New Faculty Member Winter 2024

The Faculty of Engineering welcomed a new professor this semester:


Jiangbo Yu
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering

Prof. Jiangbo Yu’s research focuses on human-machine collaboration for resilient mobility infrastructure and services. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Irvine, his M.S in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California, and his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology. Before joining McGill, he was a senior engineer at AECOM and a research affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Areas of research: Automated Electric Mobility; Nonlinear Systems; Human-AI Teaming

Courses you teach/will be teaching: Transportation Systems Engineering; Urban Systems Modeling and Analysis

Things you’re excited to get started at McGill: Generating new ideas and meeting people

Research/career highlight you’re most proud of: Receiving my Professional Engineer (PE) license and an offer from McGill in the same week

Favourite aspect of your work: The multidisciplinary aspect of it

Last place you lived: Denver, Colorado, USA

Last book you read: Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment by Kahneman et al.

Instruments you play: Timpani / Drums

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