S.C. Wong

  • Scholarship in 1989 at University College London

Professor S.C. Wong is Chair Professor and Head of Department of Civil Engineering, and Director of the Institute of Transport Studies of the University of Hong Kong. He received his B.Sc.(Eng.) and M.Phil. degrees from the University of Hong Kong, and Ph.D. degree in Transport Studies from University College London. He received a Best Paper Award from the ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering in 2011, and an Outstanding Researcher Award from the University of Hong Kong in 2009.

He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Transportmetrica, and International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Area Editor of Journal of Transportation Safety & Security, Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions of Intelligent Transportation Systems, and Journal of Advanced Transportation, and Member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of Transportation Research Part B, Transport Reviews, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology, etc.

He is a Justice of the Peace, a member of the Town Planning Board and Vice-Chairman of its Metro Planning Committee, and a member of the Road Safety Council and its Road Safety Research Committee of the HKSAR Government. He was also a member of Transport Advisory Committee from 2004-2010 and Harbour-front Enhancement Committee from 2007-2010 of the HKSAR Government. He also served as a member of the Tuen Mun Road Traffic Incident Independent Expert Panel in 2003.


Professor Wong’s research interests include the optimization of traffic-signal settings, continuum modeling for traffic equilibrium problems, traffic and pedestrian flow theory, traffic management and control, transportation planning and network modeling, and road safety.