Shanjiang Zhu

Assistant Professor, Transportation Engineering
Telephone: (703) 993-1797
Fax: (703) 993-9790
Email: szhu3 (at) gmu.edu
1408 Nguyen Engineering Building

Education:

  • PhD, Transportation Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2010
  • MS, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • MS, Automatics (Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France) and Civil Engineering (Tsinghua University, China), 2005
  • BS, Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2003

Teaching:

  • CEIE 360 Introduction to Transportation Engineering
  • CEIE 767 Traffic Engineering Modeling and Analysis
  • CEIE763 Utility Theory and Transportation Economics
  • CEIE304 Jr. Engineering Competence Exam

Research:

Agent-based travel demand models, integrated models of micro-simulation and macroscopic demand models, applications of GIS/GPS in transportation modeling, sustainable transportation, and transportation economics.

Professional Services:

  • Technical Advisory Committee Member, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority
  • Member, Transportation Economics Committee (ABE20), TRB
  • Board of Directors Member, Chinese Overseas Transportation Association
  • Research Fellow, Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy, George Mason University

Selected Publications:

Zhu, Shanjiang, Longyuan Du and Lei Zhang, Rationing and Pricing Strategies for Congestion Mitigation: Behavioral Theory, Econometric Model, and Application in Beijing, 20th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory, Noordwijk, Netherlands, July, 2013, also in Special Issue of Transportation Research Part B, 57 (2013) 210–224

Zhu, Shanjiang, Woon Kim, Gang-Len Chang, and Steve Rochon, Dispatching or Patrolling? Design and Evaluation of Operational Strategies for Deploying Emergency Response Teams, ASCE Journal of Transportation, in press

Levinson, David and Shanjiang Zhu, Portfolio Theory in Route Choice, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Oct. 2013, Vol. 35, pp. 232-243

Zhang, Lei, Gang-Len Chang, Shanjiang Zhu, Chenfeng Xiong, Longyuan Du, Mostafa Mollanejad, Nathan Hopper and Subrat Mahapatra, Integrating an Agent-Based Travel Behavior Model with Large-Scale Microscopic Traffic Simulation for Corridor-Level and Sub-Area Transportation Operations and Planning Applications, ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, Jun. 2013, 139(2), pp.94-103

Zhu, Shanjiang, Woon Kim and Gang-Len Chang, Design and Benefit-Cost Analysis of Deploying Freeway Incident Response Units: A Case Study for Capital Beltway in Maryland, Transportation Research Record, 2012, vol 2278, pp.104-114

Levinson, David and Shanjiang Zhu, The Hierarchy of Roads, the Locality of Traffic, and Governance, Transport Policy, 2012, 19, pp. 147-154

Zhu, Shanjiang, Feng Xie, and David Levinson. Enhancing Transportation Education through On-line Simulation using an Agent-Based Demand and Assignment Model, ASCE’s Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Jan. 2011, 137(1) pp. 38-45

Zhu, Shanjiang, David Levinson, Henry Liu and Kathleen Harder, The Traffic and Behavioral Effects of the I-35W Mississippi River Bridge Collapse, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Dec. 2010, 44(10), pp. 771-784.

Zhang, Lei, David Levinson and Shanjiang Zhu, Agent-Based Model of Price Competition and Product Differentiation on Congested Networks, Journal of TransportEconomics and Policy Sept. 2008 42(3) pp. 435-461.

Levinson, David, Feng Xie, and Shanjiang Zhu (2007) The Co-evolution of Land Use and Road Networks. Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT), July 2007, London.