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 - 2020.
Member, TRB Committee on Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10), 2011 - 2020.
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 - Present.


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

Sayeeda Bint Ayaz
Xinlian Yu
Yue Tang (May 2017)
Melissa Paciulli
Jing Ding (January 2016)
Xuan Lu
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


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

Last updated: February 15, 2015