Professional Summary

UC Next Mobility Lab: https://jiaqima.wixsite.com/jiaqi

Short Bio: Dr. Jiaqi Ma is the Director of Advanced Transportation Collaborative at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to that, he is a Project Manager and Research Scientist at the Federal Highway Administration Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, and a contractor researcher at the Virginia Transportation Research Council of the Virginia Department of Transportation (DOT).  He has led and managed many research projects worth of a total value of more than $ 6 million funded by U.S. DOT, NSF, state DOTs, covering a wide range areas of smart transportation systems, such as vehicle-highway automation, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), connected vehicles, shared mobility, and large-scale smart system modeling and simulation, travel behavior modeling and demand forecasting, and artificial intelligence and advanced computing applications in transportation. He is a Member of the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation, and Co-Chair of IEEE ITS Society Technical Committee on Smart Cities and Smart Mobility.

Education

B.S.: Beijing Jiaotong University Beijing, China, 2008 (Civil Engineering Thesis: Performance Evaluation for Vibration Reduction Track Systems of High Speed Rails)

M.S.: Beijing Jiaotong University Beijing, China, 2010 (Highway & Railway Engineering Thesis: Dynamic Travel Choice Modeling in Urban Rail Transit Networks)

M.S.: University of Virginia Charlottesville, Va., 2013 (Transportation Engineering Thesis: Integration of Travel Demand Models with Operational Analysis Tools)

Ph.D.: University of Virginia Charlottesville, Va., 2014 (Transportation Engineering Dissertation: En-route Traveler Information Connecting Vehicles and Infrastructure: Prototype, Human Factors, and Information Strategies for Traffic Management)

Research Support

Grant: #Leidos P010204019 sub USDOT DTFH6112D00020 / STOL 1 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 11-23-2017 -07-31-2018 Department of Transportation STOL I IDIQ TO 26 Speed Harmonization Role:PI $139,860.67 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Leidos P010208821 sub USDOT DTFH6116D00030 / STOL II Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 09-01-2017 -05-08-2021 Department of Transportation Request for Proposal (?RFP?) for STOL II IDIQ and Loop Testing Task Order Role:PI $109,979.28 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #32374 / FHA E180650 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi; Wei, Heng 08-17-2018 -02-17-2019 Federal Highway Administration Analyzing Various Data Sources and Evaluating Effectiveness of Providing Travel Time for Non-Freeways Role:PI $57,441.77 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Paving the Way for Vehicle-Highway Automation: Integrated Control of C Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 07-01-2018 -12-31-2019 UC's Research Support Paving the Way for Vehicle-Highway Automation: Integrated Control of Cooperative Traffic Streams and Transportation Infrastructure Systems Role:PI $25,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #32391 / FHWA E180658 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi; Tang, Ming; Wang, Jialiang 08-24-2018 -02-24-2019 Federal Highway Administration Evaluate Opportunities to Provide Training Simulation for ODOT Snow and Ice Drivers Role:PI $39,791.70 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Leidos P01020821 TO 2 sub USDOT DTFH6116D00030 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 09-22-2017 -07-21-2020 Department of Transportation STOL II Connected Automated Vehicle Task Order Role:PI $59,998.54 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Project No. 182702 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 04-26-2018 -06-30-2019 Ohio Department of Transportation Connected Vehicle Analysis in Connected Marysville Pilot Role:PI $24,373.09 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #WSARC OFRN Round 3 Subcontract / OSU 60064366 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Kumar, Manish; Ma, Jiaqi; Sharma, Rajnikant 09-01-2018 -03-31-2020 Ohio Department of Higher Education Regional Unmanned Traffic Management System (RUTMS) Role:Collaborator $596,927.34 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #1901998 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 06-01-2019 -05-31-2022 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Resilient, Adaptive, and System Optimal Vehicle Platooning Built upon Distributed Learning and Computation Role:PI $85,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Leidos PO10209559 sub FHWA (DOT) DTFH6116D00053 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 04-03-2018 -09-25-2020 Federal Highway Administration FHWA HOTO180007PR ? Phase 3 Task Order Role:PI $84,914.88 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #R40311 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 05-01-2019 -12-31-2020 UC's Collaborative Research Advancement Grants Program - Track 2: Strategic Teams Strategic Collab Grant – Ma, Jiaqi Role:PI $70,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #33810 / FHA E190477 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi; Wang, Jialiang 08-26-2019 -02-26-2020 Federal Highway Administration Assess the Effectiveness of Type 2 and Type 3 Safety Vest for Day and Night Use Role:PI $65,960.06 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #R40536 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Lanna P da Silva, Paula; Ma, Jiaqi 10-01-2019 -03-31-2020 UC's Urban Futures Digital Futures Anchor Development Program "Bio-Inspired Computational Intelligence (BIComIn) for Personalization: Genetic fuzzy based AI for effective real-time decision making in military/commercial applications and for personalizing treat Role:Collaborator $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #P010231779 sub USDOT DTFH6116D0053 Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 09-24-2019 -03-05-2021 Department of Transportation Automated Driving Systems (ADS) Operational Behavior and Traffic Regulation Information Role:PI $130,032.52 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Kittleson & Assoc 22398. sub Oregon DOT B35967 sub USDOT Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi 08-15-2018 -08-15-2020 Department of Transportation Developing "Hiqhway Capacity Manual" Capacity Adjustments for Agency Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Operational Planning Readiness Role:PI $79,686.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #Exhibit A_Project 1 under the Master Agreement Investigators:Ma, Jiaqi; Tang, Ming 05-15-2020 -05-14-2021 Cincinnati Insurance Company CIC - Geospatial Imagery Analytics Research Project: Phase 1 Role:Collaborator $59,000.00 Awarded Level:Industry

