Transport Specialist at Asia Development Bank
Yang Lu holds a Ph.D. and M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. Since 2017, Mr. Lu works as Transport Specialist at the Transport and Communications Division, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank. He works in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka and serves as transport country focal for Bhutan.
As a team leader, he processed 3 projects (ADB loan amount: $540 million) in the road sector and administrated 6 projects (ADB loan amount: about $800 million) in the sectors of road, trade facilitation, and regional integration. As a team member, he supported the processing of 10 projects (ADB loan/TA amount: over $4.4 billion) in the sectors of road, urban rail, aviation, and COVID-19 response, focusing on economic and financial analysis, project administration, cost estimates, and procurement.
Before ADB, Mr. Lu worked as a consultant for World Bank in Washington DC and held variously positions at Maryland State Highway Administration.