Dr. Shaobo Liu is currently an associate professor at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Research Center, Wuhan University of Technology. He got the master’s degree from University of Science of Technology of China in 2010, and the PhD degree from City University of Hong Kong in 2013. And then he joined the Centre for Systems Informatics Engineering of City University of Hong Kong as a postdoctoral research fellow for two years. He has become a faculty member of Wuhan University of Technology since 2015. Dr. Liu’s research interests include computer simulations, experiments and field studies of pedestrian traffic, emergency evacuation dynamics and traffic flow dynamics, aiming at providing fundamental insights and decision-making supports for various circumstances related to pedestrian and transportation systems, in order to improve the safety, efficiency and comfort of crowded places, such as stadiums, highly occupied buildings, metro stations, transit hubs or the transportation network. Dr. Liu has published over 16 papers on peer reviewed journals and over 14 conference papers or presentations. He is the PI of two on-going research projects, one from the National Science Foundation of China and another from the National Key R&D Program of China (sub-project), and has participated over 5 other research projects in relevant areas in the past.