Xing Wu, Ph.D.

Recent Selected Publications

The following just lists the selected publications in journals in recent years. Check my full publication page
H-index as to October 2022: 19 (Google Scholar)
  • Kabir, M., Kang, M., Wu, X.*, and Hamidi, M. (2022) “Study on U-turn behavior of vessels in narrow waterways based on AIS data”, Ocean Engineering, vol. 246, 110608. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2022.110608.
  • Kang, M., Zohoori, S., Hamidi, M., and Wu, X. (2021) “Study of narrow waterways congestion based on automatic identification system (AIS) data”. Journal of Ocean Engineering and Science, doi:10.1016/j.joes.2021.10.010
  • Wu, X.*, Adhikari, B., Chiu, S., Yang, H., Sajjadi, S., Roy, U. (2021) "Volume-ocupancy-based actuated signal control system: design and implementation to diamond interchanges in Houston", International Journal of Civil Engineeringdoi:10.1007/s40999-021-00666-0.
  • Abbasi, E., Li, Y., Wu, X., and Craig, B. (2021) “Using classification and regression trees (CART) to identify factors contributing to vehicle crash severity in a port city. International Journal of Transportation Systems, Vol.6, pp. 29-38
  • 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

*: Corresponding Author


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.