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Dr. Young-Ji Byon

Dr. Young-Ji Byon

Dr.Byon Young

Associate Chair, Department of Civil Infrastructure & Environmental Engineering 

Address: P.O.Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971 (0)2-5018336

Fax: +971 (0)2-4472442

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Dr. Young-Ji Byon was born in 1979 in Seoul, South Korea and moved to Toronto, Canada in 1994.  He received his BASc (2003) degree from the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada; and MASc (2005), and PhD (2011) degrees from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada, specializing in Transportation Engineering. 

From 2003 to 2009, he worked as a researcher in the ITS lab at the University of Toronto.  From 2009 to 2010, he was a visiting researcher at the University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.  From 2010 to 2011, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Calgary, Canada.  He is currently an Associate Chair in the Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering at the Khalifa University of Science Technology and Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Toronto (CAN), 2011
  • MA.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Toronto (CAN), 2005
  • BA.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto (CAN), 2003
  • Transportation Engineering
      - Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)  
      - Transportation Planning
      - Public Transit
      - Highway Engineering / Airport Systems  
  • Geomatics and Surveying
  • Geographic Information System (GIS), Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Statics, Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Materials
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) 
    - Public Transit
    - Highway Engineering 
    - Bikes and Pedestrians
    - Transportation Security 
    - Structured Documents (XML)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Global Positioning System (GPS)
  • Artificial Intelligence, Data Fusion, Optimization
  • Materials (Polymer and Composite) Engineering

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Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers

  • Oh, S., Byon, Y.J., Jang, K., and Yeo, H., Short-term travel-time prediction on highway: A Review on Data-driven approach, Transportation Reviews, 2015, Accepted for publication: (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) DOI: 10.1080/01441647.2014.992496 
  • Byon, Y.J., and Liang, S., Real-Time Transportation Mode Detection using Smartphones and Artificial Neural Networks: Performance Comparisons between Smartphones and Conventional Global Positioning System sensors, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning, and Operations, DOI: 10.1080/15472450.2013.824762, June 2014 (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) 
  • Baek, J., Byon, Y.J., Hableel, E., and Al-Qutayri, M., Making air traffic surveillance more reliable: a new authentication framework for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) based on online/offline identity-based signature, Security and Communication Networks, May 2014, DOI: 10.1002/sec.1021 (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) 
  • Li, Y.Q., Mei, S.G., Byon, Y.J., Wang, J.L., and Zhang, G.L., Highly Solar Radiation Reflective Cr2O3–3TiO2 Orange Nanopigment Prepared by a Polymer-Pyrolysis Method, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2014, 2 (2), pp 318–321, DOI: 10.1021/sc400363b (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) 
  • Jeong, Y.-S., Byon, Y.-J., Castro-Neto, M.M., and Easa, S.M., Supervised Weighting-Online Learning Algorithm for Short-Term Traffic Flow Prediction, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, December 2013, Vol. 99, pp. 1-8, DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2013.2267735 (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) 
  • Wang, J.L., Li, Y.Q., Byon, Y.J., Mei, S.G. and Zhang, G.L. Synthesis and characterization of NiTiO3 yellow nano pigment with high solar radiation reflection efficiency, Powder Technology, Feb 2013, Vol 235, pp. 303-306 , DOI: 10.1016/j.powtec.2012.10.044 (Web of Science and Scopus Listed)
  • Byon, Y.J., B. Abdulhai, and A. Shalaby. Incorporating Scenic View, Slope, and Crime Rates into Route Choices: Emphasis on 3-D GIS with Digital Elevation Models and Crime Rate Geospatial Data. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Review Board, No. 2183, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 94-102. DOI: 10.3141/2183-11  (Web of Science, Scopus, and TRB Listed) 
  • Byon, Y. J., B. Abdulhai, and A. Shalaby. Real-Time Transportation Mode Detection via Tracking Global Positioning System Mobile Devices.  Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 13, No. 4, October 2009, pp. 161-170. DOI: 10.1080/15472450903287781 (Web of Science and Scopus Listed) 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers 

