Xing Wu, Ph.D.

Recent Selected Publications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wu, X., M. H. Rahman, and V. Zaloom (2014) “Probability analysis of vessel collisions and groundings in Southeast Texas Waterway”, Transportation Research Record, Vol.2426, pp. 44-53.
  • Wu, X. (2013) “Finding reliable shortest paths in dynamic stochastic networks”, Transportation Research Record, No. 2333, pp. 80-90.
  • Wu, X. and Y. Nie (2013) “Solving multi-class percentile user equilibrium traffic assignment problem: a computational study”, Transportation Research Record, No. 2334, pp. 75-83.


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.