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Ruolin Li

WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering


  • 2023, Doctoral Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of California - Berkeley
  • 2018, Master's Degree, Mechanical Engineering, University of California - Berkeley
  • 2016, Bachelor's Degree, Automotive Engineering, Jilin University


Ruolin Li is going to join Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Southern California as a WiSE Gabilan Assistant Professor in Fall 2024. She is currently a postdoctoral scholar with the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford. She is broadly interested in the design and control of future mobility systems, particularly involving automated agents such as autonomous vehicles. Her work lies at the intersection of human behavior modeling, modeling of multi-agent systems, and control and optimization, aiming to enhance the societal benefits of the intelligent transportation system. She obtained a Ph.D. and a M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2023 and 2018. She was selected as a Rising Star in Civil and Environmental Engineering by MIT in 2021 and a Rising Star in Mechanical Engineering by Stanford in 2022.

Research Summary

Intelligent transportation systems
Autonomous vehicles
Game theory
Control and optimization
Machine learning

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