  • Roh, C.G., Son, B., Byon, Y.J., and Kim, T.H., Influence of Heavy Vehicles on Highway Traffic Flows: Case study in Greater Seoul Area, Korea. TRB 94th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2015. (TRB Listed) 
  • Byon, Y.J., Baek, J.S., and Jeong, Y.S. Determination of Noise Accumulation using ADS-B Signals and Geographic Information Systems, INFORMS Annual Meeting: Bridging Data and Decisions, November 9-12, 2014, San Francisco, U.S.A. 
  • Eman Hableel, Young-Ji Byon, and Joon Sang  Baek, Public Key Infrastructure for UAE: A Case Study, The 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks, November, 2013 (Scopus and ACM Listed) 
  • Byon, Y.J., Jeong, Y.S., Easa, S.M., and Baek, J., Feasibility Analysis of Transportation Applications Based on APIs of Social Network Services, The 8th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2013), December 9-12, 2013, London UK,  DOI: 10.1109/ICITST.2013.6750162 (Scopus Listed)
  • Joonsang Baek, Young-Ji Byon, Eman Hableel, and Mahmoud Al-Qutayri, An Authentication Framework for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Based on Online/Offline Identity-Based Signature, the  8th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing, October 28-30, 2013, University of Technology of Compiegne, Compiegne, France. DOI: 10.1109/3PGCIC.2013.61 (Web of Science, Scopus and IEEE Xplorer listed) 
  • Young-Ji Byon, Young Seon Jeong, Joonsang Baek, and Chan Yeob Yeun, GPS and GIS for Travel Time Surveys in UAE, Geospatial Scientific Summit (GSS) 2013, November , 2013, Dubai, UAE.
  • Young-Ji Byon, Peng-Yong Kong, Young Seon Jeong, and M.Z. Zineddin, Transit Passengers’ Schedule Awareness and Vehicle Load Level Simulation in Abu Dhabi, 2013 ITS America Annual Meeting and Exhibition, April 22-24, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee, USA 
  • Young-Ji Byon, Young Seon Jeong, Peng-Yong Kong, Mohamad Z. Zineddin, 3-D GIS and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Geospatial Scientific Summit (GSS) 2012, November 12-13, 2012, Dubai, UAE.
  • Raja Jayaraman, Young-Ji Byon, Young-Seon Jeong and Kyriaki Polychronopoulou, Future Applications of GIS in UAE Healthcare Industry: Emphasis on Geo-tagging Hospitals for Emergency Vehicle Routing and Drug Management, Geospatial Scientific Summit (GSS) 2012, November 12-13, 2012, Dubai, UAE.
  • Ren-Yu Li, Steve H.L. Liang, Dong-Woo Lee and Young-Ji Byon, Traffic Pulse: A Mobile GISystem for Transportation, MobiGIS 2012 ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on Mobile Geographic Information Systems, November 6th 2012, Redondo Beach, CA, USA. (Scopus and ACM Listed), DOI: 10.1145/2442810.2442813
  • Byon, Y.J., C.E. Cortés, Francisco J. Martinez, M. Munizaga, and M. Zúñiga. Transit Performance Monitoring and Analysis with Massive GPS Bus Probes of Transantiago in Santiago, Chile: Emphasis on Development of Indices for Bunching and Schedule Adherence. TRB 90th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011. (TRB Listed) 
  • Byon, Y. J., A. Shalaby, and B. Abdulhai. Traffic Data Fusion using SCAAT Kalman Filters. TRB 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2010. pp. 16. (TRB Listed)
  • Byon, Y.J., B. Abdulhai, and A. Shalaby. Impact of Sampling Rate of GPS-Enabled Cell Phones on Mode Detection and GIS Map Matching Performance. TRB 86th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007. pp. 21. (TRB Listed)
  • Byon, Y. J., A. Shalaby, and B. Abdulhai. GISTT: GPS-GIS Integrated System for Travel Time Surveys. TRB 85th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers CD-ROM. Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2006. pp. 16. (TRB Listed)
  • Byon, Y.J., B. Abdulhai, and A. Shalaby. Travel Time Collection and Traffic Monitoring via GPS Technologies. 9th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, ITSC 2006, Sept 17-20, Toronto, Canada, Paper Number: 432 (Scopus and IEEE Xplorer Listed), DOI: 10.1109/ITSC.2006.1706820
  • Byon, Y.J., B. Abdulhai, and A. Shalaby. Travel Time Collection and Real Time Route Guidance with Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographical Information System (GIS). CSCE 2005 Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  • Naguib, Hani E., S.W. Song, Y.J. Byon, and C.B. Park. Effect of Supercritical CO2 and N2 on the Crystallization of Linear and Branched Propylene Resins Filled with Foaming Additives. University of Toronto/Nomaco Inc. SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, Vol. 46, pp. 1867-1873, 2000. (Web of Science Listed)