Prof. Meng XU
Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Dr. Xu is currently a Professor of the State Key Laboratory of Rail Traffic Control and Safety and the Institute of Transportation System Science and Engineering (TSSE) at Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU). He was educated at the Northwestern Polytechnical University of China at Xi’an, where he was awarded the MS and PhD degrees in Computation Mathematics and Traffic Engineering in 2003 and 2005 respectively. Before joining BJTU, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Utah State University, USA.
The major portion of his research focuses on transport policy analysis, transport and land use studies, sustainable urbanization, modeling and analysis of transportation systems, network equilibrium models and solution algorithm development, and large-scale traffic data sets analysis. He was awarded the DAAD Scholarship in 2010, the program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of China in 2011 (issued by the Ministry of Education of China), the EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship in 2012, and the prestigious Excellent Young Scientist Programme in 2014 (funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)).
He is the associate editor of the International journal of urban sciences (IJUS) (www.tandfonline.com/rjus), the international committee of the International Symposium on Travel Demand Management (http://2017tdm.ntu.edu.tw/index.php ), and the member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Transportation Systems Engineering and Information Technology (TSEIT) (http://www.tseit.org.cn/CN/column/column106.shtml ) and the International Journal of Transportation (IJT) ( http://www.sersc.org/journals/IJT/ ) . He is also the associate editor of IEEE ITSC since 2018.