Grant: #TO-P010208821_R3 / DTFH6116D00030 Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Ma, Jiaqi 01-01-2020 -11-30-2020 Department of Transportation Automated Driving Systems (ADS) OEM-Industry Research Collaboration and Integrated Highway Prototype (CARMA IHP2) Role:Collaborator $45,257.52 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #UC-ODOT-001 Investigators:Brown, Bryan; Cohen, Kelly; Cuppoletti, Daniel; Ma, Jiaqi; Ouwerkerk, Justin 09-22-2020 -03-22-2021 Ohio Department of Transportation Economic Impact Report for Advanced Autonomous Aircraft Technologies in Ohio Role:Collaborator $99,999.87 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #DOTC35680 / DOT 69A3602040427ADS0OH Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Ma, Jiaqi; Ma, Ou 11-23-2020 -06-30-2024 Department of Transportation DriveOhio - USDOT Automated Driving System Demonstration Grant Role:Collaborator $893,189.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #69A3602040473CDL0OH Investigators:Cohen, Kelly; Ma, Jiaqi 08-01-2020 -09-30-2024 Department of Transportation HP-CMV - Proposal for a National Commercial Driver License Program Assessment Role:Collaborator $1,479,468.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Khattak Z.;Fontaine M.;Smith B.;Ma J. (03-01-2019. ) Crash severity effects of adaptive signal control technology: An empirical assessment with insights .Accident Analysis and Prevention, , 124 ,151-162 More Information

Ma J.;Hu J.;Leslie E.;Zhou F.;Huang P.;Bared J. (03-01-2019. ) An eco-drive experiment on rolling terrains for fuel consumption optimization with connected automat.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 100 ,125-141 More Information

Guo Y.;Ma J.;Xiong C.;Li X.;Zhou F.;Hao W. (01-01-2019. ) Joint optimization of vehicle trajectories and intersection controllers with connected automated veh.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 98 ,54-72 More Information

Ma J.;Zhou F.;Huang Z.;James R. (12-07-2018. ) Hardware-In-The-Loop Testing of Connected and Automated Vehicle Applications: A Use Case for Coopera.IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, , 2018-November ,2878-2883 More Information

Ghiasi A.;Hale D.;Bared J.;Kondyli A.;Ma J. (12-07-2018. ) A Dynamic Signal Control Approach for Integrated Ramp and Mainline Metering.IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, , 2018-November ,2892-2898 More Information

Hale D.K.;Antoniou C.;Park B.B.;Ma J.;Zhang L.;Paz A. (09-03-2018. ) Revisiting the application of simultaneous perturbation stochastic approximation towards signal timi.Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, , 22 (5 ) ,365-375 More Information

