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Dr. Rongfang (Rachel) Liu has extensive experience in the area of intermodal transportation planning and engineering, environmental impact and major investment studies (EIS and MIS), and travel demand forecasting and simulation modeling. She has managed/conducted long-range transportation plans for different federal, state, and local government agencies and developed traffic engineering designs for various public and private sector clients. She has gained this broad-based experience through her various positions with consulting firms, research institutes, and government agencies as well as her extensive involvement with Transportation Research Board committees and modeling development task forces.
Combining her advanced educational background and diversified research experiences, Dr. Liu has a firm grasp of theoretical framework and principles of transportation engineering and planning. She also demonstrated her capability of implementing ideas and theories into real world projects through a number of research projects, professional affiliations, and extensive publications. Dr. Liu has presented and published a number of books, book chapters, and technical papers for renowned peer-reviewed transportation journals. She is also respected throughout the industry for her modeling skills and intermodal research.