Jiaqi MaAssistant Professor
University of Virginia
Office: 795 Rhodes Hall
Areas of Interest
Connected and automated vehicles; cyber physical systems; cooperative control of distributed multi-agent systems; intelligent transportation systems; dynamic transportation systems modeling and control; network optimization; travel behavior modeling and demand forecasting; artificial intelligence and advanced computing applications in transportation.
Ma, Jiaqi, Xiaopeng Li, Fang Zhou, and Wei. (2017). Designing Optimal Autonomous Vehicle Sharing and Reservation Systems: A Linear Programming Approach. Transportation Research Part C.
Ma, Jiaqi, Xiaopeng Li, Fang Zhou, Jia Hu and Brian Park. (2017) A parsimonious two-way shooting algorithm for connected automated traffic smoothing part II: computational issues and optimization. Transportation Research Part B. doi:10.1016/j.trb.2016.05.007
Zhou, Fang, Xiaopeng Li, Jiaqi Ma. (2017) A parsimonious two-way shooting algorithm for connected automated traffic smoothing part I: Theoretical analysis with generalized time geography. Transportation Research Part B. doi:10.1016/j.trb.2016.05.007
Lee, Changju, Jason So and Jiaqi Ma. (2017) Evaluation of Countermeasures for Red Light Running by Traffic-Simulator-Based Surrogate Safety Measures. Traffic Injury Prevention.
Li, Tao, Hongzhi Guan and Jiaqi Ma. (2017) Modeling travel mode choice behavior with bounded rationality using Markov Logic Networks. Transportation Letters The International Journal of Transportation Research
Ma, Jiaqi, and Fang Zhou. (2016) Virtual Dynamic Message Signs: A Future Mode for Basic Public Traveler Information. IET Intelligent Transport Systems.
Ma, Jiaqi, Fang Zhou, and Changju Lee. (2016) Providing Personalized and System Optimum Traveler Information: Simulation-based Heuristic Algorithm and Evaluation Framework. Accepted by Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.
Ma, Jiaqi, Michael D. Fontaine, Fang Zhou, Jia Hu, David K. Hale, and Michael O. Clements. (2016) Estimation of the Safety Effects of an Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.
Hao, Wei, Camille Kamga, Xianfeng Yang, Jiaqi Ma, Ellen Thorson, Ming Zhong, and Chaozhong Wu. (2016) Driver injury severity study for truck involved accidents at highway-rail grade crossings in the United States. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.
Li, Xiaopeng, Jiaqi Ma, Jianxun Cui, and Fang Zhou. (2016) Design framework of large-scale one-way electric vehicle sharing systems: A continuum approximation model. Accepted by Transportation Research Part B.
Ma, Jiaqi, Jia Hu, David Hale, and Joe Bared. (2016) Dynamic Hard-Shoulder Running for Traffic Incident Management. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record.
Ma, Jiaqi, Taylor Lochrane, Elise Miller-hooks, Fang Zhou, and Paul Jodoin. (2016) User-Friendly Benefit-Cost Estimation Tool for Traffic Incident Management Programs. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record.
Hale, David, Ali Hajbabaie, Jiaqi Ma, Jia Hu and Joe Bared. (2016) Proposed Data-Driven Performance Measures for Comparing and Ranking Traffic Bottlenecks. Transportation Research Procedia, 15: 483-494.
Hale, David K., Jiaqi Ma, and Alexandra Kondyli. (2015) RTOR Impact on Urban Street Segments in the HCM 2015 Update. Journal of Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record.
Hu, Jia, Mike D. Fontaine, and Jiaqi Ma. (2015) Data Quality of Private Sector Travel Time Data on Arterials. Accepted by ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering.
Ma, Jiaqi, Xiaopeng Li, Steve Shladover, Xiao-Yun Lu, and Dan Dailey. (2016) Freeway Speed Harmonization. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, 1 (1).
Ma, Jiaqi, Brian L. Smith, Michael D. Fontaine, and Fang Zhou. (2015) Comparison of In-Vehicle Auditory Public Traffic Information with Roadside Dynamic Message Signs. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems.
Ma, Jiaqi, Xuesong Zhou, and Brian Smith. (2015) Personalized Real-time Traffic Information Provision: Agent-based Optimization Model and Solution Framework. Transportation Research Part C.
Liu, Jun, Xin Wang, Asad J. Khattak, Jiaqi Ma, and Jia Hu. (2015) How does Big Data Serve for Freight Safety at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings: A Spatial Approach Fused with Path Analysis. Accepted by Neurocomputing.
Ma, Jiaqi, Changju Lee, and Michael J. Demetsky. (2015) Proof-of-concept for methodological framework to evaluate operational strategies with travel demand models. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 42(999), 854-864.
Hale, D. K., Park, B. B., Stevanovic, A., & Ma, J. (2015). Optimality versus run time for isolated signalized intersections. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 55, 191-202.
Xue, Yunqiang, Hongzhi Guan, Huanmei Qin, Yao-Jan Wu and Jiaqi Ma. (2015) Bi-level programming model of private capital investment in urban public transportation: Case study of Jinan city. Accepted by Mathematical Problems in Engineering.
Hu, Jia, Michael D. Fontaine, Brian Park, and Jiaqi Ma. (2014) Field Evaluations of an Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Using Private Sector Probe Data. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000806 , 04015033.
Ma, Jiaqi, Yan Bai, Jianfeng Shen and Fang Zhou. (2014) Examining the Impact of Adverse Weather on Urban Rail Transit Facilities on the Basis of Fault Tree Analysis and Fuzzy Synthetic Evaluation. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, 140(3).
Selected Research Projects and Grants
- Hardware in the Loop Testing of Connected Automated Vehicle Applications, 9/2016 - 8/2018, Role: Project Principal Investigator, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration.
- Managed Lanes for Bundlled Connected Automated Vehicle Applications, 07/2015 – 09/2018, Role: Project Principal Investigator, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration.
- Developing Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (AMS) Tools for Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) Applications, 09/2017 – 09/2019, Role: UC Principal Investigator, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration.
- Eco-Drive Experiment on Rolling Terrain for Fuel Consumption Optimization, 8/2016 - 12/2017, Role: Principal Investigator, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration, Funded value: $150,000.
- User-Friendly Benefit/Cost Estimation Tool for Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Program, 10/2013 – 12/2015, Role: Principal Investigator and Task Manager, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration, Funded value: $378,380
- Synthesis of Variable Speed Limit Signs, 09/2015 – 01/2017, Role: Co-PI, Project manager, Funded by USDOT Federal Highway Administration, Funded value: $85,000
- Integration of Travel Demand Models with Operational Analysis Tools, 08/2011 - 05/2013, Co-Principal Investigators: Jiaqi Ma, Michael J. Demetsky, Funded by Virginia Department of Transportation, Funded value: $120,000
Membership and Service
- Committee Communications Coordinator, Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation (2016 - present)
- Member, Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation (2016 – present)
- Member, Transportation Research Board Subcommittee on Travel Time Speed and Reliability (2015 – present)
- Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (2012 - present)
- Full Member, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (2015 – present)
- Member, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society
- Member, ITS Midwest
- Member, Institute of Transportation Engineers
Research Assistant Positions
I am always looking for self-motivated, hard-working students who are interested in pusuing their PhD degrees with me. Financial support will be available. If you are interested, please email me your CV/resume, research interests, transcripts, class rankings, and English scores (TOEFL and GRE), etc.
MS students (usually with financial support for tuition waiver), undergraduate students and visiting scholars are also welcomed to join my research team. Please directly email me to talk about possibilities.