Yanfeng Ouyang, Ph.D.


George Krambles Endowed Professor

Paul F. Kent Endowed Faculty Scholar

Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering (by courtesy)

1209 Newmark Civil Engineering Laboratory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
205 N. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: 217-333-9858, Fax: 217-333-1924
E-mail: yfouyang@illinois.edu






Yanfeng Ouyang holds a B.Eng. in civil engineering (summa cum laude, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2000), M.S. in civil engineering (University of Washington, 2001), M.S. in industrial engineering and operations research (University of California at Berkeley, 2005), and Ph.D. in civil engineering (University of California at Berkeley, 2005). He has been on the faculty of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) since August 2005. At UIUC, he also holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, and is affiliated with the the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE), the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), and the Computational Science and Engineering Program at UIUC. He has also been an Affiliated Professor and Adjunct Doctoral Supervisor in the School of Transportation Science and Engineering at Harbin Institute of Technology, China, since 2011, and the International Director of the Department of Production and Operations Management and Logistics Management, School of Management, at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, since 2015. During the 2014-2015 academic year, he was a Visiting Professor at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, as well as an Invited Professor at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.


He currently serves as a Department Editor of IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Operations Engineering and Analytics, an Area Editor of Networks and Spatial Economics, an Associate Editor of Transportation Science, an Associate Editor of Transportation Research Part C, an Associate Editor of Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, a Guest Co-Editor of Transportation Research Part B (Special Issue on “Optimization of Urban Transportation Service Network”), a Guest Co-Editor of Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems (Special issue on “Celebrating 50 Years of Traffic Flow Theory”), and he is on the editorial advisory board of Transportation Research Part B and the ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems. He also provides review/editorial services to over 60 academic journals, over 10 international conferences, and a number of state, regional, national, and international funding agencies.


He is an active member of professional societies such as the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science (INFORMS), and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is a member of TRB’s Network Modeling Committee (ADB30) and Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics Committee (AHB45), Chair of ADB30’s paper editorial board, former Chair of TRB's Subcommittee on Transit, Freight and Logistics (ADB30(1)), former Chair of the INFORMS Freight Transportation and Logistics Special Interest Group (part of the Transportation Science and Logistics Society), former treasurer of the INFORMS Railway Applications Section, Vice Chair of the ASCE Intermodal & Logistics Committee, and Secretary of the ASCE Transportation Safety Committee. He is also a member of the Illinois State Freight Advisory Council (ISFAC) and former Co-Leader of its Subcommittee on Safety, Security & Environment.


bullet Transportation Networks, Logistics Systems, and Supply Chains

bullet Traffic Flow Theory and Operations

bullet Urban Infrastructure Systems

bullet Renewable Energy and Agricultural Production Systems

bullet Safety and Econometrics



bullet Merit Award for Outstanding Technical Plan or Study, Federal Planning Division, the American Planning Association, 2017 (as part of a team on the "Human Infrastructure System Assessment" Project, sponsored by CERL, Army Corps of Engineers)

bullet George Krambles Endowed Professor in Rail and Public Transit, UIUC, 2017

bullet Campus Distinguished Promotion Award, Office of the Provost, UIUC, 2016

bullet Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2015

bullet Donald Biggar Willett Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, UIUC, 2015

bullet High Impact Project Award, Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014

bullet 2013 Certificate of Reviewing Excellence, Transportation Research Part B, Elsevier, 2014

bullet Engineering Council Outstanding Advising Award, College of Engineering, UIUC, 2014

bullet Xerox Award for Faculty Research, College of Engineering, UIUC, 2010

bullet National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 04/2008

bullet Paul F. Kent Endowed Faculty Scholar of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC, 2009

bullet Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, UIUC, 2005-2015 (ten times)

bullet Gordon F. Newell Award, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2005

bullet Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2004


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