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T&DI Board Appoints Jianming Ma of TxDOT to the FY21 Board of Governors

Monday, February 24, 2020

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T&DI Board has appointed Jianming Ma, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, to serve a two-year term on the FY21 Board of Governors.

Dr. Jianming Ma coordinates and oversees connected and automated vehicle activities at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), including demonstration, pilot projects, national studies and university research. Dr. Ma has over twenty-five years of professional and research experience in connected and automated vehicle (CAV), econometric modeling, human factors, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), systems engineering, traffic engineering, and traffic safety. He has over 40 technical papers and reports published in the above-mentioned areas. He is the Research Coordinator for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation (ANB20), a member of TRB's Traffic Signal Systems (AHB25) and a liaison for SAE DSRC Technical Committee.

Dr. Ma is the founding co-chair of the ASCE T&DI Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Impacts Committee. He is Vice President of Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA). Dr. Ma has been invited to serve on numerous research panels such as TxDOT, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP2), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) CAV Working Group, Cooperative and Automated Transportation Coalition, and the CV Pooled Fund Study (CV PFS). Dr. Ma served as Associate Editor for the 15th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Dr. Ma serves as Edit-in-Chief for the International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems (IJVTIS). Dr. Ma hold his doctoral degree in Transportation Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.