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Carlos Sun Professor, P.E.


Carlos Sun is a professor in the Civil Engineering Department and an adjunct in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. His research interests include work zones, safety, legal issues, traffic engineering, ITS and planning. He won the Researcher of the Year award from the Missouri Department of Transportation and the Best Research Award from Intelligent Transportation Society of America with PATH. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, the Federal Highway Administration, the Midwest Transportation Consortium, the Delaware River Port Authority and the Missouri, Kansas and California departments of transportation. He is a registered professional engineer in Missouri.

Technical Focus

  • Transportation safety
  • Transportation legal issues
  • Intelligent transportation systems


  • PhD from University of California-Irvine
  • JD from the University of Missouri


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