About Xianbiao Hu


  • University of Arizona, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013

Xianbiao Hu

Prof, ast
Civil, Arch & Environ Engr
211 Butler-Carlton Hall

573-341-6178 | xbhu@mst.edu | Personal site


  • University of Arizona, Doctor of Philosophy, 2013


Dr. Hu is an Assistant Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T, formerly University of Missouri at Rolla). Prior to joining Missouri S&T, he was a founding team member, Director of R&D, and General Manager of the Chinese holding subsidiary at Metropia Inc. His research focuses in the area of smart transportation systems, big data analytics, travel behavior and insurance telematics, and transportation system modeling and simulation. He also served the role of Affiliate Professor at the University of Arizona. He is currently serving as the editor board member for the International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, and reviewer for over ten academic journals and conferences. He is the faculty advisor of Missouri S&T Institute of Transportation Engineers student chapter, and member of TRB Committee on the Impacts of Information and Communication Technologies on Travel Choices. He has won multiple awards including the Excellent Paper Award at 2018 World Transport Convention.


Research interests

- Smart transportation systems design, development and deployment
- Big data analytics and applications in transportation engineering
- Incentive-based travel behavior research
- Transportation system modeling and simulation
- Driving safety and insurance telematics
- Performance evaluation and traffic operation

Course information

Distance courses

2021 Spring Semester