Assistant Professor of Environmental & Ecological Engineering and Industrial Engineering
Hua Cai received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a joint degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering and Natural Resources & Environment. She received her M.S. and B.S., both in Environmental Engineering, from the Pennsylvania State University and Tsinghua University in 2007 and 2005, respectively.
From 2007 to 2011, Dr. Cai was an environmental engineer and lab manager working for CDM Smith, an engineering consulting firm. Her research interests are at the interface of engineering and public policy, aiming at providing science‐based decision support for sustainable urban systems through comprehensive understanding of human mobility dynamics.