Trained as a civil engineer, Like has developed deep knowledge and passion for transportation modeling and planning. She leads and manages transportation projects by developing and calibrating travel demand models, conducting mesoscopic or microscopic simulations, performing traffic operations analysis, creating mobility performance measures, evaluating network accessibility, estimating transit ridership, and forecasting future transportation system dynamics. She always thinks through and solves complex issues without losing focus of the client’s interest, the big picture, and the community’s values, which results in smart investments, practical solutions, and quick implementations. Like is familiar with programming languages, such as C/C++, VBA, Python, and Matlab, and she regularly uses her proficiencies in transportation software packages, including Cube, Visum, TransCAD, Aimsun, TranPlan, DTALite, Vissim, TransModeler, CORSIM, SimTraffic, Synchro, SIDRA, Vistro, HCS, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Tableau, Microsoft Access, and SQL Server. Like is also a certified planner and project management professional.