Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Dr Yue Huang

Lecturer in Transport Engineering

Phone: +44 (0)113 34 32254
Room: 1.02

Employment History
2012-2018, Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Liverpool John Moores University
2011-2012, Research Fellow, Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre, University of Nottingham
2007-2011, Research Engineer, Scott Wilson Ltd (now AECOM)

Professional Qualifications
Chartered Engineer, Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), 2011
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching (PGCert) qualification, 2014
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2014

PhD, Life Cycle Assessment of Use of Recycled Materials in Asphalt Pavements, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2007
MSc, Pavement Engineering, Chang'an University, China, 2003
BEng, Civil Engineering, Chang'an University, China, 2001

Professional Engagement
CEng Reviewer, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), 2016 to date

Academic Standard Panel, the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE), 2017 to date

Key Research Interest
Life cycle assessment
Pavement design, materials and recycling
Road safety

Research Grants Awarded:

British Council, UK-China Joint Research and Innovation Partnership Fund, Preparation and Electrical Output of Asphalt Concrete with Embedded Energy HarvesterCo-I, Grant value (£): £6,000, Duration: 12 months

Royal Academy of Engineering - Newton Fund, The Role of Additive Manufacturing in Promoting the Safety of Vulnerable Road Users in BrazilPI, Grant value (£): £13,000, Duration: 6 months

Egyptian Cultural Centre & Educational Bureau, Quantifying the Environmental Impacts of Road TransportCo-I, Grant value (£): £9,500, Duration: 2 years

British Council, Researchers Link Travel Grant, Quantifying the Impact of Road Geometry, Traffic and Environmental Characteristics on Frequency and Severity of Pedestrian AccidentsCo-I, Grant value (£): 6,445, Duration: 3 months

Royal Academy of Engineering - Newton Fund, Potential for Using the Park-and-Ride Systems for Reducing Congestion Problems in China’s Main CitiesPI, Grant value (£): 12,000, Duration: 6 months

Research Projects Participated:

Horizon 2020 - Marie Curie Actions - Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE), Partnership for Research in Geopolymer Concretes

European Commission Framework Programme 7, End of Life Strategies of Asphalt Pavements (ReRoad)

European Commission Framework Programme 6, Economical and Sustainable Pavement Infrastructure for Surface Transport (EcoLanes)



Deterioration and Maintenance of Pavements, TRAN5946

Road Geometry and Infrastructure, TRAN5241

Highway Engineering CIVE/XJCV2550

Supervision of Masters dissertations


  • Fu Z; Shen W; Huang Y; Hang G; Li X (2017) Laboratory evaluation of pavement performance using modified asphalt mixture with a new composite reinforcing material, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 10, pp.507-516. doi: 10.1016/j.ijprt.2017.04.001
  • Jiang W; Yuan D; Xu S; Hu H; Xiao J; Sha A; Huang Y (2017) Energy harvesting from asphalt pavement using thermoelectric technology, Applied Energy, 205, pp.941-950. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.08.091
  • Xiao J; Jiang W; Yuan D; Sha A; Huang Y (2017) Effect of styrene-butadiene rubber latex on the properties of modified porous cement-stabilised aggregate, Road Materials and Pavement Design, .
  • Fu Z; Dang Y; Guo B; Huang Y (2016) Laboratory investigation on the properties of asphalt mixtures modified with double-adding admixtures and sensitivity analysis, Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering (English Edition), 3, pp.412-426. doi: 10.1016/j.jtte.2016.09.002
  • Ma F; Sha A; Yang P; Huang Y (2016) The greenhouse gas emission from portland cement concrete pavement construction in China, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, . doi: 10.3390/ijerph13070632
  • Ma F; Sha A; Lin R; Huang Y; Wang C (2016) Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Asphalt Pavement Construction: A Case Study in China., International journal of environmental research and public health, 13, . doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030351
  • Jiang W; Sha A; Xiao J; Li Y; Huang Y (2015) Experimental study on filtration effect and mechanism of pavement runoff in permeable asphalt pavement, CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 100, pp.102-110. doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.09.055
  • Galatioto F; Huang Y; Parry T; Bird R; Bell M (2015) Traffic modelling in system boundary expansion of road pavement life cycle assessment, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 36, pp.65-75.
  • Huang Y; Parry T (2014) Pavement life cycle assessment, Green Energy and Technology, 204, . doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44719-2_1
  • Huang Y; Spray A; Parry T (2013) Sensitivity analysis of methodological choices in road pavement LCA, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 1, pp.93-101. doi: 10.1007/s11367-012-0450-7
  • Huang Y; Hakim B; Zammataro S (2013) Measuring the Carbon Footprint of Road Construction Using CHANGER, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 14, pp.590-600. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2012.693180
  • Huang Y; Bird R; Heidrich O (2009) Development of a life cycle assessment tool for construction and maintenance of asphalt pavements, Journal of Cleaner Production, 17, pp.283-296.
  • Huang Y; Bird R; Bell M (2009) A comparative study of the emissions by road maintenance works and the disrupted traffic using life cycle assessment and micro-simulation, Transportation Research Part D - Transport and Environment, 14, pp.197-204.
  • Huang Y; Bird R; Heidrich O (2007) A Review of the Use of Recycled Solid Waste Materials in Asphalt Pavements, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 52, pp.58-73.
  • Huang Y; Bird R; Allen B (2006) A Life Cycle Approach to the Selection of Construction Materials, The International Journal of Pavement Engineering and Asphalt Technology, 7, pp.65-82.

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