Arterial traffic management, hardware-in-the-loop simulation, and vehicle energy consumption estimation.