XianBiao "X.B." Hu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Transportation Engineering

Research Interests

  • Smart transportation systems design, development and deployment
  • Big data analytics and applications in transportation engineering
  • Incentive-based travel behavior research
  • Transportation system modeling and simulation
  • Driving safety and insurance telematics
  • Performance evaluation and traffic operation

Professional Experience

  • R&D Director and founding team member, Metropia Inc., Tucson, Ariz., (Aug. 2011 – July 2017)
  • General Manager, Metropia China (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China, (Oct. 2015 – July 2017)
  • Affiliate Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz., (April 2016 – July 2017)
  • R&D Engineer, TrafficCast China (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Shanghai. China, (Dec. 2007 – Aug. 2010)

Professional Services

  • Organizing committee member and publication chair, 7th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management, Tucson, Ariz., (April 2015)
  • Guest editor, Special issue on Travel Demand Management, The International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, (Published October 2015)
  • Editorial Board Member, The International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, (2015 – present)
  •  Standing committee member, TRB Committee on the Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Travel Choices (ADB 20), (2012 – present)

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Education:

  • Ph.D. Transportation Engineering, University of Arizona, 2013
  • M.S. Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, China, 2009
  • B.S. Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, China, 2006