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Jason Chia-Hsin Yu, civil engineer, educator. Diplomate: Registered professional engineer, Utah, West Virginia. Member American Society of Civil Engineers (editorial board division air transport), Transportation Research Board, Sigma Xi.

Background

Yu, Jason Chia-Hsin was born on February 5, 1936.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1961. Master of Science in Civil Engineering-Transp, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1964. Postgraduate (University fellow), University Pennsylvania, 1968.

Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering-Transportation Systems, West Virginia University, 1968. Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973.

Career

Traffic engineer West Virginia Department highways, Charleston, 1964-1965. Graduate research assistant West Virginia University, 1965-1966, research associate, 1966-1967. Senior research specialist Institute Direct Energy Conversion, University Pennsylvania, faculty department civil and urban engineering, 1967-1968.

Assistant professor civil engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1968-1971, associate professor, head division transportation, 1971-1974. Professor civil engineering, director Transportation Research Center, University Utah, since 1974. President JCY and Associates, Inc.

Consultant engineer in transportation, traffic engineering and planning. Lecturer, speaker in field. Visiting professor National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1976-1977.

Chairman subcommittee on roadside markings committee traffic control devices National Research Council. Also member operational effects of geometrics committee, transportation systems planning group, subcommittee intersect. capacity committee highway capacity and quality of service, committee parking and terminals Transportation Research Board. Consultant Transportation & Universe, Inc., Technology Operations, Inc., Alexander-John Associates, Century Research Cooperation, Bush & Gudgell Inc.

Achievements

  • Diplomate: Registered professional engineer, Utah, West Virginia.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author textbook on transportation engineering. Editor: Proceedings Highway Safety Conference Housing and Urban Development, 1970, Proceedings Modern Engineering and Technology, Chinese Institute Engrs, 1972. Technical editor external transportation systems group, International Joint Committee on Tall buildings, paper referee committees, Transportation Research Record.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, technical reports.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers (editorial board division air transport), Transportation Research Board, Sigma Xi.

Connections

3 children.