Dr. Xie's research concentrates on the use of data-driven approaches and emerging technologies to enhance the safety, efficiency and resiliency of transportation systems. Prior to joining ODU, he worked as a Lecturer (equivalent to tenure-track Assistant Professor in US) in the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering at University of Canterbury and as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and Department of Urban and Civil Engineering at New York University. He has published over 70 refereed papers in scholarly journals and conference proceedings and is recognized by research awards such as IEEE ITS Best Dissertation Award, CUTC Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award and Transportation Research Board (TRB) Best Paper Award. He has served as a guest/area editor, a session chair and a reviewer for over 30 scientific journals and international conferences.
Transportation Reliability and Resilience;
Transportation Planning and Management;
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles;
Intelligent Transportation Systems
- 2017: Milton Pikarsky Memorial Award , Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC)
- 2016: IEEE ITS Best Dissertation Award, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society
- 2015: TRB Best Paper Award, Transportation Research Board (TRB)