Xiong C.;Yang D.;Ma J.;Chen X.;Zhang L. (06-25-2018. ) Measuring and enhancing the transferability of hidden Markov models for dynamic travel behavioral an.Transportation, , 1-21 More Information

Learn S.;Ma J.;Raboy K.;Zhou F.;Guo Y. (06-01-2018. ) Freeway speed harmonisation experiment using connected and automated vehicles.IET Intelligent Transport Systems, , 12 (5 ) ,319-326 More Information

Lee C.;So J.(.;Ma J. (01-02-2018. ) Evaluation of countermeasures for red light running by traffic simulator–based surrogate safety meas.Traffic Injury Prevention, , 19 (1 ) ,1-8 More Information

Zhao J.;Gao Y.;Tang J.;Zhu L.;Ma J. (01-01-2018. ) Highway Travel Time Prediction Using Sparse Tensor Completion Tactics and K -Nearest Neighbor Patter.Journal of Advanced Transportation, , 2018 , More Information

Liu J.;Khattak A.J.;Chen C.;Wan D.;Ma J.;Hu J. (01-01-2018. ) Revisiting Hit-and-Run Crashes: A Geo-Spatial Modeling Method.Transportation Research Record, , More Information

Ma J.;Zhou F.;Huang Z.;Melson C.;James R.;Zhang X. (01-01-2018. ) Hardware-in-the-Loop Testing of Connected and Automated Vehicle Applications: A Use Case for Queue-A.Transportation Research Record, , More Information

Ma J.;Li X.;Zhou F.;Hao W. (11-01-2017. ) Designing optimal autonomous vehicle sharing and reservation systems: A linear programming approach.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 84 ,124-141 More Information

Wu X.;Guan H.;Han Y.;Ma J. (10-01-2017. ) A tour route planning model for tourism experience utility maximization.Advances in Mechanical Engineering, , 9 (10 ) , More Information

Li T.;Guan H.;Ma J.;Zhang G.;Liang K. (06-29-2017. ) Modeling travel mode choice behavior with bounded rationality using Markov Logic Networks.Transportation Letters, , 1-8 More Information

Zhou F.;Li X.;Ma J. (01-01-2017. ) Parsimonious shooting heuristic for trajectory design of connected automated traffic part I: Theoret.Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, , 95 ,394-420 More Information

Ma J.;Li X.;Zhou F.;Hu J.;Park B.B. (01-01-2017. ) Parsimonious shooting heuristic for trajectory design of connected automated traffic part II: Comput.Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, , 95 ,421-441 More Information

Wang Y.;Zhang M.;Ma J.;Zhou X. (12-01-2016. ) Survey on Driverless Train Operation for Urban Rail Transit Systems.Urban Rail Transit, , 2 (3-4 ) ,106-113 More Information

Ma J.;Fontaine M.D.;Zhou F.;Hu J.;Hale D.K.;Clements M.O. (12-01-2016. ) Estimation of crash modification factors for an adaptive traffic-signal control system.Journal of Transportation Engineering, , 142 (12 ) , More Information

Ma J.;Zhou F.;Lee C. (11-01-2016. ) Providing personalized system optimum traveler information in a congested traffic network with mixed.Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, , 20 (6 ) ,500-515 More Information

Hao W.;Kamga C.;Yang X.;Ma J.;Thorson E.;Zhong M.;Wu C. (11-01-2016. ) Driver injury severity study for truck involved accidents at highway-rail grade crossings in the Uni.Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, , 43 ,379-386 More Information

Ma J.;Zhou F. (09-01-2016. ) Virtual dynamic message signs: A future mode for basic public traveller information.IET Intelligent Transport Systems, , 10 (7 ) ,476-482 More Information

Li X.;Ma J.;Cui J.;Ghiasi A.;Zhou F. (06-01-2016. ) Design framework of large-scale one-way electric vehicle sharing systems: A continuum approximation .Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, , 88 ,21-45 More Information

Ma J.;Smith B.;Fontaine M. (05-03-2016. ) Comparison of In-Vehicle Auditory Public Traffic Information With Roadside Dynamic Message Signs.Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, , 20 (3 ) ,244-254 More Information

