Hui Wu is a research associate at the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas. Dr. Hui Wu is an active researcher in the field of transportation engineering and is recognized for her contributions in the United States and abroad. She has an active research career focusing on statistical modeling, highway safety analysis, and transportation infrastructure management. She is also very knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of data collection, data analysis, database design, computer programming, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application development.
Dr. Wu has served as Research Staff on several TxDOT projects, including projects on the topics of the relation between safety and reduced roadway condition maintenance (0-6713), develop a 2-Stage process for evaluating overweight truck corridors serving coastal port regions and border port-of-entry (0-6820), oversize/overweight vehicle permit fee study (0-6736), best practice for flexible pavement structure widening projects(0-6748), comprehensive evaluation of TxCAP evaluation systems (0-6609), and the pilot implementation of a web-based GIS system to provide information for pavement maintenance decision-making (5-9035). She also led or participated in several TxDOT research and implementation projects in the areas of engineering evaluation on the sampling process, highway safety performance evaluation, traffic data analysis, GIS application development, and transportation infrastructure management. In addition, she participated in NCFRP 47 Freight Transportation Data Architecture: Data Element Dictionary. She received her Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011, an M.E. in Electronic Information and Electric Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2006, and a B.E. in Control Science and Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2003.