Project Officer, Transportation Engineering

Friday, 19 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 19 July 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for the position as Project Officer.

This project aims to investigate how the new technology of autonomous vehicles could be integrated into the public transportation service system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct field survey and calibrate traffic flow model to help develop an integrated model to develop optimal design of dedicated exclusive lanes and speed limits for AVs considering driving behaviors of mixed traffic with AVs
  • Build up a mathematical modeling framework to determine the optimal AV fleet size and route network design for fixed-route PTS with AVs
  • Develop efficient solution algorithm to be coded to find the optimal dynamic routing and scheduling strategies of demand responsive PTS with AVs

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Engineering or equivalent
  • Knowledge of programming languages (e.g., Matlab, etc), statistical software (e.g. SPSS, STATA) and traffic simulation software (e.g. Viswalk) is a must
  • Experience in preparing R&D proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and contractual purposes
  • Ability to work independently and in a team in a multidisciplinary environment

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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