Song Gao

Associate Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Massachusetts

214C Marston Hall
130 Natural Resources Road
Amherst, MA 01003-0724

Tel: +1 413 545 2688
Fax: +1 413 545 9569
Email: sgao "at" umass "dot" edu
Full Curriculum Vitae

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Transportation, February 2005
M.S. in Transportation, February 2002

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
B.E. in Civil Engineering, July 1999

Research Interestes

Optimization in stochastic networks, econometric models of (adaptive) travel behavior, equilibrium analysis of stochastic networks with traveler information, with applications in intelligent transportation systems, transportation planning under both normal and emergency conditions, and sustainable transportation systems.
Professional Affiliations

Chair, TRB Joint Subcommittee on Route Choice and Spatio-Temporal Behavior (ADB10(2), ADB30(3)), 2014 - 2017.
Member, TRB Committee on Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10), 2011 - 2017.
Member, TRB Committee on Transportation Network Modeling (ADB30), 2012 - 2018.
Chair, Urban Transportation Planning and Modeling Special Interest Group, Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society, Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), 2014 - 2018.

Editorial Service

Editorial Board, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2013 - 2016.


Papers in Refereed Journals and Books
Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings


CEE270 Systems Analysis and Engineering Economy for Civil Engineers (Spring 2011, Spring 2012)
CEE509 Transportation Systems Analysis (Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
CEE610 Transportation Planning and Analysis (Fall 2012)
CEE611 Transportation Pricing and Investment Analysis (Fall 2008, Fall 2009)


PhD Students

Yue Tang (expected August 2015)
Melissa Paciulli (expected August 2015)
Jing Ding (expected December 2014)
Xuan Lu (expected September 2014)
Hengliang Tian (September 2013)
He Huang (January 2012)

MS Students

Piotr Rachtan (August 2012)
Jing Ding (August 2012)
Ryan Pothering (May 2012)
Tyler de Ruiter (May 2012)
Hengliang Tian (August 2010)
Michael Razo (January 2010)
Xuan Lu (August 2009)
He Huang (January 2009)

Relevant Courses

Conferences and Workshops

The 3rd INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics Society Workshop: Handling Uncertainty in Planning Logistics and Transportation Systems, June 30 - July 4, 2014, Loyola University, Chicago, IL


NOx No More: Connecting travel logs with simulation, gaming and environmental education
UMass Transportation Engineering Program
Western Massachusetts Regional Traveler Information Center
Transportation Journals

Last updated: February 6, 2014