Song Gao

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
M.S. and Ph.D. in Transportation, February 2002, 2005

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

Research Interestes

Transportation system optimization and econometric models of traveler behavior, with applications in smart and shared mobility, transportation planning, and sustainable transportation systems
Professional Affiliations

Chair, TRB Joint Subcommittee on Route Choice and Spatio-Temporal Behavior (ADB10(2), ADB30(3)), 2014 - 2020.
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.
Member, TRB Committee on Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10), 2011 - 2020.
Member, TRB Committee on Transportation Network Modeling (ADB30), 2012 - 2021.

Editorial Service

Editoral Board Editor, Transportation Research Part B
Editorial Board, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems
Past Associate Editor, Transportation Science


Papers in Refereed Journals and Books
Dissertation: Optimal Adaptive Routing and Traffic Assignment in Stochastic Time-Dependent Networks


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

Yuxin Sun
Guocheng Jiang
Melissa Paciulli
Sayeeda Bint Ayaz (May 2022)
Xinlian Yu (Feburary 2019)
Yue Tang (May 2017)
Jing Ding (January 2016)
Hengliang Tian (September 2013)
He Huang (January 2012)

MS Students

Hossein Ghafourian (August 2019)
Adewale Oduwole (May 2018)
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 for My Students


Upcoming Conferences (courtesy of HKSTS)