Dr. Yu Qian has been working on transportation infrastructure related research, including
heavy haul, urban transit and high-speed railroad, pavement design and ground improvement.
His research interests mainly focus on intelligent infrastructure design, inspection
and maintenance, discrete and finite element simulation, machine learning and image
analysis. He is currently serving as the Secretary of ASCE Rail Transportation Committee,
committee member for three Committees at the Transportation Research Board (TRB),
and two Committees at the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association