International Forum of Young Scholars on Transportation Research and Education

Moderator: Dr. Haizhong Wang, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, USA
14:00 – 17:00 PM, Friday, July 24, 2015
Conference Room 1, Building 7, Beijing Friendship Hotel

This forum aims to share experiences of research, teaching, and career development of young professionals. The invited speakers are young professors from U.S. and Chinese universities who had overseas studying and working experiences. In this year’s forum, the presenters will discuss how they made efforts to integrate research and education, to develop research groups, to improve technical writing and participate in international professional organization, and to conduct international collaborative research and education.

Proposed Agenda:
14:00 – 14:10
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Xuedong Yan, Professor and Vice Dean, School of Traffic & Transportation, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
14:10 – 14:30
Dr. Jason Cao, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota, USA
14:30 – 14:50
Dr. Ning Wu, Professor, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
14:50 – 15:10
Dr. Qiang Meng, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, Singapore
15:10 – 15:30
Dr. Xuesong Wang, Professor, Tongji University, China
15:30 – 15:50
Tea/Coffee Break
15:50 – 16:10
Dr. Ziqi Song, Assistant Professor, Utah State University, USA
16:10 – 16:30
Dr. Sean Qian, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
16:30 – 17:00
Panel Discussion and Q&A

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