Dr. Zhenhua Chen is an assistant professor in City and Regional Planning at Ohio State University. His research interest includes infrastructure planning and policy, risk and resilience assessment. He has published four books, over 50 academic publications, including some being published on leading journals, such as Transportation Research Part A, Part D, Transport Reviews, and Journal of Transport Geography. He also receives numerous awards, such as the Best Dissertation Award of the Regional Science Association International and William Miernyk Research Excellence Medal. His research was funded by various agencies, such as the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Ford Motor Company and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America.