Zhibin Chen

  • Assistant Professor NYUSH

  • Global Network Assistant Professor NYU



Zhibin Chen is an Assistant Professor of Engineering, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU. Prior to this appointment, he was a research fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. in transportation engineering from the University of Florida in 2017. His research goal is to identify, develop, and implement emerging technologies to achieve a safer, more efficient, and environment-friendly transportation system, resulting in a series of research papers published in Transportation Science, Transportation Research Part B, Part C, Part D, IEEE ITS, Applied Energy, etc. He is currently an Editorial Advisory Board Member of Transportation Research Part C. Dr. Chen was the recipient of the Stella Dafermos Best Paper Award and the Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award at the 95th TRB Annual Meeting.

Research Interests
Transportation Network Modeling and Optimization; Intelligent Transportation System; Discrete Optimization

Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of Florida

  • 01/2019-Present   Assistant Professor, Division of Engineering and Computer Science, New York University, Shanghai
  • 01/2020-Present   Global Network Assistant Professor, New York University
  • 05/2017-12/2018   Research Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

  • Li, Z., Xu, Z., Chen, Z.*, Xie, C., Chen, G., & Zhong, M. (2023). Empirical analysis of electric vehicles' charging patterns: Case study from Shanghai. Available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4146433.
  • Liu, Y., Chen, Z.*, Xie, C., & Liu, K. (2023). Temporal equilibrium for electrified ride-sourcing markets considering charging capacity and driving fatigue. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies147, 104008.
  • Xu, Z., Chen, Z., Yin, Y., & Ye, J. (2021). Equilibrium analysis of urban traffic networks with ride-sourcing services. Transportation Science55(6), 1260-1279.
  • Chen, Z., Lin, X., Yin, Y., & Li, M. (2020). Path controlling of automated vehicles for system optimum on transportation networks with heterogeneous traffic stream. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies110, 312-329.
  • Chen, Z., Yin, Y., & Song, Z. (2018). A cost-competitiveness analysis of charging infrastructure for electric bus operations. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies93, 351-366.
  • Chen, Z., Liu, W., & Yin, Y. (2017). Deployment of stationary and dynamic charging infrastructure for electric vehicles along traffic corridors. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies77, 185-206.
  • Chen, Z., He, F., Yin, Y., & Du, Y. (2017). Optimal design of autonomous vehicle zones in transportation networks. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological99, 44-61.
  • Chen, Z., He, F., & Yin, Y. (2016). Optimal deployment of charging lanes for electric vehicles in transportation networks. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological91, 344-365.