Dr. Tae J. Kwon joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta as an Assistant Professor in 2016 after receiving his Ph.D. degree from the University of Waterloo with the prestigious doctoral dissertation award. Dr. Kwon’s research focuses on winter road maintenance, location optimization of Intelligent Transportation System facilities, geomatics, spatial and temporal analyses of road traffic and safety using Big Data and Deep Learning. Dr. Kwon has published nearly 60 papers including peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, project reports and book chapters. Dr. Kwon received the 2019 Great Supervisor Award for excellent supervisory contributions. In 2020, Dr. Kwon was awarded the 2020 Faculty of Engineering Early-Career Research Award in recognition of excellence in research and his influence at both national and international levels. Dr. Kwon’s research has been supported by many organizations including NSERC, Alberta Transportation, Alberta Ecotrust, Iowa Department of Transportation, CIMA+, and others.


Join Tae and Karim for the CitiesIPCC Idea Talk: Modelling Climate Change session on Thursday, October 1 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, where they’ll share their research project, Fire Risk Modelling.


Thank you to The City of Edmonton Change for Climate for supporting this research and this session.