Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management in the New Millennium

Updated: Nov 20, 2018

20 APR 2016 (WED) | 18:00-19:00

Room Y302, 3/F, Lee Shau Kee Building (Block Y), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.


Prof. Kumares C. Sinha Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Purdue University, U.S.A.

Professor Kumares C. Sinha is the Edgar B. and Hedwig M. Olson Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at the Purdue University. He has been involved in transportation education, research and practice for nearly five decades. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 journal articles and a book on transportation investment decision making. He currently serves on the Transportation Research Board Executive Committee. He is a Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.


The presentation will discuss the motivation for developing an integrated transportation asset management (TAM) tool as a system of infrastructure systems, in the context of challenges and opportunities from emerging information and communication technologies. Components of TAM, its relevance in an era of limited resources and how it can be used to provide cost-effective and timely transportation services will be highlighted with particular focus on the use of big data in sensing and monitoring infrastructure conditions and optimizing available resources.

Organizers:The Faculty of Construction and Environment, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Please register online at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/events/20160420_lecture/


Miss Micky Pat [ (E) micky.pat@polyu.edu.hk | (T) 3400-3406 ]