Xing Wu, Ph.D.

Recent Selected Publications

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H-index as to Feburary 2020: 15 (Google Scholar)
  • Wu, X.*, Roy, U., Hamidi, M., and Craig, B. (2020) “Estimate travel time of ships in narrow channel based on AIS data”, Ocean Engineering, in press. 
  • Wu, X.*, Yang, H., Mainali, B., Pokharel, P., Chiu, S. (2020) “Development of platoon-based actuated signal control systems to coordinated intersections: application in corridors in Houston”, IET Intelligent Transport Systems, Vol. 14, pp. 127-137. doi: 10.1049/iet-its.2019.0289.
  • Dong, J.*, Wu, X., Liu, C. and Lin, Z. (2020) “The Impact of Reliable Range Estimation on Battery Electric Vehicle Feasibility”, International Journal of Sustainable Transportation,  doi: 10.1080/15568318.2019.1639085.
  • Chen, Z., Hu, Y.*, Li. J., and Wu, X. (2020) "Optimal deployment of electric bicycle sharing stations: model formulation and solution technique", Network and Spatial Economics
  • Kontou, E., Liu, C., Xie, F., Wu, X., Lin, Z. (2019) “Understanding the linkage between electric vehicle charging network coverage and charging opportunity using GPS travel data”, Transportation Research Part C, Vol. 98, pp. 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.trc.2018.11.008
  • Xie, C., Wu, X., and Boyles, S. (2019) “Traffic equilibrium with a continuously distributed bound on travel weights: the rise of range anxiety and mental account”, Annals of Operations Research, Vol. 273, pp279-310.doi:10.1007/s10479-018-2990-0
  • Wu, X. (2018) “Role of Workplace Charging Opportunities on Adoption of Plug-in Electric Vehicles -- analysis based on GPS-based Longitudinal Travel Data”, Energy Policy, Vol. 114, pp. 367-379. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.12.015
  • Wu, X., Rahman, A. and Zaloom, V. (2018) “Study of travel behavior of vessels in inland waterways using AIS data – a case study at hot spots in Sabine-Neches Waterways”. Ocean Engineering, Vol. 147, pp. 399-413. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.10.049
  • Wu, X. A. Mehta, V. Zaloom, and B. Craig (2016) “Analysis of waterway transportation in Southeast Texas waterways based on AIS data”, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 121, pp. 196-209. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2016.05.012
  • Wu, X. (2015) “Study on mean-standard deviation shortest path problem in stochastic and time-dependent networks: a stochastic dominance based approach”,Transportation Research Part B, Vol. 80, pp. 275-290. doi:10.1016/j.trb.2015.07.009
  • Wu, X., M. Aviquzzaman, and Z. Lin (2015) “Analysis of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles’ utility factors using GPS-based longitudinal travel data”, Transportation Research Part C, Vol. 57, pp. 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.trc.2015.05.008
  • Wu, X., J. Dong and Z. Lin (2014) “Cost analysis of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles using GPS-based longitudinal travel data”, Energy Policy, Vol. 68, pp. 206-217. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2013.12.054


B.S. (Civil Engineering) – Tsinghua University, 2002
M.S. (Management Science and Engineering) – Tsinghua University, 2005
M.S. (Civil Eng./Construction Management) – Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
Ph.D. (Transportation System Analysis and Eng.) – Northwestern University, 2011

Honors & Awards

  • Research “SWEET SIXTEEN” 2017*, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)   2017
  • ASCE ExCEED Fellowship, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2017
  • University Merit Award, Lamar University, 2017
  • Larry Lawson Faculty Fellowship, Lamar University, 2017-2019
  • Nominee of University Merit Award, Lamar University, 2016
  • Presidential Faculty Fellowships for Undergraduate Research, Lamar University, 2014-2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University, 2011-2012
  • Dissertation Year Fellowship of Transportation - Northwestern University, 2010
  • Walter P. Murphy Fellowship - Northwestern University, 2006
  • Judian Liang Fellowship - Carnegie Mellon University, 2005
  • Excellent Graduate Student(one per department) - Tsinghua University, 2005
  • Excellent Master Thesis Award - Tsinghua University, 2005

* For 2016 TxDOT-funded project “Proactive Traffic Signal Timing and Coordination for Congestion Mitigation on Arterial Roads”, worked as PI.