Dr. Qiang Meng is currently a Full Professor in Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at National University of Singapore (NUS), Co-director of NUS-LTA Transportation Research Centre and an urban mobility panel number of National Science Foundation under the Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore.
Dr. Meng received his PhD from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2000. His research focuses include transportation network modeling and optimization, shipping and intermodal freight transportation network analysis, and quantitative risk assessment of transport operations. He has published more than 139 SCI indexed articles on the leading transportation and logistics journals, with the SCI index rate of 27. Some of his studies have been successfully used by the transportation and maritime industries, including QRAFT – a software package for the quantitative risk assessment of urban road tunnels. He is an Associate Editor of Transportation Research Part B, Journal of Transportation Engineering (ASCE) and Transportation Research Part E. He has clinched a number of awards and prizes, including Outstanding Alumni Award of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2016, Dean’s Chair Professor in Faculty of Engineering at NUS in 2015, the 13th World Conference on Transportation Research (WCTR) Society Prize for the best paper (2013), Best Paper Award for Methodological Development in the 9th EASTS (East Asia Society for Transportation Studies) International Conference (2011), Best Paper Award of AHB40 - Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Committee - in the 90th TRB Annual Meeting (2011) and Singapore MOT (Ministry of Transportation) Minister’s Innovation Award 2009.