CEE Faculty Profile

Yi-Chang James Tsai

Associate Professor

Affinity Group: Transportation Systems Engineering
Office: SEB 328
Phone: 404.385.6428
Email: james.tsai@ce.gatech.edu
Web: http://www.gtsav.gatech.edu/go/faculty/tsai

Biography

Before joining the faculty at Georgia Tech, Dr. Tsai worked as a senior research scientist in the GIS center at Georgia Tech. Since 1997, he has led a research team and worked with GDOT pavement engineers, successfully implementing a large-scale Oracle GIS-based pavement preservation and management system for GDOT to effectively preserve and manage its 18,000-centerline miles of highway. A series [Read More]

Research Interests

Spatial optimization of sensor technology, information technology, Image and signal processing, ITS, GPS/GIS, decision-support systems for pavement/infrastructure/asset management (inventory and condition assessment, preservation, and management), roadway safety, logistics

Education

  • Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996
  • M.S.,Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, National Chung-Hsing University, 1989
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, National Chung-Hsing University, 1987