Elizabeth "Libby" Jones

Elizabeth "Libby" Jones , PhD

Elizabeth Jones
Contact Information:
203E PKI
Scott Campus (Omaha)
(402) 554-3869
libby.jones@unl.edu
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Professional Memberships:
ASCE
ASEE
ASME
EWB-USA
IEEE
ITE
TRB

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Programs
Professor, Holling Family Distinguished Engineering Educator
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1996
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1988
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 1984
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Transportation Systems Analysis
  • Engineering Education
Research Profiles:
Courses Taught


Experience
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Union College, Schenectady, NY
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Center for Transportation Research
  • WHM Transportation Engineering Consultants, Austin, TX
  • Centennial Engineering, Inc., Arvada, CO

Honors and Awards
  • 2018 Holling Family Distinguished Engineering Educator Award
  • 2018 UNO Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2015 Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/Advising/Mentoring Award, College of Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 2014 Engineers Without Borders-USA Peter J. Bosscher Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Leadership
  • 2012 – Spirit of Service Faculty Award for Service Learning, UNL Center for Civic Engagement
  • 2011-2012 Advisor of the Year Student Impact Award, UNL Student Involvement, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Selected Publications

Jones, E.G., Soltaninejad, M., and Ponce de Leon, C. “Work in Progress: Moving from Outside to Inside - Traffic Engineering Field Exercises through Virtual Reality” American Society for Engineering Education’s 2019 Annual Meeting, June 2019, Tampa, FL.  https://www.asee.org/public/conferences/140/papers/27511/download

Zhou, J., Rilett, L., and Jones, E.  “A Sensitivity Analysis of Speed Limit, Truck Lane Restrictions, and Data Aggregation Level on the HCM-6 PCE Estimation Methodology for Western U.S. Conditions.” Transportation Research Record:  the Journal of the Transportation Research Board. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119851451

Zhou, J., Rilett, L., and Jones, E. “Estimating Passenger Car Equivalent Usng the HCM-6 PCE Methodology on Four-Lane Level Freeway Segments in Western U.S.”, Transportation Research Record:  the Journal of the Transportation Research Board. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0361198119851448

Zhou, J., Rilett, L., Jones, E., and Chen, Y. (2018) Estimating Passenger Car Equivalents on Level Freeway Segments Experiencing High Truck Percentages and Differential Average Speeds, Transportation Research Record doi.org/10.1177/0361198118798237

Jones, E.G., (2018). Lessons Learned:  Collaborative Faculty Development in Civil Engineering – Moving from an Individual Practice of Teaching to a Community of Scholars of Teaching & Learning. American Society for Engineering Education’s 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Salt Lake City, UT.  https://peer.asee.org/30768

Bartelt-Hunt, S., Woods, R., Jones, E.G., Erdmann, R. and Stains, M., (2018). Evaluating the Use of Peer Instruction in Civil Engineering Courses. American Society for Engineering Education’s 2018 Annual Meeting, June 2018, Salt Lake City, UT.  https://peer.asee.org/30450

Hsu, C.J., Jones, E. (2017) Transmission Range Evaluations for Connected Vehicles at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings, Designs, 1(1), 2, doi:10.3390/designs1010002.

Hsu, C.J., Jones, E. (2017) Sensitivity analysis of stopping distance for connected vehicles at active highway-rail grade crossings, Accident Analysis & Prevention, V99, Part A, pp. 210-217.  doi:10.1016/j.aap.2016.12.007

Jaunich, M.K., Levis, J.W., DeCarolis, J.F., Gaston, E.V., Barlaz, M.A., Bartelt-Hunt, S.L., Jones, E.G., Hauser, L., and Jaikumar, R. (2016). Characterization of Municipal Solid Waste Collection Operations. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 114: 92-102.

White, C.; Sangster, J.L.; Joy, S.R.; Dunekacke, A.; Pirog, M.; Jones, E.G.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.L., (2013). Effect of contaminated filtration sand on performance of household biosand filters. In the Proceedings of the IEEE 2013 Global Humanitarian Technology Conference, 978-1-4799-2402-8/13, San Jose, CA, Oct. 2013.

 


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