Ying Chen


Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Northwestern University

Dr. Ying Chen is currently an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University. She received both her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and M.S. in Computer Science from Northwestern University. Dr. Chen is interested in developing and applying advanced data science methodologies to address challenges in transportation, aiming to enhance efficiency and sustainability in urban mobility. She is dedicated to advancing our understanding of traveler behavior in the evolving transportation landscape, combining insights from both human and automated perspectives to shape the future of mobility.

Their Research

Learning Mobility Insecurity from Location Intelligence Data
Principal Investigator(s):
Marco Nie, Ying Chen, & Alexandra K. Murphy
Research Focus: Equity