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Dr. Yong Bai

Associate Professor
Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
University of Kansas
2135-B Learned Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045-7609
Phone: 785-864-2991
Fax: 785-864-5631
Email: ybai@ku.edu
Education
1996 Ph.D. Civil Engineering North Carolina State
1992 M.S. Civil Engineering Clemson
1986 B.Eng. Tsinghua


Selected Publications
2011 Highway Bridge Replacement: Processes, Techniques, and Advancements
published in
2011 A Petri Net Simulation Model for Virtual Construction of Earthmoving Operations
published in Automation in Construction, Elsevier
2011 Highway Construction Productivity Measurement Using a Wireless Real-time Productivity Measurement System
published in Proceedings of the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting
2011 A Wireless Technique Application for Measuring Highway Construction Productivity
published in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Transportation Construction Management
2011 The Development Trend of the Chinese and U.S. Construction Industries
published in Proceedings of the 47th Annual Associated Schools of Construction International Conference
2011 The Expansion of Chinese Construction Companies in the Global Market
published in Proceedings of the 47th Annual Associated Schools of Construction International Conference
2011 Determining the Drivers’ Acceptance of EFTCD in Highway Work Zones
published in Accident Analysis and Prevention
2011 Determining the Effectiveness of Graphic-aided Dynamic Message Signs in Work Zone
published in Iowa Department of Transportation
2011 Modeling Truck Speed in the Upstream of One-lane Two-way Highway Work Zones: Implications on Reducing Truck-Related Crashes in Work Zones
published in Mid-America Transportation Center/U.S. Department of Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Administration
2010 The Growth Trend of the Chinese Construction Industry: When it will Surpass the U.S. Construction Industry
published in
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Projects
Developing a Sustainable Freight Transportation Framework with the Consideration of Improving Safety and Minimizing Carbon Emission
Developing a Multi-modal Freight Movement Plan for the Sustainable Growth of Wind Energy Related Industries
Modeling truck speed in the upstream of two lane highway work zones:Implications on reducing truck related crashes in work
Modeling Truck Speed in the Upstream of Two-lane Highway Work Zones: Implications on Reducing Truck-Related Crashes in Work Zones
Closed Course Testing of Portable Rumble Strips to Improve Truck Safety at Work Zones
Estimating Highway Pavement Damage Costs Attributed to Truck Traffic

Leadership Activities
2010 Information Systems in Construction Management Transportation Research Board
2010 Infrastructure Systems Committee American Society of Civil Engineers
2010 Transportation and Development Institute American Society of Civil Engineers
2008 Design-Build Committee American Society of Civil Engineers
2005 Emerging Technology for Design and Construction Transportation Research Board
Application of Emerging Technologies to Design and Construction Transportation Research Board

Selected Presentations
2011 Overview of the Chinese Construction Industry
2011 Highway Construction Productivity Measurement Using Wireless Real-time Productivity System
2011 Research on Highway Work Zone Safety in the United States
2011 Effectiveness of Graphic-Aided Portable Changeable Message Signs in Highway Work Zones
2011 Determining the Effectiveness of PCMS on Reducing Vehicle Speed in Rural Highway Work Zones
2011 Tsinghua University and Its Impact on Chinese Society
2010 Determining Major Causes of Highway Work Zone Accidents in Kansas
2010 Improving Work Zone Safety Using Portable Changeable Message Sign
2010 Freight Analysis Framework for Major Metropolitan Areas in Kansas
2010 Development of Empirical Models to Estimate Pavement Damage Costs Attributed to Truck Traffic
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