Hu J.;Fontaine M.;Ma J. (04-01-2016. ) Quality of private sector travel-time data on arterials.Journal of Transportation Engineering, , 142 (4 ) , More Information

Liu J.;Wang X.;Khattak A.J.;Hu J.;Cui J.X.;Ma J. (03-12-2016. ) How big data serves for freight safety management at highway-rail grade crossings? A spatial approac.Neurocomputing, , 181 ,38-52 More Information

Ma J.;Smith B.;Zhou X. (03-01-2016. ) Personalized real-time traffic information provision: Agent-based optimization model and solution fr.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 64 ,164-182 More Information

Hu J.;Fontaine M.;Park B.;Ma J. (01-01-2016. ) Field evaluations of an adaptive traffic signal-using private-sector probe data.Journal of Transportation Engineering, , 142 (1 ) , More Information

Ma J.;Lochrane T.;Jodoin P. (01-01-2016. ) Traffic incident management programs and benefit-cost analysis .ITE Journal (Institute of Transportation Engineers), , 86 (5 ) ,30-36

Ma J.;Hu J.;Hale D.;Bared J. (01-01-2016. ) Dynamic hard shoulder running for traffic incident management.Transportation Research Record, , 2554 ,120-128 More Information

Hale D.;Hajbabaie A.;Ma J.;Hu J.;Park H.;Bared J. (01-01-2016. ) Proposed Data-Driven Performance Measures for Comparing and Ranking Traffic Bottlenecks.Transportation Research Procedia, , 15 ,483-494 More Information

Ma J.;TariVerdi M.;Prentiss D.;Miller-Hooks E.;Lochrane T.;Zhou F.;Jodoin P.;Promisel I. (01-01-2016. ) User-friendly benefit-cost estimation tool for traffic incident management programs.Transportation Research Record, , 2554 ,149-157 More Information

Hale D.;Antoniou C.;Park B.;Ma J.;Zhang L.;Paz A. (10-30-2015. ) An Investigation of SPSA for Signal Timing Optimization at Isolated Intersections.IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, , 2015-October ,30-37 More Information

Ma J.;Lee C.;Demetsky M. (08-04-2015. ) Proof-of-concept for methodological framework to evaluate operational strategies with travel demand .Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, , 42 (11 ) ,854-864 More Information

Hale D.;Park B.;Stevanovic A.;Su P.;Ma J. (06-01-2015. ) Optimality versus run time for isolated signalized intersections.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 55 ,191-202 More Information

Ma J.;Ma X.;Zhou F.;Ma H. (04-01-2015. ) An Approach to Track Maintenance Prioritization for Urban Rail Transit.Public Works Management and Policy, , 20 (2 ) ,159-175 More Information

Xue Y.;Guan H.;Corey J.;Qin H.;Han Y.;Ma J. (01-01-2015. ) Bilevel programming model of private capital investment in urban public transportation: Case study o.Mathematical Problems in Engineering, , 2015 , More Information

Ma J.;Bai Y.;Shen J.;Zhou F. (02-25-2014. ) Examining the impact of adverse weather on urban rail transit facilities on the basis of fault tree .Journal of Transportation Engineering, , 140 (3 ) , More Information

Ma J.;Zhou F.;Demetsky M. (07-16-2012. ) Evaluating mobility and sustainability benefits of cooperative adaptive cruise control using agent-b.2012 IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium, SIEDS 2012, , 74-78 More Information

Ghiasi A.;Li X.;Ma J. (07-01-2019. ) A mixed traffic speed harmonization model with connected autonomous vehicles.Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, , 104 ,210-233 More Information

Li T.;Ma J.;Hale D.K. (01-01-2019. ) High-occupancy vehicle lanes on the right: an alternative design for congestion reduction at freeway.Transportation Letters, , More Information

Honors and Awards

2016 Publication Award The Leidos Technical Fellows Community

2015 Best Research Poster Automated Vehicle Symposium

2013 UVERS 2013 Finalist The Ninth Annual University of Virginia Engineering Research Symposium

2011 First Prize IET PATW China Institute of Engineering and Technology

2010 Best Paper Award International Conference on Railway Engineering

2010 Excellent Master’s Thesis Department of Civil Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University

2008 Best Undergraduate Student Beijing Jiaotong University