Carlos SunDr. Sun started in transportation engineering and construction management 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  worked at Airshow/Rockwell Collins (aircraft engineer), University of California-Berkeley (post-doc), University of Southern California (instructor), and Rowan University (assistant professor). He also had externship/internship experiences with the Chief Counsel’s Office at the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) and Emery Sapp & Sons/Associated General Contractors. His teaching and research awards include the 2018 William T. Kemper Teaching Excellence, 2015 AASHTO Sweet Sixteen High Value Research Project, 2010 Innovative Researcher Achievement Award (MoDOT), and 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, project delivery, and legal issues.  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
E2509 Lafferre Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 884-6330
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