Carlos SunDr. Sun started in transportation engineering in 1990 and has been on the faculty at Mizzou since 2001. He has degrees in electrical engineering (B.S.) and civil/transportation engineering (M.S./Ph.D.) from the University of California-Irvine, and a degree in law (J.D.) from the University of Missouri. He is a licensed professional engineer and attorney in Missouri. Previously, he performed post-doctoral research at the University of California-Berkeley and taught at the University of Southern California and at Rowan University (N.J.). He was a hardware and software engineer with Airshow and designed aircraft information systems. He was awarded the 2010 Innovative Researcher Achievement Award by the Missouri Department of Transportation. He and his PATH colleagues won the 2000 “best of ITS” award from the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.  His research and teaching interests include safety, ITS, work zones, networks, simulation, traffic flow theory, geometric design, roundabouts, planning, security, airport engineering, and legal issues in transportation.  In his career, he has been active with ASCE, Chi-Epsilon, IEEE, ABA and ITE/CMITE. He is a member of the following honor societies: Tau Beta Pi (engineering), Xi Epsilon (civil engineering), Phi Beta Kappa (arts & sciences), Eta Sigma Phi (classics), Eta Kappa Nu (electrical engineering) and Phi Delta Phi (law).


Carlos Sun Ph.D., P.E., J.D.
Civil & Env. Engineering
University of Missouri
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Columbia, MO 65211
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