“What's past is prologue.”

General Information

Full Name Ge Shi
Languages English, Mandarin


  • 2023
    Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Transportation and Urban Engineering)
    University of Connecticut
    • Dissertation: Pursuing Vision Zero in Traffic Safety: A Mixed-Method, Multi-Scalar Perspective
  • 2018
    M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Transportation)
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2017
    B.Eng. in Traffic and Transportation (Transportation and Logistics)
    Chongqing Jiaotong University


  • 2019 - ongoing
    Research Assistant – the Transportation, Technology, & Society research group
    University of Connecticut
    • Selected Project 1: The evolution of road safety outcomes in the U.S.A, compared to the Netherlands
    • Selected Project 2: Synthesis of Safe System principles in Sweden and the Netherlands
    • Selected Project 3: Effects of the Vision Zero approach in New York City
  • Jan. 2019 - Jun. 2019
    Research Intern on Sustainable Transport Policy
    World Resources Institute (USA) Beijing Representative Office
  • Sept. 2018 - Dec. 2018
    City Assistant Analyst
    Beijing City Quadrant Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Jul. 2015 - Aug. 2015
    Full-time Intern
    China Railway Fifth Survey and Design Institute Group Co., Ltd.


See the Publications page and Google Scholar for a full list of publications.

Honors and Awards

  • 2023
    • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship , Awarded by The Graduate School of University of Connecticut
  • 2022
    • Best Paper Award , Awarded by TRB’s ACS10: Transportation Safety Management Systems Committee
  • 2022
    • Conference Participation Award , Awarded by The Graduate School of University of Connecticut


Software PTV Vissim, HCS, Passer, Synchro, QGIS, ArcGIS, Trans AutoCAD
Programming Python, R, Julia, Java
Other Scientific Writing, Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Visualization

Academic Interests

  • Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety
    • Street design
    • Urban design and land use design
  • Sustainable Transportation
    • Sustainable Safety
    • Urban informatics